Budget & Finance

​The City of Salem budget reflects the City Council goals and citywide result areas. Budget planning enables the City to provide excellent customer service, foster efficient and cost-effective government, maintain the City’s healthy and stable financial position, and deliver high-quality services to meet the needs of the community. Financial transparency means providing access to financial reports and processes in a timely and reliable way.

Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Takes Steps to Bring Expenses In Line with Revenue

While the City of Salem, overall for the $600 million enterprise, is in good fiscal health, the City faces some challenges. For the City’s General Fund, the Fiscal Year 2020 proposed budget begins on July 1, 2019 a necessary alignment of revenues and expenditures.
What’s Happening
May 27
Memorial Day Observance
Jun. 17
City Council Work Session 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Jul. 04
Independence Day Office Closure
Sep. 02
Labor Day
Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day - Some city offices closed for holiday observance

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8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (phone)
555 Liberty ST SE RM 230
Salem OR 97301