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Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan Online Open House 

The City has launched an online open house on the Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan website where people can learn more about the project and provide important feedback. The open house will be available through December 15. The City of Bend’s Growth Management Division has begun the first steps towards development of 261 acres of land on Bend’s east side.  This project is in response [...]

By |2021-11-26T10:50:05-08:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan Online Open House 

Santa Express Toy Drive is Coming!

Bend Fire Department's Santa Express food, clothing and toy drive is coming to the Old Farm District Santa Express to Collect Food, Clothing, and Toys for Families in Need After a year off of neighborhood collections, Santa and the Bend Fire Department Santa Express are back spreading holiday cheer! We will be driving through several neighborhoods [...]

By |2021-11-19T14:08:37-08:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Santa Express Toy Drive is Coming!

Core Area Advisory Board Openings

City of Bend Accepting Applications for Core Area Advisory Board The City of Bend is accepting applications for a new Core Area Advisory Board. Applications can be submitted online and are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1. Core Area Advisory Board members are volunteers, appointed by the Bend Urban Renewal Agency, to make [...]

By |2021-11-15T13:48:56-08:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Core Area Advisory Board Openings

New Murphy Road Railroad Crossing Bridge – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

City to celebrate the completion of the Murphy Corridor Improvements Project with the opening of the new railroad overcrossing New bridge provides a key east-west connectivity improvement The City of Bend invites the media and the community to a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Murphy Corridor Improvements Project and the opening of the [...]

By |2021-11-15T13:31:04-08:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on New Murphy Road Railroad Crossing Bridge – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan Project Kick off

Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan Project Kick off    The City of Bend’s Growth Management Division is starting the first step towards development of 261 acres of land on Bend’s east side.  This project is in response to House Bill 3318 recently passed by the Oregon Legislature.   The City has launched an informational project website where people can sign up for updates and notices of upcoming opportunities to [...]

By |2021-11-14T09:49:03-08:00November 14th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan Project Kick off

NOTICE OF MEETING CITY MANAGER’S SOUNDING BOARD TO HOUSE OUR NEIGHBORS VIRTUAL MEETING NOTICE The City Manager’s Sounding Board to House Our Neighbors will conduct a meeting virtually through Zoom Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting Zoom Link: https://bendoregon-gov.zoom.us/j/81472903411?pwd=cnJhdk10dVdjZ2FBL1Q1QWsydzJwZz09 Phone Number: 1-888-788-0099 Webinar ID: 814 7290 3411 Password: 543169 YouTube [...]

By |2021-11-08T11:49:28-08:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Meetings, News|Comments Off on

Bend Planning Commission Openings

Bend Planning Commission Openings The City of Bend is seeking applicants to fill two openings on the Bend Planning Commission. Planning Commission members are appointed by the City Council for four-year terms to review and make recommendations regarding land use matters subject to the processes of State law and City code. Consideration will be given to [...]

By |2021-11-08T11:04:57-08:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Bend Planning Commission Openings

Proposed Housing Development on Ferguson Near 27th

At the next Old Farm District Neighborhood Association Zoom meeting on Monday November 8th (6:00 PM), a developer representative will share their site plan for a proposed housing development of multi-family and townhomes at the Eastern end of Ferguson.  The project is in the pre-planning phase of development and has not yet submitted an application to [...]

By |2021-11-04T10:11:22-07:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Proposed Housing Development on Ferguson Near 27th

Outdoor Homeless Shelters – City Takes Next Steps

City of Bend takes next step to develop outdoor shelters for unhoused community members At their meeting tonight (Nov 3rd, 2021), City Councilors supported a scope of work to design and operate outdoor shelters (also referred to as “managed camps”) that are intended to provide safe places for people to reside and services to assist residents [...]

By |2021-11-04T09:37:02-07:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Houselessness, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Outdoor Homeless Shelters – City Takes Next Steps

Proposed Housing Development at Brosterhous and 3rd- Public Comment Ends Nov 12

PLLD20210582 is an application to subdivide a 1.87 acre lot zoned RM into 10 lots. The lot is on the east side of the canal as it passes under the bridge at 3rd and Brosterhous. Access will be almost directly across from Parrell. The developer proposes 10 duplexes, triplexes, and 4-plexes and one single-family residence, for [...]

By |2021-11-02T11:33:32-07:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Proposed Housing Development at Brosterhous and 3rd- Public Comment Ends Nov 12
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