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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE PROVISION OF COMMUNITY CENTER NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND LOCATION STUDY SERVICES

The City of Albany is requesting proposals (RFP 2020-25) from qualified consultants to provide Community Center Needs Assessment and Location Study Services. This request for proposals may not be the same as previous requests for proposals intended for…

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Albany Water Department Reminds Local Businesses and Organizations to Freshen Water Systems Before Reopening

Date: September 17, 2020
Contact: Emily Lyons
(518) 545-7682
Albany, NY – As businesses and organizations continue to reopen after New York State on PAUSE, the Albany Water Department is requesting that all facilities freshen water systems that have been inactive for more than two weeks. …
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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces “2025 Trees” Initiative

Date: September 17, 2020 
Contact: Frank Zeoli 
ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined local elected officials, city officials, community representatives, and philanthropists to announce the City of Albany’s “2025 Trees” Initiative.  
This program sets a goal of planting 2,025 new trees in the City …
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City of Albany to Host Curb Extension and Bicycle Boulevard Demonstration to Solicit Feedback on Potential Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

Date: September 16, 2020 
Contact: Yasmine Robinson 
Deputy Director, Department of Planning and Development 

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ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Department of Planning and Development is hosting the second temporary demonstration project to test potential bicycle and pedestrian …
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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Joins Supreme Court Brief in Support of Nondiscrimination Protections

Date: September 14, 2020
Contact: David Galin
ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined more than 160 other mayors, cities, and local governments, as well as the U.S. Conference of Mayors, in asking the Supreme Court to rule in favor of upholding nondiscrimination requirements regulating …
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Mater Christi Recreation Courts Closed for Fencing and Walkway Construction

Date: September 14, 2020

Contact: Justin Atlas
ALBANY, NY – The recreation courts located adjacent to the Mater Christi Pool on the premises of the New York State Correctional Services Training Academy at 1134 New Scotland Road, will be closed beginning on Monday, September 14, 2020, …
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Albany Water Department to Replace Underground Water Utilities in City’s Arbor Hill Neighborhood

Date: September 11, 2020

Contact: Emily Lyons
(518) 545-7682
ALBANY, NY – The Albany Water Department (AWD) is improving underground water utilities on Orange Street in Albany’s Arbor Hill neighborhood to ensure continued access to reliable drinking water and fire protection.
This project will replace an …
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4th Annual Henry Johnson Day Commemorated in Arbor Hill

Date: September 10, 2020
Contact: Dennis Gaffney
518-434-5164 (wk)
518-281-7252 (cell)
 
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City of Albany Commemorates Fourth Annual Henry Johnson Day 
Amy Jones Wins Henry Johnson Award for Distinguished Community Service
 
ALBANY, NY – Albany elected officials, joined by …
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City of Albany to Host Curb Extension and Bicycle Boulevard Demonstrations to Solicit Feedback on Potential Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

Date: September 10, 2020
Contact: Yasmine Robinson
Deputy Director, Department of Planning and Development

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Department of Planning and Development will host two temporary demonstration projects to test potential bicycle and pedestrian improvements and collect feedback for the ongoing update to …

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October 3, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. at Washington Park

The Department of General Services is sponsoring a Paper Shredding and Book Recycling Event on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. at Washington Park.  Please use the Madison Ave entrance. 3N Document Destruction Inc. will be providing shredd…

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