CITY COUNCIL

Youth councilor is a doer

Angelica Sarmiento Avendano By LYNDON ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes Angelica Sarmiento Avendano wants to help her community and is serving as the youth councilor for the city of Keizer. The McNary High School junior joins the city councilors twice a month as it meets to make policy in all areas[Read More…]

Husseman wants to join council

Husseman says he is running because he wants to serve his community.
“I don’t want to sit on the sidelines in an observational role,” said Husseman. “I’ve speculated what kind of positive changes can made in the world. This is a test for me. I can serve with people I grew up with.”

Committee vacancies filled

The Volunteer Coordinating Committee met on Sept. 8 to nominate several individuals to fill upcoming vacancies on the Budget Committee and the Planning Commission, all of whom City Council approved unanimously during theSept. 19 session. Position 1 on the Budget Committee will be filled by Marlene Parsons. This position was[Read More…]

Land conservation committee delivers 400-page set of rules to Keizer for climate reduction, equity

Oregon’s Land Conservation Development Commission (LCDC) recently completed a rule-making plan for the Salem-Keizer metro area designed to meet the state’s climate pollution reduction and land ownership equity goals. Two members of the commission presented their plan to the city’s Planning Commission during an Aug. 10 meeting at City Hall.[Read More…]