Salem Strategic Plan

​The Salem Strategic Plan, adopted by City Council in October 2017, articulates the mission, vision, values, and goals of the City. The plan charts a course for the City moving forward based on findings from an assessment of current conditions in our community, impacts of anticipated change in the region, and perspectives of residents, community leaders, and Council. 

Through an annual City Council Policy Agenda, City Council makes its initial priorities for action clear to staff and the community, and provides direction on aligning resources towards the Strategic Plan Policy areas through the City’s budgeting process.

Learn more about how the 2017 Strategic Plan was developed.

Annual updates and activities 

2020 City Council Policy Agenda 5301 KB
2019 City Council Policy Agenda 5580 KB
2018 City Council Policy Agenda8129 KB
2019 Annual Community Report2410 KB
2018 Annual Community Report4806 KB
2019 Community Satisfaction Survey Results595 KB
2018 Community Satisfaction Survey Results499 KB
2017 Community Satisfaction Survey Results490 KB
What’s happening
Apr. 07
Cancelled - Center 50+ Advisory Commission Meeting9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and reduce opportunities for continued transmission of the virus, we are making changes to some of our programs and services. Through April 9, 2020, the City will be suspending advisory board and commission meetings, and community events and activities.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-588-6303

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 503-588-6303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Salem Planning Commission Meeting5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Public meeting held the first and third Tuesday of every month. THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD DIGITALLY. Please join this meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking this link: https://www.gotomeet.me/SalemPlanning/salem-planning-commission-04-07-2020 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3212 Access Code: 509-425-477 The City will be using GoTo Meeting software to host this meeting. New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when the meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/509425477 The City of Salem and the Salem Planning Commission thanks you for your support in slowing the spread of COVID-19 by attending this public meeting digitally.

Agenda:

​Agenda

Phone: 503-540-2347

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 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Cancelled - SouthWest Association of Neighbors Meeting - SWAN6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Salem Heights Elementary School
3495 Liberty Rd S
Salem OR 97302

Regular Meeting

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2303

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.

Apr. 08
Cancelled - Salem Public Library Advisory Board5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Salem Public Library at Broadway Meeting Room
1400 Broadway ST NE
Salem
OR 97301

Monthly meeting of the Salem Public Library Advisory Board.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-588-6071

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 503-588-6071 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Cancelled - Hearings Officer 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Public meeting held the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2347

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 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Contact us

Courtney Knox BuschStrategic Initiatives Manager
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 220
Salem OR 97301
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