South County Plan public meetings set

POSTED: 5:08 PM PST January 23, 2013    UPDATED: 5:13 PM PST January 23, 2013 
BEND, Ore. -

Deschutes County is amending its Comprehensive Plan to formally recognize an area-specific plan titled, Newberry Country: A Plan for Southern Deschutes County.

The plan encompasses the rural areas south of Lava Butte with two exceptions: Sunriver and La Pine are governed separately.  It addresses the area’s unique assets, local values and preferences for growth and development, the environment, natural hazards, transportation and more.

Two evening public hearings are scheduled with the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners. The public is invited and encouraged to testify on:

 

For more information please visit the South County Plan website at:

www.deschutes.org/NewberryCountry

 Deschutes County encourages persons with disabilities to participate in all programs and activities. This event/location is accessible to people with disabilities. If you need accommodations to make participation possible, please call Peter Gutowsky (541) 385-1709 or send email to peter.gutowsky@deschutes.org.