City Council Strategic Planning Icon 2013The Albany City Council Strategic Plan considers both the City's Mission Statement and Vision Statement.

City Mission Statement
The City of Albany is dedicated to maintaining its small town ambience, responding to the needs of a diverse community, and providing a safe, healthy, and sustainable environment.

City Vision Statement 
The City of Albany is environmentally and fiscally strong, champions a healthy local economy, fosters safe, diverse and engaged neighborhoods, and treasures its unique waterfront.

2019 Strategic Plan Update

In January 2019, the City Council will begin updating the City Council Strategic Plan. The plan will identify goals and metrics that will inform a 2-year work program and proposed budget.

Here are three ways to get involved in the 2019 Strategic Plan Update:

  1. Attend the January 7th City Council Work Session: Council will receive a status update on strategic plan projects that have been accomplished, and begin to discuss ideas to update the strategic plan. The Work Session will be on January 7th from , 9:30AM - 12PM in the City Hall Council Chambers (1000 San Pablo Avenue).
  2. Attend the January 22nd City Council Study Session: Council will begin to formalize ideas to update the strategic plan and give direction on a draft strategic plan for review and possible adoption by the Council in February 2019. The Study Session will on January 22nd from 6PM – 7:30PM in the City Hall Council Chambers (1000 San Pablo Avenue).
  3. Can’t make the meeting dates in person? Please email us at with your ideas for Albany!