Councilor Greg Evans is likely to propose a motion at tomorrow's city council work session, directing staff to redirect efforts away from South Willamette to planning efforts along the River Road and Highway 99 corridors. The time to email your Councilor is now.
On October 10th, Council will have to chose if they would like to allow the community to continue to move towards a collaborative, hybrid option that reflects the impact that the decisions made in South Willamette will have on the rest of Eugene, or if they would like to cut off that discussion by mandating a specific localized planning methodology through the Brown/Clark process.
With the Mayor's Forum on South Willamette approaching, it is a good time to be thinking about how we can sort through different perspectives and needs to achieve common goals
Would the bowling alley site be rebuilt in a manner that would encourage walkability? The answer was no.
The South Willamette Neighbors are organizing a conversation about potential methods to move forward. Ideally, a broad group of citizens will be able to participate in this discussion
On Monday, September 19th at 6pm, there will be a forum at South Eugene High School to allow folks to share their thoughts on South Willamette and next steps.
With the collapse of the South Willamette process, we still need to determine how we are going to meet the housing needs within the Urban Growth Boundary.
The date remains up in the air as planning and firming down the format continues
On Monday night, City Council voted to withdraw the South Willamette Special Area Zone package, an attempt to reset a process that has produced much controversy and enhanced divisions within the City. The question now is—how do we move forward?