City of Bend News Release – Neighborhood Leadership Alliance Applicants – 6/07/2022


JUNE 7, 2022

From: Anne Aurand, Communications Director


Contact: Makayla Oliver, Community Relations Manager


Neighborhood Leadership Alliance Seeking Applicants

The City of Bend is seeking applicants to fill positions on the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance (NLA), an advisory committee to the Bend City Council. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2022.

The NLA provides the Bend Neighborhood Districts an opportunity to address issues of citywide concern, and provides them with a direct and continuing means for providing input to the City Council from a neighborhood and community perspective.

The committee consists of 13 members, with one member from each of the 13 Neighborhood Districts recognized by the City. The following Neighborhood Districts are looking for candidates to replace their current representatives:

Bend residents interested in applying for the committee should first verify which Neighborhood District they live or own a business within using the online map found at Then, to apply, fill out the online advisory committee application form at

Applications will be shared with respective Neighborhood District boards for consideration. Neighborhood District boards will follow up with applicants and provide recommendations to the Mayor and City Council. The City Council will appoint members to the committee at its regular meeting on July 20, 2022.

For questions on serving on the committee, please contact Makayla Oliver, Community Relations Manager, at or 541-323-8571.

For more information on the Bend Neighborhood Districts, visit For more information on the NLA, visit

Anne Aurand | Communications Director

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(541) 388-5573