Council Prepares for Tax Levy Meeting

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene could decide Monday night if it will put a tax measure on May’s ballot. The city faces a $6 million budget shortfall. For the past couple of weeks, councilors listened to the public weigh in on whether a property tax levy on the May ballot is the way … Continue reading »

City Councilors Could Vote on Tax Levy

EUGENE, Ore. —  City Councilors have narrowed their focus to a potential property tax levy to fill a $6 million budget gap. City leaders are hoping that the City Council will vote on an option at their meeting Monday night. A decision has to be made by Wednesday to put a possible levy on the … Continue reading »

City Councilors Could Vote on Tax Levy

EUGENE, Ore. – The city of Eugene is still trying to figure out how to fill a $6 million dollar budget hole, tonight they could make a major move toward a possible solution. There’s been ongoing discussion about how to fill that budget gap, now the city council is narrowing its focus to a tax … Continue reading »

Eugene Property Tax Levy Moves Forward

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council is moving forward with plans to place a property tax levy on the May ballot. Councilors instructed the city manager to come back with wording for a ballot initiative. Before councilors voted, they listened to about an hour and a half of comments from the public, Monday night. … Continue reading »

Lane County Mulls Over Tax Levy

EUGENE, Ore. — Would you support a tax levy to help fund the Lane County Sheriff’s Office? Primarily the jail? The sheriff’s office is asking that question of residents here. The sheriff’s office released some information to the media Monday with details of what a tax levy might fund if passed by voters. It says … Continue reading »