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The Community Development Department helps develop a livable city through the following divisions: Building & Safety, Library, Planning, and Neighborhood Enhancement.
The Human Resource Department is responsible for recruitment, labor relations, compensation, and risk management.
The Information Technology Department provides the technical infrastructure and solutions that allow City staff to serve the community.
The Municipal Court makes judicial findings for Misdemeanors A through D, traffic violations, and parking ticket cases.
The Legal Department includes City attorneys, the City Recorder, and support staff.
Salem’s Public Works Department plans, constructs and maintains the infrastructure to meet the needs of Salem.
Learn about how the Salem Fire Department serves the community.
Salem Housing Authority's mission is to assist low- and moderate-income families to achieve self-sufficiency through stable housing, economic opportunity, community investment, and coordination with social service providers.
Learn about the Roles and Responsibilities of the Salem Police Department.
The Urban Development Department staff administer programs and services that promote awareness of economic and community development.
The Urban Renewal Agency (URA) is a separate municipal corporation responsible for governing Salem’s seven urban renewal areas.
While the City Council and Mayor set laws, policies and goals for the City of Salem, the City Manager and City Departments implement them. City departments and agencies provide services in specific areas to create a livable and business-friendly environment.