The city of Keizer is turning 40 years old in 2022. When voters approved incorporation in November 1982, Keizer became Oregon’s 13th largest city. The impetus to become a city was in part not to be annexed by Salem.
Keizer was created as a limited services, low cost city. Keizer still has the same tax base of $2.09 per $1,000 as in 1982 .That is the lowest in the state for a . . .