Discover Your Forests, a partner with the U.S.Forest Service, is hiring part time employees for interpretive positions at the Newberry National Volcano Monument and Lava Lands Visitor Center south of Bend. The positions pay $11.24 per hour.
A Texas developer is proposing a new subdivision of 140 lots in the tract between Sierra Drive and Morningstar Street, west of 18th Street. As required by the City there will be a pre permit meeting April 4th, 5:15 p.m. in the Brooks Room of the Downtown library.
Cochairs of the Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee Ruth Williamson and Mike Riley provided some insight to how the 20 year Transportation System Plan (TSP) is being developed for BANA residents this week. The 25 member committee has studied Bend's transportation needs and problems in order to recommend to the City Council various projects, programs and policies that will improve transportation in our town.
If you need help shoveling snow, a BANA resident Tobin Miller, is offering shoveling services and doing a bang up business. Tobin, son of BANA secretary Sara Miller, decided to start his shoveling business when the snow piled up in our town. He has gained a reputation for excellent service.
Call or text Tobin at 541-610-8931.
Not everyone owns a snowblower. But many Boyd Acres residents who do have such equipment are sharing them with neighbors. It is rewarding to see how many of you are helping others.
Please check with elderly residents or folks living alone to ask if they need help, a ride, or groceries. Offer to shovel those berms that block the driveway.
Last year, a delegation from the City of Bend headed to Washington DC to seek federal funding that would leverage the existing $50 million earmarked by the state for addressing the intersections on 97 at Bendís north end.
That effort was ultimately unsuccessful in securing the needed $60-$70 million although the group made headway in generating interest in the project with federal policymakers and staff.
Council will discuss taking another shot at the INFRA Grant at their meeting next Wednesday, Feb. 20. The motion would include two components, a formal statement of support for the project along with the approval of match contribution up to $5 million by the City in 2022 if the project is successful.
At the Feb. 13 meeting the Board voted to nominate Jim Beauchemin, land us chair, to be the Boyd Acres member of the advisory board. The J.R. board will have 2 years to review the master plan and previously created agreements with the Department of Transportation and other entities.
City Manager Eric King shared the results of the Community Survey in a recent memo to City Council. The results of the survey indicate residents are satisfied with City services, especially water quality. Transportation and housing are still priorities.