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RFP 2018:20 Real Property Taxation Consultation

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified vendors to provide Real Property Assessment Taxation Consultant for the City. Minority Business Enterprises and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals. Copies of the RFP are available at the Department of Law’s Office at City Hall, Room 106, Albany, …

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RFP 2018-19 The South End Connector Linking Albany’s Multi-Use Trails for the City

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified vendors to provide The South End Connector –Linking Albany’s Multi-Use Trails for the City. Minority Business Enterprises and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals. Copies of the RFP are available at the Department of Law’s Office at City Hall, …
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Mayor Sheehan to Host MWBE Discussion on How to Succeed as a Minority- or Women-Owned Start-up Business

Date: June 14, 2018 Contact: Eva Bass, Community Outreach Coordinator ebass@albanyny.gov  (518) 434-9821     * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * WHAT: A panel discussion on where to find business loans and grants and other support to he…

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No One is Above the Constitution . . . Even if I Agree with Them

The Times Union Editorial Board declined my request to publish this response to their June 12th editorial. I’m publishing it here so the public can better understand the city’s efforts to keep residents and visitors safe.

I write in response to the Times Union editorial condemning me and the city …

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No One is Above the Constitution . . . Even if I Agree with Them

The Times Union Editorial Board declined my request to publish this response to their June 12th editorial. I’m publishing it here so the public can better understand the city’s efforts to keep residents and visitors safe.

I write in response to the Times Union editorial condemning me and the city …

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MWBE Networking Discussion

Join Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Tuesday, June 19th at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Rotunda as she hosts a discussion on MWBE in the City of Albany.  Joining her will be some powerful business owners, organizations and individuals from the Capital Region…

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PROPERTY STOLEN IN BURGLARIES LOCATED IN STORE, BARBER SHOP

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2018
ALBANY, NY – Two men from local businesses have been arrested for possessing stolen property that was taken during recent burglaries.

Raysun Lantigua, 40, and Elhadi Abdalla, 54, were arrested following an investigation by members of the Albany Police Department.

On Monday, June 4, …

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MAN TRAVELING WRONG WAY AND WITHOUT LIGHTS ON DIRT BIKE ARRESTED FOLLOWING CRASH

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2018
ALBANY, NY – A 26-year-old Albany man who was operating a dirt bike on Second Street was arrested following an incident in which he crashed into another vehicle.

On Saturday, June 9 2018 at approximately 11:10 p.m., Joshua Peebles was traveling east bound on …

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RFP 2018:16 Medical Consultant Services

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified vendors to provide Medical Consultant Services for the City. Minority Business Enterprises and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals. Copies of the RFP are available at the Department of Law’s Office at City Hall, Room 106, Albany, New York …

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ARREST MADE IN EARLY MORNING STABBINGS

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2018
ALBANY, NY – A 25-year-old Albany man has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred this morning on Madison Avenue.

Just before 1:00 a.m., officers responded to the area of Madison Avenue and Lark Street for a report of a stabbing. …

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