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Salem developed its action plan by focusing on supportive community and health services for all residents. The plan is also focused on civic engagement and participation, employment and volunteer opportunities, respect and social inclusion, providing housing in a range of affordability options, vibrant outdoor spaces and public places, and effective, sensible transportation options.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingStreamline permitting for home modifications through an express permitting process.
TransportationPlan and implement a city shuttle system by conducting a feasibility study, determining routes, contracting with a private company and initiating a pilot.
HousingSupport policies to create additional affordable housing for residents who wish to remain in the community as they grow older.