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Salem Considers New Solid Waste Collection Rate and Charges at November 13 Public Hearing

November 2, 2018

Community members can testify regarding establishing new solid waste collection rates and charges at the November 13 Public Hearing. If approved, adjusted rates would become effective January 1, 2019.

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Little Big Band to Perform at Salem Public Library

October 31, 2018

Salem’s own Little Big Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 2 at Salem Public Library’s Loucks Auditorium, 585 Liberty Street SE. The program will include many styles of jazz and a few modern twists on pop tunes.

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Floating Boat Docks Removed Until Spring at Wallace Marine and Minto Island Parks

October 30, 2018

The City of Salem will remove the floating boat docks at Wallace Marine Park and Minto Island Park the week of November 5.

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Drop off Your Leaves at the Free Fall Leaf Haul

October 26, 2018

Salem residents can dispose of leaves piling up in their yard at the City of Salem’s Fall Leaf Haul Events. The free events will be held Sat., Nov. 17 and Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brown’s Island Demolition Landfill. Seniors and people with disabilities who need assistance getting bagged leaves and grass to the collection site may call 503-588-6303 by November 16, 2018 to make arrangements.

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Salem Police Station Groundbreaking Ceremony November 9, 2018

October 26, 2018

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Salem Police Station. The ceremony begins November 9, 2018 at Noon.

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Proposed Rulemaking – Center 50+ Code of Conduct

October 25, 2018

The proposed rule will be posted October 17 through November 1, 2018. Interested parties will have 15 days to provide comment to Marilyn Daily-Blair.

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CANCELED - Salem Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board Meeting5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.Anderson Room B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Southwest Association of Neighbors (SWAN)6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Salem Heights Elementary School
3495 Liberty Rd S
Salem OR 97302
Marion County Master Gardeners7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Mid-Valley Travel Club7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Northgate Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Hee Hee Illahee RV Park
4751 Astoria ST NE
Salem OR 97305
Urban Renewal Agency6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

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