Citizens for the future of our City

We believe direct citizen action is essential to a thriving democracy and that the burdens and benefits of community development should be shared equally among all citizens.

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Salem River Crossing

The need for a third bridge across the Willamette River in the Salem area has been discussed for many years. Learn More

Issues

Start here to find out what issues are being discussed in Salem and ongoing planning projects. Topics can span issues like transportation, neighborhoods, bridges, new businesses, new buildings, public works,... Learn More

Resources

Here, you will find a list of local, national, and international resources that might be of interest to civic-minded groups and individuals and those frequenting Salem CityWatch pages. A goal of Salem CityWatch is to provide factually correct information of importance to our community. Learn more...

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Latest News

  • Salem CityWatch weighs in on Salem Police Facility Bond Measure set for May!

    At Salem CityWatch’s latest meeting on March 11th, it was voted unanimously to support the May bond measure for a new police facility in Salem, Oregon. Our President, Kasia Quillinan, wrote the following letter in support: In Our Opinion (Salem CityWatch) When Salem’s Police Department moved into the first floor of the then new City […]

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  • 2 Willamette U. Lectures with Dr. Martin Hart-Landsberg – April 6th

    The Departments of History, Politics and Economics are pleased to present Professor Martin Hart-Landsberg, a leading expert on East Asian economics and globalization, who will speak on two major issues: WHY UNIONS MATTER Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11:30 AM Willamette U. campus | Eaton Hall 211 (map: C.5/1+) There will make a short presentation followed by a discussion. […]

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  • May 2017 Police Facility Bond Information

    The City has created an information site about the Police Facility Bond on the May 2017 ballot. Also included is a tool to see how this might affect your taxes. Find out more

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