Southwest Association of Neighbors (SWAN)


The Southwest Association of Neighborhoods (SWAN) borders Minto-Brown Island Park and the Willamette River. SWAN members engage residence in issues related to land use, parks, schools, and other concerns specific to the area. The area boasts great walking and community events. It is home to Illahe Hills Country Club and the historic Pioneer Cemetery.

If you live, work, own property, or own a business in the SWAN neighborhood, you are a member. SWAN welcomes you to its many shopping centers and eateries settled amongst hills and evergreens. To find out more about how you can become involved attend an upcoming meeting.

​Your City Councilors

Sally Cook[email protected]Ward 7

About your neighborhood

Land use chair: Leonard Nelson

Police district: 8

Parks: Fircrest Park, Minto-Brown Island Park, Nelson Park

Schools: Candalaria Elementary SchoolSalem Heights Elementary School


Meetings are held the first Tuesday of odd months, at 6:30 p.m. at Salem Heights Elementary School Cafeteria, 3495 Liberty RD S, Salem OR 97302. See the calendar for specific dates and locations. 

May 27
Memorial Day Observance
Jun. 18
South Salem Connect (SSC) Meeting12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Westminister Presbyterian Church 3737 Liberty Rd S
Jul. 02
Southwest Association of Neighbors (SWAN)6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Salem Heights Elementary School
3495 Liberty Rd S
Salem OR 97302
Jul. 04
Independence Day Office Closure
Jul. 16
South Salem Connect (SSC) Meeting12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Westminister Presbyterian Church 3737 Liberty Rd S

​Agendas and Minutes

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Southwest Association of Neighbors BylawsDocument8/17/2018204 KB

Land use notices

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

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

Contact us

Becky Miner, chair
Sign up for mailing list: 
Neighborhood Services Mailings

Contact City staff

Irma DowdNeighborhood Services Coordinator