Keizer City Council met on Monday, June 5th at 7 p.m. in regular session.The following options are available if you wish to view or participate in the meeting: AGENDA KEIZER CITY COUNCIL – REGULAR SESSION Monday, June 5, 2023 7:00 p.m. Robert L. Simon Council Chambers Keizer, Oregon 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ROLL CALL [Read More…]
Keizer Community Events
The Traffic Safety-Bikeways- Pedestrian Safety Committee held a longer meeting than usual on Thursday, April 20, as a number of issues were discussed and appearances by interested citizens.
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.
In this special issue the Keizertimes explores where the city’s money comes from and what it pays for. Also, we explain what the city council does and how.
Public Works Director: Bill Lawyer The department is a professional team that serves the community by building, operating and maintaining quality, safe and secure public facilities. Public Works is the second largest department in Keizer government and its responsibilities extend far beyond simply providing and maintaining Keizer’s infrastructure including the[Read More…]
The Keizer Police Department and its 42 sworn officers work under the philosophy that applying effective, thoughtful policing activities that engage underlying problems is the best means to decrease crime and disorder. The main strategy for KPD is problem-oriented policing, in which they identify and analyze the root causes for[Read More…]
City ordinances are laws passed by the Keizer City Council. Ordinances can spring from the public (testimony before the council) or from the city staff (City Manager or department head). The council votes on ordinances and resolutions, but what is the difference? A general ordinance is used to designate a[Read More…]
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…]