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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, Contact: City Councilor Anthony Broadman 541-749-7519,   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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City of Bend Podcast – Inside-Bend

By Mike Whitter / January 7, 2022

Did you know being connected with your Neighborhood Association helps you stay informed about developments happening in your neighborhood?

With the City of Bend continuing to grow it’s important to understand how development in the state of Oregon works. In this month’s episode of Inside Bend, Community Relations Manager Makayla Oliver shares information on Land Use education materials and how

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Hwy20 Hamby/Ward Roundabout Update -1/03/22

By Mike Whitter / January 4, 2022

Weekly Construction Update U.S. 20: Ward/Hamby Rd. Intersection Project (MP3.26-MP3.86)   Jan.03-07, 2022   ODOT will construct a single-lane roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Ward/Hamby roads. No project work this week due to inclement weather.   Ward/Hamby roundabout Construction of the Ward/Hamby roundabout on U.S. 20 east of Bend is now under way, though earthwork will likely

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City is launching a new Community Assistance Grant Program – Deadline 1/18/2022

By Mike Whitter / December 23, 2021

REMINDER Post Date:11/18/2021 8:14 AM New Community Assistance Grant Program to Support Community Recovery / Nuevo Programa de Subvenciones de Asistencia Comunitaria para apoyar la recuperación comunitaria   The City is launching a new Community Assistance Grant Program to help qualifying nonprofit organizations recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will assist nonprofits that provide services to individual members of

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