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Posted on: January 19, 2017

City Boards and Commissions Seeking New Applicants

Eugene residents looking for new opportunities to get involved with the community can apply now for a number of City boards and commissions. Each year, a number of openings occur within the City’s boards and commissions, and City staff carry out...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

City Manager Jon Ruiz's Speech to the Chamber of Commerce

In 1847, my great, great, great grandmother and her 7 children left Missouri and travelled the Oregon Trail 2,000 miles, settling just north of Coburg.

Every summer and fall, Barb and I drive through Nancy Ferguson’s 320 acre homestead on our way to pick c...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Barrier Helps Curb Illegal Camping and Dumping

After years of misuse and illegal activity, Public Works Maintenance has closed off a dead-end road in southwest Eugene. Earlier this year crews placed a barrier and a gate on Pitchford Avenue, just west of the intersection with Westec Drive. This street ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Mayor Piercy Hands the Gavel to Mayor Lucy Vinis

The 2017 State of the City program included: Vinis and new Ward 1 City Councilor Emily Semple taking their oaths of office; the swearing in of three Eugene Water and Electric Board commissioners; presentations of appreciation to Mayor Piercy and outgoing ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Eugene Marijuana Tax to Take Effect January 1, 2017

The City’s 3% tax on the retail sales of recreational marijuana items takes effect January 1, 2017. The tax that was approved by voters in the November elections requires marijuana retailers to begin collecting the tax at the point-of-sale for all recreat...

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