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. Please note that CANA is now using Google Groups for its listserv as Topica stopped working.
  • The upcoming meetings are as follows: 
    • Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Albany Rezoning, Christopher Spencer, Director of Planning,  Nnenna Ferguson – Capital Carshare; Colin McKnight - Mansion Neighborhood presentation. The February meeting minutes are available here.
  • 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: Beverwyck,  Delaware, Eagle Hill NA, Helderberg, Manning Blvd NA, Mansion, Melrose, New Albany NA, North Albany, Park South, Sheridan Hollow, Upper Washington, 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.
  • Information about how Albany has become part of a virtual oil pipeline can be found here.
  • See Neighborhood Association Map that Luke Guther put together. You can provide Luke with comments on his map by writing him 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

    Please send us feedback about the CANA Web Site.
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    Dec 21, 2014, 4:24 PM
    Dec 21, 2014, 4:24 PM