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Transportation Fee Listening Sessions – Feb 26 & 29

Transportation Fee Listening SessionsThe City of Bend is hosting two Listening Sessions on the Transportation Fee to give the public an opportunity to share its feedback with the City Council. The Listening Sessions will take place on Monday, Feb. 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Both meetings [...]

By |2024-02-22T15:04:51-08:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Local Taxes, Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation Fee Listening Sessions – Feb 26 & 29

Q&A Sessions To Be Held About The Tree Preservation Recommendations

The City of Bend wants to hear your questions about the future of tree preservation in our community.   Two Q&A sessions will be held the following dates:  March 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall St and virtually. Register for the virtual meeting here.  March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at [...]

By |2024-02-22T14:52:48-08:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Q&A Sessions To Be Held About The Tree Preservation Recommendations

Paving the Way for Bend’s Transportation Future

City Council reviews Draft Code On February 7th, the Bend City Council had its initial review of the draft code that will implement a Transportation Fee. The draft code and associated fee schedule are available for public review at bendoregon.gov/transportation-fee. The funds will be used for operations and maintenance of the City transportation system, including pavement [...]

By |2024-02-10T08:56:20-08:00February 10th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Local Taxes, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Paving the Way for Bend’s Transportation Future

Tree Code Update

Given the interest in the subject of tree preservation in the community, it's important to know that the Bend City Council gave staff direction last night to organize two community Q&A sessions on the recommendations made by the Tree Regulation Advisory Update Committee. Read a general overview of the recommendations here or learn more about what [...]

By |2024-02-09T15:55:32-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Tree Code Update

City of Bend Completes Planning for Stevens Road Tract

After more than two years of public process, the Bend City Council unanimously adopted amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan for guiding the master planning of the Stevens Road Tract. In 2021, the state Legislature passed a unique bill that allows Bend to bring 261 acres of land in southeast Bend into the Urban Growth Boundary [...]

By |2024-02-09T15:48:59-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on City of Bend Completes Planning for Stevens Road Tract

Funding for Active Transportation and Community Improvement Projects – Get Involved!

NEW WEBINAR: Funding for Active Transportation Dive into the funding world that shapes the very pathways of walking and biking infrastructure! Ever wondered which programs could fund your community's active transportation dreams? And what resources are out there to help your community overcome the common hurdles in accessing these funds? Figuring out which opportunities are the [...]

By |2024-02-07T13:41:07-08:00February 7th, 2024|Categories: Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Funding for Active Transportation and Community Improvement Projects – Get Involved!

Public Hearing – Stevens Tract Amendments

The Bend City Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 7:00 pm to consider and accept public testimony on proposed amendments to the text of the Bend Comprehensive Plan, the Bend Development Code, and the Bend Transportation Plan and to the Bend Comprehensive Plan map.  The proposed amendments are intended for the Stevens [...]

By |2024-01-19T11:38:00-08:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Public Hearing – Stevens Tract Amendments
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