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Federal Funding Available for Local Non-Profits and For-Profit Developers

November 15, 2019

Beginning November 20, eligible non-profits and for-profit developers in Salem and Keizer can submit proposals for approximately $1,400,000 in City of Salem Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership programs funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Applications will also be accepted for approximately $400,000 from the City’s funds designated for supportive services.

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Willamette Floodplain Restoration Receives Grant

November 15, 2019

Meyer Memorial Trust and Bonneville Power Administration grants will fund the third phase of ongoing work to restore the 307-acre Minto Island conservation Area

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Police Chief Announces Retirement Plans

November 14, 2019

Today, Chief Moore celebrates 14 years of service as police chief of the City of Salem. He has 42 years of law enforcement experience.

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Salem Joins an International Movement to Honor Transgender Day of Remembrance November 20, 2019

November 14, 2019

The Human Rights Commission invites Salem residents to join others around the world for a somber observance of those killed in the past year due to anti-transgender violence. The event will be held on Wendesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. at Salem’s Center 50+.

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Eagle’s View Park Master Planning Process Begins

November 7, 2019

Join us Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for the first of three neighborhood visioning workshops for Eagle’s View Park. All three meetings will take place at Roth’s West Salem, 1130 Wallace Road NW (upstairs in the Founders Room ‘N’). Hot beverages and cookies will be provided.

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Public Hearing on Multifamily Housing Design Nov. 19

November 4, 2019

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Nov. 19 on proposed code changes resulting from the Multifamily Housing Design project.

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Nov. 17
Join Edgewater Partners for Coffee With Councilor Cara Kaser3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.West Salem Boys & Girls Club
925 Gerth ST NW
Salem
OR 97304

Phone: 503-540-2303

Nov. 18
Family Caregiver Seminar - Understanding Alzheimer's Disease2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

"Introducing Home Care" is the theme of this month's free educational seminar for unpaid family caregivers, who are caring for loved ones living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Learn about options within the community to help care for your senior loved one in the home setting. Call 503-588-6303 to register. Presented in partnership with the Among Friends Adult Day Respite and Time with Friends Programs, with additional support by NorthWest Senior & Disability Services.

Presenter: Kathileen Wagner of New Horizons In-Home Care

Phone: 503-588-6303

City Council Work Session6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

City Council Work Session - Regulating Use of Sidewalks and Public Spaces

Agenda:

November 18, 2019 Agenda for City Council Work Session on Sidewalks

Meeting Minutes:

November 18, 2019 Minutes for City Council Work Session Minutes on Sidewalks

Phone: 503-588-6097

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6097 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

City Council Work Session7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Council Policy Agenda Priorities - City Council Work Session

Agenda:

November 18, 2019 City Council Work Session Agenda

Meeting Minutes:

November 18, 2019 City Council Work Session Minutes

Phone: 503-588-6097

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6097 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

West Salem Neighborhood Association7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Roth’s Fresh Markets
1130 Wallace RD NW
Salem OR 97304

Regular Meeting

Agenda:

November 18, 2019

Phone: 503-540-2303

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This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Nov. 19
South Salem Connect (SSC) Meeting12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Westminister Presbyterian Church 3737 Liberty Rd S

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in South Salem Neighborhoods. For more information, all Salem Leadership Foundation at 503-315-8924.

Phone: 503-315-8924

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