Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association

Help Guide the Future of Deschutes River South Canyon

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / May 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Help Guide the Future of Deschutes River South Canyon

Bend risks losing the largest open green space remaining by the Deschutes River – the Deschutes South Canyon. Several Neighborhood Associations including Southern Crossing NA, Southwest Bend NA and Century West NA have teamed up on a survey to learn how Bend residents use this 100+ acre wildlife corridor and their interest in preserving it…

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Public Hearings to Allow Land Subdivision of 2/3/4-Plex Developments

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / May 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Public Hearings to Allow Land Subdivision of 2/3/4-Plex Developments

Amendments have been proposed to the Bend Development Code (BDC) in response to Senate Bill 458 which was passed by the Oregon Legislature in 2021. (These changes are a follow-up to significant Code changes passed by City Council last fall, supporting higher housing density and reduced requirements.) The new law requires cities to allow lots…

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Bend Shelter Code Amendments Public Hearing

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / April 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Bend Shelter Code Amendments Public Hearing

The Bend City Council will hold a single public hearing on amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan and Bend Development Code for three permanent shelter types (Group, Multi-Room, and Outdoor) and two temporary shelter types (Temporary and Hardship Housing). This will be a hybrid hearing, taking place on Wednesday May 4 at 7pm. You can…

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Request a Neighborhood Speed Radar

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / April 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Request a Neighborhood Speed Radar

The neighborhood speed radar program is five mobile speed radar signs that rotate to different neighborhood streets and serve as an education tool encouraging motorists to drive the speed limit. The radars are placed from May through October at locations selected by the Neighborhood Associations. To request a speed radar, tell us of a specific…

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Fire Free Event

By Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association / April 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Fire Free Event

Deschutes County is once again conducting a Fire Free event this spring. The usual fee at Knott Landfill will be waived so that you may dispose of yard waste for free. This includes grass clippings, brush, plant prunings, pine needles, pine cones, weeds, trimmings, and branches, stumps or trees no larger than 12” diameter. This…

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