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Bend City Council Houselessness Update 10/20/21

By Mike Whitter / October 21, 2021

Bend City Council Houselessness Update 10/20/21 Message from Mayor ProTem Gena Goodman Campbell:

Because of the broad community interest in housing and houselessness, we are adding a new standing agenda item to our meetings to provide regular updates on City Council’s work on addressing houselessness and to engage with some of the questions and concerns we are hearing.

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A new park is coming to the Northeast portion of Bend, in Petrosa development!

By Mike Whitter / October 14, 2021

The Bend Park and Recreation District (district) would love feedback from residents about potential names for the park. The district does have an adopted naming policy to help guide name selection, and generally names should be selected from one of the following categories:

Indigenous, Cultural or Historic reference
Native Flora or Natural Feature

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City of Bend News Release – 10/11/2021 – Homeless shelters in most zoning districts –

By Mike Whitter / October 11, 2021

Contact: Susanna Julber, Senior Project & Policy Analyst 541-693-2132, New webpage offers information and opportunity for input.…/MapS…/index.html… Proposed code changes will provide options for various types of shelters

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Bend City Council Bans Fireworks

By Mike Whitter / October 7, 2021

Bend City Council Bans Fireworks The Bend City Council voted to permanently prohibit the sale and use of fireworks in Bend. Post Date: 10/06/2021 8:51 PM

 The Bend City Council voted today to permanently prohibit the sale and use of fireworks in Bend.

There is currently a temporary restriction on the use of fireworks in Bend that expires in December.

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Transportation Bond Oversight Committee – Call for Public Comment

By Mike Whitter / October 4, 2021

From Bend Bikes Newsletter:

Call For Public Comment:
The Transportation Bond Oversight Committee will be considering a draft project list and two funding options for the first five years of the GO bond at its next meeting on October 5th from 4 pm – 6 pm. This meeting is one of the pivotal moments for our multimodal transportation future

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