Bend Discourages Tourist Travel and Related Activities
City advisory supports Governor Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” orders to minimize non-essential travel to reduce exposure to and spread of COVID-19, novel coronavirus.
3/27/2020 8:24:03 AM
Core Services, Public Works and construction operations continue
City staff has mostly transitioned to working remotely. We are still providing public safety, clean drinking water, safe sewage treatment, building inspections, street maintenance, access to economic resources and more.
3/26/2020 12:14:45 PM
City of Bend COVID-19 Emergency Provisions
The City of Bend is taking steps to limit exposure to and spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
3/18/2020 7:27:51 PM
Newport Corridor Improvements Virtual Open House Opens
CANCELED: Bend MPO Technical Advisory Committee
04/01/2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CANCELED - City Council Meeting
04/01/2020 5:00 PM
Bruce Abernethy was elected and seated on the City Council in January 2017. He also served on the City Council from 2000 to 2008, including a stint as Mayor.
Bruce moved to Bend in 1992. He is married to Dr. Mary Meador and has two adult daughters.
Bruce's top issues include affordable housing and homelessness. He has been involved in educational initiatives including Children’s Forest of Central Oregon, Camp Tamarack (outdoor school), Better Together, Cascades Commitment and TeachOregon.
Graduate: John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Master's in Public Policy
Undergraduate: Swarthmore College, BA in Economics and Political Science
Bend La Pine School District
CURRENT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:
Central Oregon Community College
Rotary Club of Greater Bend
PREVIOUS VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:
Bend-La Pine School District
Bend Park and Recreation District
Term Ends: 2020