Sick time + Climate change + Skateboards + Homeless = Eugene City Council

      EUGENE, Ore. - The Eugene City Council is poised to take action on local ordinances related to sick time for part-time workers, homeless rest stops, skateboards on city streets, climate change and where you can build on your property.

      The Council meets in Harris Hall at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

      The agenda calls for action on the following proposals:

      • An ordinance allowing electric assisted bicycles to opearte on off-street paths with the electric motor engaged except within the East Alton Baker Park Plan boundary. The proposal also modifies the current downtown Eugene skateboard-bicycle no sidewalk riding zone boundaries into one combined area.
      • An ordinance extending the sunset date of the permitted homeless rest stop pilot program to October 1, 2015.
      • An ordinance concerning how the city will manage its Climate Recovery goals.
      • An ordinance governing construction of secondary dwellings and lots accessed from city alleyways.
      • An ordinance concerning requiring employers to provide part-time workers with paid sick time.