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The current Albany City Charter became effective on January 1, 1957. The City Council is the legislative branch of our local government. The Council adopts laws called ordinances, sets policies, adopts the budget, levies taxes, and conducts public meetings. By Charter, the City of Albany adopted a council-manager form of government. The Charter provides that the City Manager is the administrative head of the City, and the manager serves at the pleasure of the Council.

The City Council is composed of a mayor and six councilors with two councilors elected from each ward. The councilors serve for a term of four years, and the mayor serves for a term of two years.

Mayor

sharon-konopaSharon Konopa

632 35th Avenue SE 97322
541-791-0300
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Term: 1/1/15-12/31/16
Full consecutive term: 4th

Councilors

Ward I

Northwest of Pacific Blvd. and all of North Albany in Benton County | View Ward Map (pdf)

Dick-OlsenDick Olsen

732 Broadalbin Street SW 97321
541-926-7348
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Office: Ward Ia
Term: 1/1/15-12/31/18
Full consecutive term: 5th

Floyd-CollinsFloyd Collins

754 Quarry Road NW 97321
541-928-2961
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Office: Ward Ib
Term: 1/1/13 - 12/31/16
Full consecutive term: 2nd

Ward II

Southeast of Pacific Blvd. and West of Geary Ave. | View Ward Map (pdf)

Ray-KopczynskiRay Kopczynski

1303 Tamarack Court SW
541-917-0490
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Office: Ward IIa
Term: 1/1/15-12/31/2018
Full consecutive term: 2nd
(appointed 8/10/11 to first term)

Bill-CoburnBill Coburn

6317 Chapman Court SW 97321
541-928-0649
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Office: Ward IIb
Term: 1/1/13 - 12/31/16
Full consecutive term: 2nd

Ward III

East of Geary Ave. and South of Pacific Blvd. | View Ward Map (pdf)

Bessie-JohnsonBessie Johnson

2911 Geary Street SE 97322
541-791-2494
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Office: Ward IIIa
Term: 1/1/15 - 12/31/18
Full consecutive term: 4th

Rich-KellumRich Kellum

4085 E. Commercial Way SE 97322
541-791-0158
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Office: Ward IIIb
Term: 1/1/13 - 12/31/16
Full consecutive term: 1st