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Vacancies are filled year-round. Appointments for positions with terms that expired December 31, 2022, will be made beginning in January 2023.

Applicants must live within the Albany city limits. By policy, councilors shall make appointment from their respective wards whenever possible. The mayor’s appointments are at-large.

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Residents may not serve simultaneously on the Budget Committee, Library Board, Parks & Recreation Commission, or Planning Commission as these groups have the greatest influence on city council decisions.

Airport Advisory Commission
Term: 2 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2024
    (appointed by Councilor Newton, Ward 1a)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2024
    (appointed by Councilor McGhee, Ward 3a)

By policy, the city council does not appoint persons who have a significant financial interest in the anticipated considerations of this commission.

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Arts Commission
Term: 3 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2025
    (appointed by Councilor Newton, Ward 1a)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2025
    (appointed by Councilor Montague, Ward 2a)

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Budget Committee
Term: 4 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor McGhee, Ward 3a)

Applicants must be registered voters.

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Human Relations Commission
Term: 3 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor Novak, Ward 1b)

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Landmarks Commission
Term: 3 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor Novak, Ward 1b)

Applicants must have demonstrable knowledge, interest, or competence in historic preservation and in one of the following fields: architecture, landscape architecture, history, art history, education, construction, real estate, development, urban planning, archaeology, law, finance, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, local history, or related disciplines.

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Library Board
Term: 4 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Mayor Alex Johnson II)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor Montague, Ward 2a)
  3. Vacant, term expires: 6/30/2026
    (appointed by Councilor Smith, Ward 3b)

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Parks, Recreation and Tree Advisory Commission
Term: 3 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (appointed by Mayor Alex Johnson II)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2025
    (appointed by Councilor Novak, Ward 1b)
  3. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2025
    (appointed by Councilor Kopczynski, Ward 2b)

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Planning Commission
Term: 4 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor McGhee, Ward 3a)

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Public Safety Commission
Term: 4 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor Kopczynski, Ward 2b)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor McGhee, Ward 3a)

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Tourism Advisory Committee
Term: 3 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2025
    (appointed by Mayor Alex Johnson II)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2025
    (appointed by Councilor McGhee, Ward 3a)

Applicants may not be a TLT recipient or a board member of a TLT recipient or TLT collector organization.

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Transportation Advisory Commission
Term: 3 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (appointed by Councilor McGhee, Ward 3a)

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Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.

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Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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