During their Monday, Dec. 4, meeting, councilors will discuss plans for the revenue task force and will consider facilitating an affordable housing development by temporarily buying a property to later be sold to a developer.
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City leaders said Monday they would not contest survivor benefits for the widow of a former Salem firefighter who died of cancer in 2019.
During their meeting on Monday, Sept. 11, the Salem City Council will hear the findings of the annual community belonging survey and consider a sewer rehabilitation project on Northeast Silverton Road.
Councilor Julie Hoy is proposing the Salem City Council repeal the new payroll tax at a meeting next week. But whether a repeal would stop a citizen vote on the tax in November isn’t clear.
Salem City Council will decide on Monday, July 10, whether to impose a new tax on workers within the city — even those who live elsewhere. Salem Reporter breaks down what it means for you, and how to weigh in.
The Salem City Council meets Monday, April 24, to hear updates from Center 50+ and to consider fees to recover costs at the Salem Municipal Airport.
The budget committee met Wednesday evening to discuss the next five years of funding firefighters, city streets and more. “We literally have wrung this system and organization dry,” said City Manager Keith Stahley.
At Monday’s meeting, tourism and business groups spoke in favor of the spending, which is a precursor to bringing commercial flights back to the city. A majority of commenters were opposed, citing climate and budgetary concerns.
Monday’s council meeting will be the first offered in a hybrid format since councilors moved online at the start of the pandemic. Supply chain issues in getting hybrid equipment delayed the return, according to the city.
Monday’s meeting will also address a supplemental staff report that recommends the city reject a petition to allow a car dealership to use a public right-of-way for parking and vehicle storage.