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Vacancies are filled year-round. Recruitment for positions that expire December 31, 2021, will be made beginning in November 2021.

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

Positions available (appointed by):

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (Councilor, Ward 2a)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2021
    (Councilor, Ward 3b)

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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Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission
Term: 3 years

Positions available (appointed by):

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (Councilor, Ward 2a)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (Councilor, Ward 3a)

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Human Relations Commission
Term: 3 years

Positions available (appointed by):

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2022
    (Councilor, Ward 1b)
  2. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2023
    (Councilor, Ward 2a)

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Parks & Recreation Commission
Term: 3 years

Positions available (appointed by):

  1. Vacant, term expires: 12/31/2020
    (Mayor)

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Traffic Safety Commission
Term: 3 years

Positions available (appointed by):

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