Local Taxes

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

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

Third Transportation Fee Roundtable

The Bend City Council will hold its third of three roundtables on the topic of a transportation fee with community partners from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 11 at the Municipal Court building, 555 NE 15th Street. Interested community members are invited to livestream the meeting through YouTube or preregister to watch on Zoom [...]

By |2023-10-10T10:24:42-07:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Third Transportation Fee Roundtable

Transportation Utility Fee Forum Presentation

On Monday, September 25th, the Old Farm District Neighborhood Association hosted a public forum on the proposed Transportation Utility Fee (TUF) at the Bend Senior Center/Larkspur Community Center.  It was well attended with many questions and comments. Mayor Kebler, Councilor Riley and key city staff made a presentation on the background for the new fee, the [...]

By |2023-09-26T12:59:47-07:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation Utility Fee Forum Presentation

Transportation Fee Roundtable

The Bend City Council will hold a roundtable on the topic of a transportation fee from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, August 9 at the Pilot Butte Fire Station on 15th Street. Meeting room space is very limited so interested community members are encouraged to livestream the Transportation Fee Roundtable on YouTube. Roundtables are a [...]

By |2023-08-04T09:16:39-07:00August 4th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation Fee Roundtable

Confused About the Fire Levy Vote? Here Are Some Information Resources

You probably have received your ballot for several proposals to vote on this May.  One of those is for the renewal and increase of the Fire Levy tax that is part of your annual property tax.  The ballot has arguments for and against.  One thing to remember:  If the proposed Fire Levy doesn’t pass during this [...]

By |2023-05-01T17:21:26-07:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, News|Comments Off on Confused About the Fire Levy Vote? Here Are Some Information Resources

City hosts Home Energy Score Assessor Boot Camp

The City of Bend is sponsoring a Home Energy Score Assessor Boot Camp, led by Earth Advantage, to provide training to individuals to become qualified Home Energy Score Assessors. Boot Camp participants will complete the U.S. Department of Energy’s online Home Energy Score Simulation training and testing program, and then score their first home with an [...]

By |2023-04-06T09:01:06-07:00April 6th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, Local Taxes, News|Comments Off on City hosts Home Energy Score Assessor Boot Camp

Fire Levy Tax Increase – Information Re: Upcoming Vote

The following article, sent by Old Farm District resident and Bend fireman Nick Gylling, provides information for an upcoming vote to increase the existing Fire Levy component of property taxes.  This information is provided as a community service and does not represent an opinion by the OFDNA Board of Directors. There is an important vote coming [...]

By |2023-03-10T12:31:10-08:00March 10th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, News|Comments Off on Fire Levy Tax Increase – Information Re: Upcoming Vote
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