Tools and techniques for getting through an extended power outage at your home.
Presented by the Eugene Neighborhood Preparedness Network on Saturday January 11 from 1:00 – 3:00pm at Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard Street in Eugene.
Is this the future of Southwest Neighbors?
The Oregon Legislature has dictated that Eugene must upzone all single-family neighborhoods to allow redevelopment with triplexes and fourplexes. What’s more, the legislation leaves what gets built, and where, up to developers and large real estate investment organizations.
An example of a demolished neighborhood is how the character and livability of Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood was destroyed when blanket upzoning allowed radical redevelopment.
Get informed. Get involved. Take action. Protect your neighborhood.
Join your neighbors for a highly informative seminar on House Bill 2001’s impacts and action you can take.
“The Complete Survival Guide for Single-Family Neighborhoods” — Presented by Paul Conte Wednesday, December 11 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Tsunami Books — 2585 Willamette St. For more information, visit TrustTheNeighbors.org/seminar
Note to Southwest Hills Residents & Homeowners:
Homes south of W. 29th Ave. and around the Edgewood Shopping Center are prime targets for developers who want City Council to upzone so the developers can demolish homes and redevelop as high-end condos and apartments. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn specific actions you can take to protect your neighborhood.
Lane County will hold its first FREE Plastics Round-up on Sunday, September 30th, 10 am – 2 pm at the Glenwood Transfer Station, 3100 E 17th Ave, Eugene.
We’ll be collecting #2, #4 and #5 tubs, jugs, bottles, lids and beverage handles.
All materials brought to this event must be clearly stamped with a resin code (number inside chasing arrows) of #2, #4 or #5 and must be separated into shape descriptions. No other plastic types will be collected at this event.
All items must be washed clean. Remove all labels that are not printed on container.
Some examples of ACCEPTED items:
Some examples of EXCLUDED items:
Why a Round-Up?
Recent disruptions to international recycling markets has driven changes in the collection of mixed recycling (aka curbside commingled recycling) systems in Lane County. Some communities have had to prohibit plastics in order to ensure that sorting facilities can produce a marketable paper commodity for remanufacturing.
Lane County and its partners are developing strategies to maintain recycling collection for the plastics that can be successfully recycled in the Pacific Northwest. The key to successful recycling is to ensure each commodity type is uncontaminated by other plastics or debris of any kind.
Interested in volunteering for this event?
Contact Kelly Bell at 541-682-2059 or email@example.com
Dr. Toomey from the UO Department of Earth Sciences will give a talk about earthquake hazards in Oregon and how the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system can be used by business, industry, government, and the public to become better prepared to respond to earthquakes.
The new Newsletter for June is being mailed out to SHiNA residents. This Newsletter includes a free Southwest Hills Neighborhood bumper sticker.
Please join the Neighborhood Leaders Council (NLC) on Tuesday, April 24th at 7:15 pm. In the Atrium Building located at 99 West 10th Avenue (off Olive Street in Downtown Eugene).
When we host
For a presentation and conversation around housing, zoning, neighborhoods and potential big changes to all three looming on the horizon.
While the goal of providing a growing population with more housing choices and more affordable options is widely accepted, there is concern that the idea of increasing density in the areas of single family lots throughout the city might fail to provide increased affordability and at the same time negatively impact the character of low density neighborhoods.
Eben Fodor is a local community planning consultant.
He has been a leading researcher on the impacts of urban growth and land development. He writes on growth and sustainability issues and speaks on these topics across the US.
Second on the agenda will be a presentation and discussion with
Eric Brown, City of Eugene Planner and
Rene Kane, Human Rights & Neighborhood Involvement (HRNI) Neighborhood Planner
who will talk about the draft Neighborhood Planning Guidelines developed by the Planning Dept. & HRNI. The Neighborhood Planning Guidelines are intended to serve as a resource to residents interested in addressing local concerns and aspirations through a planning process or neighborhood project.