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48-acre Addition to the Easton Master Plan

A notice of public meeting was received by OFDNA relating to the Easton Master Plan on 15th Street. The meeting will discuss plans to incorporate an additional 48-acres into the Master Planned area.

This would entail nearly all the vacant land in the immediate area south of The Bridges and east of 15th Street. It includes areas designated with a special “opportunity zone” tax status.

The meeting will be held virtually on October 21 at 5:30pm.

Register for the meeting at (registration required unless joining by phone).

More details are included in the PDF below:

October 8th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , , , , , |

Get involved!

The Old Farm District Neighborhood Association is actively recruiting volunteers and potential new board members!

We’d love to get to know you and chat about what interests you.

While there is no preference given, here are some of the skills we are looking for:

  • Spanish language skills
  • Able to fill board Secretary role
  • Interest in serving as liaison to local schools, parks, or other organizations
  • Tech skills, like social media, website maintenance, or photography
  • Knowledge of land use regulations

Serving on the board does require a time commitment with at least one meeting per month and some work between meetings (typically 5-10 hours per month)

Volunteers can serve in official capacities as committee chairs […]

September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 partners are hosting two candidate forums focused exclusively on neighborhood issues.


Mountain View Neighborhood Association Candidate Forum

Watch the completed debate


Neighborhood Candidate Forum

Watch the completed debate


More local campaign events

This election season is different thanks to COVID-19, but there are still plenty of ways for you to get to know the candidates.

Visit their websites for more campaign events […]

September 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

Code changes going before City Council

Code changes are going to the Bend City Council – the final step before taking effect.

Here is the summary from the City’s notice:

Type IV Bend Development Code amendments to Chapters 1.2 Definitions, 2.1 Residential Districts, 2.2 Commercial Zoning Districts, 2.3 Mixed-Use Zoning Districts, 2.7 Special Planned Districts, Refinement Plans, Area Plans and Master Plans, 3.2 Landscaping, Street Trees, Fences and Walls, 3.3 Vehicle Parking, Loading and Bicycle Parking, 3.4 Public Improvement Standards, 3.6 Special Standards and Regulations for Certain Uses, 4.2 Minimum Development Standards Review, Site Plan Review and Design Review, 4.3 Subdivisions, Partitions, Replats and Property Line Adjustments, and Infill Development Options, 4.5 Master Planning and Development […]

September 11th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|

Easton Master Plan goes to City Council

The large Easton Master Plan located on the east side of 15th Street, across from the new high school, is going before the Bend City Council.

This will approve the Master Plan and realign and remove “connector” streets planned for the SE Area Plan.

Here is the summary from the City’s notice:

Type III quasi-judicial amendment to Bend Development Code Chapter 2.7, Special Planned Districts, to create the Easton Master Planned Development (MPD); a 75.4 acre Major Community Master Plan.In addition, a Type IV legislative amendment to the Transportation System Plan Map to realign and remove planned connector streets consistent with the draft Southeast Area Plan.

View the notice from the […]

September 8th, 2020|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , |
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