Southeast Mill Creek Association (SEMCA)


Founded in 1986, ​Southeast Mill Creek Neighborhood Association (SEMCA) encompasses a large section of Southeast Salem bordered by Mission Street and 25th Street extending out to the city limits. This area includes the Airport, Corban University and Salem’s third largest park, Cascades Gateway which features a fishing lake and an 18 hole disc golf course. It is also home to Mill Creek Corporate Center.

If you live, work, or own property in our neighborhood then you are a member of SEMCA. We work closley with City staff to improve traffic and pedestrian safety. Join us and help us make a difference in our community.

Your City Councilors

Brad Nanke[email protected]Ward 3
Tom Andersen[email protected]Ward 2
Jackie Leung[email protected]Ward 4

About your neighborhood

Land use chair: Cory Poole

Police district: 3

Parks: Bill Riegal Park, Cascade Gateway Park

Schools: Corban University, Houck Middle School, Miller Elementary School


Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday, 10 a.m. at Paradise Island Park, 3100 Turner RD SE, Salem OR 97302. See the calendar for specific dates. 

May 27
Memorial Day Observance
Jun. 11
Southeast Mill Creek Association (SEMCA) Meeting10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Paradise Island Park
3100 Turner RD SE
Salem OR 97302
Jun. 18
South Salem Connect (SSC) Meeting12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Westminister Presbyterian Church 3737 Liberty Rd S
Jul. 04
Independence Day Office Closure
Jul. 09
Southeast Mill Creek Association (SEMCA) Meeting10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Paradise Island Park
3100 Turner RD SE
Salem OR 97302

​Agendas and Minutes

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Southeast Mill Creek Association BylawsDocument24 KB

Land use notices

Upcoming planning and land use hearing notices affecting this neighborhood are listed below.

Salem Demographics
Comprehensive Plan Change / Neighborhood Change / Zone Change865 Hawthorne Av SESalem Planning Commission5/21/2019South East Salem; Southeast Mill Creek
Conditional Use, Partition, Urban Growth Preliminary Declaration, Site Plan Review, Adjustment, Driveway Approach 4910 Turner RD SEHearings Officer4/24/2019Southeast Mill Creek; Ward 2; Ward 3; Ward 4

If you want to speak at a neighborhood association meeting, contact the chair.

Contact us

Cory Poole, chair
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Contact City staff

Irma DowdNeighborhood Services Coordinator