Press Releases

New Salem CityWatch Meeting Dates – New Meeting Time – New Venue – Starting in September!

New Salem CityWatch Meeting Date, Time, and Venue! Salem CityWatch is on break for the Summer! However, the CityWatch Board still meets in the Summer and recently decided on a new venue for General Meetings when we meet again as a group in September. New dates:  3rd Thursday of each month New Time: 6:00 PM to […]

KMUZ Community Radio June Pledge Drive

KMUZ Community Radio June Pledge Drive Real Radio for Real People Saturday, June 8th through Friday, June 14th our program hosts will bring you the best of their music, entertainment and public affairs programs to make our June Pledge Drive rock! If you appreciate local independent media and support KMUZ’s weekly City Council Report, sponsored […]

Public Hearing on Senate Bill 2 A – March 28th

Senate Bill 2 A Public Hearing: 3/28/2019 3:00 PM Location: HR D House Committee On Agriculture and Land Use Follow: Meeting Details Public Hearing SB 2 A Description: Allows listed eastern Oregon counties that undertake economic opportunity analysis to designate up to 50 acres outside urban growth boundaries for industrial and other employment uses notwithstanding […]

Willamette Wake Up 03/06/2019 — Salem City Council Report: Systems Development Charges

Willamette Wake Up: 03/06/2019 Salem City Council Report: Systems Development Charges Scott Schlegel reports on the Council’s move to increase Systems development Charges (SDC) to pay for the costs of development. There is also a brief report on how the Salem Housing Authority is helping families experiencing homelessness and get into housing. KMUZ Willamette WakeUp […]

Willamette Wake Up: 02/27/2019 Salem City Council Report: Feb 19 Work Session & Feb 25 Meeting

Willamette Wake Up: 02/27/2019 Salem City Council Report: Feb 19 Work Session & Feb 25 Meeting Scott Schlegel provides highlights from a Feb 19 work session on solutions to problems in downtown Salem due to people experiencing homelessness. Also covered – Feb 25 council meeting: streetscape design, HRAP-Housing Authority, Urban Renewal grants for downtown business […]

Listen to Willamette Wake Up 02/13/2019: “Salem City Council Votes Down Salem River Crossing Project”

Willamette Wake Up 02/13/2019 Salem City Council Votes Down Salem River Crossing Project On Monday, February 11, the Salem City Council voted to cease efforts to build a third bridge across the Willamette River after 13 years of planning. This episode of Willamette Wake Up covers that meeting. You will hear testimony by the public […]