The City of Albany is a Charter City in Alameda County, organized in accordance with the Council-City Manager form of government.  The City has a population of approximately 18,900 and offers a full range of services for the community through its various departments including the City Manager's Office, City Clerk, Finance, Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Human Resources, Community Development, Police, Public Works, and Recreation and Community Services .  The Chief Executive Officer is the City Manager, who is appointed by the City Council (5 members). 

City of Albany Organization Chart