Author: Lyndon Zaitz

Planning Committee seeks public input on 5-year plan

 The City of Keizer has announced it is developing a plan, with the help of the community, to guide the city in serving all Keizer residents over the next five years. Keizer strives to ensure the city is a safe, accessible, and welcoming place for all who live, work, play, and visit the community. The City of Keizer is engaging the community, staff, businesses, and local and regional community-based organizations in this strategic engagement effort to result in a plan that will serve as a five-year roadmap for the city in planning for the future. 

April is National Child Abuse Prevention month

Child abuse remains in the spotlight during the month of April in the region. In 2021 there were more than 10,000 reported victims of child abuse and neglect in Oregon and more than 1,000 in Marion County.

Throughout the month blue ribbons will be tied to a tree at Salem’s Riverfront Park, near the Rotary Pavillion. Each ribbon represents a victim of child abuse.

HOW YOUR CITY WORKS: How your streets, traffic lights and sewer systems are managed

The street division of Keizer’s Public Works Department oversees the city streets, lighting, traffic signals, sidewalks and bike paths.  Through intergovernmental agreements (IGA), the city contracts striping services with Marion County, while traffic signal system operations are contracted through the city of Salem.   Street sweeping is an essential part of[Read More…]