Welcome to the Southern Crossing
Neighborhood Association

We are a volunteer group of neighbors who want to have a positive impact on our neighborhood and the City of Bend.

We welcome your participation!

About SCNA

One of the 13 official neighborhoods recognized by the City of Bend, Southern Crossing is right in the heart of town, surrounding the Old Mill, and includes many popular spots for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Membership

Anyone living or owning a business within the boundaries of Southern Crossing is considered a member of SCNA. Members improve our neighborhood by volunteering, attending events, and joining the board.

Land Use

Neighborhood Associations are charged by the City of Bend to help educate their neighborhoods about pending land use changes, new developments, and other concerns related to land use in our neighborhood.

Get Involved

YOU can help strengthen Southern Crossing! By volunteering, signing up for our newsletters, following us on Facebook and Nextdoor you will be kept informed on news and issues important to our neighborhood.

About SCNA

Our neighborhood is one of 13 official neighborhoods recognized by the City of Bend. Surrounding the Old Mill, Southern Crossing is right in the heart of town and encompasses many of the popular areas for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Membership

Anyone living or owning a business within the boundaries of Southern Crossing is considered a member of SCNA. Members improve our neighborhood by volunteering, attending events, and joining the board.

Land Use

Neighborhood Associations are asked by the City of Bend to help educate their neighborhoods about pending land use changes, new developments, and other concerns related to land use in our neighborhood.

Get Involved

YOU can help strengthen Southern Crossing! By volunteering, signing up for our newsletters, following us on Facebook and Nextdoor you will be kept informed on news and issues important to our neighborhood.

About Southern Crossing

The Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association (SCNA) was established by the Bend City Council on February 19, 2003, making SCNA the 5th of 13 recognized neighborhood associations.

Our neighborhood boundaries are the Parkway (Hwy 97) and Colorado Avenue east to west and between Arizona and Powers north to south. View detailed maps.

Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association has 882.9 acres (91.4 vacant), 1,889 tax lots, and 452 active business licenses.

Board Meetings

Our board typically meets on the third Thursday of each month from 4-6 pm, locations vary. See Meetings for details. All are welcome!

Upcoming Events

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Latest News from Southern Crossing

2021 General Membership Meeting Followup Information

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 22, 2021

Thanks to all of our guest speakers, and to all who attended the meeting! Here is some followup information and useful links. Links mentioned during the meeting: SCNA email list signup City committees application City water system master plan Core Area/SCNA Development Update presentation download SCNA Land Use presentation download…

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2021 General Membership Meeting

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 11, 2021

Learn About Big Developments Coming to the Neighborhood at Our Annual Meeting and Board Elections Allison Platt, City of Bend Core Area Project Manager, will speak about proposed developments adjacent to Crux and Spoken Moto, including KorPine and the KorPine Transportation Refinement Plan. Ms. Platt will also preview transportation changes in…

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City of Bend Seeking Planning Commission Members

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 11, 2021

The City of Bend is seeking applicants to fill two openings on the Bend Planning Commission. Members are appointed by the City Council for four-year terms to review and make recommendations regarding land use matters subject to the processes of State law and City code. Applicants must be residents of…

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Land Use / Development Notices

Public Meeting for 279 Apartment Unit Development – View Recording

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Nov 22, 2021

A recording of this meeting is now available here. Enter the passcode 92bwWyX? when prompted (copy/paste suggested). ———- ORIGINAL NOTICE ———- There will be public meeting for a large development of 279 apartments at 1081 SW Mt. Bachelor Drive. This is across the street from the Pine Ridge Inn (also…

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Public Meeting for 30 Townhouse Units

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Oct 20, 2021

There will be a public meeting for the proposed construction of a 30-lot residential subdivision of attached townhomes. The property is located at 110 SW Scalehouse Loop. Additional information, including diagrams, is available on the planning pre-application web page. The virtual meeting will be held via Zoom on Monday October…

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Public Meeting for 3 Mixed Use Commercial / Residential Buildings (view recording)

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association | Sep 16, 2021

The developer has posted a recording of this meeting, which you can see here. It will be available until October 30th. (Warning: this is a 1 GB file.) ———- ORIGINAL NOTICE ———- NOTE: New Meeting Date and Time, and different meeting platform!   There will be a public meeting for the…

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What kind of city do I want in 20 years? A city that embraces all the values underpinning why we love it here now: The natural outdoors, friendliness, clean air, an acceptance of each other, and a pretty good lifestyle overall.  ~ Mayor Sally Russell

How can I get involved?

The SCNA Board is in need of a Secretary!
If you are interested in joining the board in this capacity, please let us know.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please email us at hello@bendscna.org!

Some of the things we could use assistance with are:

* Membership Development, Recruiting, Volunteer Outreach *
* Business liaison - establish and build relationships between the neighborhood and the business community within *
* Business discount program for SCNA * Special Event Planning *
* Safety, emergency preparedness, neighborhood response *
* Communications / Canvassing / Tabling Events *

If any of these things appeal to you or if you have an idea of how you'd like to contribute to your neighborhood, please contact us!