June Public Meetings & Opportunities for Comment


We skimmed the public calendars for items of potential interest for neighbors.

Public Comment Deadlines

By Wednesday, June 1: DEADLINE for PUBLIC COMMENT about the 2035 TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM PLAN submitted to Kurt Yeiter, Senior Transportation Planner, at kurt.m.yeiter@ci.eugene.or.us if you want your comments to be shared with the Eugene and Lane County Planning Commissions before their June 21 joint meeting. For more information, please see http://www.centrallanertsp.org/EugeneTSP

Through Wednesday, June 1: deadline for PUBLIC COMMENT on the Oregon 2017-2019 Department of FISH and WILDLIFE BUDGET proposal to be presented to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on June 9, before being submitted to the Governor and the 2017 Legislature for approval. Comments may be submitted at comments@state.or.us or to the ODFW Director’s Office, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon 97302. For more information, please see http://www.dfw.state.or.us/news/2016/04_april/041816b.asp

By Thursday, June 9 at 5:00pm: DEADLINE for PUBLIC COMMENT: the City of Eugene received an application for a 10-year property tax exemption under the Multi-Unit Property Tax Exemption (MUPTE) Program. The Olive Loft in Eugene is a proposed 5-story, 36-unit housing development with ground floor commercial space at 844 Olive Street. The application is available at the Permit and Information Center, Atrium, 99 West 10th Avenue between 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday and at http://eugene-or.gov/mupteapplicationsWritten comments may be submitted to Amanda Nobel Flannery at the City of Eugene Planning and Development Department, 99 West 10th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401 or amanda.nobelflannery@ci.eugene.or.us For more information, please call 541-682-5535.

Public Meetings

May 31, 7pm–8pm – Oregon Rising is a state-wide conversation focused on hearing what kind of education you want your community’s kids to receive. It is a non-partisan effort and it is not related to a bond or ballot measure. Heather Sielicki from Southeast Neighbors will lead the community conversation in the South Eugene High School cafeteria. Oregon Rising simply asks about your dream for Oregon’s kids.

June 2, 7:00pm – Eugene 4J SCHOOL District “Vision 20/20” plan update and feedback meeting. Roosevelt Middle School School, 680 East 24th Avenue: For more information, please see http://www.4j.lane.edu/communications/4jvision2020/

June 13, 5:30pm – Downtown Urban Renewal Plan Amendment

June 20, 5:30pm – Forum on South Willamette

June 21, 6:00pm – 2035 Transportation System Plan (TSP) Planning Commission Public Hearing, Harris Hall, Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Ave

July 11, 5:30pm – South Willamette Forum Follow-Up

July 13, 12:00pm – Overview of Chronic Nuisance Code

July 20, 12:00pm – Renter Displacement Protection

Are we missing something? Let us know! Send it to info@southeastneighbors.org.