Weigh in on safe travel and traffic improvement priorities
10/17/2019 4:17:35 PM
Affordable Housing Progress
The Bend City Council approved funding for two affordable housing developments using federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.
10/16/2019 7:24:32 PM
North Unit Irrigation District Canal Trail Closure Begins Oct. 18
The 10-month closure is needed to widen the Purcell Boulevard canal bridge and construct a new bridge for the Empire Boulevard extension. The new section of Empire will connect the existing road from Purcell to the intersection of NE Butler Market Road and 27th Street.
10/16/2019 8:52:06 AM
Neighborhood Leadership Alliance Training
10/22/2019 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Affordable Housing Program - Question and Answer Session on Current Request for Proposals
10/23/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
City of Bend Accessibility Advisory Committee
10/24/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 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