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Posted on: January 11, 2023

New grant program to invest $750K in Albany's small businesses

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ALBANY — After a taxing year of inflationary pressures and pandemic-related supply chain issues, small businesses in Albany might be able to find relief through a new grant program designed to support post-COVID recovery efforts in the city.&...

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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: January 19, 2023

Lark Street Infrastructure Project Public Meeting

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The City of Albany will be undertaking a multi-million dollar infrastructure project on Lark Street from Madison Avenue to Washington Avenue. City officials and design consultant, CHA will be in attendance to preview the project and answer questions. Join...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

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Concerned about where you can park in the event of a Snow Emergency? The City of Albany provides lots throughout the City, try out our new interactive map so you can stay informed. Use a scroll wheel or pinch to zoom in and out, the highlighted areas nota...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

When It Snows In Albany

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When It Snows In Albany, click on the image to be shown a .pdf with helpful information in the event of a declared Snow Emergency in Albany. For the full list of snow-related information navigate to our Snow Removal Section.

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Lark Street Infrastructure Project Public Meeting

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The City of Albany Department of General Services will hold a public meeting regarding a multi-million dollar infrastructure project on Lark Street from Madison Avenue to Washington Avenue on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Lark Hall (351 ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Central Warehouse Redevelopment Awarded $9.75 Million - 1st Round Restore NY Communities Initative

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ALBANY, NY - Led through a partnership between development team Redburn Development Partners and Columbia Development with support from the City of Albany, Albany County, and Capitalize Albany Corporation, this $60 million Restore New York Special Project...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

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

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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 Farrell fo...

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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: January 19, 2023

City of Albany & CDTC Request Feedback for Proposed ADA Transition Plan

Contact: Jasmine Higgins, Chief Equity Officer

Albany, NY – The City of Albany has partnered with the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) to evaluate the accessibility of pedestrian infrastructure on City-owned and maintained streets...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Mayor Sheehan Joins Nation’s Mayors in Washington, DC US Conference of Mayors 91st Winter Meeting

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Beginning Wednesday, January 18, Mayor Kathy Sheehan will join a bipartisan group of hundreds of mayors from across the country for the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) 91st Winter Meeting. The annual gathering i...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $1.5 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR ALBANY CITY HALL RESTORATION AND RENOVATION

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand revealed that the City of Albany will receive $1.5 million in funding from the omnibus funding package for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 to be used for t...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Central Warehouse Redevelopment Awarded $9.75 Million - 1st Round Restore NY Communities Initative

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ALBANY, NY - Led through a partnership between development team Redburn Development Partners and Columbia Development with support from the City of Albany, Albany County, and Capitalize Albany Corporation, this $60 million Restore New York Special Project...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

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

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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 Today, November 29, 2022, from 1:00pm to...

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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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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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