Albany Community Development Agency Board


The Albany Community Development Board meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room located at City Hall, unless otherwise specified. Meetings will not be held on city holidays. 


Hon. Kathy M. Sheehan
Mayor, City of Albany
Hon. Darius Shahinfar
Treasurer, City of Albany
Hon. Corey Ellis
President of the Common Council, City of Albany
Marisa Franchini, Esq.
Corporation Counsel, City of Albany
Rachel McEneny
Commissioner, Administrative Services
Faye Andrews
Director, Albany Community Development Agency

ACDA Board meetings take place the first Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted below in the Mayor's Conference Room: City Hall, 24 Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12207. Meeting will not be held on City holidays. In the event of inclement weather please call (518) 434-5265.  

2023 Meeting Dates
January 10 3:00 p.m.April 4July 11 - CANCELEDOctober 3
February 13 (Rescheduled)May 2August 8November 7
March 7June 6 - CANCELED September 5 December 5

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Past ACDA Board Meetings

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About the ACDA Board

623. Albany Community Development Agency

A community development agency, to be known as the Albany Community Development Agency, is hereby established for the accomplishment of any and all of the purposes specified in articles fifteen and fifteen-A of this chapter and in accordance with article eighteen of the constitution of the state of New York.  It shall constitute a body, corporate and politic, be perpetual in duration and consist, notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of section five hundred fifty-three of this chapter, of seven members, including the mayor, who shall be chairman, the chief fiscal officer, the corporation counsel, the president of the common council, or other presiding officer thereof, the director of community development who shall serve as secretary of said agency, the clerk of the city, and the director of the office of equal employment opportunity for the city of Albany, all of whose terms shall expire with the term of the mayor. It shall have the powers and duties now or hereafter covered by article fifteen-A of this chapter upon municipal renewal agencies.  It shall be organized in the manner prescribed by and be subject to the provisions of article fifteen-a of this chapter and the agency, its members, officers and employees and its operations and activities shall in all respects be covered by the provisions of such article.

(Added L.1965, c.672, 1; amended L.1986, c.120 1: L. 1989, c.479 1.)