Keeping in touch: Notes from the Mayor

Mayor Lucy VinisThis blog aims to nurture our conversation and understanding of the issues before us. Every week, I will provide a weekly update on the activities in the city government, my activities as mayor, and brief reflections on progress, opportunities and challenges. You are invited to respond with reactions, insights and questions. We do this work together.

Sep 15

September 15, 2023

Posted on September 15, 2023 at 4:03 PM by Cherish Bradshaw

Council is back in session and that means that I am also back to posting these weekly blogs.

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Aug 04

August 4, 2023

Posted on August 4, 2023 at 3:54 PM by Cherish Bradshaw

Council is not meeting during August, although they all continue to engage in other council obligations.

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Jul 28

July 28, 2023

Posted on July 28, 2023 at 1:11 PM by Katie LaSala

This was Council’s final week of meetings before taking a break in August, and we focused on a few critical and time sensitive concerns: renter protections, strategic planning, and a discussion of the multi-use facility proposed for the Lane County Fairgrounds.

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Jul 21

July 21, 2023

Posted on July 21, 2023 at 2:16 PM by Cherish Bradshaw

This was a short and relatively light week for council, which only met on Wednesday.

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Jul 14

July 14, 2023

Posted on July 14, 2023 at 11:10 AM by Cherish Bradshaw

As we approach the last few council meetings before council takes a summer recess, our work sessions are focused on resolving a few long-standing, significant issues.

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Jun 30

June 30, 2023

Posted on June 30, 2023 at 1:51 PM by Cherish Bradshaw

Two issues dominated the week: passing the budget on Monday night; and digging into the second phase of potential protections for renters.

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Jun 23

June 23, 2023

Posted on June 23, 2023 at 9:51 AM by Cherish Bradshaw

Council held three public hearings on Monday that were surprisingly quiet; and two robust conversations on Wednesday.

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