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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

Alpenglow Community Garden Interest Survey

BPRD. The Natural Resources Division of Bend Parks and Rec is inquiring to local Alpenglow neighborhoods if there is interest in a community garden. This is still a future facing goal, but we wanted to start by seeing if those in the community would be interested. Please click the link below to take the survey, gauging [...]

By |2024-03-18T10:36:31-07:00March 18th, 2024|Categories: News, Survey|Comments Off on Alpenglow Community Garden Interest Survey

City of Bend Hosting Open House and Community Survey for Bend Bikeway Project

Community members are invited to an open house from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29, at Bend Municipal Court, 555 NE 15th Street, to learn about the Bend Bikeway Project, review potential design configurations and provide input. If you can't attend, the same open house information and survey is available online at bendoregon.gov/bendbikeway. The community [...]

By |2024-02-27T12:19:23-08:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Meetings, News, Survey, Transportation|Comments Off on City of Bend Hosting Open House and Community Survey for Bend Bikeway Project

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

Q&A Sessions To Be Held About The Tree Preservation Recommendations

The City of Bend wants to hear your questions about the future of tree preservation in our community.   Two Q&A sessions will be held the following dates:  March 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall St and virtually. Register for the virtual meeting here.  March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at [...]

By |2024-02-22T14:52:48-08:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Q&A Sessions To Be Held About The Tree Preservation Recommendations
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