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Last Chance to Comment on Development Code Changes Before Council Vote!!

City Council Meeting (ZOOM) Wednesday, Sept 15th @ 5:00-7:00 pm LAST CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON HB 2001!! Please click on event above for more information about the meeting, how to join, and how to comment! On September 15, the Bend City Council is holding their only public hearing on…

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION – Thursday, July 22nd @ 5:30 pm

Come and learn about House Bill (HB) 2001! This week the City of Bend will host a Community Information Session on code amendments that will bring changes to Bend neighborhoods. House Bill (HB) 2001 was passed by the Oregon legislature in 2019 and requires communities across the state to allow…

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Editorial: Bend Is Moving Too Fast On Code Changes For Housing Standards

By: Karon Johnson Bend proposes the adoption of a new development code which will radically affect the livability of our neighborhoods.  The process which Bend employed, however, ensured that the public will have no meaningful say in this decision. State Planning Goal # 1 mandates “the opportunity for all citizens…

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Editorial: What message should neighborhood associations send to the city?

Bulletin Editorial Board | Jul 9, 2021 The best eye-level view of how growth is hitting Bend can be in the debates of the city’s Neighborhood Leadership Alliance, the NLA. It’s where the leadership from Bend’s neighborhood associations get together to formulate input for the Bend City Council. Right now,…

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