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Vacancies are filled year-round.

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.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission
Term: 3 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (appointed by Mayor Alex Johnson II)

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City Tree Commission
Term: 3 years

Available position:

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

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Landmarks Commission
Term: 3 years

Available position:

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

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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Planning Commission
Term: 4 years

Available position:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (appointed by Councilor Bartholomew, Ward 2a)

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Traffic Safety Commission
Term: 3 years

Available positions:

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (appointed by Councilor Bartholomew, Ward 2a)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (appointed by Councilor Johnson, 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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