Boards and Commissions

Ward 4 Interim City Councilor

City of Eugene Accepting Applications for Ward 4 City Council Vacancy


Applications are now being accepted for the interim replacement for Ward 4 City Councilor George Poling, who resigned from his seat effective April 10, 2017. Applicants must reside in Ward 4, be a legal elector under the laws and constitution of the state, and be a resident of the city for one year immediately before being appointed to office. Interviews with Mayor Lucy Vinis and the Eugene City Council will be scheduled in early June. The application deadline is Friday, May 19, 2017.

The interim appointment will be made in June 2017 and the person appointed will serve until a successor is duly elected in 2018 (12 – 18 months).

For more information, please call 541-692-5010.

Boards and Commissions 2017 Recruitment

 The application period for the openings on the City's Boards and Commissions closed on March 31, 2017. Thanks to all of the people who took the time to find out more information, reach out with questions, and submit an application to share their expertise and experience with the City of Eugene!

The timeline and next steps for the selection and appointment process is outlined below. Additionally, the 2017 Openings are outline below and will remain posted until the appointments are made in mid-June.

2017 Openings 

Each year, many of the City's boards, committees, and commissions are looking for new and returning members to join their groups. This year, the following groups have openings: 
Budget Committee 3
Civilian Review Board 3
Historic Review Board
Human Rights Commission 3
Planning Commission 2
Sustainability Commission 4
Toxics Board 3
Whilamut CPC 2*
Library Advisory Board 3
  1. Overview of Timeline
  2. Committee Descriptions
Tentative Timeline for 2017 Recruitment Process:

  • January 17 - March 31: Applications are accepted for current openings
  • April: Applications are organized by Staff and reviewed by City Council
  • May 2 and May 4: Interviews for selected applicants are tentatively scheduled for the evening of May 2 and 4 in the Atrium Building located in downtown Eugene. 
  • Late May - Early June: Candidates are selected for appointment by City Council
  • Mid June: Candidates' appointments are approved at a City Council meeting 
  • July 1: New terms begin for new and returning members of the City's boards, committees, and commissions

Additional Information 

     Advisory Groups Manual                 
   COE Advisory Groups Manual