​​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-2018-10-24.pdf10/24/2018136 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2018-10-24.pdf10/24/20181336 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2018-10-24.pdf10/24/20181619 KB
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2018-10-24.pdf10/24/2018200 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2018-08-22.pdf8/22/2018150 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2018-08-22.pdf8/22/20183748 KB
hearings-officer-minutes-2018-08-22.pdf8/22/2018168 KB
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2018-08-08.pdf8/8/20189601 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2018-07-25.pdf7/25/2018153 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2018-07-25.pdf7/25/20182601 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2018-07-25.pdf7/25/20183366 KB
hearings-officer-minutes-2018-07-25.pdf7/25/2018176 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2018-07-11.pdf7/11/2018153 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2018-07-11.pdf7/11/20181402 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2018-07-11.pdf.pdf7/11/20184020 KB
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Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
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Salem OR 97301

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Salem OR 97301