BEND, Ore. -

The Deschutes County Community Development Department is developing a historic preservation strategic plan for rural Deschutes County and the city of Sisters and holding community workshops in September and October to hear your input

 The strategic plan will provide a framework for shaping the rural county and Sisters’ preservation programs and services over the next five years and create a blueprint for allocating Certified Local Government (CLG) grant funding.

By participating at any one of the public meetings listed below, stakeholders, historic landmark owners, and community members can provide feedback that will help prioritize preservation programs.   

Date

Time

Location

September 22th

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Sisters City Hall

520 E. Cascade Avenue, Sisters

September 23rd

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Deschutes Historical Society

129 NW Idaho Avenue, Bend

October 8th

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Deschutes Services Building

DeArmond Room

1300 NW Wall Street, Bend

 

Interested parties can also complete an informal online survey available at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/deschuteshistoric or submit comments directly to staff.

For more information, visit www.deschutes.org/Community-Development/Historic-Landmarks.aspx or contact Matthew Martin, Associate Planner, at (541) 330-4620 and by email at matt.martin@deschutes.org.