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Mayor Vetoes Council Budget Amendments

Mayor John C. Tkazyik vetoed another resolution passed by the City Council concerning the Council’s amendment of the Mayor’s budget by increasing appropriations. Tkazyik vetoed Resolution R-14-76, which would increase appropriations by almost $328,000.   “While many of the appropriations are … Continue reading

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Shopper’s Special Bus Route – Out of Service

Due to mechanical issues, the Shopper’s Special Bus Route will be out of service until further notice beginning today, Friday, December 19. For alternate service to destinations along the suspended route, please visit the Dutchess County LOOP website: For … Continue reading

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Holiday Schedule: Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Years Day

In observance of Christmas and New Years Day, the following services are closed or suspended: Christmas Eve – Wednesday, December 24, 2014 City Hall: Open Transfer Station: Open Bus Service: Regular Schedule Sanitation: Collecting Thursday Routes and bagged & bundled yard debris. Final yard … Continue reading

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Section 8 Program Expands Services in City & Town

On January 1, 2015, Interfaith Towers at 66 Washington Street in the City of Poughkeepsie will be receiving project-based vouchers under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program.  The City anticipates administering 128 project-based vouchers to existing residents at the building. … Continue reading

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December WAC Meeting Cancelled

The December 23, 2014 Waterfront Advisory Committee (WAC) meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. The next WAC meeting will be scheduled for January 2015.

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Request for Proposals: 178-182 Main St. & 11 S. Bridge St.

The City of Poughkeepsie (the CITY) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking high quality proposals for the purchase and development of three vacant, City-owned parcels, totaling approximately 0.8 acres, located in a desirable downtown location on Main Street. … Continue reading

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Common Council Special Meeting – December 23, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 2.04 of the City Charter, the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6:30 P.M., in the Common Council Chambers, Municipal … Continue reading

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Planning Board Meeting – December 16, 2014

The Planning Board will meet on December 16, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall. All Planning Board meetings are open to the public. Parking is available in the City Hall parking garage. Planning Board … Continue reading

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Mayor Tkazyik Vetoes Four City Council Resolutions

Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik vetoed four different resolutions passed by the City Council. Three (R-14-70; R-14-71; R-14-72) concern the Council’s acquisition of a property located at 204 Church Street. “The Council voted to acquire this property with no plan, no … Continue reading

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Common Council Meeting – December 15, 2014

Common Council meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Free parking is available under City Hall for those arriving before 8:00 p.m. Enter the parking garage from … Continue reading

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