City News

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

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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ODOT – Meeting Notice on Jan. 25, 2022

By Mike Whitter / January 18, 2022

Meeting Notice from ODOT Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee For more information: Jessica Horning, Pedestrian/Bicycle Program manager, 503-910-7178   SALEM – The Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25 using web/phone. Agenda items include discussing how Oregon will distribute the new funding it receives from

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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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