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Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Openings

The City of Bend is seeking interested residents to fill up to two one-year appointments for alternate positions on the Bend Economic Development Advisory Board (BEDAB). Applicants must reside within Bend city limits and represent a key industry located within the city. The BEDAB provides a private sector perspective in advising the Bend City Council on [...]

By |2021-09-14T11:29:15-07:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Openings

Houselessness in Bend – Important Links About Shelters

At last night's OFDNA  monthly Board meeting, we had a great discussion on the houseless problem in Bend.  Melanie Kebler from the Bend City Council shared information and slides about the problem and some of the shelters and locations being considered by the city as we approach winter.  The links below offer some great information to [...]

By |2021-09-16T16:15:36-07:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Houselessness in Bend – Important Links About Shelters

Central Oregon Safe Travel Survey and Summit

In 2020, 31 people died in Deschutes County traffic crashes, despite a significant drop-off in traffic volumes. That was the most fatalities in more than 10 years. Especially at risk are young drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Statistics show the risk of fatalities could be reduced by more than two-thirds if drivers do these four things: Slow [...]

By |2021-09-14T09:57:53-07:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Meetings, News, Survey|Comments Off on Central Oregon Safe Travel Survey and Summit
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