Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg

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Springfield Mayor Sean Van Gordon delivered a virtual state of the city address Wednesday. He was joined by other community members in describing the challenges of the year 2020.

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At their Tuesday meeting, the Springfield City Council plans to choose an interim mayor to replace Christine Lundberg who stepped down last summer. 

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Springfield City Councilors will choose an interim Mayor from amongst themselves. That’s the upshot of Monday’s work session.

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At least 100 protesters marched in solidarity with Black Unity (B.U.) in Springfield on Thursday. Marchers criticized the Springfield Police Department for hitting and dragging some protesters while making arrests at Wednesday’s B.U. protest. They also claim SPD failed to fairly police counter protesters. 

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In a joint press conference, the mayors of Eugene and Springfield – as well as a Lane County Commissioner – condemned police brutality and the oppression of people of color.

Springfield residents have a choice between two experienced candidates in the May 19th primary.  

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Lane County Commissioner Heather Buch, Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis and Springfield Mayor Christine Lundeberg have co-authored a request to Gov. Brown to enact a statewide stay at home executive order. 

After reviewing 42 applicants and interviewing three finalists for its city manager position, the City of Springfield has decided to…keep looking.

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Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg delivered her State of the City address Monday evening at the Wildish Theater. She focused on the “hometown feel” of the community.