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Seeking Bend Planning Commission Applicants

The City is seeking applications for one or more seats on the Bend Planning Commission.

Post Date:12/13/2018 3:46 PM

 

 

Seeking Bend Planning Commission Applicants

 

 

The City is seeking applications for one or more seats on the Bend Planning Commission.

Planning Commission members are appointed by the City Council for four-year terms to review and make recommendations regarding land use matters subject to the processes of State law and City code. 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 current opening is for a four-year term beginning in January 2019 and concluding at the end of December 2022.

The City Council has focused attention on implementation of the community’s growth plan identified in the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) expansion and accompanying Comprehensive Plan policies. This plan highlights the need for more urban-style development in opportunity areas, infill development, a variety of housing types to meet the community’s housing needs, as well as master planning UGB expansion areas. The Planning Commission will continue to play a key role in the implementation of this plan. Familiarity with the concepts listed above is desirable.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Bend.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019. 

For more information regarding the Planning Commission: www.bendoregon.gov/planningcommission

 

To apply:

•Submit a one page letter outlining your interest in serving on the Planning Commission to Susy Munson at smunson@bendoregon.gov

•Complete an Advisory Committee Application found at:

www.bendoregon.gov/committees

 

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