Category Archives: City Hall

Dog Recovered in Animal Abuse Case; $1,000 Reward for Information

On December 28, 2014 at 7:56am, a man was videotaped beating a dog in Pulaski Park near Talmadge Street, the man and the dog were gone when the Officers arrived. Since that day the members of the City of Poughkeepsie … Continue reading

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Snow Emergency Lifted: January 27 at 8:00am

The Snow Emergency declared on January 26, 2015 has been lifted as of 8:00am today, January 27, 2015. Services Resume on Wednesday City Transit and Sanitation will resume as normally scheduled and City Hall will reopen on Wednesday, January 28.

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Snow Emergency Declared – Begins Monday at 6:00pm

A Snow Emergency has been declared beginning at 6:00pm this evening, January 26, 2015.  The Snow Emergency will remain in effect until further notice. Updates on the Snow Emergency will be available on this website, all City social media and … Continue reading

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Statement from Mayor John C. Tkazyik Regarding City of Poughkeepsie High School’s Black History Month Essay Contest

Without the knowledge of the Office of the Mayor of the City of Poughkeepsie, there was a public posting on Facebook last night, made by a member of the Common Council, regarding the Poughkeepsie City School District’s Black History Month … Continue reading

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State of the City Report for 2014

Presented January 20, 2015 By John C. Tkazyik, Mayor Good evening Chairman Petsas and Members of the Common Council and welcome to members of the public, staff, Department Heads and community leaders.  Please also join me in welcoming New York … Continue reading

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Solid Waste Collection Fees Added to Tax Escrow

To All Property Owners on Tax Escrow: On December 19, 2013, the Common Council adopted a local law amending Chapter 9, Article V of the Code of the City of Poughkeepsie by adding a new collection for the solid waste collection fee. … Continue reading

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City to Embark on Important Energy Saving Project

The City of Poughkeepsie Common Council approved unanimously the financing of $3.2 Million for the City’s LED Project. Phase I of the project will replace 1,880 pole lights owned by the City with energy saving LED lights. Working under an … Continue reading

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City Lowers Flags in Honor of Fallen NYPD Officers

Poughkeepsie Mayor John C. Tkazyik has ordered all flags on City buildings to be flown at half-staff until Wednesday at noon in honor of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos who were brutally slain in the line of duty … Continue reading

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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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Central Hudson Storm Advisory December 9th, 2014

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