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.

Mayor Bennett Gives 2018 State of the City Address

On Wednesday, March 28, Mayor Chuck Bennett gave his second State of the City Address. In it, he reflected on Salem’s many accomplishments in 2017 and outlined the vision for the City’s future.
What’s happening
Jun. 11
City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
Jun. 25
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
Jul. 04
West Salem Redevelopment Advisory Board Meeting7:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.West Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
Independence Day
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555 Liberty St SE RM 220
Salem OR 97301
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