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Monthly Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 , at 6:30 PM

Main Branch Albany Public Library

(Parking available at rear of library)


1)      Introduction

2)      Presentation

a)      Capital District Housing Situation status

i)        James Ader, CEO – Greater Capital Association of Realtors

ii)       Paul Hurley, Mortgage Banker, HSBC

iii)     Susan Cotner, Executive Director, Affordable Housing Partnership

b)      Madison Avenue, Traffic Calming (Continuation), Dan Curtis

c)      Melli Rose, Albany Special Events

3)      Minutes

4)      Other

a)      Nominating Committee

b)      CANA Web Site

5)      Committee Reports

a)      Police Issues

b)      Codes 

c)      Cable

d)      Neighborhoods Work Conference

e)      Committee on University and Community Relations – Tom Gebhardt

6)      Communications/Announcements

a)      Financial Report as of   November 29, 2008

(1)   Current checking account balance at Citizens Bank - $1,894.66: additions –0; subtractions – $75 for October minutes .

7)      Reminder about CANA ListServ

i)        CANA ListServe to simplify the mailing process and store all the sent e-mails in one place. To subscribe to this mailing list, please go to this site,, and choose “subscribe,” under the heading “To Join,” or send an e-mail to

8)      Future Meetings

a)      January 7, 2009 – Neighborhood Association Go-around, what’s happening in your neighborhood

b)      February 4 – Mayor Jennings, State-of-the-City

c)      March 4 – Shawn Morris, Common Council President

9)      Adjourn

Please remember that our meetings may be videotaped for broadcast on access TV.