A marijuana cultivation and processing business is proposed for the Brinson Business Park on 20755 High Desert Lane. A public meeting to disclose the site plan and other details is scheduled for 4:30 December 19 at Sun Country Engineering, 920 SE Armour Dr., Bend.
If you feel traffic on residential streets is too fast and too dangerous, the Slow Down, It's Our Town safety campaign may be of interest to you. Mountain View Neighborhood Association is spearheading the effort to change the speed at which Bend drivers traverse city streets.
They are presenting plans for the campaign on December 12, 6 p.m. at the Northeast Fire Station on Jamison Road. Any BANA resident is welcome to attend and learn how we can all change the way we drive.
The City of Bend has a survey on the internet that anyone may answer to give opinions about how our City government is performing its role in managing Bend. Go to www.bendcommunitysurvey.com
The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete.
Hayden Homes is applying for permit to construct 15 homes on 2.64 acres reference number PZ-18-0850. The homes would be accessed on Lamoine Lane near Liberty Lane.
For the past several years Neighborhood Associations (NA) in Bend have met occasionally to share information, ideas and issues. The NA Roundtable was an informal means of communications for the 13 NAs funded by the City of Bend.
NA representatives will meet Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Elks Lodge to determine the future of the forum.
The Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission last week approved the City of Bend's proposal to construct affordable housing outside of the traditional Urban Growth Boundary. The site is approximately 35 acres between U.S. Highway 20 and Bear Creek Road, adjacent to the eastern boundary of the Bend City limits.
Under House Bill 4079 a pilot project allows the City to use a non-traditional area of expansion to address the lack of affordable housing in our community.
Testing smoke detectors regularly and replacing those that are 10 years old is a must, according to Fire Marshall Sullivan. He urged BANA members to place a smoke detector in every bedroom and in the hall outside a bedroom. He said many fires are caused by unattended candles, cooking pots or space heaters.
Avion Water will be notifying homeowners on Rock Park Street of a temporary water shut down on Monday Nov. 19. The utility will be installing a 12-inch main pipe. The project will require a one-lane closure of Purcell according to the project engineer.
BANA members will be the first in Bend to help Bethlehem Inn collect food for the winter via its Blue Bag Program. Courtney Gallant will bring a supply of Blue Bags to the November 12 membership meeting for all of us to take home and fill. Each person filling a bag is invited to bring it to Bethlehem Inn and see the new facility.
For those who are new to Bend, Bethlehem Inn is a family shelter for those experiencing homelessness. It recently opened a new building on Third Street on the site of its original shelter.
Join the board in helping fill the pantry with wholesome food by taking a Blue Bag home and filling it with staple food items.