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Posted on: January 11, 2023

New grant program to invest $750K in Albany's small businesses

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ALBANY — After a taxing year of inflationary pressures and pandemic-related supply chain issues, small businesses in Albany might be able to find relief through a new grant program designed to support post-COVID recovery efforts in the city.&...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

City of Albany Reminds Applicants that ARPA Funding Pre-Application is Open Through March 1, 2022

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ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Pre-Application portal utilized to award $25 million for transformative, highly-impactful investments of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds received by the City of Albany is open for submissions at www.AlbanyForAll.com...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

City of Albany Provides Update Regarding American Rescue Plan Funding Application Process

Call for Volunteers Issued to Help Grade & Interview Applicants for Historic Funding Opportunity

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Pre-Application portal utilized to award $25 million for transformative, highly-impactful i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Albany Pre-Application Portal Open for Transformative, Highly Impactful Uses of $25 Million ARP Fund

Contact: David Galin 

Pre-Application Portal Open for Submissions at AlbanyForAll.com

Pre-Applications Reviewed on Rolling Basis Beginning Late February

Call for Volunteers Issued to Help Grade & Interview Applicants for Historic Funding Opportu...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Mayor Sheehan Announces Application Process Transformative, Highly-Impactful Uses $25 Million ARPA

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Contact: David Galin 

Pre-Application Portal Opens for Submissions on Tuesday, January 11

Pre-Applications Reviewed on Rolling Basis Beginning Late February

Funded Project Awards Anticipated to Be Announced Beginning Spring 2022

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces City’s First Use of American Rescue Plan Funding

Contact: David Galin 

City of Albany to Provide Non-Union Employees with 3% Retroactive Wage Increase in 2021; Mayor Sheehan to Propose Additional 3% Non-Union Wage Increase in 2022 City Budget

Frontline Employees Continued to Deliver Essential Cit...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Co-Chairs Michael Whalen & Jahkeen Hoke Present COVID Recovery TaskForce Final Report

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Contact: David Galin

Comprehensive Report Is Culmination of Three-Month, Community-Wide Effort to Identify And Maximize Critical Investments, Prioritize Equity, & Build Back Better

“The Task Force strongly recommends funding a limited number of highly-i...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

City of Albany and COVID Recovery Task Force Continues to Seek Input on Use of ARPA Funds

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany and the COVID Recovery Task Force is once again seeking input on the City’s use of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds. Feedback is essential to ensuring the discretionary ARP funds a...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

City of Albany & COVID Recovery Task Force Continue to Seek Input on the Use of ARPA Funds

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany and the COVID Recovery Task Force is once again seeking input on the City’s use of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds. Feedback is essential to ensuring the discretionary ARP funds a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Co-Chairs Whalen & Hoke Announce City of Albany COVID Recovery Task Force Members

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Contact: David Galin 

Membership Spans Arts & Entertainment, Banking, Child Care, Economic Development, Education, Government, Health & Human Services, Housing, Labor, Non-Profit, Restaurants & other Small Businesses, & Workforce D...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City of Albany Provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding Update

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team is excited to announce the City received 147 proposals from the community totaling $141 million in requests for $25 million of the City’...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

City of Albany Provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding Update

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team is excited to announce that 63 proposals have been selected to advance to the full application phase. These proposals, which were gather...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

City of Albany Announces Funding Recommendations for American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Grant Awards

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Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team is excited to announce 35 projects have been selected to receive grants from $25 million of federal relief dollars provided to Albany under Presi...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

City of Albany Provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Awards Update

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Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team, comprised of Mayor Kathy Sheehan, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, Common Council President Corey Ellis, Common Council Pro Tempore Kel...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Congressman Paul Tonko to Join City of Albany ARPA Leadership Team to Highlight $600,000 ARPA Award

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Congressman Paul Tonko will join members of the City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team, Councilmember Jahmel Robinson, and Albany Community Land Trust Executive Director Susan Cotner to highlight it...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

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The City of Albany Department of General Services, Division of Engineering typically contracts out two annual Street Resurfacing & Sidewalk Reconstruction contracts each year; consisting of about 30 to 35 street segments.

