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
May 10
City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Regular Meeting of the City Council

View meeting in real-time on Comcast Cable CC:Media Channel 21 or CC:Media You Tube Channel

Submit comments on agenda items no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting at [email protected]

Real-time public comment and testimony may also be provided during the meeting via Zoom. Please pre-register between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting at Public Comment at Salem City Council Meeting

Agenda:

May 10, 2021 City Council Agenda

Meeting Minutes:

May 10, 2021 City Council Minutes

Phone: 503-588-6097

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 503-588-6097 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Urban Renewal Agency Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Regular Meeting of the Urban Renewal Agency

Agenda:

​https:// salem.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

Phone: 503-588-6097

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 503-588-6097 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May 11
Southeast Mill Creek Association Meeting - SEMCA10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Paradise Island Park
3100 Turner RD SE
Salem OR 97302

Annual meeting. Please wear a mask if attending in person. Metting will also be held via Zoom.

Agenda:

May 11, 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.

Cultural & Tourism Promotion Advisory Board6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Cultural & Tourism Promotion Advisory Board Meeting Meets 2nd Tuesday, 6 PM - 8 PM Via Zoom and You Tube Live Contact: Chris Neider, 503-540-2361; [email protected]

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

Phone: 503-540-2361

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 503-540-2361 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Northeast Neighbors Meeting - NEN6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

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

Agenda:

May 11, 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
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