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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: November 21, 2022

Mayor Sheehan & Department of Neighborhood & Community Services to Host Open House Job Fair

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Albany, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Department of Neighborhood and Community Services will be hosting an open house job fair for 18 open positions available within the Department on Monday, December 5, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m....

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

City of Albany to Host Conviction Sealing Clinic & Community Resource Fair

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Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the City of Albany, in partnership with a number of community organizations, is hosting its second Conviction Sealing Clinic & Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 1:00pm to 7:00...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

The City of Albany Wants Your Feedback on Potential Projects Along the City’s Waterfront

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Contact: Poulomi Sen, Senior Planner / 518.465.6066

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany is inviting residents to participate in three surveys as part of its ‘Waterfront Access, Vitality, and Economic Strategy’ (Albany WAVES) project to reimagine and p...

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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: June 8, 2022

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Highlight City’s Historic $10 million+ Pavement Preservation Investments 2022

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Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio joined City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar and Councilmembers Jack Flynn, Deborah Zamer, Joyce Love, and E. Hyde...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Call for Applicant - Commission on Human Rights

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The City of Albany is seeking applications from qualified residents of the City of Albany for the following position:

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Member, Albany Commission on Human Rights – One (1) opening.

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Neighborhood & Community Services Survey

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Albany’s One Stop Shop at 200 Henry Johnson Boulevard was designed to help those who live or do business in the City.  The City is now planning to expand customer service at 200 Henry Johnson Boulevard through the newly proposed Department of Nei...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

The Good Neighbor Handbook

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1. Where to Start: SeeClickFix and Search Albany

  • Can I report a non-emergency City issue such as a pothole or an overgrown lot without making a phone call?
  • Is there a convenient online tool where I can learn about my neighborhood?

2. Propert...

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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 21, 2022

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Overwhelming Passage of the 2023 City Budget

Contact: David Galin

“I want to thank Council Finance Committee Chair Sonia Frederick for her leadership, diligence, and hard work during the budget review process, Council President Pro Tempore Kelly Kimbrough and Council Majority Leader Ginnie ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Mayor Sheehan & Department of Neighborhood & Community Services to Host Open House Job Fair

Albany, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Department of Neighborhood and Community Services will be hosting an open house job fair for 18 open positions available within the Department on Monday, December 5, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

City of Albany to Host Conviction Sealing Clinic & Community Resource Fair

Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the City of Albany, in partnership with a number of community organizations, is hosting its second Conviction Sealing Clinic & Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 1:00...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Joint Veterans Committee to Hold the Veterans Day

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Joint Veterans Committee are pleased to announce that the annual Veterans Day Parade will take place in the City of Albany at 11:00 am on Friday, November 11, 2022.&...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Mayor Statement: Unanimous Confirmation of Former Judge Stiglmeier as Public Safety Commissioner

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan & Public Safety Commissioner Gary Stiglmeier released the following statements following the Albany Common Council’s unanimous confirmation of Judge Stiglmeier as the City...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

The City of Albany Wants Your Feedback on Potential Projects Along the City’s Waterfront

WAVES

Contact: Poulomi Sen, Senior Planner / 518.465.6066

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany is inviting residents to participate in three surveys as part of its ‘Waterfront Access, Vitality, and Economic Strategy’ (Albany WAV...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Third City of Albany Cannabis Advisory Committee Public Input Meeting to Take Place October 6, 2022

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Contact: Jasmine Higgins         

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ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany Cannabis Advisory Committee is holding the third of four public input meetin...

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Posted on: October 1, 2022

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Regarding Arrest of Suspect in Homicide on Hamilton Street

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement regarding the arrest of a suspect in Friday's Homicide on Hamilton Street:

“Chief Hawkins and I have been in close communication s...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Presents 2023 Proposed City Budget

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Contact: David Galin

Mayor Sheehan Proposes Building New Lincoln Park Pool and Replacing City Hall Roof

City of Albany Utilizing $14 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding for Transformative Investments

Budget Plans Transformative Investments in Every Neigh...

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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 officia...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Albany Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs Representing City of Albany & Mayor Sheehan

Contact: Xavia Francis

This week, Albany Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs will be attending a series of events in Nijmegen, in the Dutch province of Gelderland, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its sister city relationship with Albany. Dr. Apply...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

City of Albany Cannabis Advisory Committee Announces Public Input Meeting Schedule

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Contact: Jasmine Higgins         

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Lydia Brassard  

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany is announcing four (4) public input meetings to solicit cannabis-related inpu...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Appoints Former Judge Gary Stiglmeier as Public Safety Commissioner

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined Police Chief Eric Hawkins, Council President Corey Ellis, Council President Pro Tempore Kelly Kimbrough, Council Majority Leader Ginnie Farrell, and Council Public Safety Committ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2022

6th Henry Johnson Award Presented to Angelo Maddox, Albany Business Owner, Mentor & Role Model

Contact: Dennis Gaffney, Communications Coordinator, City of Albany/518-281-7252 (cell)

ALBANY Today, Mayor Sheehan, joined by members of Albany’s 369th Veterans Association and others, presented the 6th Annual Henry Johnson Award 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: August 29, 2022

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Regarding Positive COVID-19 Test Result

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement:

“This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19. While I began experiencing mild, allergy-like symptoms late last night, I am thankful I am ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2022

Statement - Mayor Sheehan Re: Early Morning Shooting on Hamilton St. & Large Gathering on Hudson Ave

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement regarding the early morning shooting on Hamilton Street:

“The depraved indifference of firing a gun into a large crowd with police officers...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Local Cannabis Advisory Committee Kick-Off Meeting

Contact: Jasmine Higgins 

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is pleased to announce the City of Albany Cannabis Committee will host a Kick-Off Meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the large auditorium at the...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

City of Albany Announces Appointments to Local Cannabis Legalization Advisory Committee

Contact: Jasmine Higgins 

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is pleased to announce the appointees to the City of Albany Local Cannabis Legalization Advisory Committee.

The Mayor’s Office received 50 applications from resid...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Highlight City’s Historic $10 million+ Pavement Preservation Investments 2022

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio joined City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar and Councilmembers Jack Flynn, Deborah Zamer, Joyce Love, a...

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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: May 18, 2022

Mayors of Albany, Amsterdam, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Troy Urge Special Master to Ensure A

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2022

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Amsterdam Mayor Michael Cinquanti, Saratoga Springs Mayor Ron Kim, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, and Troy Mayor Patrick Madden have sent a joint-letter urging court-a...

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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 31, 2022

CITY OF ALBANY RECOGNIZED AS TREE CITY USA FOR 20 YEARS

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio announced that the City of Albany has been recognized as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation...

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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: January 20, 2022

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

Contact: David Galin

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

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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

Call for Volunteers I...

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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: 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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