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The City Council is the legislative branch of our local government. 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. The Council adopts laws called ordinances, passes resolutions, sets policies, adopts the budget, levies taxes, and conducts public meetings

The current Albany City Charter became effective on January 1, 1957. 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.

Mayor

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Sharon Konopa

632 35th Avenue SE
541-791-0300
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Term: 1/1/17-12/31/18
Full consecutive term: 5th

Ward I

Northwest of Pacific Boulevard and all of North Albany in Benton County.

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Dick
Olsen

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

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Mike
Sykes

1125 Lakewood Drive SW
541-936-0654
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Office: Ward I-B
Term: 1/1/17–12/31/20
Full consecutive term: 1st

Ward II

Southeast of Pacific Boulevard and West of Geary Avenue.

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Ray
Kopczynski

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

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Bill
Coburn

6317 Chapman Court SW
541-928-0649
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Office: Ward II-B
Term: 1/1/17–12/31/20
Full consecutive term: 3rd

Ward III

East of Geary Avenue and South of Pacific Boulevard.

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Johnson

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

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Kellum

4085 E. Commercial Way SE
541-791-0158
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Office: Ward III-B
Term: 1/1/17–12/31/20
Full consecutive term: 2nd