City News

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, sjulber@bendoregon.gov New webpage offers information and opportunity for input. https://bendoregon.maps.arcgis.com/…/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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Open burning information for residents of the City of Bend

By Mike Whitter / September 30, 2021

Open burning information for residents of the City of Bend and surrounding Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District #2 Download Burning Regulations [PDF] Guias para quemar [PDF]

As of September 1, 2021 sign up for our new burning information app.  Sign up to receive burning closure alerts and register your open debris burns or campfires,

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Kôr Community Land Trust plans new affordable homeownership cluster

By Mike Whitter / September 20, 2021

BY CENTRAL OREGON DAILY NEWS SOURCES | Monday, September 20th 2021

BEND, OR — Kôr Community Land Trust, a nonprofit that creates sustainable, affordable homeownership communities for Central Oregon’s workforce, is opening the application process for their second cluster of homes on October 1.

Kôr’s second community of five homes, named Crescita, is located at 2500 NE 8th Street in

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