General Information

The Kerns Neighborhood Association Board meets monthly on the third Wednesday except for August (annual picnic month – First Tuesday) and December.  Food and beverage (pizza and soda) is provided.   Board elections and general meeting takes place in May.

 Help!   We are still seeking help with chair or vice president and secretary or treaturer duties.  Our chair and treasurer are currently pulling double duty since our chair and secretary moved out of the neighborhood.   Please contact, if you have questions or are interested.


Kerns-Buckman Neighborhood Litter Sweep
Part of the SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup 30th Anniversary
Sat., Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Start and end at Coalition Tap Room – 2705 SE Ankeny St, Portland  97214
Help clean up our neighborhood and Buckman and stop city trash from getting to our rivers and then to the ocean.  Afterward enjoy games and fun including a free drink from Coalition for any volunteers who are 21 and over.
Other questions?  Contact Kaleen Boyle at 503-844-9571 ext. 332 or kaleen at
Thanks for keeping the neighborhood clean!


Next meeting:  Weds., Oct. 15
6 -8 p.m.

Agenda items will be posted here one week before the meeting.  Have something for the agenda?  Please contact:


The Kerns neighborhood is located in Central/Southeast Portland, just on the East side of the Willamette River, North of Burnside Street. It is bordered by the Buckman, Lloyd, Sullivan’s Gulch, Laurelhurst and Sunnyside neighborhoods.



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