The Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee (TRUAC) will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, from 1 PM to 3PM in person at the Bend Council Chambers and virtually via zoom (please see agenda for attendance information).



Date/Time: June 28, 2023, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: City Council Chambers, Bend City Hall, and remotely via Zoom
710 NW Wall, Bend, Oregon

The hybrid meeting starts at 1:00 PM in person and virtually via Zoom.

For those participating virtually, attendees register by clicking the link below to receive a link to the meeting. You can also copy and paste the link into your browser:

Zoom Meeting Link: https://bendoregon-
Webinar ID: 892 5172 7685

Webinar Passcode: 760743

You will be called in the order received.
Roll Call: Sara Anselment, Sue Gordhammer, Kathy Austin, Kavi Chokshi, Gina Franzosa, Manoj Alipuria, Brett Huet, Cory Bittner, Morgan Greenwood, Karon Johnson, Kristin Sabo, Geoff Harris, Erik Huffman, Chris Madison, Dan Jenkins, Mitch Lex, Jim Roberts, and Councilor Megan Perkins

1. Welcome and Introductions (5 minutes)
2. Purpose of TRUAC and Project Scope (Resolution 3323) (5 minutes)
3. Overall Project Schedule (5 minutes)
4. Overview of Legal Requirements for Committee Members (5 minutes)
How to Make a Statement: Individuals who want to make a statement during the public comment portion of the meeting dial in or join 15 minutes before the start of the session.
• Online: Click the “Raise Hand” option in Zoom.
• By Phone: Click *9 (star nine) on your phone.

5. Review Bend Code (BC) requirements & Bend Development Code (BDC) requirements related to tree preservation and removal. (90 minutes)
6. PublicComments(10minutes)
Written public comments received can be viewed in the Online Permit Center Portal on the City of Bend website. Open the Portal and select the Application Search link under the Planning & Historic header, then enter the project number PLTEXT20230178 in the search bar to find the project.
7. NextSteps

For more information please see Tree Regulation Code Update | City of Bend (