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.
OLD FARM DISTRICT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
COMMENTS RE MURPHY ROAD MASTER PLAN
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 have on both the Southeast NA and the Old Farm District NA.
The fundamental problem with this plan, as further explained below, is that it fails to make the safety of school children the top priority. Given the huge amount of additional traffic this development proposes, the plan should have considered better speed […]
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 lot is reserved for commercial convenience (CC) zoning.
This is the first opportunity to provide public comment before the plan is considered for approval. Comments must be submitted by January 3 to Senior Planner Karen Swenson at (541) 388-5567 or email@example.com. Be sure to mention project number PZ-19-0517.
A historical note: The bulk of […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We saw notice for a pre-application meeting for this project back in March. View that notice here and compare plans here. A fence has been added and there appears to be public access from Reed Market to the BPRD trail.
We’re updating the bylaws
Starting in Fall 2019, the Board is developing a process to review and modernize the bylaws.
Topics to consider include but are not limited to:
- Modifying boundaries. The UGB has expanded on our eastern border. Should the OFDNA border expand with the City?
- Membership and voting. How is “membership” best defined for OFDNA? Is requiring a registration card really necessary or could we simplify how you can be considered eligible to vote?
- Updates. Some entities, […]
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.
View the public notices below or visit ePlans for more documentation: