City Council votes to begin negotiations on 1059 Willamette
Eugene City Council voted to move forward on negotiations with the eChase Miksis and Edlen & Company team on the 1059 Willamette housing. The vote was 7-1 with Councilor Semple opposing and Councilor Evans Absent. City Staff is set to give a report back on negotiations in the fall and if the deal points are approved the developers will begin applying for MUPTE.
Lane County moves permanently to low risk
After 65% of residents ages 16 and up received at least their first dose of the COVID vaccine Gov. Brown moved Lane County down to Lower Risk level permanently. Under Lower Risk level restaurants, entertainment, and recreation establishments can allow up to 50% capacity.
The State of Oregon also made progress towards 70% of Oregonians 18+ receiving at least their first dose. As of this writing the Oregonian is projecting that the state will hit that mark June 30.
The City of Eugene released a list of seven private and three public properties that they’re considering for “Safe Sleep Sites” for unhoused people. They are now seeking feedback from residents at UnhousedServices@eugene-or.gov.
A look into Eugene’s former Red Lion Hotel, now providing temporary housing for families displaced by the wildfire
The Eugene Police is piloting BolaWrap, a new “remote restraint device”.
UO General Counsel Kevin Reed can’t get ethics approval for Pres Schill to take free Alaskan fishing trip with trustee who sets his salary
CORE Eugene is looking for a new venue to do their youth street feed out of as its current location, Spectrum, is likely to reopen soon.
Monday, 7 PM — Springfield Economic Development Agency Board Regular meeting
Discussion of Glenwood development
Monday, 7:30 PM — City of Eugene Council meeting
Public forum and public hearing on proposed city parking code changes aimed at addressing car camping
Tuesday, 4-6:30 PM — CAHOOTS Community de-escalation training
Tuesday, 4-7 PM — For The People Garden Plant starts giveaway @ Maurie Jacobs Park
Tuesday, 6-7 PM — LRAPA Cleaner Air Oregon community meeting
Wednesday, 12 PM — City of EugeneCouncil work session
Update on 2020 census and NW Natural negotiations
Saturday, 12-7 PM — H.O.N.E.Y. and Xcape Dance Company Juneteenth celebration @ Alton Baker Park
Sunday, 11 AM – 4 PM — Whiteaker Community MarketSupply drive for Stop the Sweeps Eugene @ 4th & Blair