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Public hearings 

Persons wanting to provide testimony during public hearings at city council meetings may:

  • Email written comments to the staff contact, listed in the agenda or public notice, including your name and subject of the public hearing, before noon on the day of the meeting.
  • To testify virtually during the public hearing, register by emailing the staff contact, listed in the agenda or public notice, before noon on the day of the meeting, with your name; phone number; and if you are speaking for, against, or neutral on the project/subject. The mayor will call upon those who have registered to speak.
  • Appear in person at the meeting and register to speak using the signup sheet on the table.

Business from the public

Persons wanting to provide comments may:

  • Submit written comments and/or register to speak before noon on the day of the meeting using the  Business from the public button next to the title of the meeting; or,
  • Appear in person at the meeting and register to speak. (suspended due to COVID)
  • Speakers will be limited to three minutes, unless extended by the Mayor. 
  • Business from the public is not scheduled for every Council meeting.
  • Documents discussed at the meeting that are not in the agenda packet are archived in the record. Documents from staff are posted to the website after the meeting. Documents submitted by the public are available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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S=Summary, H=Staff Handouts, M=Approved Minutes
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October 13, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

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October 11, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

n/a 
September 22, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet  109MB file may load slowly Supplemental Agenda

 
September 20, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

n/a 
September 8, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

 
August 25, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

August 23, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

August 11, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

n/a
August 9, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

July 28, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

n/a
July 26, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

July 14, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

n/a
June 23, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

June 21, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

June 9, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

June 7, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

May 26, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

May 24, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

May 12, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

May 10, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

n/a
April 28, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

April 26, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

n/a
April 14, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

April 12, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

April 6, 2021, Capital Improvement Program Joint Work Session with the Albany Budget Committee and Planning Commission

 Agenda Packet

n/an/a 
March 24, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

March 22, 2021, Special Session with Albany Human Relations Commission

 Agenda Packet

 n/a
March 22, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

March 10, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

n/a
March 8, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

February 24, 2021, Special Session with Human Relations Commission

 Agenda Packet

n/an/a
February 22, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

February 16, 2021, Special Session

 Agenda Packet

n/a
February 15, 2021, Special Session

 Agenda Packet

n/a
February 13, 2021, Special Session (meeting canceled)

 Agenda Packet

n/an/an/an/a
February 10, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

n/a
January 27, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

January 26, 2021, Special Session

 Agenda Packet

n/an/a
January 25, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

January 13, 2021, Regular Meeting

 Agenda Packet

n/a
January 11, 2021, Work Session

 Agenda Packet

January 4, 2021, Special Session

 Agenda Packet Supplemental Agenda

n/a

Code of Conduct for virtual testimony:

  • Microphones should be muted and webcams should be turned off when joining. You will be admitted when it is your turn to speak.
  • If a virtual participant disrupts the meeting, their microphone and webcam will be turned off.
  • If disruption continues, the participant will be removed from the meeting.

Questions:

  • For questions on City Council business, contact your City Councilors.
  • For questions regarding City Council minutes or copies of minutes prior to 2003, contact the City Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • The summary documents below provide Resolution and Ordinance numbers that were passed by the City Council.

What are Regular Meetings?

The City Council generally holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 7:15 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 Broadalbin SW, Albany; but they may be held at another place if the Council designates.

Four members of the City Council other than the Mayor must be present for the City Council to take action on any item. The Mayor presides over the City Council, but the Mayor only votes in the case of a 3 to 3 tie of the Council.

What are Work Sessions?

The City Council generally holds work sessions at 4:00 p.m. on Mondays that are followed by a regular Council meeting on Wednesday of the same week.

Council work sessions are designed to allow the Council to gain more in-depth knowledge of a particular subject and to have a chance to debate many of the pros and cons of an issue without coming to resolution or a decision on a matter.

Council work sessions are open to the public.

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