The City's leadership team discusses the City's strategic priorities, financial status, best practices, and the new budgeting platform to help support its strategic objectives, prioritize resources, and streamline processes.

Salem is the capital City of Oregon with a population of more than 160,000. Salem is a City of more than 47 square miles, located an hour from the Cascade mountains to the east and an hour from the ocean beaches to the west.

The City provides a full range of municipal services, including but not limited to: water, wastewater & stormwater utilities, police, fire, municipal court, airport, public works, economic development, community planning & development, parks & recreation, and library.


Part 1 - Introduction

Brief introduction to the webinar by Yana McConaty, Neubrain Principal.


Part 2 - About the City of Salem, Oregon

Kacey Duncan, the Deputy City Manager talks about the City's history, employment, economy, education, recreation and cultural amenities, and some remarkable facts that you would want to know about.


PART 3 - SALEM's strategic priorities

Kacey Duncan, the Deputy City Manager talks about the City's vision, strategic priorities, and planning efforts.


PART 4 - SALEM'S budget and finances

Kelley Jacobs, the City's Budget Manager, talks about the City's finances, budget process and methodlogy.


PART 5 - Pre-implementation Challenges

Kelley Jacobs, the City's Budget Manager, talks about challenges that prompted the City to look for a new budgeting solution.


PART 6 - selecting a budget system

Kelley Jacobs, the City's Budget Manager, talks about the City's process for evaluating and selecting the right budgeting solution.


PART 7 - implementing A BUDGET SYSTEM

Kali Leinenbach, the City's Budget Analyst, talks about the City's system implementation process, scope, and the technical aspects of the solution.


PART 8 - Outcomes, Lessons Learned, and Recommendations

Kali Leinenbach, the City's Budget Analyst, discusses the implementation outcomes, lessons learned and recommendations.