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Tree Code – Proposed Amendments

Please find the attached proposed amendments to the Bend Development Code (BDC) for tree preservation which include the Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee’s (TRUAC) recommendations. The amendments propose clear and objective tree protection standards forlarger new developments that balancethe need for housing production,housing affordability, and naturalresource preservation. The proposed amendments update the street tree requirements and [...]

By |2024-05-03T17:35:51-07:00May 3rd, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Construction, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Tree Code – Proposed Amendments

2024 Neighborhood Street Safety Program Projects Set to Begin Construction

The Bend City Council approved the construction contract for the 2024 Neighborhood Street Safety Program (NSSP) projects at the May 1, 2024, City Council meeting. The Neighborhood Street Safety Program addresses pedestrian and bicycle safety, safe routes to school, speeding, intersection control and crossings and other residential traffic safety issues. Five projects are scheduled to be constructed [...]

By |2024-05-02T09:22:30-07:00May 2nd, 2024|Categories: News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on 2024 Neighborhood Street Safety Program Projects Set to Begin Construction

City of Bend Offers Turf Removal Rebates

City of Bend water customers can receive a Turf Removal Rebate to convert lawns into a low-water use landscape. The City Water Conservation program is providing another innovative way to help customers save water and money. Beginning in April 2024, City of Bend water customers can apply to the new Turf Removal Rebate program and earn [...]

By |2024-04-09T12:21:19-07:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on City of Bend Offers Turf Removal Rebates

Sculpture for the Roundabout at 15th and Knott – Review Candidates and Provide Input

  Design renderings of the proposed art sculptures for the 15th & Knott Road roundabout will be on display at the Larkspur Community Center from April 4-11 and at the Deschutes Public Library downtown from April 12-18. Community members of all ages are invited to review and provide input on the three finalist’s works of art [...]

By |2024-04-03T17:04:54-07:00April 3rd, 2024|Categories: Community Events, News|Comments Off on Sculpture for the Roundabout at 15th and Knott – Review Candidates and Provide Input

Old Farm District Annual Meeting – April 23rd

The Old Farm District's Board of Directors will host its annual meeting on April 23rd at the Larkspur Center on Reed Market.  Please plan to join us! Old Farm District Annual Meeting Larkspur Community and Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd, Bend, OR 6:00 - 7:30 PM There have been numerous changes in the Old [...]

By |2024-04-03T16:14:29-07:00April 3rd, 2024|Categories: Meetings, News|Comments Off on Old Farm District Annual Meeting – April 23rd

Tree Preservation Code Update

In response to community concern and Council direction, changes to how and where the City requires tree preservation during new development are being proposed. The goal is to preserve more trees in town while not impeding the development of needing housing. The City recently held two community Q&A sessions about proposed recommended changes to our tree [...]

By |2024-03-29T11:54:11-07:00March 29th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Tree Preservation Code Update

Bend-La Pine Schools Ban E-Bikes

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Faced with a rising number of collisions and close calls, the Bend-La Pine School Board last week review a district rule change that will prohibit students under age 16 illegally riding e-bikes or e-scooters on school property, and could lead to their confiscation for parents to pick up, if there are repeated [...]

By |2024-03-18T13:10:04-07:00March 18th, 2024|Categories: News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on Bend-La Pine Schools Ban E-Bikes
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