Keizer Mayor Cathy Clark gave her formal State of the City address before a lunch time audience on Tuesday, March 14. She spoke before a crowd of public officials and private sector leaders at the Keizer Civic Center.
Mayor addresses neighborhoods meeting
Mayor Cathy Clark previewed her State of the City Address at a joint meeting of the city’s five neighborhood associations on Thursday, March 9, at the Keizer Civic Center. After reports from each of the association, the mayor took to the podium and gave report of the recent past and[Read More…]
Women’s history celebrated and liquor licenses discussed at City Council
The March 6 Keizer City Council meeting was a quick affair, with one public hearing and two reports.
Mayor Cathy Clark opened the meeting by proclaiming March Women’s History month in Keizer. She invited all the women at the meeting, including councilors, to accept the proclamation.
The council voted unanimously to recommend liquor license renewal for more than 60 Keizer establishments. The recommendation will be forwarded to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Liquor licenses are required to be renewed each year.
Scavenger hunt celebrates World Water Day
The City of Keizer is inviting the public to celebrate World Water Day on March 22 by participating in The Great Raindrop Scavenger Hunt.
Applications open for Englewood Forest Festival
Preparation for the 2023 Englewood Forest Festival is underway and local artists, craftspeople, dancers, nonprofits and performing artists are invited to apply to be part of the event.
In-person cherry blossom viewing back
Senate Bill 146 was passed in 2017 designating the third Saturday in March as Cherry Blossom Day in Salem. Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol, taking place this year on March 18, was created to celebrate the cherry blossom trees on the Capitol Mall, and organically became a celebration of the Japanese cultural influence in Oregon due to the significance of the cherry blossom (Sakura) to their community.
Volunteers for city’s 40th birthday celebration needed
Daniel R. Kohler and Laura Reid, co-chairs of Keizer’s 40th birthday celebration are seeking residents who wish to help plan and stage the event in June.
Diversity Committee discusses “downtown”
City Planner Shane Witham testified before the committee about the state-mandated walkable mixed-use areas in Keizer. Oregon uses the term climate friendly. Witham was joined by Josh Mahar, a director with Portland consultant firm of Kearns and West.
Candidates lining up to make run for Salem-Keizer School Board as deadline nears
By: Les Zaitz of Salem ReporterFor the Keizertimes Voters will have choices in all three races for the Salem-Keizer School Board and more candidates could join in before next week’s filing deadline. So far, only one incumbent is bidding for re-election. And so far, only a single candidate has filed[Read More…]
Hitting all the right notes
The Celtics had plenty to celebrate at Saturday’s district 4 solo and ensemble competition, coming away with six first place finishes, six runner-ups and two third places.