River Road – Santa Clara Neighborhood Plan

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35 amazing walks and tours happening in Walktober

From Lane Council of Governments:

Walktober: Explore Lane County this October!

Do you like walking for fun, exercise, or errands? Or wish you had more reasons to walk? Mark your calendar for Walktober – a month filled with walking in Lane County!

Throughout October enjoy over 35 walks and tours including art walks, nature walks, historical walks, Coffee Shop Hop, team challenges, and more. Whether art, horticulture, exercise, or making friends is your thing – you’ll find a range of guided tours, group walks, and self-guided options to suit your tastes.

Visit the Walktober Webpage  for a full list of walks or follow Walktober on Instagram.

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Dedication Ceremony for the New North Eugene High School – October 10th

From North Eugene High School:

The new North Eugene High School at 250 Silver Lane is ready for ribbon cutting!

North Eugene High School entrance

Classes have been in session in the new high school since Labor Day and staff is ready to share the beautiful new building with alumni and community!

On Tuesday, October 10th, there will be an open house and dedication for the new building from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The official ‘ribbon cutting’ will be at 7 pm.

Please join the North Eugene team, take a tour, and help celebrate the opening of the new building.

NEHS Celebration
250 Silver Lane
October 10
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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You’re Invited: Electric Car Guest Drive – Oct 7

Get behind the wheel of a variety of electric cars, including the Ford F-150, Tesla Model Y and other popular models at a free test drive event.

From EWEB:

The Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) invites Eugene residents to learn more about electric vehicles at a free event on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Eugene Science Center!

At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to test drive multiple electric vehicles and talk to current EV owners about their experience with buying, charging, and financial incentives. Registration is required to reserve a drive time and select the vehicles you are interested in test driving.

Register at eweb.evnavigator.com/ecgd.

Once you register you can download the EV Buyers Guide, a high-quality magazine with comprehensive coverage of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. There is also an online, interactive app with additional information.

We hope to see you there!

Alton Baker Park
October 7, 2023
10 am – 4pm

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“Hileman Heroes” Ride Again, September 30th

Hileman Heroes September Work Party:
Saturday, September 30, 2023, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm, various shifts.

Join us as we continue to rehabilitate this jewel of a natural area right in our own back yard.

Sign-up for shift(s) at the Lane County SignUpGenius page.
Hileman Landing County Park, at the end of Hileman Lane off E. Beacon Drive, north of Santa Clara.
(Photo: T. Price) 
Hileman work parties are held on the last Saturday of each month, September thru May. Come help when you can. Enjoy the park anytime, dawn to dusk. And thanks for keeping Hileman Landing County Park clean and safe!

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River Road – Santa Clara Neighborhood Plan heading to Eugene and Lane County Planning Commissions

Share your Testimony with the Planning Commissions

At 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, the Eugene and Lane County Planning Commissions will jointly hold a public hearing.

Eugene and Lane County are considering amendments to the Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan Area General Plan (Metro Plan) to adopt the River Road-Santa Clara Neighborhood Plan and repeal the 1987 River Road-Santa Clara Urban Facilities Plan. Eugene is also considering neighborhood-specific land use code amendments within the River Road and Santa Clara neighborhood boundaries (these changes would only apply to properties within city limits).

You can submit testimony via mail, email of spoken testimony. To learn more about how to submit testimony as well as the deadlines for submission, please use this link.

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