Volunteer Workdays in Albany’s Natural Areas
Albany Parks & Recreation Department will host regular cleanup days at Simpson Park, 778 Waverly Drive NE, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, starting March 5, 2015. Individuals or groups who want to help remove invasive species to improve Albany’s parks and natural areas are encouraged to sign up for the project in advance.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Openings
The City is recruiting to fill two vacant terms which will expire December 31, 2017. See this flyer created by the commission for more information.
Lowe’s Home Improvement Center Moving Ahead in Albany
Lowe’s Home Improvement Center will open a store in Albany before December 30, 2015, according to an agreement signed Monday, January 26, 2015, between the company and the City of Albany.
Albany businesses, schools, government form collaborative partnership to train skilled local workforce
The City of Albany has agreed to fund $2.9 million for technical training equipment at Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) to answer local business needs for skilled labor.