Kerns SOLVE Team is officially established by the Kerns Neighborhood Association

At their November 2019 meetibng – the Kerns Neighborhood Association officially established the Kerns SOLVE Team  – which will meet regularly through the Kerns neighborhood and beyond – to clean up and cheer up the neighborhood and bring neighbors together from all walks of life. Our first official event will be at Da Vinci Arts Middle School on Fri Dec 13 after school to clean up the school grounds and the surrounding block. Join us! Sign up here: See the Kerns SOLVE Team page for more information and upcoming news! Kerns SOLVE Team

August 6, 2019 6-9pm Free Kerns Picnic in Oregon Park:Food, Music, Prizes, Neighbors!

Come enjoy a beautiful evening at Oregon Park with your Kerns neighbors! Free dinner, live music, activities for kids, and our renown GREAT BIG RAFFLE of amazing prizes donated by generous Kerns area businesses. Want to donate, volunteer, perform or table? Contact David Champion at Facebook Event: Next Door event:

Proposed mural at 2419 NE Sandy Blvd Portland OR 97232

Kerns Neighborhood Association PO Box 13350 Portland, OR 97213 Dear Kerns Neighborhood Association, We would like to notify you about a proposed mural that will be painted on 2419 NE Sandy Blvd Portland OR 97232. We have received permission from Tree House Collective, the owners, and submitted the permit paperwork to the City of Portland Bureau of Development Services. The mural will be hand-painted directly onto the wall and will feature an aquatic character. The mural will be painted for one week, by a visiting artist from California. This mural project is being managed by the Portland Street Art Alliance […]

Notification of Filming in Your Neighborhood: 3/28 – 3/30/2019

About the Filming • An exciting new television series is being filmed in your neighborhood. • Permits for our work in your neighborhood have been approved by The City of Portland and include all filming, parking, and traffic activity. • We are excited to be filming in your neighborhood and appreciate your cooperation in helping film this new television show. Schedule • We will be working in your neighborhood for one day. Here’s our planned schedule: Dates Days Times Key Activities 3/29 Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm Truck and van activity What to expect • Your homes and businesses will be […]

Traffic Alert: Burnside Bridge closed this weekend for work zone set-up

The Burnside Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 11 pm on Friday, March 29 until as late as 5 am on Monday, April 1 to allow Hamilton Construction to set up a work zone on the north side of the bridge and reopen lanes on the south side. This marks the final phase of a maintenance project that began in 2017. When the bridge reopens on April 1, the traffic plan will include: One westbound and two eastbound traffic lanesShared-use paths (7-8 feet wide) for bicyclists, pedestrians and personal mobility devices (such as wheel chairs) on both sides […]

2019 Kerns Buckman Community Collection Event: Saturday April 20th

SIGN UP HERE From its origin as a fall event, the combined community of Buckman and Kerns neighborhoods have hosted an annual spring clean-up since the 1990s, providing residents a chance to recycle or dispose of disused items from their households, and to support, through donations, various activities of the neighborhoods, including picnics, holiday gatherings, and other occasions. Donation: $15-40 depending on load (bicyclists are free). Money raised goes toward the costs of the collection event and for other neighborhood events in the Kerns and Buckman communities. Accepted Waste Materials. Bulk household waste of a non-biodegradable nature (paper, plastic, glass, […]

Friends of Trees: Order Deadline for FOT Trees is 1/14

From: Rudy Roquemore <>Date: January 3, 2019 at 3:38:12 PM PSTSubject: Order Deadline for FOT Trees is ten days away! (1/14 = Order Deadline for neighborhood planting) Hello There,First and foremost, I want to thank you for signing up to participate in Friends of Trees’ Neighborhood Trees program! My name is Rudy Roquemore and I will be leading the neighborhood planting for your neighborhood grouping (Kerns/Laurelhurst/North Tabor/Sunnyside). Planting trees thru FOT is not only affordable and important for the health of the urban canopy, but is also an awesome way to bring neighbors together to make tangible change in their lived environment. We […]

Southeast Uplift July 2018 Land Use & Transportation Committee agenda, project updates, and more

July Meeting Agenda and Updates View email in browser Land Use and Transportation Update July 2018 Land Use & Transportation Committee Agenda  Monday, July 16, 2018 7:00-9:00 PM 3534 SE Main Street, Portland OR Please join us. All are welcome! 7:00 – Welcome, Introductions, Announcements (Leah Fisher, Neighborhood Planning Program Manager) Announcements Training opportunities 7:10 – Neighborhood Contact Code Update (Sara Wright, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability) Overview: This project is reviewing the “Neighborhood Contact” requirement in the Zoning Code (33.700.025) to create a more effective process to support early information-sharing and create opportunities for project developers to talk with neighbors. The proposed code changes include […]

Kerns Street Calming Mural Repainting

KERNS STREET CALMING MURAL REPAINTING >>THIS WEEKEND !!!!! Hi Everyone, Yes, this Sunday we will be closing 24th Ave between Davis and Flanders early (8am) so that we can repaint the street mural. Free donuts, pizza, watermelon and a chance to meet neighbors, help redo this mural. PLEASE come as early as you can since it’s going to be a hot day and the sooner we get this done that day , the better. Kids welcome too, of course. SUNDAY, July 15, 8 am until mid-afternoon. Intersection of NE 24th and Everett. Hope to see you there!