In the last few years, the City achieved a more than 10 percent reduction in electricity use in its facilities with existing staff resources and budgets, which has produced approximately $30,000 in annual savings for the City.
The City aims to provide public service that is innovative as well as responsive to the community. To learn more about your community and to find ways to become a partner in efforts to enhance your community, here is a list of citizen and community advisory committees that influence City policies: committee openings and how to apply.
Neighborhood Associations maintain and improve the quality of life in the city, increase citizen participation in local decision making, and form an effective partnership between the City and its residents.
The following are community links to outside organization websites, including other government agencies and government services, franchisees and partner organizations that provide necessary services to the residents of Bend that are not provided by the City.