The Common Council, the elected legislative body of the City, consists of 15 Council Members and a President. Established by the Dongan Charter on July 22, 1686, Albany’s Common Council convenes on the first and third Monday of every month to review and act on legislation and resolutions for the government of the City and the management of its business. The Council also holds public hearings to obtain citizens’ views and opinions on certain pieces of legislation.$20,314 2017 salary
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Thomas Hoey (Dem, Ind, WF)
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Community InvolvementTreasurer of the Eagle Hill Neighborhood Association Member, Eagle Point Building Leadership Team and PTA Pilot in the US Air Force Civil Air Patrol
Coach for the Albany Soccer Club team
Awarded the Business Partner of the Year award For Mentoring 70+ high-school students from Rensselaer Questar III internship program
Experience and Qualifications Committeeman
Attended and testified at Common Council meetings
Associate Director at UAlbany
Adjunct Professor at Schenectady Community College United University Professions
UAlbany Chapter’s Professionals Vice President United University Professions
State-wide Membership Development Officer.
Committeeman 15th Ward.
Sidewalks in the 15th Ward.
Our City needs to be accountable to taxpayers. We need to put the City on a strong financial footing and be transparent with the City’s finances.
Ensure fairness by preventing special treatment for the property taxes of certain individuals
To fight crime, we need to put our police back on the streets. They also need the training and the tools needed to do their job to protect us.
Leading the charge in advancing pay equity in the City of Albany. It’s been far too long that female workers are not on equal ground with their male counterparts.
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