Category Archives: OKNA

Overlook Neighborhood Update (April 29)

1) Annual Neighborhood Cleanup (Saturday) 2) Apply for housing preference 3) Portland Harbor Community Outreach Grants Available 4) TriMet Bike Plan 5) ADU tax heartburn reduced 6) Local youth programming (May 14) 7) Better Naito is back 8) OKNA Board … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (April 23)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association joins homeless camping lawsuit 2) Celebrate Earth Day by helping clean up Overlook (April 30) 3) Public safety in Overlook 4) Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Workshop (April 30) 5) Community forum on homelessness (April 26) 6) … Continue reading

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OKNA joins lawsuit against City of Portland over homeless camping

At the Tuesday General meeting of the Overlook Neighborhood Association, the OKNA Board unanimously voted to join a coalition of neighborhoods, businesses, residents and others in a lawsuit seeking to end Mayor Charlie Hales’ homeless camping policy. We believe that … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (April 15)

1) OKNA General Meeting (Tuesday, April 19) 2) Learn about Interstate Lanes development (Thursday, April 21) 3) City developing middle housing policies 4) Help choose a new Department of Environmental Quality director 5) Tell Metro what sort of housing you … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (April 10)

1) Homeless update 2) Spring gardening workshops 3) Park sprinklers running in the rain 4) Support the Office of Neighborhood Involvement 1) Homeless update Fire Summer dryness quickly approaches. After a fire at a homeless camp under the Hawthorne Bridge … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (April 1)

1) Family night on the Bluffs (Sunday, April 3) 2) Sign up for Portland’s urgent safety messages 3) Middle Housing coming to Overlook? 4) Parks and clean water through art (Wednesday, April 6) 5) Celebrate spring with a healthy lawn … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (March 18)

1) Paul Bunyan needs your help 2) City athletic fields remain closed 3) Food donations in North Portland 1) Paul Bunyan needs your help The Paul Bunyan statue in Kenton has welcomed visitors for nearly 50 years. Paul is showing … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (March 12)

1) Big week for Overlook Mural project 2) All Portland athletic fields closed 3) Help cleanup Overlook 4) Show off your garden 5) OKNA general meeting (Tuesday, March 15) 6) Help PBOT locate bike share stations 7) How clean should … Continue reading

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Overlook Mural youth artists

Youth from the Janus Youth Organization safe house for sex-trafficked and sexually-exploited children will participate in the Overlook mural project on multiple occasions. They will engage the project as interactive field trips; joining the other youth (Overlook Mural Project Youth … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (March 4)

1) March OKNA meeting (Tuesday, March 15) 2) Wanted: Editor for Overlook Views 3) Will Patton Park serve in an emergency? (Wednesday, March 9) 4) Portland Community Equality Act 5) Overlook House Eggstravaganza (Saturday, March 26) 6) CORRECTION: Multnomah County … Continue reading

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