The County Sheriff's Office proposes to form a Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD) corps to improve response and recovery in times of disasters. The collective of volunteer organizations, faith-based communities, non governmental, fraternal and government organizations would communicate, collaborate and coordinate in times of fires, earthquakes, floods or snow events.
In our neighboring area to the south, Orchard District, the residents have a Good Samaritan program that helps elderly and home bound residents during winter months. Residents adopt a neighbor and assist them clearing a driveway or sidewalk and checking on the person periodically.
New construction is happening all around Boyd Acres, from sidewalks along Empire to a cluster of apartment buildings. Robal Road Village is a multi-building outdoor mall on Robal Road and Third St. It will boast three restaurants, an Ulta Beauty store and more than 26,000 square feet of shops.
Come to the Monday, September 18 BANA meeting - 5 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 63129 Boyd Acres Rd. Erin Foote Morgan, Move Bend Coalition, will talk about opportunities to influence the major transportation plans being developed by City, State and County agencies.