The tour focused on the coordinated response to the Holiday Farm Fire, emphasizing the effectiveness of large-scale floodplain enhancement projects for mitigating the impacts of sedimentation and increasing water temperatures.Find Out More
As a public utility, owned by the people of Eugene, it’s important for us to be open and transparent with our customer-owners. The following State of the Utility Address, delivered by General Manager Frank Lawson at the March 1 EWEB Board meeting, highlights key events, accomplishments and challenges of 2021.Find Out More
Community organizations, property developers and others will soon be able to submit offers to purchase and develop a 4.44-acre site in a prime location along Eugene’s burgeoning downtown waterfront district.Find Out More
While world leaders debate climate action, EWEB reflects on our community's climate successesFind Out More
Your next EWEB and City of Eugene utility services bill will look different and include some fee changes. Here's what to expect.Find Out More
On June 15, EWEB Commissioners will host a series of presentations for McKenzie Valley customers along with a general question and answer session. The presentations will begin at 6 p.m. at the McKenzie Fire & Rescue Training Center in Leaburg. The meeting will take place rain or shine.The presentations will cover five topics, including McKenzie generation project updates, with a focus on Leaburg Canal; upriver Cost-of-Service Analysis and pricing update; watershed recovery status and investments; programs for McKenzie Valley customers; and wildfire mitigation.Find Out More
EWEB Commissioners joined local representatives on a float down the McKenzie River to learn about the many Pure Water Partners watershed restoration activities following the Holiday Farm Fire.Find Out More
As a public utility, owned by the people of Eugene, it’s important for us to be open and transparent with our customer-owners. The following State of the Utility Address, delivered by General Manager Frank Lawson at the March 2 EWEB Board meeting, highlights key events, accomplishments and challenges of 2020.Find Out More
EWEB’s 2021 budget keeps prices steady once again, marking the fifth year in row of no price increase for customers.Find Out More
Three EWEB board members were sworn into office on January 5, including two new commissioners.Find Out More
Eugene Water & Electric Board is exploring the impacts of widespread electrification on our community.Find Out More
Oregon primary elections are next Tuesday, May 19 and ballots include four candidates for three seats on the EWEB Board of Commissioners.Find Out More
Eugene Water & Electric Board Commissioners will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday to adhere to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.Find Out More
At the March 3 public meeting, EWEB’s Board of Commissioners hosted Bonneville Power Administration’s Elliot Mainzer.Find Out More
Commissioners will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday via telephone to adhere to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. To comply with the governor’s order, there will be no in-person attendance at the virtual meeting.Find Out More
EWEB’s five commissioners earlier this month voted to elect John Brown as president of the Board and Sonya Carlson as vice president.
President Brown, first elected to the Board in 2007, represents Wards 4 and 5.
Vice President Carlson joined the Board in 2017, and represents Wards 6 and 7.
The Board also made a series of liaison appointments for the New Year to help coordinate EWEB policy work with other public agencies. Below are the commissioner liaison appointments for 2022:
Commissioners were also appointed to internal EWEB liaison assignments:
Taking effect this year are new ward boundaries that impact all elected city officials, including EWEB commissioners. The city’s charter requires officials to evaluate and update council wards at least once every 10 years, coinciding with the decennial U.S. Census, to make sure population between the eight regions is roughly even.
City staff drew the new boundaries to make population between wards as even as possible, grouping wards that had gained more and less population and moving areas between them.
Evenly dividing the city population after the Census among the eight wards would result in wards of 22,083 residents. As part of the new boundaries, all wards are within 1% of that target.
The map makes small shifts between wards, moving:
There's a detailed map of the changes available at bit.ly/Eugene-ward-boundary-changes.
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