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Application Deadline Extended for Open Seats on Bend Planning Commission

Post Date:01/04/2018 5:06 PM

The City of Bend has extended the deadline for Bend residents to apply for open seats on the Bend Planning Commission. Applications are now due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. 

The City Council will appoint commissioners for four year terms. Commissioners review and make recommendations regarding land use matters. Consideration shall be given to include representatives of the various geographical parts of the City of Bend as well as familiarity with land use and development within Bend.

The City Council recently adopted the expanded Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) and along with it, new policy direction set forth in the Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Commission will play a crucial role in implementing the new direction. Familiarity with those concepts is desirable.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Bend.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. 

To apply, submit a one-page letter outlining interest in serving on the Planning Commission and a completed Citizen Committee application to Susy Munson at

The Citizen Committee application can be found at:

For more information regarding the Planning Commission:

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