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Statement on the proposed City of Bend infrastructure bond

Bend City Council is proposing a transportation bond for the May 2020 ballot. Decisions are still being made now about the desired outcome of such a bond and the projects that will be included. You can contact councilors now to ensure your voice is heard. Read about reaction to the bond in the Bulletin here. [...]

By |2020-01-20T22:23:29+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Statement on the proposed City of Bend infrastructure bond

OFDNA’s Comment on the Ward Project at Murphy Road

OLD FARM DISTRICT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION COMMENTS RE MURPHY ROAD MASTER PLAN PZ-19-0517     We would first note that the timing for comments on this project, from December 14 to January 3, was reduced by the holiday season.  This made it extremely difficult to conduct a thorough analysis of the impact this huge development will [...]

By |2020-01-08T19:53:38+00:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , |Comments Off on OFDNA’s Comment on the Ward Project at Murphy Road

Master Plan for 795 homes on Murphy Road

We have received notice of administrative review for a proposed development on Murphy Road that would build 795 homes on 150 acres. It would include 17.8 acres of open space (mainly due to a large Area of Special Interest, or ASI, which prevents building on that portion) and 10% of the homes will be townhomes. One [...]

By |2020-01-08T19:54:33+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Construction, Land Use|Comments Off on Master Plan for 795 homes on Murphy Road

6-plex proposed for 633 Reed Market Road

Notice for Administrative Review has been received for a 6-plex at 633 Reed Market Road. Written comments are being accepted by the City until November 22nd. Please mention project number PZ-19-0759 and email Senior Planner Brian Harrington at bharrington@bendoregon.gov. We saw notice for a pre-application meeting for this project back in March. View that notice here [...]

By |2019-11-22T14:38:14+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Land Use|Comments Off on 6-plex proposed for 633 Reed Market Road

Bylaw Review and Modernization

We're updating the bylaws Starting in Fall 2019, the Board is developing a process to review and modernize the bylaws. Please contact us if you have questions or suggestions relating to this or join us at a monthly board meeting. We will discuss again this at our next meeting on December 9. Topics to consider include [...]

By |2019-11-12T06:07:11+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Bylaw Review and Modernization

Updates to Sewer Code and Development Review

The City of Bend will go before the Planning Commission on November 25th for proposed changes to the sewer code and development review changes. The public is welcome at the meeting at 5:30pm in City Council chambers. Contact Senior Planner Pauline Hardie for more information or to comment on the plans at phardie@bendoregon.gov or 541-693-2153. View [...]

By |2019-11-09T08:50:15+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , |Comments Off on Updates to Sewer Code and Development Review

New Gym at High Desert Middle School

OFDNA has received notice of applications for a modification to the High Desert Middle School Site Plan and a variance to transportation improvement requirements. These applications indicate a new gym will be built at the school. View the notice here. Public comment is being accepted in writing until November 8th. Contact Heidi Kennedy with comments at [...]

By |2019-11-07T13:35:44+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Land Use|Tags: |Comments Off on New Gym at High Desert Middle School

Fall 2019 General Meeting Roundup

We host two large meetings every year to keep you updated on what's going on in our neighborhood. There are big things happening! Take our Annual Neighborhood Survey! Bend's Transportation Future The City of Bend is looking ahead to a large infrastructure bond on the ballot in May [...]

By |2019-10-26T14:30:44+00:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: Meetings, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall 2019 General Meeting Roundup

Old Farm NA Recommends Street Safety Projects

The board of the Old Farm District Neighborhood Association voted to recommend two street safety projects to the City of Bend. These projects are being considered under the new Neighborhood Street Safety Program (NSSP), which has allocated $800,000 to complete improvements suggested by citizens. We are now entering the third phase of the program where [...]

By |2019-10-24T11:25:36+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Old Farm NA Recommends Street Safety Projects

Partial Road Closures for 15th Street & Murphy

The extension of Murphy Road is finally happening! That means we'll have some brief closures as connecting streets are improved. Starting August 12th, 15th Street will have partial closures between Ferguson and the Bridges. This part of the project will install a roundabout at the future intersection of Murphy & 15th, put in sidewalks, and improve [...]

By |2019-08-11T09:52:51+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Construction, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Partial Road Closures for 15th Street & Murphy