To be voted on in the Salem City Municipal General Election on November 5, 2019: Three (3) Councilmember positions available—all are 4 Year terms.     

Election and Candidate Information

Candidates who have filed     
The names are in order as they will appear on the Ballot:

      Troy L Barnum 
      Seth Sorensen 
      Delys W. Snyder     
      Tim De Graw
      Joshua W. Thayer

General Election will be on November 5, 2019.   Mail in Ballots will be mailed around October 15th    Please verify your information (address) is correct, so ballots will be mailed to correct address.  Do this ASAP at

Salem City and Landmark Design are currently working to update the Salem City General Plan. The Plan will focus on:

1) Evaluating the current vision & goals for the Land Use element
2) Creating a vision & goals for the Northwest Quadrant (Area between Arrowhead Trail and I-15)
3) Reviewing and revising the existing Parks, Recreation and Open Space element

Draft of the Salem City General Planclick here

To learn more, visit the project website:


** Updated 9/18/19 **


UDOT Safety Reminder - Road Construction on SR 198 

Construction crews are working hard to improve SR 198 from Arrowhead Trail to Woodland Hills Drive. To complete the work safely, the speed limit is reduced to 40 mph. Please help keep the work zone safe by driving the posted speed limit. Thank you!


Salem City Pressurized Irrigation System

Even though we have had a very wet spring, we still need to conserve water. Again this year we are asking you to only water on even calendar days if your house number ends with an even number and odd calendar days if your house number ends with an odd number. This schedule keeps everyone from watering on the same days and helps to maintain higher pressure in some areas of town. Please remember there is no outside watering allowed from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day.Thank you!


You can visit Slow the Flow web page and under Lawn Watering Guide to see the states recommendation of when to water your lawns and how often:


Salem RV dump is currently open. This is for Salem City Residents only. You may use it at this time. 

The RV Dump will close again in the future as the sewer line is connected. 


Thank you to all of those that participated in the Salem City 2019 survey.

Click here to see survey results


Green Waste Vouchers will be available again this year. 
The city council has decided to allow each Salem City residential home and Salem City Business two vouchers that will allow them to take their green waste to the South Valley Transfer Station at the north end of Spanish Fork Main Street (2450 West 400 South in Springville) at no charge. The vouchers are for a normal pick-up truck load that is covered. If it is not covered or if it is more than a normal pick-up truck load, you will be charged extra. You may pick up your vouchers at the Salem City office during business hours. These vouchers can be used anytime from April 1, 2019 through the end of November 2019.


 Central Utah Water Conservancy District
is offering 
free classes 

click here for more information


Salem City Sewer Plant Project Updates & Photos


Salem City has a NEW Exchange Zone. 

It is located on the East Side of the Salem City Office 

at 90 South Main Street.

click here for more information 

 Nuisance Abatement

Salem City has ordinances in place regarding nuisance abatement on property.  Nuisances include but are not limited to the following.  Inoperable vehicle's, noxious or unsightly weeds, debris including trash, lumber, construction waste, bricks, tires or other items similar in nature. If you have any questions please feel free to to contact Officer Christensen of the Salem Police Department 801-423-2312.
click here for entire letter regarding nuisance abatement


 Effective Immediately: 

The Salem Police Department will no longer be accepting 
any types of sharps including needles.

Disposal Option:

South Valley Solid Waste District will take your sharps including needles.
You can drop medical needles off to them if they are in a sharp container or in a 2 liter soda bottle.You can purchase sharp containers at, Salem Hills Pharmacy, Walmart or by going online.

South Valley Solid Waste District
2450 West 400 South Springville, UT

(801) 489-3027  


Salem City Police Chief Brad James would like Senior Citizens and Family Members who have Senior Citizens to be aware of potential fraud and scam.    Below are two different links to help residents be aware:

“Clear guide to help people avoid and detect elder fraud”

Here is a guide Common Elderly Scams for our Senior Community. It includes the common fraud tactics and popular scams used on seniors. We hope you find this guide helpful.

 Senior Citizen Alert - Scam and Fraud (click here)  


For information on what is happening in Salem, click on Recent News!