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The question of spending up to $30-million to fix Bend streets will be on the May ballot. City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to send the issue before voters. The question will be whether to allow a levy which had funded a Downtown Urban Renewal District to continue and shift that money to fix specific City streets: “It is ultimately the decision of the voters as to whether they would prefer to spend that money on infrastructure or whether they would prefer to have a tax cut. I think it's a legitimate question to ask people as Eric pointed out the condition of our streets is not good.” Bend Mayor Jeff Eager says the levy is for up to 27-cents per $1000 of assessed value. That would cost the owner of a $200,000 home $54 a year. The money would be targeted to specific street projects, principally the Reed Market Corridor, including improvements at Simpson and Mount Washington Drive. If there is money left over, other road projects will be included.

 

 

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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