Salem Strategic Plan

​The Salem Strategic Plan, updated by City Council in March 2021, 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 

2021 City Council Policy Agenda7919 KB
2020 City Council Policy Agenda 5301 KB
2019 City Council Policy Agenda 5580 KB
2018 City Council Policy Agenda8129 KB
2020 Annual Community Report9887 KB
2019 Annual Community Report2410 KB
2018 Annual Community Report4806 KB
2020 Community Satisfaction Survey Results650 KB
2019 Community Satisfaction Survey Results595 KB
2018 Community Satisfaction Survey Results499 KB
2017 Community Satisfaction Survey Results490 KB
What’s happening
Apr. 14
Salem Public Library Advisory Board5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Salem Public Library Advisory Board.

Agenda:

available here

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.

Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

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

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

Phone: 5035402304

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 5035402304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Budget Committee Meeting6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Presentation of the Proposed FY 2022 Budget message, review of Result Areas: Welcoming and Livable Community and Natural Environment Stewardship View on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBiuiai1u5c

Agenda:

April 14, 2021

Phone: 503-588-6130

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 503-588-6130 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

South Central Association of Neighbors Meeting-SCAN6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Regular monthly meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link.

Agenda:

April 14, 2021

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.

Morningside Neighborhood Association Meeting 6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Regular monthly meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link.

Agenda:

April 14, 2021

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.

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
Phone: