Bend City Council seeks feedback on proposed climate policy

Dear Bend business owner,

Have you been tracking the discussions involving a climate action policy for the City of Bend?What started in May with the introduction of a proposed ordinance has been a hot topic ever since. Numerous groups and organizations (including the Bend Economic Development Advisory Board) have communicated their perspectives to a Council Subcommittee working on the draft.Here’s your chance to have a say: City councilors have specifically asked to hear from individual businesses on what they think of the draft Climate Action Resolution.

As a Bend Business Registration holder, do you have thoughts or feedback on the resolution? Whether it’s positive, negative or ambivalent, you can communicate directly to council by emailing

Would you rather speak in person? Attend the special public hearing, scheduled for Thursday, July 21, more details are listed below.

What: City Council Special Meeting on Climate Action
Where: Council Chambers, Bend City Hall
When: Thursday, July 21, 4:30 p.m.

For more information on the meeting and the current draft resolution, you can click here.

Have questions? Contact City of Bend Business Advocate Ben Hemson at:

Thank you for doing business in Bend!

Ben Hemson

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