City's Vision and Mission Statements

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Vision Statement

The City of Albany is a collaborative regional leader delivering exceptional services and enhancing quality of life, while fostering an atmosphere where citizens and businesses can thrive.

Mission Statement

The City of Albany delivers fiscally responsible, highly dependable services to the citizens in the community and the region with integrity and professionalism.

Terrific Values

Trust: Do what we say we do
Effectiveness: Perform all functions with excellence
Responsiveness: Exhibit a sense of urgency – we value time and use it well
Respect: Treat people well – we value the opinions of others
Integrity: We will do the right thing
Fun: No day is complete without laughter
Innovation: Look for and embrace new and effective ways to do things
Customer Satisfaction: Delight citizens everyday through exemplary service