The streets are selected throu...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Mayor Kathy Sheehan Launches the Next Phase of Building a New Lincoln Park Pool

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ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined Business for Good Co-Founder Ed Mitzen, Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones, Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, Assemblymember John McDonald, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, Common Co...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Final Concept for New Lincoln Park Pool

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City of Albany: David Galin  

Business for Good: Connie Frances Avila 

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones, community members, and elected officials to anno...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Mayor Sheehan Joins the AIHA to Announce the Launch of of Its Newest Exhibit: The Time Capsule

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ALBANY, NY – The contents of a time capsule unearthed from the base of the Philip Schuyler monument when it was removed from its location in front of Albany’s City Hall earlier this year will be on display in a new exhibition at the Al...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Signs 2024 City of Albany Budget Into Law

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ALBANY, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan signed Ordinance 37.101.23 – the legislation adopting the 2024 City of Albany Budget - into law earlier this morning after the Common Council's unanimous passage of Mayor Sheehan’s proposed bud...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Unanimous Passage of the 2024 City Budget

“This budget is transformational. This is a budget for city residents that makes historic investments in public safety, world-class recreation facilities, streets and sidewalks, walkability, sustainability, and the City’s workforce.&am...

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Statement on Unanimous Confirmation of Ann Marie Salmon as Commissioner

ALBANY, NY?– Mayor Kathy Sheehan & Commissioner Ann Marie Salmon released the following statements following the Albany Common Council’s unanimous confirmation of Ann Marie Salmon as Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services: ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

7th Annual Henry Johnson Award Presented to Valerie Alexander-Moseley, Advocate for Economic & So

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ALBANY – Today, the City of Albany, joined by members of Albany’s 369th Veterans Association and others, presented the 7th Annual Henry Johnson Award for Distinguished Community Service to Valerie Alexander-Mos...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

City of Albany Welcomes Bloomberg Harvard City Hall Fellow Livesey Pack to Administrative Services

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced today the arrival of Livesey Pack, who will join the City of Albany for a two-year term as a Bloomberg Harvard City Hall Fellow. The competitive fellowship matches emerging leaders with cities ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2023

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces New Administration Appointment

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced the appointment of Ann Marie Salmon as Commissioner of Administrative Services after former Commissioner of Administrative Services Rachel McEneny’s departure from the City of Albany to be...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Mayor Sheehan to Recognize LIGHT Summer Youth Employment Program Participants at Award Ceremony

ALBANY, NY – Today, Friday, August 11, at 11:00am at Bleecker Stadium, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones will recognize the approximately 500 LIGHT Summer Youth Employment Program Participants at its annual ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2023

Mayor Kathy Sheehan Highlights Construction Underway to Create New 911 Emergency Dispatch Center

ALBANY, NY – Earlier today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Police Chief Eric Hawkins, and Fire Chief Joseph Gregory highlighted that construction of a new 911 Dispatch Center for the City’s emergency responder...

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Posted on: July 28, 2023

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Commencement of Lark Street Infrastructure Project

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ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio have announced the commencement of a $3.3 million investment to revitalize the Lark Street Streetscape between Madison Avenue and Washington A...

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Posted on: July 19, 2023

City of Albany and Police Benevolent Association Announce Overwhelming Ratification of New Contract

ALBANY, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Chief Eric Hawkins, and Police Benevolent Association President Michael Delano have announced the overwhelming ratification of another new contract for Albany's Police Officers and Detectives.

This contract provides office...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

South End Connector Trail Phase Two Improvements to Begin Week of July 17

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Contact: Poulomi Sen, Senior Planning Project Manager
Department of Planning & Development 
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ALBANY, NY – A project designed to add public amenities to a portion of the South End Connector Trail is...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

37 Small Businesses and Nonprofits Receive more than $600,000 in Building Improvement Grants

Thirty-Seven City of Albany Small Businesses and Nonprofits Receive more than $600,000 in Building Improvement Grants

 

Through City of Albany’s American Rescue Plan Act Efforts, Capitalize Albany Awards Flexible, Reimbursement Grants for...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Congressman Paul Tonko to Join City of Albany ARPA Leadership Team to Highlight $600,000 ARPA Award

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Congressman Paul Tonko will join members of the City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team, Councilmember Jahmel Robinson, and Albany Community Land Trust Executive Director Susan Cotner to hi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

City of Albany Announces Funding Recommendations for American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Grant Awards

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Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team is excited to announce 35 projects have been selected to receive grants from $25 million of federal relief dollars provided to Albany u...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

City of Albany Provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding Update

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team is excited to announce that 63 proposals have been selected to advance to the full application phase. These proposals, which were gather...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

City of Albany Provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Awards Update

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Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team, comprised of Mayor Kathy Sheehan, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, Common Council President Corey Ellis, Common Council Pro Tempore Ke...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City of Albany Provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding Update

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Leadership Team is excited to announce the City received 147 proposals from the community totaling $141 million in requests for $25 million of the City’...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Councilmembers Jahmel Robinson, & Joyce Love Announce Community Survey

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Common Councilmember Jahmel Robinson announced the launch of a community survey to solicit public input for a new West Hill Community Center. 

The survey, which is available online,...

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