Meet the BANA board 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Black Rock coffee
Hear what 5 transportation leaders had to say about planning Bend's transportation future via a live stream.
A public meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. September 19th at the AmeriTitle Inc, 345 SE 3rd Street, Bend regarding the proposed development of 130 dwelling units. The meeting conducted by AKS Engineering & Forestry is required to notify adjacent property owners and neighbors before an application is submitted to the City of Bend.
Factors to consider are - the traffic impacts of residents in the proposed development and affordability. We might ask if the development will incorporate solar panels, water recycling and other sustainability elements.
BANA will host a panel of transportation leaders at the Monday, September 10 meeting - 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Come hear what is in store for relieving congestion, creating safer cycle lanes, improving transit and completing sidewalks and paths. City, County and State planners will share their ideas and collaborations.
Work will begin on Empire Blvd improvements on September 10 with a closure of the street from the 18th St. roundabout to Purcell. Phase i of the Empire Extension project will upgrade the street to full arterial standards including pavement, curbs, sidewalk on the south side of the road, drainage control and landscaping. It will include construction of the west half of the new roundabout at Empire and Purcell. City engineer Sinclair Burr debuted the project at the BANA meeting Aug. 13. He said a hotline for neighborhood questions and concerns is 541-200-6939.
The City of Bend Police and Economic Development departments partnered with the Downtown Bend Business Association to open a new Police substation in downtown Bend.
The substation is located at 61 Oregon Avenue on the northwest corner of the parking garage in the former office of the Downtown Bend Business Association. The location will provide an additional presence for the Police Department to better serve downtown residents, businesses and visitors.
The rocky vertical lots at the corner of High Desert Lane and Lower Meadow could be transformed into a modern athletic facility for rope free climbing, yoga and children's activities. Andrew Coleman, owner of The Circuit, bouldering gymnasiums in Portland has applied for a permit to construct the new facility. The is challenging for its rocky terrain and drastic aspect. Architect Rebecca Kerr shared plans with BANA and adjacent property owners at an August 2 meeting. The firm hopes to break ground next spring.