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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Kerns

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.

Upcoming Events

Kerns Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

Kerns Neighborhood Association Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. No meetings in August and December.

6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Kerns Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

Kerns Neighborhood Association Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. No meetings in August and December.

6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Kerns Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

Kerns Neighborhood Association Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. No meetings in August and December.

6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Neighborhood Association Information

Website: http://www.kernspdx.org/

Bylaws: Kerns NA Bylaws

Neighborhood District Office: Southeast Uplift

Meeting Time and Location
General Meetings Kerns Neighborhood Association General Membership meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of May and October, 6:30 pm. The May meeting is the Annual Meeting with elections.
Virtual meeting details: https://kernspdx.org/zoom, (253) 215-8782, Meeting ID: 5024997592, Passcode: 776491573
An annual picnic is held on the first Tuesday of August, in Oregon Park, NE Irving St & NE 30th Ave, 6:00 pm until dark.
Board Meetings Kerns Neighborhood Association Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 pm. No meetings in August and December. Virtual meeting details: https://kernspdx.org/zoom, (253) 215-8782, Meeting ID: 5024997592, Passcode: 776491573

Kerns Neighborhood Association
3439 NE Sandy Blvd #627
Portland, OR97232
United States

Neighborhood Association Leadership Contacts

Position and Name Contact Information
Chair / Co-Chair / President
Jay Harris
rhythmmon@mindspring.com

Dave Weaver, SE Uplift Liaison
dave@webais.com
Secretary
Daniel DeMelo
dani_pdx@icloud.com
Treasurer
Jay Harris
rhythmmon@mindspring.com
Land Use Committee Chair
Jay Harris
rhythmmon@mindspring.com

Rebecca Boenke, Communications Chair
raboenke@gmail.com
General Correspondence Contact
Kerns NA General Correspondence
kernsna@gmail.com

Construction and Maintenance

Construction scheduled for 2023-2024
Summer 2023
Construction is ongoing and is anticipated to be complete in early 2026.
Construction is currently expected to begin January 2025 and take up to two years to complete.
Project design continues. Construction is anticipated to begin in January of 2025 and will take up to five months to complete.

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