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The Public Safety Commission advises the City Council on matters pertaining to funding, operation, maintenance, facilities and other aspects of the Albany Fire and Police departments. Its mission is to help those departments maintain high standards and deliver the highest quality emergency safety services to the residents of Albany.

Established by City Council policy


Term of office: 4 years

Nick Fowler   VC
Rural Fire District Representative
1/11/2012Council12/31/2023 3rd
Kevin Kreitman  1/13/2016Mayor12/31/2023 2nd
Erik Rau  1/30/2023Ward 1-a12/31/2024
Erik Anderson  9/8/2021Ward 1-b12/31/2024
Pat Kidd  10/13/2021Ward 3-b12/31/2025 1st
Evan Church  1/10/2018Ward 2-a12/31/2025 2nd
Adam Brenneman  1/23/2019Ward 2-b12/31/2026 2nd
Cynthia Greene   C3/14/2012Ward 3-a12/31/2026 3rd

*Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.
C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair

All appointees shall be residents of the city of Albany, defined as maintaining their principal place of residence within the corporate boundaries of the city of Albany as they exist at the time of appointment. Should an appointee no longer meet the residency requirement, the appointee will vacate the seat immediately and the appointing Council member shall seek a replacement as soon as possible. (RES 6797, 2019)

Staff Liaisons

Marcia Harnden
Police Chief

Shane Wooton
Fire Chief

Upcoming Meetings

April 5, 2023, 7:00pm
Albany Police Station

June 7, 2023, 7:00pm
Fire Station 11

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Meeting Materials

April 5, 2023   
February 1, 2023   
*Minutes are posted when they are approved by the body at a subsequent meeting.

Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.


Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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