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

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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Mountain View Neighborhood Association – Meet and Greet 10/22/2022

By Mike Whitter / January 19, 2022

MVNA will be holding an in-person meet and greet on Saturday, January 22, at the Starbucks located in the Barnes and Noble in the Forum Shopping Center, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. If you would like to meet with board members in person (practicing social distancing, of course), you are invited to stop by. Learn about opportunities to volunteer

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