Emergency Preparedness in the Neighborhood

Preparing for potential disasters can help us respond in more effective ways to save lives, minimize injuries, and lessen damage to our homes and businesses. Other major disasters have demonstrated how important the first 72 hours are to accomplish these goals. For an event like a major earthquake it’s understood that the City’s emergency services…

Lane County ALERT ME!

No land line? Lane County is able to send you emergency alerts via text message, email, pager, or voice call (in extreme cases), based on your preferences. It is important that we collect this contact information because many households no longer utilize traditional land-based telephone lines. This service, powered by AlertSense,  allows fire, police and…

ALERT: Rash of Occupied Burglaries through Unlocked Doors

EPD News Flash EPD Crime Prevention has noted another rash of reported burglaries through unlocked doors, with the victims asleep inside during the crimes. These burglaries happened on April 7 between 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. off E. 19th Avenue between Harris Street and Emerald Street. Each burglary had the same M.O.: the entry was…

CANCELLED Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise

Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise: The objective of each exercise is for participants, working as part of their organization’s team, to enhance their emergency management knowledge while strengthening their disaster preparedness and response capabilities. When: Saturday, April 29, 10am to 12pm Where: Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 Zombie…

City Offers First Report on South Willamette Street Improvements

New data about the re-striping of South Willamette Street shows the street is functioning well — and that critics’ concerns about major back-ups and decreased business activity have not come true. Chris Henry, a city Transportation Planning Engineer and the Project Lead for the South Willamette project, shared data on the South Willamette Street Improvement Plan at a City Council work session…