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 Alert: Fire season declaration, vegetation abatement required

During fire season, weeds, grass, and other noxious vegetation that has been determined to be a fire hazard must be addressed to reduce the potential for fire in accordance with Albany Municipal Code 7.84.160. To report a vegetation fire hazard in Albany, call 541-791-0155. Albany Fire Chief John Bradner declared July 9, 2014, the start of fire season due to ongoing hot, dry weather.

Albany Parks & Recreation staff has begun winterizing park restrooms and preparing parks for the winter season.  Park restrooms will close beginning Saturday, October 19, 2013.


Albany parks will be available for weekend rentals again starting in April 2014.  Park facilities may be rented daily beginning with Memorial Day weekend through the end of October 2014.  Park shelters may be reserved up to 13 months in advance.

Reservations may be made by phone with a MasterCard or Visa or in person at Albany City Hall, 333 Broadalbin Street SW.  The reservation phone line is 541-917-7777.  

For more information, call Albany Parks & Recreation, 541-917-7777.