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Bend City Council May 6 Meeting

Council will meet at 6 p.m. May 6 in an online virtual meeting to ensure physical distancing and safety for our community due to COVID-19 concerns.

Post Date:05/04/2020 4:50 PM

Bend City Council Meeting May 6


The Bend City Council will meet at 6 p.m. on May 6, in an online virtual meeting to ensure physical distancing and safety for our community due to COVID-19 concerns.


The Council is limiting public meetings at this time to actions that are essential to maintain current services, are time sensitive, or impact funding. The public can livestream the meeting at where the agenda is currently posted. The public can also listen by calling Toll Free: 1- 855-282-6330 then entering Access Code: 967 677 267.


The Council and staff will participate remotely by phone or online. Community members can email to provide input.


In relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council will vote on whether to once again extend and expand a prior March 13 declaration of a Local State of Emergency. The emergency declaration allows for temporary emergency policies such as procurement practices, office closures, employee telecommuting, meeting protocols and project and advisory committee meeting cancelations. It also says:

  • The City will not send shut-off notices or shut off water for non-payment of unpaid water bills while this emergency is in place.
  • All permitted special events are canceled during this emergency, and no new permits will be issued.
  • Some restrictions, processes and fees will be temporarily relaxed to support businesses and those in need of transitional housing. 


The Council will also receive a COVID-19 update from Dr. George Conway, Director of Deschutes County Health Services.



The City will provide reasonable accommodations if required for people with disabilities to access the meeting. Please contact as soon as possible.

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Accommodation Information for People with Disabilities           

 To obtain this information in an alternate format such as Braille, large print, electronic formats, etc. please contact Anne Aurand at 541-388-5573 or


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