St. Johns

St. Johns is a historic neighborhood located in North Portland, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. It is home to Cathedral Park and the picturesque St. Johns Bridge.

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Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation (M-BOS) - Fall 2022

The M-BOS invites development partners to submit proposals for affordable rental and homeowner housing to meet Portland’s goals for the Metro Housing Bond and N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy. Proposals will be accepted for four sites: two owned by PHB, one by Kaiser Permanente and one by Metro.

Bids and Proposals

Upcoming Events

St. Johns Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

St. Johns Neighborhood Association Board Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month. These meetings are always open to the public.

7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

St. Johns Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting

St. Johns Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting with elections is held on the second Monday of October. This meeting is open to the public.

7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Kenton and St. Johns Dumpster Day

On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 Kenton and St. Johns neighborhood residents can drop off large and hard-to-dispose of items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Roosevelt High School.

9:00 am 1:00 pm
Community Event
Text reads Your neighborhood Dumpster Day. Text is white on a blue background. A cartoon image of a garbage dumpster is shown with a mattress sticking out of it.

Neighborhood Association Information

Website: http://www.stjohnspdx.org/

Bylaws: St Johns NA Bylaws

Neighborhood Coalition: North Portland Neighborhood Services

Meeting Time and Location
General Meetings 7 pm, 2nd Monday of the month.

St. John's Community Center, 8427 N. Central Currently holding virtual meetings, check website stjohnspdx.org
Board Meetings 7:00 pm, last Wednesday of the month. Microsoft Teams, check website stjohnspdx.org calendar for link.

BES Water Lab, 6543 N Burlington Ave

Neighborhood Association Leadership Contacts

Position and Name Contact Information
Chair / Co-Chair / President
Jose Alamilla
info@stjohnspdx.org
Treasurer
Bernadine Lee
treasurer@stjohnspdx.org
Land Use Committee Chair
Patrick Theiss
landuse@stjohnspdx.org
Neighborhood Association Contact
Nadine Purrington
salt@stjohnspdx.org
Secretary
Paul Rippey
secretary@stjohnspdx.org

Construction and Maintenance

Changes to addresses and street names will take effect on May 2, 2022
Construction expected Summer 2022

News and Notices

PHB's Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation (M-BOS) for Affordable Housing Projects

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) has released a Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation to provide up to $39.8 million in capital funding from the Metro Regional Housing Bond and Tax Increment Financing from the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA) for affordable housing development.

News article