The next Board meeting is Monday October 10th at 6:30 PM via Zoom Video Conference.
Invites to this month’s Old Farm District Neighborhood Association Board Meeting are sent by email to all registered members who have signed up for our newsletter. Check your email or SPAM folder. If you’re not registered you can do it here! If you need an invite to the meeting, send us a note.
Community committees are a great way to get involved with City government. The City has a number of Council-appointed boards, committees, commissions and advisory groups that make recommendations to City Council or City administrative staff. There are several openings coming up. Applications are being accepted for the Bend Economic Development Advisory Board, Budget Committee, Environment and Climate Committee, Human Rights and Equity Commission, the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance and the Planning Commission. Visit www.bendoregon.gov/committees.
Bend Economic Development Advisory Board
This group provides input to the Bend City Council on economic development and business issues and initiatives. The board seeks to provide broad representation from representatives of local key industries. Members work […]
In a 6-0 unanimous vote, the Bend City Council approved code changes that increase the buffer between Short Term Rentals and provide flexibility for property owners.
Changes include increasing the buffer zone between permitted Short Term Rentals from 250 feet up to 500 feet in residential zones, as well as in portions of the Mixed Riverfront zone. The proposed changes would also allow Short Term Rental permit holders to rent out their properties as a long-term rental without losing their short-term rental license for up to three years.
These code changes were informed by results from a Short Term Rental property owner survey that was conducted earlier this year.
This came up quickly and I wanted to make sure you all had at least a day to share the information with your neighborhoods!
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 5, Brosterhous Road will close to vehicles at the railroad crossing just north of Caldera Drive to address safety concerns from parents associated with the nearby schools, and to prepare for upcoming construction work.
This closure is anticipated to be in place through mid-December. A signed detour will be available for vehicles. Access for pedestrian and bikes will remain open. Access for emergency vehicles remains available at all times.
The construction project will add safe pedestrian passage to get under the railroad crossing. Learn more here: […]