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The City Council serves on the CARA Advisory Board, and each member appoints a counterpart member on the CARA Advisory Board. Advisory Board members generally live or own property or businesses in the Central Albany area.


Term of office: 3 years

Russ Allen6/27/2012Ward 2-b12/31/2021 3rd
Maura Wilson1/9/2013Ward 1-a12/31/2021 3rd
Bill Ryals1/13/2021Ward 1-b12/31/2022 1st
Lelonni Leeper1/8/2020Ward 3-a12/31/2022 1st
Cye Larson1/13/2021Ward 3-b12/31/2023 1st
Mark Spence VC3/17/2010Mayor12/31/2023 5th
VacantAPPLYWard 2-a12/31/2023

C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair   Find your council ward

Central Albany Revitalization Area (CARA) Advisory Board includes lay members (above) and the full Albany Revitalization Agency.

Staff Liaison

Seth Sherry
Economic Development Manager

Upcoming Meetings

March 19, 2021, 5:15pm
Virtual (see agenda for details)

April 21, 2021, 5:15pm
Virtual (see agenda for details)

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaApproved MinutesAudio
February 17, 2021
Regular Meeting
 A/V unavailable due to equipment malfunction
January 20, 2021
Regular Meeting

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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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