Council Considers Safety Zone Options

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council was presented with plans by a committee to develop a path to end the Downtown Public Safety Zone. The council has eight different strategies to consider to address the negative impacts of the ordinance’s expiration. One idea is the creation of a community court to provide alternatives to sentencing … Continue reading »

Fate of Public Safety Zone Unknown

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s City Council discussed the fate of the Downtown Public Safety Zone at their public meeting Monday night. City councilors are not sure if they want to change the ordinance for the Public Safety Zone, or just get rid of it all together. The current ordinance for the zone bans people cited … Continue reading »