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!
Do you like meeting your neighbors? Getting out in the fresh air? Eating tasty snacks? Join us for our Spring Neighborhood Cleanup Walk and enjoy all three! We'll meet at Capital Park Wesleyan Church (Community Center entrance, on the east side) for snacks and to form groups. You'll get to meet your neighbors and share … Continue reading Meet, Greet, Eat, and Keep SESNA Neat!
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!
This month, Bruce Hildebrandt from the City of Salem will speak to us about the City's sidewalk repair program, and Phil Carver from 350.org will discuss the City of Salem Climate Change Action Plan. We expect City Councilor Tom Andersen to share the latest Council happenings. Come join us!
SESNA resident Dave MacMillan received the City of Salem "At Your Service" Volunteer Award for 2017! Dave volunteered for the Salem Heritage Neighborhood Subcommittee this year, focusing on documenting historic buildings in SESNA. He also developed a calendar featuring photos of homes around the neighborhood, sold as a fundraiser! Dave's work will contribute to coming … Continue reading Congratulations, Dave MacMillan!