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Public Hearing Notice: Budget Committee Meetings

April 12, 2019

Notice of Budget Committee Meetings for the City of Salem, Oregon and the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Salem, Oregon.

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It is Budget Season: How Can the City Best Meet Community Needs

April 12, 2019

Join members of the City Council, Revenue Task Force and Budget Committee in April and May as we work together to bring the organization’s services and programs and community needs and expectations of service in line with available resources within our community.

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Celebrate Día! with Angel Ocasio/ ¡Celebramos juntos con Día!

April 12, 2019

Families are invited to a celebration of Día - Day of the Child/ Day of the Book with a bilingual performance of Comedy 4 the Kids with Angel Ocasio (in English and Spanish). 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, Loucks Auditorium. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show, and seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Las familias están invitadas a una celebración de Día - Día del Niño / Día del Libro presentando comedia para los niños con Angel Ocasio en blinqué (Inglés-Español). 7:00 p.m. Miércoles, 1 de mayo. Loucks Auditorium. Puertas abren 15 minutos antes del espectáculo.

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Willamette River Crests Below Flood Stage, River Level Expected to Fall Over Next Several Days

April 11, 2019

The Willamette River crested below flood stage at 11 a.m. Thursday. The river level is expected to gradually recede but remain higher than average over the next several days.

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How will Salem use Federal Funds to Help Those in Our Community?

April 11, 2019

Review and comment on Salem plans to use federal resources to assist low- and moderate-income persons, the homeless, and persons with special needs in our community.

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Willamette River in Salem Expected to Crest on Thursday

April 10, 2019

The Willamette River is now predicted to crest just below flood stage on Thursday. Currently, Wallace Marine Park, and Minto-Brown Island Park remain closed.

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Teen Coding Camp: Video Game Design3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Teen Scene
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Salem OR 97301
2020 Census Information Session 3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.Center 50+
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Human Rights LGBTQ Rights Task Force April meeting 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.City Manager’s Conference Room
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Budget Committee Meeting6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Council Chambers
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Día del Niño / Día del Libro Concert featuring Angel Ocasio7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
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Salem OR 97301
Hearings Officer Meeting5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
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Salem OR 97301

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