Sustainability Subcommittee !

Upcoming Sustainability Advisory Subcommittee Meetings

You don't have to wait for the February Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting to get involved - 

Here are some upcoming subcommittee meetings to be involved in

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2020 Sustainability Committee

2020 Sustainability Committee Meetings will start at 6 PM at City Hall - City Court Room 209 on the following dates : 

  • February 6
  • April 2
  • June 4
  • August 6
  • October 8
  • December 3

Sustainability Committee Meeting Tonight!

Tonight is the Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting 

 Agenda items include: 

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Sustainability Committee Meeting Thursday 12/5

Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

City Hall, City Court Room, Second Floor, Room 209, 5:30-7:30 PM

 Agenda items include: 

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Sustainability Committee Meeting Thursday April 2

The Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting will still take place on Thursday, April 2, 2020 

In an effort to continue the work of the Sustainability Committee and minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Sustainability Advisory Committee meeting on April 2 at 6:00 PM will meet on the Zoom Meeting app. 

More information on the Zoom meeting will be posted here  and on the Sustainable Albany Facebook Page prior to the meeting. 

 Agenda items include: 

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Transportation Subcommittee Meeting

The  City of Albany’s Sustainability Advisory Committee Transportation Subcommittee is meeting Monday, September 10 at 5:30 PM in the second floor conference room at 200 Henry Johnson Blvd. (parking is available in the rear of the building). Discussion topics will include bike infrastructure in Albany, electric vehicles, and the development of transportation school curriculums. The meeting is open to the public and  there will be opportunities for input about future topics the committee should pursue.


Green Commuting Fair

Want to learn more about sustainable commuting options in Albany? Then come to the Green Commuting Fair at Tricentennial Park on Monday, May 14th from 10AM to 2PM! Hosted by the New York State Interagency Sustainability Committee, the event will feature:

- An electric vehicle ride and drive (see and test out the latest plug-in vehicles);
- Information and resources on green commuting, including transit, carpooling, bike share, and more; and
- People to assist you in finding the best green commute option for the upcoming Green Your Commute Day (taking place on 5.18.18)

So stop on over and learn more about how you can green your commute!

Earth Day at the City Hall Rotunda

 In celebration of Earth Day 2018, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany  Sustainaiblity Advisory Comitee will host a sustainbility day at the City Hall Rotunda, 5:30PM - 7:30 PM, Albany City Hall




City of Albany joins the Compact of Mayors

COM committed 15Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is proud to announce her commitment to the Compact of Mayors, a global coalition of mayors and city officials pledging to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions, enhance resilience to climate change, and track their progress transparently. Launched at the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit, the Compact of Mayors is the world's largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change by pledging to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, tracking their progress and preparing for the impacts of climate change. Find Albany on the global map of committed cities here.

City of Albany Energy Plan Released

The Albany Energy PlanPicture1 is a strategic plan to reduce the City's energy use and related greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective manner while ensuring reliability and resilience. The finished plan, which was developed over a year of in-depth analysis and multiple stakeholder meetings, provides a comprehensive approach to energy use reduction and management, both within municipal operations and city-wide.