City of Eugene

Brian Bull

The rate of reported hate crimes for the city of Eugene seems to be holding steady since tracking began four years ago.  KLCC’s Brian Bull attended the release of the “2015 Hate and Bias Report” at the historic Mims house today and has this story. 

Temperatures are expected to break 100 this week in the South Willamette Valley and the city of Eugene provides locations for individuals to cool off.

Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene wants to make its downtown public spaces better. It’s launched a “place-making” initiative which seeks the community’s input.

Rachael McDonald

The Eugene City Council Wednesday approved a 10-year property tax exemption for a developer to build apartments downtown. This is the first time the city has granted a Multi-Use Property Tax Exemption since it changed the controversial practice.

City of Eugene

Eugene’s busiest summer month saw over 200,000 people attending three major events.


Rachael McDonald

The Eugene City Council voted 5 to 3 Monday to use urban renewal funds for four downtown projects.

Eugeneoutdoors.com

Eugene parks and natural areas are now smoke-free. Beginning in June park goers will see signs indicating the change.

Rachael McDonald

There’s a big push to transform downtown Eugene into an innovation district, where techies, artists, scientists and entrepreneurs can connect. One group hopes to turn a shuttered former department store into the next innovation hub. Supporters hope a public / private partnership can make it happen.

Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz wants the city to start budgeting for 2021 when it hosts the Track & Field World Championships. 

City of Eugene

Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz says the financial outlook for next year is good.  He presented the spending plan to the budget committee this week.

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