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  • Ongoing storm contact numbers

    As the snow storm and subsequent warming has started to settle, we are transitioning our information line from 211 to each individual agency's contact center. The below information provided is for community members of specific jurisdictions for questions they might have regarding street maintenance situations.

    01/19/2017 1:39 PM

  • Streets and Slush Update

    The warm weather is helping the City clearing the slush off the streets. Streets cleaning equipment in the region is out clearing slush on roadways in an efficient, targeted effort that prioritizes problem areas.

    01/18/2017 2:56 PM

  • Sandbag and Other Storm Related Updates

    Community members that did not obtain a sandbag can still take a proactive measure to protect their homes and neighborhoods. Most households won't need sandbags to protect your home from potential flooding.

    01/17/2017 1:35 PM

  • Looking for your storm drain?

    Clearing snow from storm drains can help prevent pooling and flooding on neighborhood streets.

    01/17/2017 10:12 AM

  • Sandbag you-fill locations open Tuesday

    Recent updates have reduced the amount expected rainfall and temperatures have moderated. The risk for urban flooding still exists, but the amount of runoff is not expected to be as severe as originally reported.

    01/16/2017 12:47 PM

  • 211 community service line

    The purpose of the 211 essential community services phone number is to help residents get questions answered about issues related to this storm.

    01/16/2017 11:49 AM

  • Expected Snow Melt and Flood Prevention

    With record breaking snow buildup on the ground and warmer temperatures and rain forecasted for Monday and Tuesday, it’s time to prepare for a big melt off.

    01/13/2017 12:58 PM

  • Winter Storm Update #4

    The collapse of an elementary school gym and two large commercial buildings has raised concern. We know roofs are being loaded but there is a risk to climbing on your roof to remove snow, too. So, how do you know whether to remove snow?

    01/12/2017 1:31 PM

  • Winter Storm Update #3

    The National Weather Service has provided season-to-date accumulations for Bend (approximately 50”) and Sunriver (approximately 52”). Normally we see periods of warmer weather to melt the snow between storms. The cold weather has prevented snow melt, which has caused the snow to accumulate.

    01/11/2017 11:56 AM

  • Winter Storm Update #2

    This storm is still growing in intensity and we expect challenges to increase, so here are some helpful tips that will help the public. Community safety is our foremost concern.

    01/10/2017 2:03 PM

  • Winter Storm Update #1

    On top of the accumulation we’ve already got and subsequent narrow streets, slick conditions and personal inconveniences, we’re facing another potential foot of heavy snow.

    01/10/2017 11:15 AM

  • Bend UGB Plan Finalized and Acknowledged

    The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development gave final approval to Bend’s Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) plan after appeal period ended with no appeals.

    12/07/2016 10:14 PM

  • 27th Street Sewer Line Project Detour

    Beginning the week of December 12, the northbound lane on 27th Street between Reed Market Road and Bear Creek Road will be closed. This is the beginning of an extended lane closure to accommodate a sewer line construction project.

    12/07/2016 7:58 AM

  • City seeks applicants for Budget Committee

    The City’s Budget Committee is seeking applicants for upcoming openings.

    11/29/2016 4:10 PM

  • South Third Street Sidewalks Project

    Construction of South Third Street Sidewalks has paused for winter, will restart in spring.

    11/22/2016 7:20 AM

  • Bicycle Friendly Community Award

    Bend named Bicycle Friendly City

    11/21/2016 9:43 AM

  • State approves Urban Growth Boundary plan

    Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development approves the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) expansion plan for the City of Bend.

    11/15/2016 2:15 PM

  • Planning Commission seats open

    Application deadline is December 16.

    11/09/2016 11:13 AM

  • Winter Road Maintenance Plan

    After the first two inches of snow accumulates during a storm, the City uses its crews and equipment and prioritizes plowing a connected network of high-volume streets.

    11/09/2016 11:09 AM

  • Urban Growth Boundary Plan

    The Bend City Council gave its final approval to the Urban Growth Boundary plan in September.

    11/09/2016 11:04 AM