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City of Eugene agendas Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2023

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Agendas for City of Eugene and other public meetings for the week of Sunday, Jan. 29 through Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023.

For more, see the city’s media release or the city’s online calendar.

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023 (
(No meetings scheduled)

Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 (

5:30 p.m. Special Meeting of the Eugene City Council and the Urban Renewal Agency. Agenda: Special Meeting: City of Eugene / EWEB Property Terms.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 (

9 a.m. Tuesdays at Hendricks Park, 2200 Summit Ave., Garden and Community, until noon. Learn gardening techniques and meet fellow garden enthusiasts at this weekly work party. Or, just be willing to grab a tool and dive in. In partnership with the Friends of Hendricks Park, this lively volunteer group helps out year-round.  No experience required – but all kinds of help needed. For date-specific project locations, email cwisbeski@eugene-or.gov. No experience necessary.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023 (

1 p.m. Southeast Neighbors Transportation Committee. Agenda: 2023 work plan items: Speeding; Sidewalks; Improve neighborhood bus service.

1:30 p.m. Intergovernmental Relations. Agenda: Regular IGR Committee Meeting to Discuss City Legislative Policies.

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 (

10:15 a.m. Family Storytime at Bethel Branch Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd., until 10:45 a.m. Drop in for fun and learning for young children with their grown-ups.

4:30 p.m. Franklin Boulevard Transportation project open house, to 6:30 p.m. at The Ford Alumni Center Ballroom, 1720 E. 13th Ave., Eugene. Food and drink will be available, along with kid-friendly activities. Transportation planners hope to make Franklin Boulevard more inviting, safe, and comfortable for those who walk, bike, and ride the bus. The open house will showcase the preferred alternative, dubbed the “Track Town Driveway” iteration, and the 113-page draft corridor report. One of the project goals is to “reinforce Franklin Boulevard as the spine of the regional Emerald Express (EmX) Bus Rapid Transit system.”

7 p.m. Santa Clara Community Organization Meeting. Online and in-person at Messiah Lutheran Church, 3280 River Road. Agenda: Annual election of SCCO board members. To be eligible to vote, a person must be a resident, property owner, or business owner who lives within the Santa Clara geographic area, is 18 years of age or older, and has attended at least one meeting in the preceding 12 months. For the full agenda and more, see https://santaclaracommunity.org/scco/.

7 p.m. Southeast Neighbors Preparedness (Ready Southeast). Agenda:  Set the agenda; select monthly meeting time(s); discuss opportunities to rotate through ICS leadership roles; discuss/select spring and fall large-scale exercises; discuss neighborhood wildfire preparedness teams.

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 (

9 a.m. Friends of Owen Rose Garden, 300 N. Jefferson St., until noon. Share your passion for roses and gain hands on experience in year-round care of perennial shrubs! Depending on the season, help us weed, prune and deadhead a variety of roses to keep Eugene’s iconic botanical garden looking beautiful. Meet by the garage door of our shop wearing weather appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes. No experience necessary.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 (

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. First Saturday Park Walk, Golden Gardens Park, Jessen Drive and Golden Garden Street. $5; registration required. Explore the ecology and management of Eugene’s beautiful parks with Eugene Rec and Parks and Open Space staff. 541-682-5329 or email: River House Outdoor Center.

Mayan calendar long count dates courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Maya Calendar Converter, in the sequence baktun, katun, tun, uinal, k’in.

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