Houselessness

Hunnel Road Closure – Statement from the City Attorney’s Office Regarding Today’s Emergency Court Hearing

A statement from the City Attorney’s Office regarding the Deschutes County Circuit Court Emergency Hearing on July 14, 2023: “Today Presiding Judge Ashby held a hearing he characterized as a motion for a temporary restraining order, based on documents filed on Wednesday by individuals residing on Hunnell Road and others. The filing asked that the Court [...]

By |2023-07-14T19:00:11-07:00July 14th, 2023|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Hunnel Road Closure – Statement from the City Attorney’s Office Regarding Today’s Emergency Court Hearing

Hunnel Road Closure – Statement from Mayor Melanie Kebler Regarding Today’s Emergency Court Hearing

A statement from Mayor Melanie Kebler in response to the claims made at the Deschutes County Circuit Court Emergency Hearing on July 14, 2023: “While I respect the legal process and the right of constituents to advocate for themselves, I want to make sure the record is correct. Statements made in court today accusing me of [...]

By |2023-07-14T18:58:15-07:00July 14th, 2023|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Hunnel Road Closure – Statement from Mayor Melanie Kebler Regarding Today’s Emergency Court Hearing

City Council Holds Public Hearing and Considers Adoption of Camping Code

On Wednesday, November 16, the Bend City Council will hold a public hearing and consider adopting a new Camping Code, which would regulate camping on City-owned property and City rights-of-way, like public streets, sidewalks and landscape strips in Bend. Those interested in commenting on the proposed code should visit the agenda for the November 16 Council [...]

By |2022-11-12T07:28:50-08:00November 12th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Land Use, Meetings|Comments Off on City Council Holds Public Hearing and Considers Adoption of Camping Code

Bend City Council Approves Changes to Short Term Rental Rules

In a 6-0 unanimous vote, the Bend City Council approved code changes that increase the buffer between Short Term Rentals and provide flexibility for property owners. Changes include increasing the buffer zone between permitted Short Term Rentals from 250 feet up to 500 feet in residential zones, as well as in portions of the Mixed Riverfront [...]

By |2022-10-07T09:55:41-07:00October 7th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Bend City Council Approves Changes to Short Term Rental Rules

Bend to Host Roundtable Discussions with Key Stakeholders on Camping Code

The City of Bend will bring together a variety of stakeholders in roundtable meetings next week to receive feedback regarding the camping code currently in development. The City is developing municipal code provisions to regulate camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks and landscape strips in Bend. A roundtable is a new [...]

By |2022-09-26T10:22:39-07:00September 26th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Bend to Host Roundtable Discussions with Key Stakeholders on Camping Code

Second Informational Open House on Camping Code August 29

The City of Bend is developing municipal code provisions to regulate unsanctioned camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks, and landscape strips in Bend. As part of developing the code, the City is hosting two informational sessions this month. The first occurred August 16 and the second will be held at 5:30 [...]

By |2022-08-26T09:26:50-07:00August 26th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Second Informational Open House on Camping Code August 29

Bend to host informational open houses on unsanctioned camping code

The City of Bend is developing municipal code provisions to regulate unsanctioned camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks, and landscape strips in Bend. As part of developing the code, the City will host two informational open houses this month. The purpose of the open houses is to inform the community about [...]

By |2022-08-19T09:04:30-07:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Bend to host informational open houses on unsanctioned camping code

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

Homeless Shelter Update – Planning Commission Recommendations and Next Steps

The Bend Planning Commission held its third work session Tuesday evening and finished work on the controversial homeless shelter code proposal, sending the recommendations on to city councilors. THIS LINK will take you to the Zoom video recording of that meeting. A public hearing and possible special meeting are expected to take place in mid-April. One [...]

By |2022-03-11T10:27:00-08:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Homeless Shelter Update – Planning Commission Recommendations and Next Steps
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