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The filing period for appearing on the ballot for the position of councilor or mayor runs from 8 a.m. on August 5 through 5 p.m. on August 20. Candidate applications will be available at City Hall no earlier than 8 a.m. on August 5.

Election signs

Signs of any kind may not be located at any time in the public right-of-way as per Albany Development Code 13.220(2)(b).

One temporary sign per issue and per candidate may be placed on property based on the ballot of an election within the district where the property is located. 

In residential zones, signs are limited to an area of four square feet per face and a maximum height of three feet. 

In commercial or industrial zones, signs are limited to an area of eight square feet per face and a maximum height of five feet. Signs may be placed 45 days prior to an election and must be removed no more than seven days after the election.

For additional questions on Albany's sign code, contact Community Development at 541-917-7550.

Signs within sight of state highways have additional limitations. ODOT will remove any signs and hold them at the district maintenance office for 30 days. More information is available at


Council positions, terms, and wards

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Councilors receive $130 per month, and the mayor receives $185 per month. The mayor and councilors also each receive a $50 internet stipend per month.


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