Eugene socio-political resources

This is just a list of links to help me keep track of all the different kinds of web resources in Eugene politics. Point of view is not important to this list, and listing is not an endorsement. What is important is that they relate to local government in some way.

Neighborhoods

http://www.fairmountneighbors.org
https://www.amazonneighbors.com

Other

http://checks-balances.org/faq.html
http://www.cityclubofeugene.org
https://eugeneneighborhoods.wordpress.com

Running for office

https://www.runoregonrun.org/where-to-run
Petition with the city for office - one needs only 25 signatures https://www.eugene-or.gov/518/Elections
Registering a PAC or candidate committee: http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Pages/campaigncommittee.aspx
In Oregon one needs to register with the Federal IRS first: https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/political-organizations/filing-requirements-1
Then register with the state via ORESTAR: Running for office in OregonFor Finances
Find a Financial services solution: https://www.onpointcu.com/

Other links about important discussions

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Housing

http://www.wecaneugene.org
https://www.betterhousingtogether.org

Demand: Trends


Addressing the Housing Crisis in Eugene
How Efficient Is Your Rental?

Auditor

Missing bear found!

Blue bear, which is actually a dog… has been found. Blue bear is Katja’s special companion. He goes everywhere. Last Sunday he decided to stay the week at South Eugene High. It was a rough week without him — especially at bedtime. Katja would tell us that blue bear was sleeping in his sleeping bag. However, this Sunday he was found and returned! Things are looking up.

Great Resources for Property owners in Eugene Oregon

Useful links for public information

City Pointers

General Pointers

  • City records are generally organized by address.
  • County records are generally organized by map & taxlot number.
  • I have found this blog article generally informative: https://craigtomlinson.biz/2013/03/04/buying-and-selling-duplexes-in-eugene-springfield-lane-county-oregon
  • One way to indirectly evaluate contractors is to look at their closure rates on city permits. That is, how many permits have they successfully closed and is that typical for a contractor? How many have they left open?
  • Past sales: http://lcmaps.lanecounty.org/lanecountymaps/propertysales/index.html?esearch=1803054300400&slayer=0&exprnum=3
  • Zoning: http://lcmaps.lanecounty.org/LaneCountyMaps/ZoneAndPlanMapsApp/index.html?esearch=1803054300400&slayer=0&maptype=WL

Reading tax records and RLID

  • When reading the building classification code this PDF explains the codes used.

Generally helpful documents if leasing your home in Eugene

  • ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 53-05-02-F
  • https://www.eugene-or.gov/845/Rental-Housing-Code
  • ORS CH 90

Office Server Now Functioning

One metric to determine how moved I am is when I have set up my server. I have two servers and two Reel-to-Reel machines. Generally my office set-up includes both of these. I basically took them down the week of June 9th when we bought our house in Eugene. Now 244 days later, I was able to turn my MacMini server back on. It has been a while. Hello MacMini - Now just to get you up and running with the latest software...