Municipal Water Finance Authority

The Albany Municipal Water Finance Authority works with the Albany Water Board by managing finances for the Albany Water Department's plans and projects related to system improvement. Responsibilities of the Authority include issuing revenue bonds, applying for permits and approvals for plans and projects; and acquiring grants, loans and property from both public and private sources.

The Water Finance Authority consists of up to seven members, five of whom are residents of the City of Albany and are appointed by the Mayor. The remaining two members are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by the Governor. Members of the Authority are appointed to three-year terms.

Members and Dates of Expiration

  • John J. McEneny, Chairperson (12/31/2022)
  • Gary R. Overdorf, Secretary (12/31/2022)
  • Julia Canizzaro, Treasurer (12/31/2021)
  • Calee Oas, Vice Chairperson (Governor Appointee) (12/31/2021)
  • Warren Abriel, Jr., Vice Secretary (12/31/2021)
  • Daniel Herring (Governor Appointee) (12/31/20

2020 Meeting Schedule

  • Thursday March 26, 2020. View Agenda
  • Thursday June 25, 2020 
  • Thursday September 24, 2020 
  • Friday December 18, 2020. 
Meetings start at 8:00 a.m. at the offices of the Albany Water Department, 10 North Enterprise Drive, Albany, NY 12204

View agenda for special meeting on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Meeting Minutes


Contact Information

Department of Water and Water Supply
10 North Enterprise Drive
Albany, NY 12204
Phone: (518) 434-5300
To download a copy of the by-laws, please click here.


New York State Public Authorities Law chapter 766 section 1115-b Albany Municipal Water Finance Authority.
For more information, please visit the Department of Water and Water Supply.