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City of Bend News Release – Short Term Rentals 10/05/2022

By Mike Whitter / October 6, 2022

From: Anne Aurand, Communications Coordinator


Contact: Pauline Hardie, Senior Planner


Bend City Council approves changes to Short Term Rental rules

In a 6-0 unanimous vote, the Bend City Council approved code changes that increase the buffer between Short Term Rentals and provide flexibility for property owners.

Changes include increasing the buffer zone between permitted Short

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City of Bend News Release – Homelessness Update 10/05/2022

By Mike Whitter / October 6, 2022

Bend City Council Houselessness Update 10/5/22 Post Date: 10/05/2022 7:21 PM

Here is Councilor Megan Perkins’ housing update from 10/5/2022:


As one piece of a comprehensive plan to address houselessness, the Bend City Council has been working since June to develop a code to regulate how, where and when people can camp in the public right-of-way, like streets and sidewalks.

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City of Bend Website Improvements: We need your help! 9/29/22

By Mike Whitter / September 29, 2022

The City of Bend wants to know how you think we can improve our website, To participate, please complete this 5-minute survey (Spanish

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COIC News Release – Bus Stop Construction Update 9/23/22

By Mike Whitter / September 25, 2022

Bus stop construction for CET’s Routes 8 and 9 begins next week through October Hello Mountainview, Boyd Acres, and Larkspur Neighborhood Associations, CET’s contractor, Cascades Civil Corps, will begin constructing bus stops in NE and SE Bend neighborhoods for Routes 8 and 9 starting next week throughout the month of October. Information about the routes are posted on CET’s  Read More

TBOC – Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Project Update Oct 4th

By Mike Whitter / September 23, 2022

Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Project Update Post Date: 09/27/2022 12:00 PM

The Transportation Bond Oversight Committee (TBOC) will be hosting a meeting to discuss the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study Tuesday, October 4 from 4-6 p.m. Members of the public can attend in person at City Hall at 710 NW Wall Street or virtually through Zoom (see link

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