County soon to enter Low Risk, Council hears Ad Hoc Police Policy report

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  • As of last Friday 62% of Lane County residents 16+ received at least one dose, with the County potentially hitting the 65% mark within the next couple days, that would allow it to move to Low Risk Level. Lane County also announced they were closing mass vaccine clinics at LCC and Lane County Fairgrounds.

  • Gov. Brown announced Friday that the state would use $1.86M of COVID Relief Act funds to incentivize residents to take the vaccine through lotteries. Including a $1M prize eligible to Oregonians 18+ that receive a shot before June 27.

  • The City of Eugene Ad Hoc Committee on Police Policy provided their final recommendation to City Council last week. After hearing them the City Council directed staff to provide analysis of the report and set up a public forum.

  • Graduate village residents at UO housing say they are getting forced out

  • CAHOOTS asks for $1.8M of funding from Eugene’s community safety payroll tax

  • The UO Board of Trustees passed a resolution expanding the University’s power to punish off-campus behavior

  • The Board of Trustees also approved a contract to host World Athletics Championships Oregon22

  • Carry It Forward, an advocacy and support organization for the unhoused, is providing free laundry service until the end of the month

  • “In a federal lawsuit filed in the Eugene division of U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon in late March, a woman living in Lane County claims Richard Sorric, who owns and manages [Bell Real Estate subsidiary] Pinewood Properties, coerced her into a sexual relationship to keep her home then retaliated and asked for back rent when she refused to keep having sex with him.”

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