City Council Discusses Fees, Levy

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council will discuss taxing at Monday night’s work session and public meeting. The tax would be used to help fill a $6 million budget gap next year. At last week’s meeting, councilors directed the city manager to come back with plan for an ordinance. The council will take action on … Continue reading »

City Proposes Change to Stormwater Fees

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents will have their chance to weigh in Tuesday on a plan that will affect everyone who lives in Eugene. The Eugene City Council is holding a public hearing to talk about increasing how much Eugene residents pay in stormwater fees. The change to stormwater fees is just one part of a … Continue reading »

Eugene Considers New Fee

EUGENE, Ore. — A new city fee may soon be put on the May voting ballot in Eugene. That fee totals an extra $120 a year per household if approved. City Manager Jon Ruiz says administrators have cut Eugene’s debt by $24 million over the last four years, but the deficit still stands at $6 … Continue reading »

Eugene Residents React to Possible Fees

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene residents are reacting about the potential fees the city will soon explore. Folks say they’re well aware of the city’s budget woes. But shelling out more money, especially after EWEB just raised its rates, is a hard pill to swallow for some. “I think the last thing Eugene residents need is … Continue reading »