Board of Estimate & Apportionment 


The Board of Estimate and Apportionment (E&A) is comprised of the following members, Chief City Auditor, Mayor, Corporation Counsel, City Treasurer, and President of the Common Council. The board is responsible for approving all city real estate purchases, appropriations, and the annual operating budget. The board meets twice per month on Tuesdays at 1:30 pm to review and approve requested budget transfers and appropriation increases. The Chief City Auditor officiates the meeting. In the Chief City Auditor's absence, the meeting is officiated by an Office of Audit and Control representative. The final agenda is a reflection of budget modifications approved by the board.

As set forth in the City of Albany Charter, the Board consists of the:

  • Auditor
  • Mayor
  • Corporation Counsel
  • President of the Common Council
  • Treasurer


  • Hon. Kathy M. Sheehan, Mayor
  • Dr. Dorcey L. Applyrs, Chief City Auditor
  • Hon. Corey Ellis, President of the Common Council
  • Marisa Franchini, Esq., Corporation Counsel
  • Hon. Darius Shahinfar, Treasurer


  • 1:30 pm
  • Twice a month on Tuesdays
  • City Hall
    24 Eagle Street
    Mayor's Conference Room
    Albany, NY 12207

Virtual Meetings

Under the new law enacted by Governor Hochul, public meetings are permitted to meet virtually. The Board of Estimate and Apportionment have resumed to Zoom video conference meetings.

The committee will be meeting virtually unless otherwise indicated.  To view the meetings please visit the City of Albany's public meeting channel

2022 Meeting dates

January 4April 5July 19November 8
January 21 April 19August 2
November 22
February 8 
May 3August 16December 6
February 25 May 17September 9
December 20
March 8
June 7September 20
March 22 June 24October 4 

July 8October 18

Meeting dates and additional information is also available in the City of Albany events calendar.


Tentative agendas are available prior to the meetings. The final agenda is available following approval; View the most recent agendas.