City Council

Council Members

2023 Common Council Committees

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

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

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

Economic Development / Community Development (ECDC)
(City Property Issues, Capital Projects, Redevelopment, Housing, Planning and Zoning, Main Street Program, Historical Preservation) Ceil Smith (Chair), Tim Gregory, Sharen Cline, Robert Davis

Minutes & Agendas

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2015 - 2017




2023 Schedule of City of Salem Common Council Meetings

Council Caucus Meetings

Location: Old County Courthouse – 113 Market St, Salem​
Days: 2nd Monday of each month
(Unless otherwise indicated)
6:30 PM

  • 02/13/23
  • 03/13/23
  • 04/10/22
  • 05/08/23
  • 06/12/23
  • 09/11/23
  • 10/10/23 (Tuesday)
  • 11/13/23 12/11/23

All meetings begin at 6:30 PM

Regular Common Council Meetings

Location: Old County Courthouse 113 Market St, Salem
Days: 3rd Monday of each month
(Unless otherwise indicated)
6:30 PM

  • 01/17/23 (Tuesday)
  • 02/21/23 (Tuesday)
  • 03/20/23 04/17/22
  • 05/15/23 06/20/23
  • (Tuesday) 07/17/23
  • 08/21/23
  • 09/18/23
  • 10/16/23
  • 11/20/23
  • 12/18/23

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.