West Salem Neighborhood Association

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Founded in 1975, the West Salem Neighborhood Association serves as a forum for neighbors to come together to create the community where you want to live. The association seeks to involve neighbors in local government planning and decision-making. If you live, work, or own property in West Salem, you are invited to join the conversation.

West Salem Neighborhood Association, in the northwest part of the city, is bordered by the Willamette in the southeast and is located in Polk County. The business districts of West Salem are located on Edgewater Street and Wallace Road.

Contact us

Chair: Mike Freitas ([email protected])

Land use chair: Steve Anderson ([email protected])

West Salem NA email: [email protected]

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About your neighborhood

Police district: 5

Parks: Audubon Nature Reserve, Brush College, Chandler Nature Area, College Heights, Eaglesview, Eola Ridge, Grice Hill, Orchard Heights, Straub Nature, Wallace Marine Park & Sports Complex, West Salem, Minto-Brown Island Park

Schools: Brush College Elementary, Chapman Hill Elementary, Harritt Elementary, Kalapuya Elementary, Myers Elementary, Straub Middle, Walker Middle, West Salem High, Riviera Christian School

Resources

Neighborhood Services CoordinatorIrma Dowd[email protected]503-540-2303
City Councilor for Ward 1Virginia Stapleton[email protected]503-399-7801
City Councilor for Ward 8Jim Lewis[email protected]503-399-7808
West Salem Neighborhood Association BylawsDocument10/18/2021124 KB
West Salem URA Redevelopment Grant ProgramDocument7/12/2021138 KB
West Salem Neighborhood Association Goals (2019-20)Document9/21/20202779 KB
West Salem Urban Renewal PlanPlan7/10/2019920 KB
West Salem URA OverviewDocument3/21/2017459 KB
West Salem Neighborhood PlanMaster Plan2/14/20171319 KB

Meetings

Meetings are held the third Monday at 7 p.m. See the calendar for specific dates.

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

​Agendas and minutes

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Calendar
Feb. 16
West Salem Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Monthly neighborhood meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link and meeting topics.

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

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.

Feb. 21
City Holiday

Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

Mar. 21
West Salem Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Monthly neighborhood meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link and meeting topics.

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

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.

Apr. 20
West Salem Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Monthly neighborhood meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link and meeting topics.

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

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.

May 16
West Salem Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Monthly neighborhood meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link and meeting topics.

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

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.

Notices

Upcoming planning hearings, land use hearings, and other notices that affect this neighborhood are listed below. You can also view land use applications in your neighborhood on the Salem Land Use Applications dashboard.

  
  
  
  
  
  
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1/26/2022 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review, Class 2 Adjustment, Class 2 Driveway Approach Permit, Class 1 Design Review650 2nd St NWPlanning AdministratorWest Salem; Ward 1
1/25/2022 5:30 PMMinor Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment / Zone Change2100 Block of Doaks Ferry Rd NWSalem Planning Commission1/25/2022West Salem; Ward 8
12/22/2021 5:00 PMValidation of Unit of Land2100 Block of Doaks Ferry Road NWPlanning AdministratorWest Salem; Ward 8
12/6/2021 5:00 PMCode Amendment / Legislative Zone ChangeUnified Development Code AmendmentsCity Council12/6/2021Northeast Neighbors; North Lancaster; North East Salem; Morningside; Lansing; Highland; Grant; Faye Wright; East Lancaster; Central Area; Northgate; South Central; South East Salem; South Gateway; Southeast Mill Creek; Southwest Association of Neighbors; Sunnyslope; West Salem; Ward 1; Ward 2; Ward 3; Ward 4; Ward 5; Ward 6; Ward 7; Ward 8
10/19/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment2499, 2501, 2519, 2539, and 2551 Wallace Rd NWPlanning AdministratorWest Salem; Ward 8
9/29/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment685 Murlark Ave NWPlanning Administrator9/29/2021Ward 1; West Salem
9/17/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment1125 Elm St NWPlanning AdministratorWest Salem; Ward 1
8/16/2021 5:00 PMSubdivision / Class 2 Adjustment1684 Doaks Ferry Road NWPlanning AdministratorWard 8; West Salem
8/10/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment 1125 Elm St NWPlanning AdministratorWest Salem; Ward 1
7/20/2021 5:30 PMSubdivision / Class 2 Adjustment2230 Doaks Ferry Road NWSalem Planning Commission7/20/2021West Salem; Ward 8
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