At SESNA's October Open House and Annual Meeting, we asked you to vote on a few things. Here are results! What project should we pursue for a Salem Parks Improvement Fund grant? Options included: Message boards/kiosks in parksUpgraded trash collection, like solar-powered compactors in parksImproved landscaping at Mill Race ParkAdditional lighting at Lee ParkOther/your ideas … Continue reading Annual Open House Voting Results: What You Want (and how you can help get it)
Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 26 at 7 pm. Join us to hear about the new Habitat for Humanity houses coming to SESNA! We will also discuss how we want to manage our social media presence, get an update on our Salem Parks Improvement Program grant application, and brainstorm ways to make our quarterly … Continue reading November Meeting
Happy New Year! A new year is an opportunity. We can choose to keep doing what we've always done, or try something new. Your neighborhood association is trying new things, and we hope you'll get involved! At our next public board meeting, we'll formally introduce our new meeting structure for 2019. The first meeting of … Continue reading New Year, New Us!
NOTE: Post-Meeting updates will be posted soon! Greetings, neighbors! This year, SESNA's annual gathering will be held at the Willamette Heritage Center/Mission Mill, in the beautiful Dye House. We've moved it from a weekday evening to a Saturday afternoon to make it more family-friendly and fun. We're still working out the final details, but here's … Continue reading Annual Gathering/Open House November 10
Our next SESNA Board meeting will be in Richmond School Park, on the east side of the Richmond School (take 24th Street SE south from Mill to the cul-de-sac). Come join us at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 28 for snacks and discussion. We'll be making decisions about some important matters, and hope you'll help! … Continue reading August Meeting
The June 2018 SESNA board meeting, regularly scheduled for Tuesday, June 26 at 7 pm, is cancelled. Committees will still be meeting and discussing projects on their own schedules. The July SESNA board meeting is scheduled for 7 pm on Tuesday, July 24 and will take place in Lee Park.
On Tuesday, May 22, the SESNA Board will have a business meeting. Our guest this month will be Tricia Ratliff of Community Action, who is the director of the coming youth homeless shelter at 15th and Ferry. Other items for discussion will be our June 24 Kickoff to Summer Ice Cream Social (in Aldrich Park! … Continue reading May Board Meeting!
This month, we will finalize our response to the City on the State Street Corridor Plan; begin planning our June community picnic in the park; and hear from Ron Sterba about a proposed bike path next to 25th Street SE, south of Mission Street. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 … Continue reading March Meeting
This month, we will hear from Melissa Parker, candidate for Salem Municipal Court; discuss whether a pedestrian path along 25th between Madrona and Mission should receive priority funding; and hear from City Councilor Tom Andersen. Join us! We'll be meeting at Capital Park Wesleyan Church, 19th Street and Mill, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm … Continue reading Monthly Neighborhood Meeting!
SESNA's January meeting will focus on reports from City Councilor Tom Andersen on the State Street Corridor project and the "Salem Reads" program sponsored by the public library. A discussion of 2018 priorities for SESNA will follow. Our high-level goals: Strengthen SESNA’s role in city processes; Empower citizens to work toward beneficial resolutions of neighborhood … Continue reading January 23 Meeting!