The public engagement results will guide the specific improvements to be made. Information provided by the City Council as well as feedback from the downtown solutions forum, and prior planning work was used to estimate possible costs for a range of improvements. The Urban Renewal amendment makes the project eligible for up to $5.2 million of urban renewal funds, with an estimated range from $1 million to $5.2 million.
The project is currently in the community engagement and project scoping phase. Prior to any funding decisions being made there will be opportunities for public input. For up-to-date information on the Park Blocks and the Eugene Town Square, visit www.eugenetownsquare.org.