The City is planning to pair Police officers and Fire inspectors for an Illegal Fireworks Task Force to respond exclusively to illegal fireworks calls in late June and early July. The task force will patrol areas where data have shown a higher use of illegal fireworks.
“If you’ve had a lot of fireworks in your neighborhood in the past, you can expect to see some patrols this year,” said Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Howe.
The task force, being scheduled for the nights of June 27 and 28 and July 3, 5 and 6, will focus on problematic areas identified by data, but will also respond to calls as able.
Congratulations to the six persons elected to serve on BANA's board at the June 12 annual meeting. Jeff Silverman will be the new Chair, Cindy King, continues as Vice Chair. Jim Beauchemin continues as Land use Chair and Matt Bryant as Neighborhood Leadership Alliance. Joining the four continuing members are Lara Hodge and Thomas Fisher.
Members also approved adding descriptions of the officer roles and separating the Secretary and Treasurer duties for better management.
Welcome to our neighborhood. Boyd Acres is one of 13 areas defined and funded by the City of Bend. Boyd Acres Neighborhood Association (BANA) is NOT a Homeowners Association (HOA). Neighborhood Associations are mechanisms for communication between residents and the City Council. Each association has a representative on the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance, an official city committee.
BANA's boundaries are Hamby Road on the east and the Deschutes River to the west. The southern boundary is defined by Mt Washington Dr., the North Unit Irrigation Canal and Butler Market Rd. The north boundary is north of Cooley Road.
Bend, Oregon is an incorporated city in Deschutes County, one of three counties that are often referred to as Central Oregon. Whether you are a prospective resident, visitor, a new or longtime resident, these pages and links will direct you to more information that will help you enjoy and deal with all the neighborhood has to offer.
Our neighborhood is named for Charles William Boyd, the iconic pioneer, who came to Central Oregon in 1904, drawn by the potential to grow his cattle business. He purchased six acres by the Deschutes River with prospects for a water wheel and dam. A year later his family joined him and eventually his holdings grew to 600 acres supplying beef across the region. The area became know for its ranching and timber industries.
BANA welcomes newcomers and long time residents to participate in our activities and meetings. See Get Involved.
There are a number of upcoming meetings that you might be interested in attending:
· Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee meeting, June 18, 1-4:30 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, Brooks Hall, 469 NW Wall Street
Transportation Steering Committee meeting, June 20, 1:00 to 4:00 pm, City Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall Street
· Cascades East Transit Plan Update brownbag, June 28, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, City Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall Street
As always, you can find more information about these and other meetings here: Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee.