Transportation Needs and Solutions
Transportation is the top priority in the community of Bend, according to the results of a phone survey conducted in December, 2018. The City is currently engaging the community in a transportation planning process to help resolve transportation issues facing Bend.
1/16/2019 3:53:11 PM
Speed Limit Changes in the City of Bend
Following community input and engineering analysis, speed limits will be lowered this month on a small number of road sections described in this news release.
1/14/2019 10:38:31 AM
City hosting public workshops for Bend’s Transportation Plan
1/9/2019 10:40:14 AM
City of Bend Administrative Offices Closed
Climate Action Steering Committee Meeting
01/22/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee Brown Bag Meeting
01/23/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The responsibilities of the City Manager's Office include the provision of professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by City Council.
The City Manager's Office is tasked with the development and recommendation of solutions to community problems for Council consideration, the planning and development of programs to meet the needs of the City, preparation of a strategic plan and a biennial budget, community relations, inter-agency coordination and fostering pride in City government through excellent customer service.
MEET THE CITY MANAGER
Eric King began his career in local government working for the City of Portland. In his 10 years there, he worked on a variety of projects and programs focusing on economic development and program management. He began working for the City of Bend as Assistant City Manager in April, 2007 and accepted the position of City Manager in May, 2008.
Eric was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He has a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from Portland State University. Eric currently services on the KIDS Center Board and has served on the Visit Bend and Oregon City/County Managers' Association Boards as well as volunteered with SMART- promoting early childhood literacy.
Eric loves Bend for its scenic beauty, the multitude of outdoor activities it offers, and most importantly, he and his wife Martha believe Bend is an ideal place to raise their two children.