At the September 25, 2018 SESNA Board meeting, SESNA approved a statement of concern and formal recommendation to Mayor and Council regarding the stakeholder advisory committee for the "Our Salem" comprehensive plan update process. The text of the letter is below. A pdf of the document is available for download here. The current stakeholder advisory committee … Continue reading SESNA Position on “Our Salem” Stakeholder Advisory Committee
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
SESNA is pleased with the first steps the Salem City Council took in approving parts of the State Street Corridor Plan. The Council approved the "Hybrid" road section, which institutes a road diet for the stretch of State Street between 12th and 17th Streets. Council also approved the MU-1 and MU-2 zones, with some modifications. … Continue reading SESNA Followup on State Street Corridor
On July 16, 2018, the Salem City Council will hold a public hearing on the State Street Corridor Plan. The hearing begins at 6 pm, and will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall. They will hear from all of us about our vision for the future of State Street between 12th and … Continue reading State Street Corridor Plan Hearing
SESNA's June 24 Ice Cream Social was a hit! About 250 neighbors came out to Aldrich Park for ice cream, music, fun, and socializing. Umpqua Dairy did a great job scooping up ice cream for sundaes and cones, Roundhouse Band was amazing, and everyone enjoyed the sunny weather in one of our beautiful neighborhood parks. … Continue reading Ice Cream Social a Success
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.
SESNA will soon be home to Salem's first shelter for homeless youth aged 11-18. But Taylor's House, at 220 15th Street SE, needs a lot of work before opening in September. Join us on Saturday, June 23 from 11-3 as we help remove carpet and old vinyl siding. Or show off your skill at … Continue reading Help clean up Taylor’s House Youth Shelter!
Do you like ice cream, live music, prizes, and snacks? Have we got a sweet treat for you! SESNA is teaming up with Umpqua Dairy, Roundhouse Band, and more to bring you a fun start to summer in 2018. We'll have: Face-painting and games for kids and adults; The Umpqua Dairy ice cream folks, scooping … Continue reading Kickoff Summer at the Ice Cream Social!
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!