Letters to the Editor

CG resident grateful for Eugene’s help with policing

Dear Editor:

I want to publicly praise the City of Eugene’s elected and appointed officials. For decades, they’ve maintained a commitment to use their resources and influence to support the needs of the rural communities that surround it.

Today, citizens in Cottage Grove, Creswell, Florence, and Veneta would not have access to valuable,  publicly-managed broadband telecommunications infrastructure without the brilliant and strategic negotiation effort of Eugene’s right-of-way manager back in 1998.

As a Lane County Commissioner, I was part of a consortia of cities and counties . . .