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<br /> M I NUT E S <br />e Eugene City Council <br /> City Council Chamber <br /> September 25, 1985 <br /> Noon <br /> COUNCILORS PRESENT: Cynthia Wooten, Richard Hansen (12:00-1:31 p.m.), Emily <br /> Schue, Ruth Bascom, Debra Ehrman, Roger Rutan, Jeff <br /> Miller. <br /> COUNCILORS ABSENT: Freeman Holmer. <br /> The adjourned meeting of September 23, 1985, of the City Council of Eugene, <br /> Oregon, was called to order by His Honor Mayor Brian B. Obie. <br /> 1. ITEMS FROM MAYOR AND COUNCIL, APPOINTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, AGENDA <br /> ADJUSTMENTS <br /> A. Eugene Celebration <br /> Councilor Wooten noted that the Eugene Celebration is this weekend, September <br /> 27, 28, and 29. She said more than 800 volunteers are working on the Celebra- <br />e tion and more than 500 businesses are participating with cash sponsorships or <br /> "in kind" donations. She introduced Councilor Ehrman, vice chair of the Cele- <br /> bration, Al Denfield, coordinator of the Celebration, and several volunteers <br /> who were present. <br /> Ms. Wooten said over one-hundred groups will perform at the Celebration, the <br /> Jazz Festival has been expanded, and a Film and Video Festival will be held <br /> for the first time. Each councilor received a bag of Celebration souvenirs. <br /> Mr. Fenstermacher said many bands and choirs will be in the parade. Ms. Cox <br /> said a good sign is that some people are consulting the Celebration schedule <br /> before planning their own activities. Ms. Ehrman said a non-profit corpora- <br /> tion is being formed to pursue funding and give stability to revenue sources. <br /> Mayor Obie thanked Ms. Wooten and Ms. Ehrman for their work on the Celebra- <br /> tion. He emphasized that the Celebration celebrates Eugene. <br /> B. Miss America <br /> Councilor Miller said he will greet Miss America this weekend on behalf of the <br /> mayor. <br />- <br /> MINUTES--Eugene City Council September 25, 1985 Page 1 y <br />