Neighborhood Notes

Buckman July 2016

  By Susan Lindsay Just 6 weeks until the fabulous annual BCA, “Buckman Picnic in the Park” , Sunday August 14, 4 – 8 pm at Colonel Summers Park, SE …

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Buckman June 16

By Susan Lindsay BCA Board Elections in June! The Buckman Community Association has a nine member Board and for this election cycle, there are several positions open. Terms are two …

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Mt. Tabor June 16

By Laura Smith The annual Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association board member elections took place at the May meeting.  Two new members were added to help with activities and projects that …

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South Tabor June 16

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno STNA General Meeting and Elections, Thursday, May 19, 2016 Our May meeting is general elections meeting night.  All positions except president are up for election or …

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Mt. Tabor April 2016

By Laura Smith Safety issues opened the March meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) with a reminder from our neighborhood liaison from the Portland Police bureau to report …

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South Tabor April 2016

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno The March 17 South Tabor Neighborhood meeting was well-attended due to a number of land use issues. The first item on the agenda was a report …

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Richmond April 2016

By Elisabeth Varga Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, March 14, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. This month’s meeting focused on Committee Reports. …

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Buckman April 2016

By Susan Lindsay On Thursday, April 14, in the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. at 7 to 9 pm, the Buckman Community Association will announce a partnership …

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Buckman March 2016

March 2016 Please join your neighbors at the upcoming Buckman Community Association Meeting and City Commissioner Election Forum. Upcoming BCA Meeting and Candidate Forum Our next general meeting will be Thursday, March …

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Mt Tabor February

By Laura Smith January’s neighborhood association meeting opened with information about more proposed housing development in the neighborhood and other city planning news. The southwest corner of SE 50th Ave. …

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Buckman February

By Susan Lindsey 2016 looks to be a busy year for the BCA. We’re planning two public candidate forums this spring and our annual picnic for August. On March 10, …

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Richmond February

By Tom McTighe, Andrew Wilkins, and Erik Matthews Richmond Neighborhood Association had a busy holiday season. At a special session November 30, we discussed Portland Public Schools Redistricting Proposal. Neighbors’ …

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Mt. Tabor Nov 15

By Laura Smith Debra Monzon provided an update from the Thorburn Street Safety Group. The City is still doing research on the traffic issues and a new traffic count was …

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South Tabor

By Ute Munger The October 15 meeting was enriched by a visit of Jen Corbridge, an administrative aide to Alissa Keny-Guyer, Oregon House State Representative District 46. Various topics of …

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Richmond Nov 15

By Callie Jones The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on October 12, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. RNA meetings are held every second …

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Mt. Tabor October 2015

By Laura Smith Though it’s a year away, the date has been set for the 2016 Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Cleanup again a co-sponsored event with North Tabor Neighborhood Association. Mark …

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Richmond October 2015

By Alan Kessler The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on September 14 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. Recall Election: The main point of …

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South Tabor October 2015

By Ute Munger   The 6th annual Harvest Fest in September was again a total success. Trinity Fellowship cut their Sunday service short and every able-bodied person was ready and …

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Mt Tabor September 2015

By Laura Smith Transportation and land use concerns dominated the discussions at the August meeting of the Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association. In an effort to get the City of Portland …

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Richmond September 2015

By Megan Light The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on August 10 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. A Good Neighbor Agreement (GNA) has …

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South Tabor

By Ute Munger August – oh what a month filled with constant activities and total and explosive excitement. The various SE Street Fairs, Mt. Tabor Soap Derby, Jade District Night …

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Buckman

  By Susan Lindsay Board elections last month saw the BCA add five new first-time board members. The Association welcomes Joe Bloniarz, Matt Brischetto, Matt Johnson, Julie Radloff and Nate …

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South Tabor 

  By Brenda Reddaway South Tabor Neighborhood Association (STNA) had its monthly meeting Thursday June 18. Jessica Bond, representative from the local and regional nonprofit Clean Energy Works spoke to …

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Mt. Tabor

  With a packed June agenda, largely related to issues of traffic and growth in the neighborhood, Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association facilitator Nancy Norby began and ended the meeting with …

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Sunnyside

  By Tony Jordan We are already looking forward to the Belmont Street Fair, Saturday, September 12 this year. Given how early summer arrived this year perhaps it will be …

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Richmond

  By Doug Klotz The Richmond Neighborhood Association (RNA) held its monthly meeting on June 8 at Waverly Heights Church. The Mixed Use Zones Project Code Concepts Report is out, …

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Kerns

  By  Heather Waisanen   Neighbors, residents and anyone who works in the neighborhood is invited to attend our monthly meeting July 15, 6 – 8 pm. Agenda will be posted …

