Neighborhood Meeting for Proposed Subdivision Phases within the Stevens Ranch Master Plan

On behalf of Stevens Ranch LLC, DOWL will be hosting a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, January 30th, at 6pm to discuss proposed tentative subdivision plans within the Stevens Ranch Master Plan area. As required by Bend Development Code (BDC) Chapter 4.1.215(B)(1), we are emailing both of you as the land use chairs of the Old Farm and Larkspur [...]

By |2024-01-12T16:27:05-08:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: Land Use, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Neighborhood Meeting for Proposed Subdivision Phases within the Stevens Ranch Master Plan

League of Women Voters Meeting January 7th

Your Vote is Your Voice! Be part of a vibrant and inclusive democracy! Join the League of Women Voters Deschutes County (LWVDC) to learn more about our non-partisan mission to empower voters and defend democracy.  💥This event is free and open to the public. 💥 We look forward to seeing you there! LWVDC is proud to present an informational discussion on the power of YOUR [...]

By |2024-01-04T10:15:22-08:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: Community Events, Meetings, News|Comments Off on League of Women Voters Meeting January 7th

Study Shows Potential Climate Friendly Areas

A new study done by the City of Bend shows what areas of town could be mixed-use districts where people can live and work without requiring a car. This concept is called a Climate Friendly Area, also known as a CFA. Climate Friendly Areas are part of the Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities set of rules [...]

By |2023-12-19T09:29:34-08:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: Affordable Housing, Land Use, News|Comments Off on Study Shows Potential Climate Friendly Areas

Open House and Survey for Bear Creek Road and 27th Street Improvements

The City of Bend is currently designing a variety of safer and more accessible bike and pedestrian routes throughout the City, including along Bear Creek Road and SE 27th Street. Community members are invited to an open house Tuesday, Dec. 19, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Bend Municipal Court, 555 NE 15th Street to review [...]

By |2023-12-19T09:27:23-08:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Open House and Survey for Bear Creek Road and 27th Street Improvements

Get involved! Apply for City of Bend Community Advisory Committees

Community committees are a great way to get involved with City government. The City has several Council-appointed boards, committees, commissions, and advisory groups that make recommendations to City Council or City administrative staff. City of Bend is currently recruiting for the Planning Commission and we hope you might be interested in applying. Planning Commission  This group [...]

By |2023-12-18T14:25:03-08:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: Committee Seat Openings, News|Comments Off on Get involved! Apply for City of Bend Community Advisory Committees

Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations to Preserve Trees

The Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee is recommending several new changes to the Bend City Council that intend to preserve larger trees during new development while not creating a barrier to building more needed housing. The Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee voted on Dec. 5 to recommend a variety of changes to the Bend Development Code, [...]

By |2023-12-18T14:22:57-08:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: Land Use, News|Comments Off on Tree Regulation Update Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations to Preserve Trees

Expand Deschutes County Commissioners from 3 to 5?

REPRESENT DESCHUTES It’s time to expand the Deschutes County Commission from 3 to 5 members. Petition sheets are ready to sign! We’re excited to announce that the ballot language and paperwork submitted by this campaign was accepted and certified by the County Clerk! That clears our first big hurdle in passing legal review and becoming eligible [...]

By |2023-12-13T16:18:06-08:00December 13th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on Expand Deschutes County Commissioners from 3 to 5?

City Installing Parking Guidance System in Downtown Bend

In time for holiday shopping, the City of Bend is installing a Parking Guidance System in downtown Bend to enhance the parking experience, reduce traffic congestion and improve accessibility for everyone visiting the downtown area. This will allow drivers to navigate to vacant parking spaces more quickly and easily, reducing search time and improving convenience. Starting [...]

By |2023-12-04T13:55:47-08:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on City Installing Parking Guidance System in Downtown Bend
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