Street maintenance funding committee has openings

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Click to download the full Bend City Council Resolution No.3001

Though it’s not immediately clear what impact this newly minted group¬†will have, the August 5th Bend City Council meeting saw the creation of the Street Maintenance Funding Committee. ¬†(see our previous story about the its tumultuous creation)

According to a press release, there are two openings available on the committee: a general at-large position, and one reserved for a small business owner who’s company consumes¬†lots of gas, such as a delivery company. ¬†During¬†the meeting, Councilors Sally Russell, Doug Knight and Barb Campbell, while disagreeing on many¬†issues that evening, agreed that in the name of having a diverse committee, the Council might be more inclined to a select a candidate from under-presented groups including those who reside on the¬†eastside of Bend.

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Want to advocate for healthy transportation’s consideration? Excerpt from Bend City Council Resolution No.3001

If you’re up for the job and hope to influence whether¬†healthy transportation is¬†included in a final recommendation to Council in October,¬†complete an application and return it to Robyn Christie, City Recorder ([email protected])¬†no later than August 31st.