I have been under the weather this past week, so this update is going be a condensed one. Lookout though for a couple of interviews to be published later this week.
BIPOC LC is calling for people to use the public comment at upcoming meetings by the City of Eugene to speak out about the shooting of Muhsin Sharif. Listed in their graphic is the City Council and Public Forum on Monday, the Civilian Review Board on Tuesday, and at the Ad-Hoc Committee on Police Policy meeting on Wednesday
Numerous groups are also advocating to speak at the City Council Public Forum to tell the city to get off “natural” fracked gas.
The Burrito Brigade is celebrating an $8,400 grant awarded by the A Community Thrives program to continue the development of Waste to Taste.
4J released plans to start hybrid learning Feb. 1. Lane County sits in the “extreme risk” category by the state and will not be able to open until the numbers come down.
Oregon’s report card showed Springfield and 4J school districts in the top 10 for most homeless students
Lane County Board of Commissioners gave UPS two more years of a tax break on top of the three years it was already granted to create a five year tax break for its $10M West Eugene facility.
The Civilian Review Board will be discussing the finding of the Police Auditors office this Tuesday. There will time for public comment, however the public can not comment on this specific case until the Jan. 12 meeting. On the agenda (PDF) the board outlines the 6 incidents it will be reviewing.
College athletes, Trail Blazers, are most tested in Oregon for coronavirus. Many ask: Why not hospital workers?
The week ahead
Monday, 5 PM — 350 Eugene Public testimony training with Fossil Free Eugene
Monday, 7:30 PM City of Eugene City council meeting, public forum, and meeting of the Eugene Urban Renewal Agency
Tuesday, 5:30 PM — City of Eugene Civilian Review Board meeting
Wednesday, 6 PM — City of Eugene Ad-hoc committee on police policy meeting
Wednesday, 7 PM — 4J Board meeting
Thursday, 3 PM — CLDC Activism & security year-end tune-up
Sunday, 5 PM — NAC December public gathering (digital)