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
May 14
Salem Housing Authority Commission 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
May 21
Cancelled - Work Session - Urban Renewal Agency 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
May 28
Memorial Day Observance
May 29
City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
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