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Budget Approved & 3 Trustees Elected

May 21, 2024 | Library News

Albany city residents voted today to approve a 2.0% increase in the library tax levy, which is under the NYS tax cap, to support the Albany Public Library. The budget was approved by 81% of the voters, with a final vote tally of 2,050 to 486. The approved 2024-25 library operating tax levy is $7,...

Budget Vote & Trustee Election Results

May 17, 2022 | Library News

Albany city residents voted today to approve a 2.5% increase in the tax levy to support the Albany Public Library. The 2022-23 budget was approved by a final vote of 2001 (yes) to 458 (no). The approved 2022-23 library operating tax levy is $7,372,420. The owner of a $150,000 home in the city of Al...

May 17 is Budget Vote & Trustee Election

May 10, 2022 | Library News

The library's budget vote and trustee election are set for Tuesday, May 17, from 7 am until 9 pm. Read the voter information packet   BUDGET VOTE Albany city residents go to the polls Tuesday, May 17, to vote on the Albany Public Library 2022-2023 tax levy. The budget plan was unanimously a...

Voter Information Packet Now Available

May 10, 2022 | Library News

We've got all of the information you need to get prepared to vote on the library budget and trustee candidates on Tuesday, May 17. The voter information packet contains the budget, tax impact, explanation of the budget plan, FAQs, plus biographical information and photos of the candidates. Polls a...

Two Trustees Elected to APL Board

June 17, 2020 | Library News

Albany voters selected two trustees -- Brigitte Pryor and Thomas McCarthy Jr. -- for the Albany Public Library (APL) board in the June 9 election, which was conducted via absentee ballot by the City School District of Albany. The district began counting the more than 10,700 ballots on June 16, as ca...

View the candidate biographies and photos  Watch the candidate forum (Updated 6/9/20) How to submit ballots: (1) Hand deliver ballot to the school district lock box by 5 pm on June 9 OR (2) Mail ballot so the school district receives it by June 16 There are seven candidates on the ballot for tw...