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  • 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.

Virtual meetings

For agendas where business from the public is scheduled:
  • Persons wanting to provide comment to the council during “business from the public” must send their written comments by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Please limit comments to one page and include your name and address.
  • Emails received before noon on the day of the meeting will be included in the record.
For agendas where a public hearing is scheduled:
  • Please refer to the agenda for details about how to comment for public hearings.
Code of Conduct:
  • Microphones will be muted and webcams will be turned off for presenters and members of the public unless called upon to speak.
  • If participant(s) disrupt the meeting, the participant(s) microphone and webcam will be turned off.
  • If disruption continues, the participant(s) will be removed from the meeting.
DateAgendaSummaryStaff
Handouts
Approved
Minutes
A/V
July 8, 2020
Regular Meeting
  Available after meeting
July 6, 2020
Work Session
  Available after meeting
June 24, 2020
Regular Meeting
Public comment received by 5pm, June 22, 2020
Public comment received by 5pm, June 23, 2020
Written comments provided by the applicant received by noon, June 24, 2020
  
June 22, 2020
Work Session
  
June 10, 2020
Regular Meeting
 
May 27, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a 
May 13, 2020
Regular Meeting
 
April 22, 2020
Regular Meeting
April 8, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a
March 30, 2020
Work Session
March 18, 2020
Special Session
n/a
March 11, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a
March 9, 2020
Work Session
February 26, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a
February 24, 2020
Work Session
n/a
February 12, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a  
 Audio contains complete meeting after executive session recess.
February 10, 2020
Work Session
Available after meeting
January 22, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a
January 8, 2020
Regular Meeting
n/a
January 6, 2020
Work Session
n/a

Council Video Information

Broadcasts begin at 7:15 p.m. on YouTube. Some meetings are simucast on Facebook Live when possible.

Archived videos from each City Council Regular Session are usually available on our YouTube channel no later than the Friday following each meeting date.

Viewers should have broadband service for best results. Older City Council video may require software capable of playing .wmv (Windows Media) files.

Watch on YouTube live

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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