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Septic to Sewer Study Area A1

The goal of the SE Septic to Sewer Project is to design a sewer system and develop a financing strategy that will provide sewer service to approximately 550 homes that currently rely on septic systems for wastewater disposal.


MEETING SCHEDULE & MATERIALS INTERIM POLICY RELATED PROJECTS
MAPS USEFUL LINKS

The project study area is the neighborhood bounded by Reed Market Road to the north, 15th Street to the east, Ferguson Road to the south, and generally west of the COID irrigation canal (see Area Map above). The City may use the strategies and policies developed from this project to assist in transitioning other areas of the City from septic systems to sewer.

The City has contracted with a team of engineering, financial and public involvement experts led by the engineering / project management firm, DOWL, to develop a design for the sewer as well as the financial strategy and to lead the public involvement process.

The project focuses on two goals:

  1. Design a sewer system to serve the area
  2. Develop a financing strategy to help homeowners transition from septic to sewer.

A 12-member Citizen Advisory Committee, which is meeting monthly over the course of the project, will help develop project policy and financial strategies. This group will make recommendations to the City Council.


PROJECT OPEN HOUSE   Press Release!

Tuesday, May 15, from 6-8 pm at the Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd, Bend, OR 97702

ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING LOCATION/DATE/TIME

Where: Bend City Hall - Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

When: Second Thursday of each month

Time: 4-6 p.m.


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MEETING SCHEDULE AND MATERIALS

All Citizen Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public, with an opportunity for public comment.

DATE TOPIC/MEETING MATERIALS TIME LOCATION
 7/12/18  Recommendations  4:00-6:00 p.m.  City Council Chambers
6/14/18  Focus on Program Components (note time change to 3-6!); June 14 Agenda; Presentation 3:00-6:00 p.m.  City Council Chambers
 5/10/18  Program Components & Affordability  Revised Agenda ; AgendaPublic Comment;  Presentation; LID Presentation  4:00-6:00 p.m.  City Council Chambers
 4/12/18  Part 2:  Project Costs & Financing Agenda; Revised Agenda; Presentation; Meeting Minutes/ Summary  4:00-6:00 p.m.  City Council Chambers
3/1/2018

Part 1: Preliminary Engineering & Financing

AgendaPresentation,  Handouts: Solutions in Peer Communities, Sewer System Financing and Funding; Meeting Minutes/ Summary

4:00-7:30 p.m. Riverbend Community Room, Bend Park & Recreation District Admin Offices, 799 SW Columbia Street
12/07/2017 Agenda, Presentation- Ingredients of Affordability Con't.; Meeting Minutes/ Summary 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers
11/02/2017 Agenda, Presentation- Ingredients of Affordability, Interim Policies, Meeting Minutes/ Summary 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers
10/05/2017 Agenda, Presentation- Draft Technical Alternatives Analysis, Meeting Minutes/ Summary 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers
9/07/2017 Agenda, Full Report- August 12 Focus Groups, Summary- August 12 Focus Groups, Solutions in Peer Communities - Handout, Presentation- Peer Communities & Public Outreach, Minutes/ Summary 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers
8/10/2017 Agenda, Minutes, Public Meetings Memo, Presentation, Sewer System Financing and Funding 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers
7/13/2017 Agenda, Minutes, Tour Handout 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Tour, multiple locations
6/20/2017 Agenda, Minutes, Audio, Presentation, draft Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule 4:00-6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers

SEPTIC REPAIR & SEWER CONNECTION INTERIM POLICY

Please call the Community Development Department for assistance: (541) 388-5580

Interim Policy Resolution No. 3093 & Waiver Form


RELATED PROJECTS & PLANS

Sewer Infrastructure Advisory Group (SIAG)

South East Interceptor (SEI)

Collection System Master Plan (CSMP) 2014

Collection System Master Plan (CSMP) 2007 Archives


MAPS

Collection System Master Plan Map

Area A1 - Study area for this project is shown as area A-1, as described and shown above.


USEFUL LINKS

City of Bend Wastewater Website

Bend Wastewater- A Brief History

1998 Annexation Ordinance 2339 with Attachments

Legal Memo- 1998 Urban Service Provider Annexation

City of Bend Community Development Department (Information on sewer locations and permit requirements)

Deschutes County Environmental Soils Division (Information on septic system maintenance, financial assistance, and permit requirements including decommissioning your septic system)

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Onsite Wastewater Management Program

Bend Comprehensive Plan & Urban Growth Boundary Remand (2016)

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