City Council

The City Council, Eugene's legislative body, has eight members and is responsible for passing laws, setting community goals, adopting policy and deciding which services the City will provide. Councilors are elected on a nonpartisan ballot for four-year terms. One councilor is elected from each of eight wards with one-half of the council elected every two years. Who represents you? Click for Ward Map


The mayor serves as the City's political head and chairperson of the council. She is elected by the City at large on a nonpartisan ballot for a four-year term. The mayor is the formal representative of the City. She presides over City Council meetings but has no vote except in the case of a tie.


Mayor Lucy Vinus
01/2017 - 01/2021

Alan Zelenka, Ward 3
01/2019 - 01/2023

Greg Evans, Ward 6
07/2019 - 01/2023

Emily Semple, Ward 1
01/2017 - 01/2021

Jennifer Yeh, Ward 4
01/2019 - 01/2023

Claire Syrett, Ward 7
01/2017- 01/2021

Betty Taylor, Ward 2
01/2017 - 01/2021

Mike Clark, Ward 5
01/2015 - 01/2019

Chris Pryor, Ward 8
01/2017 - 01/2021