Corvallis Close in City Manager Hire

  CORVALLIS, Ore. — ┬áThe City of Corvallis could name its new city manager Monday evening. The City Council is meeting at 6:30 p.m. for a private executive session to discuss the top candidate’s contract negotiations. The city has not yet released the candidate’s name, but assuming there are no major issues, the council will … Continue reading »

City to Hold Uber Hearing

EUGENE, Ore. — Changes could be coming to the city of Eugene’s transportation code to allow rideshare app Uber to continue operating within city limits. The city of Eugene is holding a public hearing on Tuesday to get input from residents about taxi companies and whether changes should be made to the city code, allowing … Continue reading »

City Approves Funds for Fire Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Help is on the way for those forced from their apartments after it was deemed unfit to live. During Monday’s council meeting, councilors talked about dipping into the general fund to help those who can longer live at the Main Street building because it doesn’t meet fire and other city codes. The … Continue reading »

Group Asks Council to Lift Camping Ban

EUGENE, Ore. — As the temperatures begin to drop groups are asking the city of Eugene to lift its camping ban. The Raging Grannies, a social activism group made their voices heard at the city council meeting Monday night. “The camping ban really criminalizes homelessness. If you don’t have a place to sleep you don’t … Continue reading »

City Council Adopts Fiscal Year Budget

EUGENE, Ore. — After months and months of debate the Eugene City Council moved to adopt next year’s fiscal budget. This comes after the budget committee was faced with a challenge of trying to fill $2.5 million dollar shortfall. The proposed budget, recommended by the budget committee — cuts $1.9 million in city services. The … Continue reading »

Creswell Council Will Vote on 3rd Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Creswell City Council will meet at 7:00 Monday to hear if community members would be willing to foot the bill for keeping the city’s third deputy in town. The city added the deputy last year after a spike in property crime in the area. Monday the city council will listen to … Continue reading »

Eugene To Adopt 2015 Budget

Eugene, Ore.– On Monday, the Eugene City Council will hold public hearings and take action on the FY15 Budget as previously approved by the Budget Committee. The city will make $1.9 million in cuts to services. Downtown Library Reduction In Hours: $344,000 Community Events Transfer To Cultural Services Fund: $50,000 Recreation Services Fee Increase & … Continue reading »

Council to Vote On S. Willamette Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene city council takes action Tuesday on a project that’s been on the table for more than a year: South Willamette Street. That stretch of Willamette is from 24th to 32nd Avenue in south Eugene. The council is voting on a plan to re-stripe the road to see what drivers think … Continue reading »

Debating Future of S. Willamette St.

EUGENE, Ore. — A big turnout as the city of Eugene continues to debate the future direction of south Willamette Street. Dozens of people signed up to speak at Monday’s Eugene City Council meeting. The city’s mulling over three options for Willamette St. between 24th and 32nd Avenues. A majority of the people at the … Continue reading »

City Council Approves Campus Crest

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis City Council approved the rest of the Campus Crest proposal Monday night, which would allow for building a student housing complex on Witham Hill between Harrison Boulevard and Circle Boulevard. In January, the Council approved a zone change and a comprehensive plan amendment change for the 900-bedroom complex, but held … Continue reading »

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