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What People Love about Salem

October 17, 2018

The first Our Salem poll question reveals what the community loves about Salem.

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Proposed Rulemaking – Center 50+ Code of Conduct

October 17, 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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Salem Police to host drug take back site

October 17, 2018

The Salem Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the biannual Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Peace Plaza on the city hall campus (500 block of Commercial ST SE).

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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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Oct. 19
Signing Story Time with Dawn Prochovnic10:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.Story Rooms A & B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Signing Storytime with Dawn Prochovnic11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.Story Rooms A & B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Cancelled - Toddler/Lapsit Storytime11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.Salem Public Library
Tech Trek1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
Tinker Tech Time3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.Story Room A
Salem Public Library
Oct. 20
Family All-Ages Storytime10:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.Salem Public Library
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