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September 2016 Kerns Neighborhood Association Newsletter
Greetings from the Kerns Neighborhood Association,
Greetings & Salutations! Well summer is coming to a close, hopefully everyone enjoyed the Labor Day Weekend! Ready for fall! Once again the leaves are falling...Be a kid again as you rake, jump into a pile of leaves!

Remember...

The Meeting Is Wednesday, September 21, 2016!!!

Meetings are 6:00 pm and are held at: Pacific Crest Community School 116 NE 29th Ave. Portland, Oregon 97232 See you there!!!

And much more!!!

Thanks!

Josie Booth

KNA Communications Chair e-Newsletter

September KNA Meeting
  Wednesday, September 21th, 2016 at 6 p.m.

September beckons Autumn and cooler temperatures! I hope everyone has enjoyed summer and Labor Day! I'm excited for scenic drives with yellow, orange and red leaves on the trees and fallen on the ground!

Be sure to enjoy the Autumn events, festivals, concerts and all Portland has to offer!

More Info

"http://www.events12.com/portland/

Topics for next month may be added before October 5th. Please contact kernsna@gmail.com if you'd like to request time on the agenda.

2016 KNA Board Members:

Halley Baars, Josie Booth, Steve Engel, Annie Eustis, Jay Harris, Jim Kautz, David Kirchfeld, Angela Kirkman, Fredric Maxwell, Elliot Mental, Mike Petticord and Steve Russell.

Position Selections:

Chair - David Kirchfeld Vice Chair - Jay Harris Treasurer - Steve Russell Secretary - Annie Eustis

Crime Prevention Chair - Elliot Mantell Communications Chair - e-Newsletter - Josie Booth Communications Chair - Social Media - Halley Baars Land Use - Steve Russell

Bike Pedestrian Community Chair - Jay Harris SE Uplift Board Member - OPEN SE Uplift Land Use Representative - Steve Engel Sustainability Chair - Mike Petticord

Community Collection Event Chair - Mike Petticord Picnic Community Chair - Angela Kirkman and committee Movie In The Park - Fredric Maxwell

Central City Multimodal Project
  Tell PBOT What You Think
Kerns is Central Eastside and a key integral part for travel by foot, bike and transit to Downtown Portland, West End, Goose Hollow and China Town/Old Town.

The Central City Multimodal Project is designed to help make getting to and around the Central City safer, easier, and more convenient by foot, bike, and transit.

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/71158

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There is an online survey asking for input to help PBOT learn how people travel around the Central City and ways we can improve it.

There is an incentive: You could win one: One-Month TriMet pass $100 of SmartPark credit A one-year Biketown membership!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CentralCityMP

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Sunday Parkways Update
  Sellwood-Milwaukie Southeast Parkways
Sellwood-Milwaukie Sunday Parkways October 2, 2016 ~ 11 am - 4 pm (8 miles). Tour Sellwood-Milwaukie. Last event of the season! This new route will include Westmoreland, Sellwood, and Water Tower Parks plus the Milwaukie Farmers Market and the Milwaukie Business District. Have a bite to eat, listen to tunes, and join some activities.

A variety of fun activities, festive music, and delicious food that awaits you!

More Info

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/67625 https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/564964

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Comprehensive Plan Update
  Update The City's Zoning Map and Code
Portland City Council will hold three introductory work sessions to learn about the different components of the Comprehensive Plan Update Early Implementation Package. 1. Zoning Code Changes 2. Zoning Map Changes 3. Community Involvement Plan

http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/588970

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Community Involvement Program http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/588571

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Community Involvement Program http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/588571

Council Work Sessions Tuesday, September 13, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 15, 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 9 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

Tell City Council What You Think! Portlanders can testify on any element of the Early Implementation Package to City Council through the Map App, by email or letter, or in person at a public hearing!

City Council hearings on the Recommended Draft Zoning Map and Zoning Code changes are scheduled for October 6 and October 13, 2016, at 2 p.m. http://www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/26997

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Learn About Proposed Land Use Regulations
  That May Affect The Value Of Your Property
New zoning proposals for mixed use areas, campuses and institutions, employment land and residential neighborhoods were released last week for consideration by City Council and the public before Council holds public hearings in October.

Learn more about how these proposed changes may affect your property, stop by one of the following events and chat with a City planner. There will be no formal presentation, but staff will be available to answer questions about proposed changes.

While not necessary, bringing the notice will help staff better address your questions and concerns.

September 19, 2016 3-5 p.m. Northwest Library 2300 NW Thurman Street

September 19, 2016 5:30-7:30 p.m. St Johns Library 7510 N Charleston Avenue

September 20, 2016 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hollywood Library 4040 NE Tillamook Street

September 22, 2016 4:30-6:30 p.m. Multnomah Building, Room 100 501 SE Hawthorne Boulevard

September 27, 2016 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hillsdale Library 1525 SW Sunset Boulevard

September 27, 2016 5-7 p.m. Midland Library 
805 SE 122nd Avenue

Check the Meetings and Events calendar! https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/58191

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Questions? Call the Comprehensive Plan Helpline at 503-823-0195.

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For more information about us visit our official Kerns Neighborhood Association website. You can also find us on Facebook and find out great news and happenings. Join our new Facebook Group and post neighborhood news or questions or photos!

Nextdoor NE Kerns, a private neighborhood social network that requires your address to join. Kerns is broken down into 2 sections, inner and outer. This page is not moderated by the KNA. Examples of how people are using Nextdoor: sharing events, asking for recommendations, organizing a community-wide yard sale, setting up playdates, getting the word out about a break-in, finding a lost pet, or planning for an emergency.

 

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