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Events

Deschutes County is diverse in the events we hold ourselves or coordinate with partnering agencies and organizations.

Our events can be a Board of County Commissioners hearing, a noxious weed pull, the annual Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo, the grand opening of a County building, a land use planning hearing, or an immunization clinic as well as many other types of activities.

Please return to this page frequently, you never know what event we might surprise you with next. We’re always thinking of ways to better serve residents of the County, and offering special events to improve your quality of life is one way of accomplishing that goal.

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Currently displaying events occurring between 7/25/2014 and 8/24/2014


Today

Hazardous Waste Recycling

July 25, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at the Knott Landfill in Bend.
Business-generated hazardous waste is accepted on this day by appointment ONLY.  Visit the Hazardous Waste web page for information on how to recycle business-generated hazardous waste properly.

Tomorrow

Hazardous Waste Recycling

July 26, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at the Knott Landfill in Bend.
Business-generated hazardous waste is not accepted on this day.  Visit the Hazardous Waste web page for information on how to recycle business-generated hazardous waste properly.

Upcoming Events

Oregon Economic Development Association Conference

July 28, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Eagle Crest
Oregon Economic Development Association Conference at Eagle Crest, Redmond

Board of Commissioners' Work Session

July 28, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Deschutes Services Building, Allen Room
Regular Board work session.
Please note:
Dates and times of meetings are subject to cancelation or change.
There is no way to determine if the meeting will be shorter or longer than estimated.
At any time during a regular meeting, and without prior notice, the Board could choose to go into Executive Session.

Business Oregon Summit

July 29, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., COCC
Business Oregon Forum and Summit at COCC.

Deschutes County Hearings Officer Public Hearing

July 29, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Deschutes Services Building, Barnes

County Fair Starts

July 30, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Fairgrounds
Annual County Fair through Sunday, August 3.

Public Safety Communications Meeting

July 31, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 9-1-1 Services Building , Regional Dispatch Center
Next generation public safety communications in C.O. region - discussion and overview.

La Pine Household Hazardous Waste Event

August 02, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event at the La Pine Elemtary School located at 51615 Coach Rd.

Household items accepted will include:

  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Fuels & thinners
  • Pool & spa chemicals
  • Fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides
  • Aerosols
  • Mercury items
  • Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
  • Oil filters & antifreeze
  • Paint & stain
  • Cleaning products & poisons
  • Automotive chemicals

Items NOT accepted: BUSINESS-GENERATED HAZARDOUS WASTE, explosives, fireworks, ammunition, gas cylinders, radioactive and bio-hazardous waste.

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, or to request this information in an alternate format please contact: Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste (541) 317-3163

Board Business Meeting

August 04, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m., Deschutes Services Building, Barnes & Sawyer Rooms
Meeting dates, times and items discussed are subject to change.
Live broadcast and recorded archives of Business Meetings can be view at this link www.deschutes.org/BOCCmeetingvideos.
An executive session could be called at any time during this meeting.  

Board of Commissioners' Work Session

August 04, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Deschutes Services Building, Allen Room
Regular Board work session.
Please note:
Dates and times of meetings are subject to cancelation or change.
There is no way to determine if the meeting will be shorter or longer than estimated.
At any time during a regular meeting, and without prior notice, the Board could choose to go into Executive Session.

Public Safety Coordinating Council

August 05, 2014 - 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Deschutes Services Building, Allen Room
Regular meeting of the local Public Safety Coordinating Council.

Board of Commissioners' Business Meeting

August 06, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Deschutes Services Building, Barnes/Sawyer Rooms
Meeting dates, times and items discussed are subject to change.
Live broadcast and recorded archives of Business Meetings can be view at this link www.deschutes.org/BOCCmeetingvideos.
An executive session could be called at any time during this meeting.

Board of Commissioners' Work Session

August 06, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Deschutes Services Building, Allen Room
Regular Board work session.
Please note:
Dates and times of meetings are subject to cancelation or change.
There is no way to determine if the meeting will be shorter or longer than estimated.
At any time during a regular meeting, and without prior notice, the Board could choose to go into Executive Session.

Redmond Chamber of Commerce Event

August 07, 2014 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Juniper Golf Course, Redmond
Redmond Chamber of Commerce State of the County presentation, at Juniper Golf Club.

Hazardous Waste Recycling

August 08, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at Knott Landfill in Bend.
Business-generated hazardous waste is accepted on this day by appointment ONLY.  Visit the Hazardous Waste web page for information on how to recycle business-generated hazardous waste properly.

Hazardous Waste Recycling

August 09, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at the Knott Landfill in Bend.
Business-generated hazardous waste is not accepted on this day.  Visit the Hazardous Waste web page for information on how to recycle business-generated hazardous waste properly.

Nat. Resources Protection - Performance Mgmt Mtg

August 12, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Road, Conference Room
Performance Management and Department Update - Natural Resources Protection  

Board of Commissioners' Business Meeting

August 13, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Deschutes Services Building, Barnes/Sawyer Rooms
Meeting dates, times and items discussed are subject to change.
Live broadcast and recorded archives of Business Meetings can be view at this link www.deschutes.org/BOCCmeetingvideos.
An executive session could be called at any time during this meeting.

Board of Commissioners' Work Session

August 13, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Deschutes Services Building, Allen Room
Regular Board work session.
Please note:
Dates and times of meetings are subject to cancelation or change.
There is no way to determine if the meeting will be shorter or longer than estimated.
At any time during a regular meeting, and without prior notice, the Board could choose to go into Executive Session.

Free Appliance Recycle Event

August 16, 2014 - 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Bring your used appliances to Knott Landfill located at 61050 SE 27th Street in Bend on Saturday August 16th from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please NO microwaves, small kitchen items, businesses or commercial appliances.    ONLY the following items will be accepted:

  • Stoves
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers*
  • Ovens
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Washers
  • Refrigerators*
  • Heat Pumps
  • Dryers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Trash Compactors*

*MUST BE FREE OF FOOD OR FOOD RESIDUE

Call the Department of Solid Waste at 541-317-3163 for more information

Hazardous Waste Recycling

August 22, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at the Knott Landfill in Bend.
Business-generated hazardous waste is accepted on this day by appointment ONLY.  Visit the Hazardous Waste web page for information on how to recycle business-generated hazardous waste properly.

Sisters Household Hazardous Waste Event

August 23, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event at the Sisters High School located at 1700 McKinney Butte Rd. (West side of Reed Stadium)   Household items accepted will include:   •Rechargeable batteries
•Fuels & thinners
•Pool & spa chemicals
•Fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides
•Aerosols
•Mercury items
•Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
•Oil filters & antifreeze
•Paint & stain
•Cleaning products & poisons
•Automotive chemicals
Items NOT accepted: BUSINESS-GENERATED HAZARDOUS WASTE, explosives, fireworks, ammunition, gas cylinders, radioactive and bio-hazardous waste. 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, or to request this information in an alternate format please contact: Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste (541) 317-3163

Hazardous Waste Recycling

August 23, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at the Knott Landfill in Bend.
Business-generated hazardous waste is not accepted on this day.  Visit the Hazardous Waste web page for information on how to recycle business-generated hazardous waste properly.


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