Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Openings

The City of Bend is seeking interested residents to fill up to two one-year appointments for alternate positions on the Bend Economic Development Advisory Board (BEDAB). Applicants must reside within Bend city limits and represent a key industry located within the city. The BEDAB provides a private sector perspective in advising the Bend City Council on [...]

By |2021-09-14T11:29:15-07:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Openings

Houselessness in Bend – Important Links About Shelters

At last night's OFDNA  monthly Board meeting, we had a great discussion on the houseless problem in Bend.  Melanie Kebler from the Bend City Council shared information and slides about the problem and some of the shelters and locations being considered by the city as we approach winter.  The links below offer some great information to [...]

By |2021-09-16T16:15:36-07:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Houselessness in Bend – Important Links About Shelters

Central Oregon Safe Travel Survey and Summit

In 2020, 31 people died in Deschutes County traffic crashes, despite a significant drop-off in traffic volumes. That was the most fatalities in more than 10 years. Especially at risk are young drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Statistics show the risk of fatalities could be reduced by more than two-thirds if drivers do these four things: Slow [...]

By |2021-09-14T09:57:53-07:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Meetings, News, Survey|Comments Off on Central Oregon Safe Travel Survey and Summit

Serious concerns over HB 2282

The Board is concerned about pending legislation that would change Bend's UGB in the name of settling a favor for one legislator Below is an analysis of HB 2282, which concerns 261.6 acres called the Stevens Road tract.  This land is presently owned by the Department of State Lands and is outside Bend’s newly created Urban [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:31-07:00March 7th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Serious concerns over HB 2282

New bylaws have been adopted

New bylaws were adopted at a Special Membership Meeting held on January 11, 2021. The vote was unanimous among the Board and Membership to adopt the revised bylaws and is reflected in the minutes. A PDF copy of the current bylaws is available here. The changes made from the bylaws previously adopted in April 2011 include: [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:35-07:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on New bylaws have been adopted

Old Farm NA Goals for City Council

The City of Bend operates on a two-year budgeting cycle. Before the budget is drafted, city councilors establish their goals and then align the budget toward accomplishing those goals. The Old Farm District Neighborhood Association was invited to submit our goals for consideration by Council. We will present our recommendation to City staff and Council [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:37-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Old Farm NA Goals for City Council

We’re updating the bylaws

Starting in Fall 2019, the Board is developing a process to review and modernize the bylaws. Please contact us if you have questions or suggestions relating to this or join us at a monthly board meeting. Topics to consider include but are not limited to: Modifying boundaries. The UGB has expanded on our eastern border. Should [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:39-07:00November 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on We’re updating the bylaws

Give feedback on a new bus line

Cascades East Transit is looking for survey feedback. We may soon have a new bus route serving the southeast side of town once Murphy Road is completed. Give feedback at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SoutheastBendTransitSurvey

By |2021-07-01T15:38:40-07:00November 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Give feedback on a new bus line

Election Information

City Council Debates on Neighborhood Issues Four of the seven positions on Bend City Council are on the ballot this November. Two of those races will not have an incumbent running. The Old Farm District Neighborhood Association does not issue endorsements, but we want you to have the best information available when reviewing your ballot. Our [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:38:41-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Election Information

Slow Down on Neighborhood Streets

Request a sign for your yard! The Old Farm District Neighborhood Association has a limited supply of "Slow Down" signs available. Use the form below to request one. We will deliver to the address provided. One sign per household please.

By |2021-07-01T15:38:43-07:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Slow Down on Neighborhood Streets
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