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Road construction update: May 21-25
05/18/2018
Major road construction is scheduled for the week of May 21, weather permitting. Use caution in work zones and obey traffic control signage and flaggers. For real-time traffic impacts, go to TripCheck.com.
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Lane County Budget Committee unanimously approves budget; sends it on to the Board of County Commissioners for adoption
05/18/2018
On May 17, the Lane County Budget Committee unanimously voted to approve the proposed Fiscal Year 2018–19 budget and send it on to the Board of County Commissioners for adoption. The Budget Committee is comprised of the five elected county commissioners and four appointed residents.
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Lane County releases 2018 Point in Time Count data
05/16/2018
Every year, the Lane County Human Services Division conducts the annual one-night Homeless Point in Time (PIT) Count. The PIT Count is a three-part survey that includes a count of the unsheltered and sheltered population of people experiencing homelessness, as well as a Housing Inventory Count (HIC).
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Don't get mowed down: County mowers are hitting the road and need clear rights-of-way
05/16/2018
Drivers on rural County-maintained roads will see mowers clearing the road rights-of-way of grass and brush beginning this month. Property owners can help prepare by ensuring they have not placed anything in the mowers’ path in the road right-of-way.
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Election results available starting at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day
05/14/2018
Election results will be made available to the public starting at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, May 15, and updated throughout the evening until all ballots are processed.
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Sheriff's Office grant-funded traffic enforcement during Rhododendron Festival
05/11/2018
The Lane County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting saturation patrols in the Florence area and Highway 126 West area from Friday, May 18, through Sunday, May 20, during the Rhododendron Festival.
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Have you mailed your ballot?
05/08/2018
Lane County Elections recommends that voters mail back their voted ballots to the Elections Office no later than Wednesday, May 9.
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Cottage Grove Household Hazardous Waste Roundup on Saturday, May 12
05/07/2018
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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Lane County teams up with Springfield’s Community Transition Program to offer fire extinguisher training to students
05/04/2018
Lane County Fleet Services will lead a fire extinguisher use and safety training for students enrolled in Springfield Public Schools’ Community Transition Program (CTP).
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Haven't received your ballot yet?
05/02/2018
Lane County ballots were mailed on Thursday, April 26, 2018 and registered voters should have received their ballots by now.
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Review both sides of ballot
05/01/2018
Ballots are arriving in the mail at the homes of registered Lane County voters. Before turning in a ballot, voters should remember to review both sides of the ballot.
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Proposed Lane County Budget includes new plans to reduce PERS costs, increase housing funds
05/01/2018
On May 1, Lane County Administrator Steve Mokrohisky presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget for Lane County to the Budget Committee, comprised of the five elected county commissioners and five appointed residents.
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Lane County Public Health declares pertussis outbreak: urges everyone to make sure pertussis vaccinations are up-to-date
04/30/2018
Following the identification of up to 12 cases of pertussis, also called Whooping Cough, at Sheldon High School, Lane County Public Health has opened up an outbreak investigation and is urging the community to check their whooping cough vaccination status.
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Ballots mailed on April 26
04/26/2018
Lane County Elections mailed ballots for the May 15, 2018 Primary Election on April 26. Voters will receive ballots today, April 26, through Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
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Lane County Sheriff's Office Partners with the Drug Enforcement Agency to help community members safely dispose of expired, unwanted or outdated prescription medications
04/25/2018
The Drug Take Back Event is on Saturday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Eugene/Springfield Fire Station 16 (6853 Main Street, Springfield).
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Road Closure: Rose Hill Road (Florence)
04/24/2018
Rose Hill Road will be closed at milepost 0.20 on Tuesday, May 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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