Council Goal Affordable HousingCity of Bend, Oregon add
The City of Bend has taken a multi-faceted approach to increase affordable housing options in Bend. Our Affordable Housing Program has been touted as an industry leader, and our relationships and support for partner agencies have shown to be crucial in making a difference.
Council Goal ModernizationCity of Bend, Oregon addAll across the City, we’ve made great strides toward modernizing and professionalizing our operations. Here we’ll showcase the Utility Department, which offers many examples of how we’re progressing and keeping pace with our ever evolving community.
Council Goal Streets ImprovementsCity of Bend, Oregon add
The Bend City Council prioritized improving transportation so people can get around efficiently, safely and reliably and over the past year, the Streets Department has made notable improvements, always striving to be accountable to the community we serve.
City Edition - 14th Street ReconstructionCity of Bend, Oregon add
Beginning the first week of April, the 14th street reconstruction project from the Simpson roundabout to Albany Street will begin. The planned improvements will increase safety, mobility and accessibility. Construction closures and detours will be in effect until completion at the end of June.
City Edition - High Rise Fire TrainingCity of Bend, Oregon add
Bend Fire continually adapts its training to best serve our unique community. This year’s new training focus will be fighting fires on upper floors of taller buildings.
City Edition - Southeast Interceptor CompletionCity of Bend, Oregon add
The City has finished the Southeast Interceptor, also known as the 27th Street Sewer Line. This is 8 miles of gravity fed sewer pipe that’s been in the making for more than 20 years!
City Edition - Don’t Text and Drive memorialCity of Bend, Oregon add
The City installed a memorial sign in honor of Forrest Cepeda, who was hit and killed in 2011 by a driver who was texting.
City Edition - Police Community Enhancement ProgramCity of Bend, Oregon add
Here are some great examples of how Bend Police officers are making a special effort to get out in the public to interact with you, the citizens of Bend.
City Edition - Save water and moneyCity of Bend, Oregon add
Did you know that the water you use during the Winter months determines what your yearly sewer charge will be? Here are the details from your Utility Billing Department.
City Edition - Winter Street Operation improvementsCity of Bend, Oregon add
With the lessons learned last Winter, the City of Bend is implementing new procedures this year to ensure City Streets will be plowed just as quickly and efficiently as possible.
City Edition - Bend Fire LevyCity of Bend, Oregon add
Faster response times means more lives saved! Hear how Bend Fire has improved response times despite a growing number of calls.
City Edition - Downtown public safetyCity of Bend, Oregon add
Downtown Bend merchants are concerned about increased tensions between shoppers and transient individuals and are working together with the City Council and law enforcement to minimize conflicts.
City Edition - Bend Airport expansionCity of Bend, Oregon add
The Bend Airport is about to open a new heliport on the East side of the runway. Commercial flights, manufacturing and student pilots make Bend one of the busiest municipal airports in the entire State.
City Edition - Fire Department Injury PreventionCity of Bend, Oregon add
The Bend Fire Department is working with Rebound Physical Therapy on an injury prevention program, using functional fitness exercise.
City Edition - Third Street SidewalksCity of Bend, Oregon add
The City is improving safety for people who walk and bike on Third Street.
City Edition - River Clean UpCity of Bend, Oregon add
The City of Bend is joining forces with the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council and Bend Park and Recreation District to help clean up the Deschutes River which is seeing thousands of people float the river daily.
City Edition - Sewer line final phase, Neff and Purcell areaCity of Bend, Oregon add
The final leg of the sewer line project progressing along 27th Street is about to begin near Neff Road and Purcell Boulevard. Its completion will be a huge milestone for the City.
City Edition - Transportation System Plan updateCity of Bend, Oregon add
The Transportation System Plan is a vital component of the City’s plan for growth and how we will deal with East/West connectivity as our Urban Growth Boundary expands.