Forum Reflections & Resources

July 14, 2022: Getting From Here to There

The July Transportation Forum provided insights on current transportation and transit projects in Bend, including an update on the status of Bend's Transportation System Plan (TSP—our 20-year assessment and plan for transportation needs) as well as a review of available [...]

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June 14, 2022-Envisioning Bend’s Future

This forum kicked off the  Bend Vision Project's public outreach.  This year-long community visioning initiative is reaching broadly and inclusively across our community, leveraging our core values to create a vision and plan that will help greater Bend be the [...]

May 26, 2022-Building Resiliency into Living with Wildfires

Moderator: Zack Demars, Special Project Reporter at The Bulletin Panelists: Jodie Barram, Co-Coordinator with Oregon Living With Fire Bill Boos, Deputy Fire Chief at Bend Fire & Rescue Craig Letz, Tamarack Wildfire Consulting Resources As climate changes fire [...]

May 5, 2022 | Jefferson County Position 2 Forum

Watch the Jefferson County Commission Position 2 Forum with the City Club of Central Oregon and Connect Central Oregon with Sabria Rios and Kelly Simmelink. Moderated by Brooke Snavely of Central Oregon Daily These forums are offered free to [...]

May 4, 2022 | Jefferson County Position 1 Forum

Watch the Jefferson County Commission Position 1 Forum with the City Club of Central Oregon and Connect Central Oregon with candidate Mark Wunsch. Candidates Mae Huston and Laurie Danzuka were scheduled to attend but cancelled with scheduling conflicts. Click here [...]


City Club Creates Conversation — Everyone Wants to be Heard

BY LINDA ORCELLETTO — CITY CLUB OF CENTRAL OREGON ON OCTOBER 19, 2021 Cascade Business News When it comes to creating conversation in Central Oregon, City Club of Central Oregon plays an essential role in helping our communities have dialogues about critical issues. City Club [...]

Continue the Conversation: Bend’s Urban Core

Allison Platt, Senior Planner with the City of Bend, answers additional questions from the August City Club Forum on Bend’s Urban Core. To stay up-to-date on the City of Bend’s Core Area Project sign up for the mailing list at [...]

Your Role in Suicide Prevention

In April 2017, City Club hosted a forum called “Zero Suicide – A Community’s Call to Action.” As National Suicide Prevention Month ends, we revisit this important topic in our community with a true account from City Club Member Lisa Dobey, Executive Director [...]