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During their Monday, Nov. 13, meeting, the Salem City Council approved higher garbage collection rates as requested by the Mid-Valley Garbage and Recycling Association. They also opted to postpone their vote on state lobbying priorities and approved a police settlement.
82% of Salem voters rejected the city’s payroll tax Tuesday night. Salem city councilors address two questions: What is the message from Salem citizens you see in the results? And, how will you act on that understanding?
In the first meeting of its kind, south Salem city councilors addressed questions from constituents about affordable housing, codes and city spending.
During their Monday, Oct. 23 meeting, the Salem City Council approved a grant for case workers for people who are homeless, and opted to further discuss proposed changes to the sign code.
During their Monday, Oct. 9 meeting, the Salem City Council moved plans to allow single-room housing in more areas and changes to west Salem streets forward to a public hearing.
During their Monday, Aug. 28, meeting, the Salem City Council approved a property purchase to add 230 parking spaces at the Salem Municipal Airport, and rejected a repeal of the payroll tax.
The Salem City Council meets Monday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. to consider a motion to host discussions with constituents, plans for a west Salem apartment complex and to hear an update about ongoing infrastructure bond-funded projects.
The city council agenda for Monday, July 24, includes new appointments to the Salem Public Library advisory board, plans for a west Salem apartment development and road improvements on South Salem Heights Avenue.
Salem Reporter sent each Salem city councilor a set of questions about their vote on the payroll tax, with topics from the public comment process, their reasoning and the matter of a citywide vote. Here are their responses.