City Council & Mayor

​The Salem City Council is made up of eight City Councilors, each elected to represent one of Salem’s wards, and the Mayor, who is elected by voters throughout the City. They are volunteers who study city issues, solve problems, and take advantage of the opportunities facing local government.

Residents Encouraged to Apply for Salem Planning Commission

City of Salem residents interested in the future growth and development of the city are encourage to apply for a newly vacated position on the Salem Planning Commission.
What’s happening
Jan. 22
Cancelled - Urban Renewal Agency Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
Jan. 25
Downtown Advisory Board12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.Urban Development Department
350 Commercial ST NE
Salem OR 97301
Feb. 01
North Gateway Redevelopment Advisory Board Meeting8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Feb. 06
Downtown Homeless Solutions Task Force #16:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.Anderson Room A
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Contact us

City Council
555 Liberty St SE RM 220
Salem OR 97301
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