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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 the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance (NLA) – a committee formed from all the City’s neighborhood associations – ranks all the recommended projects.

First, citizens submitted their suggestions for street safety projects over several weeks. Then, the 13 neighborhood associations reviewed applications and each picked their top two. The City received 362 applications citywide – 263 were deemed eligible. […]

October 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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 nearby intersections – including a crosswalk at the canal.

The closure will only affect southbound traffic for most of the project phase, with a total closure toward the end in late September or October. Check out the graphics below for more details or visit the Murphy Corridor Improvements webpage.

The engineering team working on this project […]

August 9th, 2019|Categories: Construction, News|Tags: , , , |

Notice of Vacation Rental Application on Aaron Way

The City of Bend has received an application for a short-term rental at 61542 Aaron Way (map link). It is a 3 bedroom detached house immediately next to The Seasons apartment complex and Stone Creek Park.

Comments regarding the application are being accepted until July 19. Please reference project number PZ-19-0395 and direct comments to Lucas Eschelbach, Assistant Planner, at or (541) 323-8529.

View the notice here (PDF): PZ-19-0395 – Vacation Rental on Aaron Way

July 10th, 2019|Categories: Land Use|Tags: |

Brosterhous Road Closure & Detour

Infrastructure upgrades are going in to accommodate the new Stone Creek development where the old trap club used to be.

Below is a chronological sequence of events:

Phase I

  • Currently restoring the pavement on Brosterhous south of American Lane intersection down to Jacklight Ln. Our goal is to re-open this stretch of roadway to Southbound Traffic no later than June 23rd, possibly as early as this Friday the 21st.
  • Immediately following the opening of Brosterhous Southbound, we will be closing Brosterhous East/Westbound from Franke Ln east to Whitetail St. (see Phase I TCP – Brosterhous Rd East & West Detour) Traffic will be detoured via Brentwood and Whitetail around this construction […]
June 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

Spring 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!

The next General Meeting will take place in October. We hold board meetings every month and you are invited!

Murphy Corridor Improvement Project

The city engineer leading the Murphy Road project, Garrett Sabourin, joined us to explain what the Design-Build model is and to detail next steps for the project now that it is underway.

Current Activities:

  • Survey and geotechnical work are underway along Murphy Road, between Parrell Road and 15th Street. This work is expected to continue through May 2019.
  • The project team has reviewed previous design […]
April 21st, 2019|Categories: Meetings|Tags: , , |

6 units proposed for 633 Reed Market Rd

Notice of a public meeting has been received for a proposed land use application at 633 Reed Market Road.

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Sun Country Engineering, 920 SE Armour Dr, Bend, OR 97702

For questions or information: Sun Country Engineering, 541-382-8882

Proposed Land Use Action: Zone Change/Site plan for (2) 3-plex buildings

Subject Property Address: 633 SE Reed Market Road

Subject Property Assessor’s Tax Lot Identification: 18-12-04CD-00700

View the notice here (PDF)

View the enlarged site diagram here

March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Land Use|Tags: |