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Committee Origin
City Council Minute Action, May 6, 1974; Resolution No. 2010-63; Resolution No. 2012-80; Resolution No. 2018-137

Committee Purpose
Advises the City Council on proposed changes to the City Charter. These proposed changes may be generated by the City Council or by the Charter Review Committee.

Committee Composition
5 Council Appointees - Members serve until the next Municipal Election.


Member Appointed By
Harry Chomsky Maass
Jim Lindsay McQuaid
Lisa Schneider Pilch
Paul Giganti Barnes
Patricia Donald Nason

(Roster updated 1/13/2020)

Contact Charter Review
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City of Albany Charter Review Committee
c/o Anne Hsu
1000 San Pablo Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
Email Staff Liaison,  Anne Hsu

Charter Review Committee Audio Archive