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  • Roundabout Construction Resumes At Empire and Purcell Monday

    Two-way traffic will generally be maintained. There will be minor traffic impacts with flaggers at times.

    01/31/2019 3:13 PM

  • Juniper Ridge Management Advisory Board Openings

    The City is recruiting for seven community members for the Juniper Ridge Management Advisory Board. The board will be a temporary committee appointed by the Bend City Council and tasked with determining next steps for the 500-acre City-owned, industrial-zoned site known as Juniper Ridge.

    01/30/2019 9:38 AM

  • Planning Commission Openings

    The City of Bend is seeking applicants for two positions on the Planning Commission.

    01/25/2019 11:17 AM

  • 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.

    01/16/2019 3:53 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.

    01/14/2019 10:38 AM

  • City hosting public workshops for Bend’s Transportation Plan

    01/09/2019 10:40 AM

  • Online Community Climate Action Survey

    01/07/2019 12:36 PM

  • Improvements coming to parking in downtown Bend

    Beginning on Jan, 1. 2019, parking improvements in downtown Bend will make parking easier, safer, and more available for people looking for places to park.

    01/01/2019 11:16 AM

  • Seeking Bend Planning Commission Applicants

    Planning Commission members are appointed by the City Council for four-year terms to review and make recommendations regarding land use matters subject to the processes of State law and City code.

    12/13/2018 3:46 PM

  • Online Community Survey Available

    The City wants to gather feedback about the City and City services, and is asking Bend residents to take 10 minutes to participate in an online community survey. Go to:

    12/10/2018 9:43 AM

  • Affordable Housing Public Meeting

    Bend residents are invited to attend a public meeting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall Street, to provide input on what affordable housing solutions could ease “rent burden” in Bend.

    12/06/2018 10:40 AM

  • Council anticipates vacancy, announces process

    The Bend City Council plans to declare a vacancy on the Council on Jan, 2, 2019, when Sally Russell becomes Mayor. Russell will vacate the remaining two years of Council Position 3, with a term expiration of December 2020.

    12/05/2018 11:41 PM

  • Weather Emergency Declared to Increase Shelter Capacity in Bend

    The declaration allows the use of approved alternative shelter facilities to provide emergency overnight lodging when the temperature is or is expected to be below 25 degrees Fahrenheit and all Bend area shelter facilities have reached capacity.

    12/03/2018 9:58 AM

  • Community Survey 2018

    The City of Bend is embarking on a statistically-valid phone survey in early December to gather feedback about the City. Phone calls will go out December 6 through 12. Results will be shared with the City Council.

    11/29/2018 9:49 AM

  • Emergency Snow Zone Parking Restrictions

    During declared snow emergencies, the City will ask that specific targeted streets be cleared of parked cars to help crews plow from curb to curb and prevent unmanageable berms in the travel lanes.

    11/27/2018 10:43 AM

  • Empire Avenue Informational Open House

    Learn more about next steps of the project, upcoming detours and impacts on the nearby park.

    11/20/2018 9:51 AM

  • City of Bend selected for affordable housing pilot program

    The pilot project allows the City to use a non-traditional Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) expansion process to increase the supply of affordable housing in Bend.

    11/19/2018 9:32 AM

  • Applicants sought for Budget Committee opening

    The City is seeking applicants for an open position on the Budget Committee. The committee receives the City Manager's proposed biennial budget and budget message, which explains the proposed budget. The Budget Committee may make additions or changes to the proposed budget,

    11/14/2018 1:03 PM

  • City awarded second grant for completion of energy planning project

    The City of Bend has qualified for a second matching grant from Partners for Places, a national matching grant program that invests in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy and well-being of all residents. Funding will support the City continuing to work with the Bend co

    11/09/2018 11:49 AM

  • City of Bend Accessibility Advisory Committee Opening

    The committee’s purpose is to assist and advise the City in making its programs, services, activities and facilities accessible to Bend’s residents.

    10/23/2018 11:18 AM

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