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Carolyn Eagan.

Carolyn Eagan

Ben Hemson

 Ben Hemson





Lynne McConnell

 Lynne McConnell

Matt Stuart

 Matt Stuart

Director Business Advocate Airport Manager Affordable Housing Manager Urban Renewal Manager
As Director, Carolyn is responsible for all the City's Economic Development related programs which include the Municipal Airport, Affordable Housing, Tourism, Downtown, Business Advocacy and Urban Renewal. 

Ben is the first point of contact at the city for business owners. He works to keep the business community in the loop regarding relevant developments in city government and engages businesses in policy discussions.

Airport staff run the Bend Municipal Airport which caters to the needs of general aviators, hosts two flight training schools, and is home to numerous businesses. Bend is the third busiest airport in Oregon. Lynne and her staff run the programs which support development of deed restricted affordable housing units through acquisition and development of single family, multi-family, land trusts, mixed income, rehabilitation projects, and shelters.  Matt oversees the Urban Renewal program.  Bend has two established urban renewal areas, Juniper Ridge and Murphy Crossing. Work is currently underway on a new urban renewal plan for the Core Area of Bend.
Economic Development Business Advocacy Bend Airport Affordable Housing Urban Renewal


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