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Mt Tabor April 2015

By Kate Mitchell MTNA held its monthly meeting March 18. The board voted to grant a noise variance to the PDX Adult Soap Box Derby, scheduled this year for August …

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Richmond April 2015

By Kari Schlosshauer Richmond Neighborhood Association (RNA) held its monthly meeting on March 9 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. Meetings are held in the basement; …

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Kerns April 2015

By Heather Waisanen Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Clean-Up 2015 is April 18 from 9 am – noon at Hinson Baptist Church – 1137 SE 20th Neighbors can spring clean their homes and …

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Richmond March 2015

RNA March 2 Land Use Committee Meeting: 7-8pm, Waverly Church, SE Woodward and 33rd Presentation on 4-story, 27 unit apartment building proposed for 3021 SE Division, next to Rudy’s Barber …

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South Tabor March 2015

By Rose Hart   Save these dates! Saturday, May 23, from 9 am to 1 am, join your fellow neighbors at the South Tabor Neighborhood Cleanup at Trinity Church, at …

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Kerns March 2015

By Heather Waisanen     The Kerns Neighborhood Association (KNA) is busy planning events for the next several months. We have monthly meetings about issues around the neighborhood and are planning …

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Buckman February 15

    By Susan Lindsay   Lots going on in Buckman as 2015 gets underway! The Board and General Membership meets Thursday, Feb. 12 and the BCA Land Use meeting …

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Mt. Tabor February 15

Mt. Tabor By Kate Mitchell     MTNA held its monthly meeting January 21. Officers from the gang crimes prevention unit as well as representatives from Tabor Space were present …

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Richmond January 15

By Sean Barnett, Elisabeth Varga & Allen Field   A meeting of the board of the Richmond Neighborhood Association was held Monday, December 8, at Waverly Heights Church, 3300 SE …

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Kerns January 15

By Heather Waisanen Happy New Year! Start 2015 by getting to know neighborhood issues and meeting new people. You (residents, landowners and business owners) are invited to attend our meetings and/or bring …

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Richmond 12/14

By Elisabeth Varga   The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on November 10, 2014 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St.   Meetings are held in the basement; enter …

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Buckman December 2014

By Susan Lindsay   Mark your calendar for the annual BCA Holiday Party, Thursday, December 11, at the Multnomah County Building 501 SE Hawthorne, Room 315. There will be food, …

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Richmond November 2014

By Allen Field   Richmond Neighborhood Association (RNA) held its monthly meeting Monday, October 13, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd & Woodward St. The annual Richmond/HAND/Buckman Friends of …

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Mt. Tabor November 2014

By Dawn Smallman   Board member John Laursen announced at our October meeting that Portland Water Bureau (PWB) has submitted the land use application that covers the work that will …

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Montavilla October 14

By Joanna Beatty   The Montavilla neighborhood is as unique as the people that live here. What is your vision for the future of this place we call home? Montavilla …

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Buckman October 14

By Susan Lindsay   Join us at for the October 9 BCA meeting from 7- 9 pm where we’ll discuss traffic issues and potential mitigation barriers for SE Ankeny St.  …

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Mt.Tabor October 14

By Kate Mitchell   MTNA Land use co-chair Stephanie Stewart provided background on a disputed bed and breakfast application submitted for a property at 536 SE 55th Ave. Nearby residents …

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Richmond October 14

By Denise Hare   Richmond Neighborhood Association (www.richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting Sept. 8. Sewallcrest Park Safety: Galina Burley, Security Manager at Portland Parks & Recreation, described recent concerns about …

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Sunnyside October 14

By Tony Jordan   Sunnyside Neighborhood was host to great events in the last month-or-so – from the first car-free Hawthorne Street Fair, to SE Sunday Parkways, the Belmont Street …

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North Tabor October 14

By Dana Savoie   The North Tabor Neighborhood Association (NTNA) has been gaining momentum and exploring more ways to help the neighborhood. The Land Use and Transportation Committee is preparing …

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Mt. Tabor Sept 14

Mt. Tabor  By Kate Mitchell   Testing is underway of the disputed “regulatory diverter” at SE 52nd Ave. and Division St., a key link in the new 50s Bikeway. Testing was …

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Buckman August 14

By Susan Lindsay   The 5th Annual Buckman Picnic in the Park will be held, Sunday, August 10, from  4-8 pm at Colonel Summers Park, SE 17th and Taylor St. …

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Montavilla August 14

By Joanna Beatty   Montavilla is gearing up to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) in our neighborhood.  Nationally, NNO strives to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships and …

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Richmond August 14

By Callie Jones   The Richmond Neighborhood Association (www.richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting July 14 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd & Woodward St. Meetings are held the 7-9 …

