Road Repair Season Begins

EUGENE, Ore. —   Road repair season is now underway, and the City of Eugene wants people to be aware of all the projects planned for the next few months. There are 17 projects planned in all. The first will take place on Goodpasture Loop, where utility crews are already prepping the road for work. These … Continue reading »

Civic Stadium Sale: What’s Next?

EUGENE, Ore. — Three teams were at bat, but only one came out a winner. The Eugene School Board chose the City of Eugene to move forward with purchasing Civic Stadium in South Eugene, beating out The Eugene Family YMCA and Fred Meyer. The next step: the city must raise $3 million to renovate the … Continue reading »

4J Board Approves Civic Sale to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of historic Civic Stadium is now in the hands of the city of Eugene. Every single member of the 4J School Board said this was a very difficult decision to make. But in the end, the city’s offer would bring money to the district the quickest, which is why six … Continue reading »

4J Accepts Proposals for Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District is officially accepting proposals for historic Civic Stadium. In a unanimous vote, the school board opened the request for proposal process on Wednesday. At least three groups have already expressed interest, including the YMCA and the City of Eugene, and board members stressed that this isn’t just about … Continue reading »

City of Eugene to Discuss Pilot Program

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Councilors will discuss, and possibly take action, on a homeless camping plan at its meeting Monday. The city’s agenda includes a proposal to pick a site for a 90-day overnight sleeping pilot program. The site would allow no more than 15 people and campers may also be asked to remove … Continue reading »

City Gets Early Start On Budget

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council’s getting an early start on next year’s budget. Councilors held a budget work session Monday evening with the intent of finding out how to get more people involved in the process. The official budget numbers won’t come out until November, but the deficit projections are in the millions. … Continue reading »

Local Firm Chosen to Design City Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — A local architecture firm has been chosen to design the new city hall. Rowell Brokaw Architects of Eugene was awarded the job on Friday, beating Portland firm THA Architecture. Rowell says it has been involved in the process ever since the city first began discussing the plan 15 years ago and even … Continue reading »

New Businesses Opening Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’ve walked around downtown lately, you’ve probably noticed that there are some new places where you can grab lunch or catch a movie. The Kesey Square area is becoming home to a number of new businesses that are set to open in the coming weeks. All of them are working together … Continue reading »

Budget Committee Issues Recommendation

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Budget Committee finalized its recommendation for the city budget in an 11-to-four vote on Wednesday night. The committee is recommending a budget that doesn’t cut any city services, but would instead provide one-time funding to continue supporting local parks, pools, law enforcement and libraries.  It’s also proposing to take $4.2 … Continue reading »

Eugene Prepares for Summer in the City

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring just got here, but Eugene city councilors are already making big plans for this summer. The council learned Wednesday about plans for Summer in the City, as well as the things to come. Councilors focused on downtown revitalization over the past few years, and the nearly $200 million worth of investments … Continue reading »

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