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The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) is Now Accepting Applications

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) is now accepting applications until Friday, March 22 at 4:30 p.m. Click here to get more information about what you need to apply and apply online. 

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RFP 2019:16 Invasive Species Management Tivoli

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified individuals for the provision of Targeted Grazing for Invasive Species Management.  Minority Business Enterprises and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.  Copies of the RFP are available at the Department of Law Office at City Hall, Room 106, Albany, …
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City of Albany Announces Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for North Albany Limerick Parade, Irish Sweat-er 5K Run, and St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: March 11, 2019 Contact: William Trudeau, Jr. wtrudeau@albanyny.gov (518) 434-5791                                              &nb…

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Buildings & Regulatory Compliance Offering Extended Hours

To better serve the residents and business owners in Albany, the Department of Buildings and Regulatory Compliance will be open until 7 p.m. on Mondays beginning on April 1, 2019.  For more information on BRC, please click here.

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RFP 2019:15 Lark Street Improvement Study

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified individuals for the provision of Lark Street Improvement Plan.  Minority Business Enterprises and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.  Copies of the RFP are available at the Department of Law Office at City Hall, Room 106, Albany, New York  …

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Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

The City of Albany’s LIGHT (Learning, Initiative and Gaining Headway Together) Summer Youth Employment Program is now accepting applications. This award winning program is designed to provide any young City of Albany resident, age 14-18, with a summer …

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City of Albany and Major Private Sector Partners Come Together in Groundbreaking Partnership in Fight to Reduce Poverty

For Immediate Release 
March 7, 2019 
Media contact: Andrew Beam — 518-573-3916, beam@gramcomm.com 
 
ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and her partners in fighting poverty throughout Albany announced the launch of the third phase of the City of Albany’s Poverty Reduction Initiative (CAPRI) at a press conference on …
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RFP 2019:04 City Website Redisgn

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified individuals for the provision of Design, Development and Hosting of the City of Albany Government Website for the City of Albany.  Minority Business Enterprises and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.  Copies of the RFP are available at the …

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City of Albany Department of General Services to Remove Ash Trees Infested with Emerald Ash Borer

ALBANY, NY – Today, the City of Albany Department of General Services announced they will be removing ash trees infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Beverwyck Park along Washington Avenue in the coming months.  EAB is an invasive insect introduced to the United States several decades ago and is …

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WATER MAIN BREAK ON HOLMESDALE AVENUE

The City of Albany is repairing a water main break on Holmesdale Avenue. Water service will be disrupted on the east side of Holmesdale Avenue between Cortland Street and Plymouth Street. The surrounding area may experience discolored water or pressure…

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