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Age-Friendly Community - Forum and Discussion on October 17

October 15, 2018

Plan now to attend and participate in this Special Community Forum to provide additional information to help make Salem a City for All Ages. We have collected a lot of information, but additional information is needed and additional opinions are needed! Your input is critical!

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City Receives Community Engagement Award for Neighborhood Plan

October 10, 2018

The City of Salem has received an Achievement in Community Engagement award for the public outreach process used to develop the NESCA-Lansing Neighborhood Plan.

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2017-18 Annual Stormwater Report Posted for Public Comment

October 10, 2018

The public is invited to review and comment on the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Annual Report.

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October 22 Public Hearing on Reducing Plastic Bag Use in Salem

October 10, 2018

On October 22, 2018, the Salem City Council will continue the public hearing on reducing plastic carryout bag use in Salem.

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Salem Issues First-Ever Annual Community Report

October 9, 2018

The City of Salem issued its first-ever annual community report on its progress to implement the City Council’s and Salem community’s priorities outlined in the Salem Strategic Plan.

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West Salem Branch Library Remodel Open House

October 9, 2018

On Oct. 15, 2018 from 12 – 4 p.m., the community is invited to celebrate the reopening of the West Salem Branch Library, located at 395 Glen Creek Road.

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What’s happening
Oct. 17
Scrabble Club6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
Storytimes at the LibraryChildren's Room
Salem Public Library
Oct. 18
Community and Partners of East Salem (CaPES) Meeting11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.Goodwill
3535 Lancaster DR NE
Salem OR 97301
Writers Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
Creative Kids Afterschool Adventures: Circle of Art4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.Story Rooms A & B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Grant Neighborhood CERT Quarterly Meeting6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Grant Community School Library
725 Market ST NE
Salem OR 97301
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