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 

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
Nov. 14
Salem Parks and Recreation Advisory Board5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Public Works Department
Civic Center
555 Liberty ST SE RM 325
Salem OR 97301

Salem Parks and Recreation Advisory Board's mission is to promote and enhance the quality and availability of Salem’s parks, recreational facilities, City-owned trees and gardens; ensure a legacy of open green spaces, outdoor experiences; and preserve Salem’s natural environment as a desirable community amenity for all residents.

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

Phone: 503-588-6304

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 503-588-6304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

South Gateway Neighborhood Association 6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.Battle Creek Elementary School
1640 Waln Drive SE
Salem OR 97306

Regular Meeting

Agenda:

November 14, 2019

Phone: 503-588-2303

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 503-588-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Faye Wright Neighborhood Association Meeting 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Wright Elementary
4060 Lone Oak RD SE
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.

Highland Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.North Neighbors Resource Center
945 Columbia ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Regular Meeting

Agenda:

​November 14, 2019

Phone: 503-540-2303

Learn more

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.

Nov. 15
Cancelled - Library Renovation Council Subcommittee12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Public Works Department
Civic Center
555 Liberty ST SE RM 325
Salem OR 97301

The Subcommittee provides policy level oversight for the project to renovate Salem Public Library. The committee will receive status reports and provide feedback to the core project team regarding policy and items with the potential to rise to the City Council’s attention

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

Phone: 503-588-6008

Learn more

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 503-588-6008 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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