Welcome to the Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations Web Site!

The Council of  Albany (NY) Neighborhood Associations, commonly known as "CANA," is a nonpartisan federation of neighborhood associations and related organizations that was founded in 1976.  Subscribe to the CANA mailing list, by clicking here
  • The upcoming meetings are as follows: 
    • Dec. 2, 2016. Robert Magee - director of the City of Albany, Department of Buildings and Regulatory Compliance.The agenda and the Nov. 4 meeting minutes can be found here.

    • Jan. 6, 2016. Neighborhood Association go-around.

  • CANA dues are due for 2015 by January 31, 2015 and are $25 for neighborhood associations and $10 for individuals.   Membership applications can be found at the bottom of this page. The following NA's have paid: Albany Guardian Society, Arbor HIll,  Beverwyck,  Delaware, Eagle Hill NA, Helderberg, Hudson Park, Lincoln Park, Manning Blvd NA, Mansion, Melrose, New Albany NA, North Albany, Park South, Pine Hills,Shaker Rd/Shaker Park/Bishops Gate,  Sheridan Hollow, Upper Washington, University at Albany, West End, West Hill Spirit. A current list of members can be found here.
  • The Executive Board members for 2015/2016 can be found here.
  • Classics from the CANA archives are on this site:
    bullet Brief History of CANA
    bullet Starting a Neighborhood Association
    bullet Increasing Neighborhood Association Participation

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