Redmond, Deschutes County OK 950-acre city expansion plan

REDMOND, Ore. – The future path for a large area on Redmond’s south end was agreed upon Tuesday as the city council and Deschutes County commissioners approved plans to develop 949 acres near the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center for fairgrounds expansion, a military readiness center and large-lot industrial uses.

The passage of the two governing bodies’ concurrent ordinances brings the area into the Redmond Urban Growth Boundary, while associated Master Development Plan approvals set out the vision for future development.

Specifically, 140 of the 949 acres will be dedicated to an expansion of the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, as well as a 20-acre parcel for the Oregon Military Department to relocate its readiness center.

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