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Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 13 – 19

For the Week of June 13 - 19: Admiral Way between Reed Market Road and Greenmont Drive for gravity sewer installation as part of the Septic to Sewer Conversion Program, full road closure with local access provided. 6/14/22 - Fall 2022. For more information, visit bendoregon.gov/admiral-king-jehu. Ongoing Closures: Wilson Corridor Improvements Project – Street improvements on Wilson [...]

By |2022-06-12T11:59:52-07:00June 12th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 13 – 19

Bend City Councilors Fill Two Vacancies

Bend City Councilors appointed Stephen Sehgal and Mo Mitchell to fill two Council vacancies at a June 9 meeting. Stephen Sehgal, who has worked as a Victim Advocate for Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office since 2019, volunteers on the District Attorney Office’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion team and is a member of the City’s Human Right [...]

By |2022-06-12T11:58:36-07:00June 12th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on Bend City Councilors Fill Two Vacancies

Bend City Council Approves Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan

The Bend City Council has approved a concept plan to develop the Stevens Road Tract, a 261-acre parcel of land located southeast of Bend, adjacent to the city’s limits. During the June 1 City Council meeting, the City Council made a resolution approving the plan, which lays out a strategy for future development of a Bend [...]

By |2022-06-12T11:55:36-07:00June 12th, 2022|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Bend City Council Approves Stevens Road Tract Concept Plan

Outdoor Shelter Contract – City Council Discussion June 1st

At the Wednesday, June 1 Council meeting, the City will be presenting a contract with Central Oregon Villages to operate an outdoor shelter at a private property on 27th and Bear Creek: 62010 SE 27th Street, Bend. This property is located in the Larkspur neighborhood. Attached is a “5 Things to Know” document so that you [...]

By |2022-05-29T10:35:17-07:00May 29th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Outdoor Shelter Contract – City Council Discussion June 1st

City of Bend’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Is Now Available Online

The City of Bend’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available. The City of Bend Utility Department Laboratory ensures high-quality drinking water and monitors over 130 regulated and unregulated contaminants from both of its water sources throughout the year, including lead, copper, minerals, pesticides, and radioactive materials. The lab provided over 2,600 tests throughout the [...]

By |2022-05-29T10:31:19-07:00May 29th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on City of Bend’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Is Now Available Online

Bend Landmarks Commission Seeking Applicants

The City of Bend is seeking one alternate position for the Bend Landmarks Commission.  Candidates for the Bend Landmarks Commission are required to be a community member residing within the Bend Urban Growth Boundary with an interest in architecture, history, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and historic archaeology, folklore, cultural anthropology, curation, conservation, landscape architecture or related [...]

By |2022-05-29T10:27:20-07:00May 29th, 2022|Categories: Committee Seat Openings, News|Comments Off on Bend Landmarks Commission Seeking Applicants

The Bend Bikes Community Influences Bike Route Development!

The latest from Bend Bikes View this email in your browser May 2022 - DLCD Big Wins and Our New Bike Event Calendar! May ushers in some big wins with our work at the state level and are excited to announce the election of Elisa Cheng as our new board Vice President and David Green as [...]

By |2022-05-28T09:17:43-07:00May 28th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on The Bend Bikes Community Influences Bike Route Development!

Last call for the Deschutes South Canyon Use Survey!

This is one last call to share and complete the Deschutes South Canyon Use Survey  The survey will be open through May 31. As of the writing of this email we are up to 1761 responses and the number keeps growing steadily. We think this land use issue is one that impacts all Bend residents. We have [...]

By |2022-05-29T11:02:54-07:00May 28th, 2022|Categories: News, Survey|Comments Off on Last call for the Deschutes South Canyon Use Survey!

Two Vacancies on Bend City Council

Councilors will appoint people to fill vacant seats for the remainder of the year Bend City Councilors declared two Council vacancies at their May 18 meeting, triggering a selection process that is open to community members interested in being appointed to the Bend City Council for the remainder of this year. In separate announcements, Mayor Sally [...]

By |2022-05-19T19:09:06-07:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on Two Vacancies on Bend City Council
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