City of Springfield

More storm drains will become murals in the City of Springfield’s Second Annual UpStream Art Installation this Friday, evening August 11th. 

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The EPA has awarded half a million dollars to a coalition representing Eugene-Springfield and Lane County, for possible clean-up of former or potential business sites.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Angela Kellner/KLCC

In 2008, KLCC’s Angela Kellner reported on efforts to revitalize downtown Springfield. Business owners cited crime, parking and lighting as a few of the challenges impeding their success. Nine years later, Kellner follows up on efforts to fix those problems. 

Speakers:

  • Jerry Cohen, AARP’s first State Director since 1996
  • Christine Lundberg, Springfield’s 37th mayor

Moderator: Brenda Wilson, Executive Director, Lane Council of Governments

Coordinator: Sandra Ericson

City of Springfield

The City of Springfield is considering building a new, larger library. Monday, the City Council chose a possible site.

Kyra Buckley/KLCC

In Springfield faith and service organizations continue to help homeless folks find shelter and get in to housing. They also help low income people pay rent. There’s little to no emergency shelter available in the city, and thousands of names are on the wait list for subsidized housing.

Kyra Buckley/KLCC

2016 was a busy year for the City of Springfield. Thursday night in her 7th State of the City address, Mayor Christine Lundberg talked about housing, economic growth, and infrastructure improvements. She also recognized local artists and businesses for their contributions to the City. KLCC’s Kyra Buckley was there.

Rachael McDonald

On Veteran’s Day, Friday, the City of Springfield will unveil a new Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial at Willamalane Park.

Rachael McDonald

Springfield voters are considering a 3-cent gas tax in the November election. The funds will be used to repair the city’s streets.

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In the May Primary, Springfield residents can choose between two candidates for mayor. Incumbent Christine Lundberg has held the position since 2010. Her challenger is Robert Drake.

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