City Council

Council Members

2021 Common Council Committees

Administration
(General Admin Duties, Finance, Contract Negotiations, Grants, Personnel)
Earl Gage (Chair), Tim Gregory, Sharon Kellum, Earl Gage (Chair), James Smith, Vaughn Groce, Robert Davis

Public Safety
(Police Affairs, Fire Services, Office of Emergency Management, Ambulance)
Earl Gage (Chair), James Smith, Vaughn Groce, Robert Davis

Public Works
(Water/Sewer Departments, Streets Department)
Vaughn Groce (Chair), Timothy Gregory, Earl Gage, Gail Slaughter

Neighborhood Initiatives / Parks and Recreation
(Recreation, City Pool, Library, Clean Communities, Parks)
Gail Slaughter (Chair), Sharon Kellum, Sharen Cline, Robert Davis

Economic Development / Community Development (ECDC)
(City Property Issues, Capital Projects, Redevelopment, Housing, Planning and Zoning, Main Street Program, Historical Preservation)
Robert Davis (Co-Chair), Jim Smith (Co-Chair), Tim Gregory, Sharon Kellum

Ordinances / Buildings and Grounds
(Review and Revise City Ordinances, Maintain City Facilities and Grounds)
Sharen Cline (Co-Chair), Gail Slaughter (Co-Chair), Jim Smith, Vaughn Groce

COUNCIL DOCUMENTS

2021 Schedule of City Council Meetings

Council Caucus Meetings

Location: 17 New Market Street (upstairs)
Days: 2nd Monday of each month
Time:
6:30 PM.  The public is welcome.

January 11
February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
June 14
July 12
August 9
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13

Regular Common Council Meetings

Location: Municipal Building, #1 New Market Street
Days: 3rd Monday of each month
Time:
6:30 PM.  The public is welcome.

January 18
February 15
March 15
April 19
May 17
June 21
July 19
August 16
September 20
October 18
November 15
December 20

The aforementioned meeting schedule shall remain in effect until amended by the Common Council. Notice of Special Meetings of the Common Council of the City of Salem shall be forwarded to the South Jersey Times, and Elmer Times which have been designated as the official newspapers of the Common Council, at least 48 hours prior to such meetings being held. Public Notice of any such meetings shall also be posted at the City of Salem Annex Building, 17 New Market Street, at least 48 hours prior to any special meetings being held. All meetings shall be held in accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-12 the Open Public Meetings Act.

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