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City of Bend Service Request – Update

By Mike Whitter / February 12, 2022

New Service Request Form

Notice a damaged or missing sign? Need a pothole filled? Community members can report this information by submitting a Service Request.

The City of Bend recently updated the Service Request form, and it now includes a new option for reporting camping in City rights-of-way.

When submitting a request please include the specific location and a detailed description of the issue.

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City of Bend Houselessness Update – 2/8/2022

By Mike Whitter / February 11, 2022

Houselessness update presented to the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance (NLA) on Tuesday Feb 8, 2022. Presented by Councilor Megan Perkins and City Manager Eric King.

The link below provides a comprehensive overview of the strategies and efforts underway to address houselessness in Central Oregon.

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City of Bend News Release – 1/28/2022

By Mike Whitter / January 29, 2022

The City is part of the Emergency Homelessness Task Force with Deschutes County, Read More

Deschutes County – ARPA update 1/24/22

By Mike Whitter / January 25, 2022

The Deschutes County Commission approved additional American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) investments for projects that total $1.3 million.   “We’re excited to be able to use these federal funds for strategic investments to reduce homelessness, provide prompt access to justice and to support emergency response services,” said Commissioner Phil Chang.   ARPA investments approved by the Board of Commissioners include:

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City of Bend News Release – 1/19/2022

By Mike Whitter / January 21, 2022

City of Bend News Release January 19, 2022 From: Anne Aurand, Communications Director 541-388-5573, aaurand@bendoregon.gov Contact: City Councilor Anthony Broadman 541-749-7519, abroadman@bendoregon.gov   City Council Authorizes Purchase of Motel   At its meeting Wednesday, the City Council approved buying the 1.03-acre site at 154 NE Franklin Avenue, which includes the Rainbow Motel, for $4.55 million.   The City will purchase

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