​​The City Council appoints one or more members of the Oregon State Bar to serve as Hearings Officer. The Hearings Officer has the authority to hear any matter listed in the Salem Revised Code (SRC) as the responsibility of the Hearings Officer and any matter referred by the City Council.

Duties of the Hearings Officer

The Hearings Officers has the following powers (SRC 2.035):

  • Conduct quasi-judicial hearings
  • Serve as the expedited land division referee
  • Administer oaths or affirmations
  • Serve as a special master
  • Make findings of fact in matters referred by the City Council
  • Prepare a record of quasi-judicial proceedings
  • Make findings of act and conclusions of law in all quasi-judicial proceedings heard by the Hearings Officer.

Notices of public hearings


Agendas, minutes, and staff reports

  
  
  
  
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-02-13.pdf2/13/2019194 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-02-13.pdf2/13/20193794 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/2019198 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/20193177 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/20191952 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-c-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/20191275 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2018-12-12.pdf12/12/2018197 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2018-12-12.pdf12/12/20181628 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2018-12-12.pdf12/12/2018653 KB
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2018-12-12.pdf12/12/2018206 KB
hearings-officer-minutes-2018-12-12.pdf12/12/2018162 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2018-11-14.pdf11/14/2018134 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2018-11-14.pdf11/14/20181035 KB
hearings-officer-minutes-2018-11-14.pdf11/14/2018156 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2018-10-24.pdf10/24/2018136 KB
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