A shelter-in-place order is in effect for all Alameda County residents. City facilities are closed and non-essential meetings and events are cancelled.  Find more information here.

Council's Statement

We, the members of the Albany City Council would like to reaffirm that we welcome and value all of our diverse community members regardless of where they are from, who they love, how they worship, how they look, Their gender identity, their abilities, their economic status, or how they vote. We honor the Native people who were the original stewards of this land.

We invite the entire Albany community to join with us in creating a safe and welcoming city; one in which we celebrate our differences and learn from each other; one in which we are proud to raise our children.

Ola Joseph Diversity

This affirmation is on every Albany City Council agenda and is shown on the screen during Council meetings. There is no room here for hate, or for those who would bring violence or hate to our community.  Those who wish to harm others either by word or deeds, you are not welcome in our town.



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 1 + (510) 528-5710.  Current Council Meeting Schedule.

Rules of Procedure and Order & City Council Administrative Policies

Communications to the City Council are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records. Albany City Government is open and transparent. To send in a comment regarding a matter that is on a City Council agenda, please be sure it's received prior to 12 noon of the Council Meeting day to ensure your communication is included as part of the agenda record. Please see contact methods below.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to the City Council, will become part of the public record. If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in-person to the City Hall at 1000 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA 94706. If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication. (See contact methods below.) Please contact the City Administration Department at 1 + (510) 528-5710 for further information.


All City Council Members

  Individual Council       

 Email Email: 
Please use the above email address to send in comments regarding City Council agenda items or communication to all City Council Members.

Contacts for Individual

Council Members 
are listed on the  right. 

Please email all City Council

Members when commenting

on Council agenda items.

(see email address on left)

Mail via USPS Albany City Council
c/o City Clerk
1000 San Pablo Avenue
Albany, CA 94706

 Albany City Council
 Attn: Council Member _______
 1000 San Pablo Avenue
 Albany, CA 94706

If You Do Not Want Your Information to be Public

Deliver communication (without your contact information) to City Hall (1000 San Pablo Ave.) in-person or mail via U.S. Postal Service.

Note: You will not be contacted with a response.

Deliver communication (without

your contact information) to
City Hall (1000 San Pablo Ave.)

in-person or mail via U.S. Postal


Note: You will not be contacted 

with a response.

Please Note:

  • Per City Council Policy, communications received by the City Clerk prior to noon on the day of a Council meeting shall be duplicated, by the City Clerk's Office, and submitted to the Council at the meeting (if related to an item which is on the agenda for that meeting).
  • Communications submitted at the City Council meeting or thereafter will be included in the public viewing binder and in the Clerk's Office the day following the meeting.
  • Correspondence received will also be posted to the City's website along with the meeting agenda.
  • Communications received are public records. Public records will become part of the City's electronic records, which are accessible to the public by request per Public Records Act.

Agency Report of Public Official Appointments

The City of Albany posts FPPC Form 806 in compliance with the Fair Political Practices Commission Regulations 18705.5 regarding public official appointments.

2020 City Council Appointments to Regional Bodies

The City Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 1000 San Pablo Avenue, Albany CA. The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website at

We continue to prioritize our goal to foster an inclusive and equitable community that values our diversity and forwards social equity.  Please view the recording of our recent Town Hall event on this topic here.