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About the City Council
The City Council is the legislative body of the City of Albany and makes policy decisions regarding the governance of the City. The Council consists of five (5) members elected at large. Municipal elections are held every two years at the November general election of even numbered years. The City Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor the Mayor presides over all Council meetings. Council members appoint citizens to the various Commissions and Committees that make recommendations to the Council on a variety of city policies and projects.
City Council Meetings
The Council meets the first and third Monday of the month at 7:30 pm. Should there be a legal holiday on Monday, then the meeting will be on Tuesday. Should there be any change, the City Clerk will post a notice. If you have any questions, or wish to verify if a meeting has been rescheduled, please contact the City Clerk at (510) 528-5710. City Council Meeting Procedures