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Be a Part of Salem's Downtown Streetscape Design Plan - 11/14/17

*Attend the Kickoff Open House November 30 or Participate Online*

Do you have ideas about how to make Downtown Salem's sidewalks more inviting, exciting, or fun? We want to hear from you! Salem residents are invited to attend the Salem Streetscape Plan Kickoff Open House on Thurs., Nov. 30, 6 -- 7:30 p.m. at the Senator Hearing Room/Courthouse Square, 555 Court St. NE. Those who cannot attend the open house are invited to participate virtually Nov. 30 -- Dec. 22 at www.cityofsalem.net/downtown. The link will be live on Nov. 30.

Streetscape improvements were identified as one of the top urban renewal funding priorities within the Riverfront-Downtown Urban Renewal Area during a series of 12 focus group meetings in 2016. Walker Macy was selected to lead community visioning and design efforts. Their experience in streetscape projects have been shown to enhance downtowns and their project team consists of experienced professionals in the fields of landscape architecture/planning, civil engineering, transportation, public involvement, and economics.

For more information on the Downtown Streetscape Plan, visit www.cityofsalem.net/downtown or contact Sheri Wahrgren, Downtown Revitalization Manager, at 503-540-2495 or swahrgren@cityofsalem.net.

Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta informaciĆ³n, por favor llame 503-588-6178.

The City of Salem's Urban Development Department is committed to enhancing community prosperity through an array of programs in its four major service areas: Real Property Services, Housing and Social Services, Economic Development and Downtown Revitalization. The Urban Development Department: manages the City's urban renewal areas (URA) and redevelopment projects within the URAs; administers federally funded block grant and housing programs; provides loans and grants to eligible businesses, homeowners, and renters; and manages leases, acquires, and sells properties for the City.

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