Here’s a roundup of what local elected leaders will be talking about at public meetings this week.
Lane County Board of Commissioners
Watch: District meetings in bit.ly/LaneCounty-meetings.
To participate: Board of Commissioners meetings begin at 9 a.m. in Harris Hall, 125 E. Eighth Ave., unless otherwise scheduled. Doors to Harris Hall open at 8:45
To explain: When there is an opportunity to comment, people must register for the meeting to do so virtually. Once registered, people will receive information on how to participate.
Individuals coming to the meeting in person must sign in on the registration form located at the front door.
During the meeting, instructions will be given to speak during public hearings and provide public comment.
People can also email [email protected] with public comment until noon Monday. The subject line should include “PUBLIC COMMENT DATED 03/21/2023”.
When: 9 in the morning
What: Commissioners will hold a public hearing before hearing and responding to general public comment on the supplemental budget that allocates federal funds.
They then review the consent calendar, which includes the grant agreement with the McKenzie County Child Care Center and contract awards and approvals.
The board will also vote on renewing the lease with St. Vincent de Paul for two houses the nonprofit uses to provide low-income housing. St. Vincent de Paul has leased the property from the city since 2003.
After that, commissioners will vote to schedule a hearing on the possibility of rezoning the Cottage Grove, Creswell and South Lane County Enterprise Zone.
They will also discuss the county’s policy on providing tax-exempt properties for low-income housing and the impact of the Community Interest Bidding Program, which requires county-funded capital improvement projects with a budget of at least $1 million to prioritize contractors. wages and large local economic benefits.
When: 1:30 p.m
What: Commissioners will consider updated flood risk regulations for Eugene.
They will also schedule a public hearing for a plan to surrender a portion of already annexed South Sixth Street in Cottage Grove to the city.
Commissioners also hold public hearings to consider the dismissal or disciplinary action of an employee or official. There are no details about who or what this dispute is about.
The council will then discuss limiting the approval period for reserve dwellings located on agricultural and forest land and will discuss the goals of the provincial consultation in the coming years.
Contact City Government Supervisor Megan Banta [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter @MeganBanta_1.