Informational Public Meeting on Neff and Purcell Improvements Project

The City of Bend will host a public meeting to share important information about the upcoming Neff and Purcell Improvements Project construction. The project team will share construction plans and information regarding the intersection closure, detour route and schedule. A full closure of the Neff Road and Purcell Boulevard intersection is required for construction.  The intersection [...]

By |2023-01-26T16:50:32-08:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Construction, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Informational Public Meeting on Neff and Purcell Improvements Project

City Council Eliminates Parking Minimums

On January 18, the Bend City Council voted 4-2 to no longer require that developers create a minimum number of off-street parking spaces for new developments to help reduce the cost of new housing, reduce vehicle emissions and encourage more walkable communities. With this policy change, Council removed minimum off-street parking requirements from Bend’s development code, [...]

By |2023-01-26T16:46:49-08:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Code Changes, News, Transportation|Comments Off on City Council Eliminates Parking Minimums

Action Needed – Appeal City Council’s Approval for Gas Station at Murphy & Brosterhous

ACTION NEEDED BY FEBRUARY 1st! PLEASE WRITE TO EACH CITY COUNCILOR AND ASK THEM TO ACCEPT THE APPEALS OF BEND CITIZENS FROM THE HEARINGS OFFICER’S DECISION APPROVING A GAS STATION AND DRIVE- THRU COFFEE SHOP AT THE MURPHY/BROSTERHOUS INTERSECTION. A hearings officer has approved the conditional use permits for the gas station and drive-thru at the [...]

By |2023-01-26T16:42:19-08:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Action Needed – Appeal City Council’s Approval for Gas Station at Murphy & Brosterhous

Bend City Council to consider master plan for unique affordable housing opportunity

A unique housing opportunity is coming before the Bend Planning Commission and Bend City Council again this spring. On Jan. 23, 2023, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the master plan of Parkside Place. Parkside Place is the product of House Bill 4079, a state bill that passed in 2016 that allowed [...]

By |2023-01-20T19:41:22-08:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Bend City Council to consider master plan for unique affordable housing opportunity

New City Councilor – Megan Norris

Bend City Councilors selected Megan Norris to fill the seat on the Bend City Council that was vacated when Melanie Kebler won the November election for Mayor. Norris will fill the seat for the remaining two years of Kebler’s term. Norris is a planning manager at Hayden Homes and a board member of the Deschutes Children’s [...]

By |2023-01-13T09:35:30-08:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on New City Councilor – Megan Norris

City Wins E-bike Rebate Grant

The City won a $150,000 Mobility Grant from Pacific Power to fund a rebate program to help low-income households in Bend purchase electric bicycles. The electric bike (e-bike) instant rebate program will provide a rebate of $2,000 each to 75 qualified transportation-disadvantaged, low-income households in Bend to be used toward the purchase of an e-bike. To [...]

By |2022-12-28T11:14:54-08:00December 28th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on City Wins E-bike Rebate Grant

Ferguson Road Traffic Impacts

The City project for Ferguson Sewer Improvements will begin after the new year. Ferguson Road will be closed to eastbound traffic between King Solomon Lane and Ferguson Court beginning January 3, 2023, weather permitting. Please follow detour signs. The graphic of the traffic control is shown below. A few things to note: The contractor will temporarily [...]

By |2022-12-27T15:05:05-08:00December 27th, 2022|Categories: Construction, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Ferguson Road Traffic Impacts
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