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Urban Development Department   

Mission

To provide for the sustainable expansion of the community's prosperity, measured in terms of jobs and income growth, economic and human development, education, health, and environmental sustainability. 

Urban Development administers and oversees a variety of programs and services aimed at strengthening Salem’s economy including Salem's seven urban renewal areas.  In addition, the Department provides loans and grants to finance activities that create emergency, transitional and permanent affordable rental housing for low and moderate income families in Salem and Keizer; allocates funds to non-profits to provide emergency services to homeless and families at-risk of being homeless; facilitates economic opportunities and reinvestment; invests in economic empowerment for individual prosperity and small business growth; issues commercial loan and grant programs; performs real property management, acquisition, sales and leasing services for the City; manages downtown parking services and revitalization; manages Salem's Municipal Airport; and functions as the liaison to community organizations, businesses, and City Council and Agency Board appointed advisory groups.

Fairview Pilot Loan Program
Innovative loan program fosters small business growth to create local jobs.

 Divisions


Director's Office
Oversees Urban Development Department operations.

Link: Downtown Revitalization. Photo by Ron Cooper
Downtown Revitalization
Leverages the City's resources to improve and maintain the vitality and prosperity of the downtown core. Includes Parking Services.

Link: Economic Development Division
Economic Development
Facilitates economic opportunities and private investment by attracting prevailing wage employment and creating awareness of development programs, services and incentives. Includes Airport.

Federal Programs - aerial photo of Salem Oregon by Ron Cooper


Federal Programs
Funds and monitors social services programs serving low income residents of Salem and Keizer.

Link: Real Property Services
Real Property Services
Manages leases, acquisitions, and sales of City and Urban Renewal Agency property.

 Financial Resources

Financial Resources
Financial Resources

Loan and grant information for Urban Renewal Areas along with tax exemption information.

 Urban Renewal

Map of Urban Renewal Areas in the City of Salem
Urban Renewal Areas    

The Urban Development Department of Salem, Oregon, oversees seven designated urban renewal areas.

 

Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Salem
Urban Renewal Agency


The Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Salem is a separate municipal corporation responsible for governing Salem's urban renewal areas.

 Boards & Committees

Urban Development Boards and Committees


Boards & Committees

Department Boards, Committees, and Commissions.

 Contact Us


Urbandev@cityofsalem.net        Map        Phone: 503-588-6178        TTY: 503-588-6370         FAX: 503-589-2054  

Name

E-Mail

Position                                         

Phone

Kristin Reutherford

KRetherford@cityofsalem.net

Director

503-540-2486

Clint Dameron

CDameron@cityofsalem.net

Real Property Services Manager

503-540-2404

Renee Frazier

RFrazier@cityofsalem.net

Financial  Services Manager

503-540-2471

Annie Gorski AGorski@cityofsalem.net Economic Development Manager

503-540-2480

Nicole Miller 

NMiller@cityofsalem.net

Public Information Manager

503-540-2415

John Paskell

JPaskell@cityofsalem.net

Airport Manager

503-589-2057

Rena Peck 

RPeck@cityofsalem.net

Federal Programs Manager

503-540-2446

Sheri Wahrgren 

SWahrgren@cityofsalem.net

Downtown Revitalization Manager

503-540-2495

 News & Links

Urban Development News
News & Links of Interest

Press releases, Urban Development Quarterly newsletter, and essential links.

 
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 Projects

Urban Development Projects, photo by Ron Cooper
Department Projects

View past and present projects. From the Downtown Inventory, to the Salem Renewable Energy and Technology Center.

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