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Road Closure: Mt. Vernon Road (Springfield)
11/15/2018
Mt. Vernon Road will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Wednesday, November 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Lane County partners with business assistance organizations to offer free workshop for local businesses interested in public bids
11/15/2018
Lane County Government, Oregon’s Government Contract Assistance Program, and Willamette SCORE have partnered to offer a free training for local businesses interested in doing business with government agencies.
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Butterfly Lot closed peacefully and without citations or arrests
11/15/2018
Yesterday, based on several reported health and safety concerns, Lane County had no other option than to declare the Butterfly Lot property in downtown Eugene closed and limit access to the property in order to clean and remediate the soil and infrastructure on the property. We were able, with the assistance of the Eugene Police Department, to encourage all trespassers to voluntarily relocate - most to Camp 99 - and there were no arrests.
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Butterfly Lot Update for November 14
11/14/2018
Based on several reported health and safety concerns, Lane County had no other option than to declare the Butterfly Lot property in downtown Eugene closed and limit access to the property in order to clean and remediate the soil and infrastructure on the property.
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Update regarding Butterfly Lot camping and Camp 99
11/13/2018
Lane County recognizes the need for enhanced services and housing in our community and is actively working to find and create both short-term and long-term solutions. Addressing homelessness is one of the key priorities in Lane County’s 2018-2021 Strategic Plan.
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Veterans Legacy and Lane County to celebrate transfer of Forest Work Camp during dedication ceremony on Nov. 9
11/08/2018
Veterans Legacy and Lane County will celebrate the transfer of the former Forest Work Camp to Veterans Legacy, which will use the property to house its rehabilitative programs for veterans. The sale price was $1.00. The property will be known as Camp Alma.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center announces turkey dinner fundraiser
11/06/2018
Lane County Youth Services announced today that the Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center’s (MLK Ed Center) Culinary Arts program will be preparing turkey dinner packages for sale to the public. All proceeds will go directly to funding the Culinary Arts Program.
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Election results available starting at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day
11/05/2018
Election results will be made available to the public starting at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, and updated throughout the evening until all ballots are processed.
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Lane County provides alternate camping location outside the downtown core
10/27/2018
Lane County has identified a temporary, alternate location for campers currently located on the downtown Butterfly Lot property at 8th and Oak. The alternate location will be a healthier, safer location than the Butterfly Lot.
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Haven’t received your ballot yet?
10/25/2018
Lane County ballots were mailed on Thursday, October 18, 2018 and registered voters should have received their ballots by now.
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Lane County Public Health partners with Lane Community College to host health fair with free flu shots
10/25/2018
Lane Community College (LCC) and Lane County Public Health (LCPH), in cooperation with local community health partners, are hosting a free health promotion fair to promote the health and wellness of our community.
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Watch out for wildlife; November is busiest month for animal collisions in Lane County
10/25/2018
November is the month when drivers are most likely to collide with an animal in Lane County. Lane County Transportation Planning urges drivers to be aware of the increased danger and be vigilant when on the road.
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Review both sides of ballot
10/23/2018
Before turning in a ballot, voters should remember to review both sides of the ballot.
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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 27
10/23/2018
This is the 9th year that this event has been held nationally at over 6,000 sites across the country. The DEA has collected 9,964,714 pounds of prescription drugs since the fall of 2010.
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Applications are being accepted for the Florence Lane County Master Recycler Program
10/23/2018
Winter classes will be held on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., January 8 through March 5, 2019 at Lane Community College’s Florence campus (3149 Oak Street, Florence).
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Road Closure: Kellogg Road (Springfield)
10/23/2018
Kellogg Road will be closed from 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30, to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2.
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Marcola Household Hazardous Waste Roundup on Saturday, Oct. 27
10/22/2018
Lane County is holding a free hazardous waste roundup for households and will collect up to 35 gallons of hazardous waste per customer. Businesses, schools, churches or non-profit organizations are subject to disposal fees.
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Have you mailed your ballot?
Lane County Elections recommends that voters mail back their voted ballots to the Elections Office no later than Wednesday, October 31.
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