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North Tabor August 14

By Dana Savole   North Tabor based CURBS (Citizen’s United Rebuilding Burnside Safely) has been hard at work focusing on making the neighborhood safer for all modes of travel. Through …

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Kerns August 14

By Heather Waisanen   There’s no Kerns Neighborhood Association meeting this month. Next one is Sept. 17. Instead we are throwing our annual National Night Out picnic and invite our …

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North Tabor

By Dana Savole     All are welcome at the next North Tabor Neighborhood board meeting Tuesday, July 15, 5600 NE Glisan from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. We will be …

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Kerns

By  Heather Waisanen   We have a new board after our May meeting.  Welcome to our new members and thank you to our returning ones. Thanks also to our outgoing …

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Buckman

By Susan Lindsay   The BCA welcomes new and re-elected Board members!! Nathan Howard, Anthony Buczek, Lake McTighe, Lauren Creany and Greg Mouillet were all elected or reelected for new …

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Richmond

By Cyd Manro   The Richmond Neighborhood Association (www.richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting on June 9, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd & Woodward St. Meetings are held the …

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Montavilla

By Joanna Beatty   Summer 2014 will witness the inaugural presentation of the Montavilla Jazz Festival, August 16 and 17 at Post5 Theatre at Milepost 5. The goal of the …

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Sunnyside

By Tony Jordan   At the June Sunnyside Neighborhood Association meeting we heard Portland Police’s,update on the walking patrols of Hawthorne Blvd. that took place this spring and continue into …

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Buckman June 14

By Susan Lindsay   BCA Elections This Month!!  On Thursday, June 12th, 7:30 pm, the Buckman Community Association Board Elections will take place in the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 …

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Richmond June 14

By Jordan Lanz and Allen Field   The Richmond Neighborhood Association (www.richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting on May 12, 2014 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St.  …

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Montavilla June 14

By Joanna Beatty   There will be a new Community Garden at Harrison Park School, 2225 SE 87th Ave. Join us and The Portland Timbers, to build a garden  on …

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Mt. Tabor June 14

By Kate Mitchell   Note the date/time: Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 -8:30 pm. View the draft construction plan for disconnecting the Mt. Tabor Park and provide feedback, Warner Pacific College, …

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Kerns

By Heather Waisanen   It’s spring cleaning time!  The annual Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup is Sat., April 19 from 9 am to noon, neighbors may bring unwanted items to the Hinson …

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Richmond April 14

By Allen Field   Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on March 10, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. The March meeting was devoted to …

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Montavilla April 14

By Joanna Beatty   Major League Soccer coming to Montavilla Park? Representatives from Portland Parks and Recreation attended the March MNA meeting to discuss the possibility. In preparation for the …

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Buckman April 14

By Susan Lindsay   April 10 Public Forum on Proposed New Portland Water District: 7 pm Multnomah County Bldg. The future management of two most basic public services, water and …

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Kerns March 14

By Heather Waisanen   The next Kerns Neighborhood Association meeting is Weds., March 19 at 6 pm at the Pacific Crest Community School located at the corner of NE Davis …

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Richmond March 14

By Allen Field   At the February meeting, Rolando Aquilizan from PPS and Steve Olson from DOWA/IBI architecture explained plans for rebuilding of Franklin H.S., to take place in 2015-2016. …

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Mt. Tabor March 14

By Kate Mitchell and Stephanie Stewart   Our monthly meeting on February 19 meeting drew a large crowd, including many people concerned about the City moving ahead with its plan …

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North Tabor March 14

By Cathy Riddell   The January North Tabor Friends of Trees planting was successful and gave a new home to more than twenty trees, including much- needed new trees along …

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Montavilla February 2014

By Joanna Beatty   Portland Community College’s SE Campus in the SE corner of Montavilla has been rapidly expanding and we received an update on progress at our January meeting.  …

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North Tabor February 2014

By Beth Sanders   The next North Tabor Neighborhood Association open board meeting is Tuesday, February 18, from 6:30-8:30 pm at NorthStar, 5600 NE Glisan St. The Land Use and Transportation Committee …

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Richmond February 2014

By Cliff Hutchison   Richmond Neighborhood Association held its annual board retreat last month to review the successes of the past year, discuss possible improvements to conducting meetings and to …

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Buckman February 2014

By Susan Lindsay   The Buckman Community Association meets Thurs., Feb. 13 at 7 pm in the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. The Board meets prior same …

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Mt. Tabor February 2014

By Brian Mitchell   Due to budget cuts, the days of the city land at 60th Ave. and Lincoln Street as a tree nursery are numbered. According to Heather McKillip, …

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