Category Archives: City Hall

Update: Upcoming Snowstorm Procedures – Nov 26, 2014

Update: Procedures for Upcoming Snowstorm in City of Poughkeepsie In anticipation of the snowstorm, whichever side of the street you are parked legally on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, please continue parking on that same side through Saturday, November 29, 2014 … Continue reading

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Snow Information, Policies & Procedures

Snowfall and Snow Emergency information is available for download below. The downloads include Public Works snow removal policies & procedures, Snow Emergency guidelines, Snow Emergency routes and maps, and Fire Hydrant clearing instructions. When shoveling snow from sidewalks and driveways, … Continue reading

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City of Poughkeepsie Transit Hub Selected for Prestigious Award

The judges in the 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards Competition have selected Urban Engineering’s entry, Design of City of Poughkeepsie Transit Hub, for a 2015 ACEC New York (American Council of Engineering Companies of New York) Silver Award in the category … Continue reading

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Holiday Schedule – Veterans Day

In observance of Veteran’s Day, the following services will be closed or suspended on Tuesday, November 11, 2014: City Hall: Closed Transfer Station: Closed Bus Service: Running on a Saturday schedule. Full service resumes Wednesday, November 12. Sanitation: No Garbage or Recycling Pickup on … Continue reading

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Halloween Tips for Parents & Homeowners

Halloween Tips for Parents Make sure costumes fit well and that they are short enough to prevent tripping. Consider using hypoallergenic make-up instead of masks, which can obstruct your child’s vision. Add reflective tape to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for … Continue reading

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44/55 Eastbound Work Begins Oct. 27 – Potential Traffic Congestion

Phase I of the New York State Department of Transportation’s bridge maintenance will take place near the City of Poughkeepsie/Town of Poughkeepsie line on the Eastbound arterial from Monday, October 27, 2014 until Monday, November 10, 2014.  All lanes will … Continue reading

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Holiday Schedule – Columbus Day (Monday, October 13)

In observance of Columbus Day, the following services will be closed or suspended on Monday, October 13, 2014: City Hall & City Court: Closed Transfer Station: Closed Bus Service: Running on Saturday schedule. Shopper’s Special route suspended. Service resumes Tuesday, October 14. Sanitation: No … Continue reading

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Bicycle Traffic Skills 101

Do you feel confident and safe riding a bike in traffic? Do you know enough to teach your kids to ride cautiously and conspicuously on their own? When you drive a car, are you comfortable sharing the road with people … Continue reading

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2015 Budget Review Session Schedule

Budget review sessions will be held in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall (3rd Floor, 62 Civic Center Plaza).  Parking is available in the City Hall garage, accessible from Mill St.  The sessions are open to the public. Monday, … Continue reading

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Mayor Releases 2015 Preliminary Budget

The Mayor of the City of Poughkeepsie, John C. Tkazyik, released his 2015 Preliminary Budget today.  Attached, for your reference, is the budget overview. “The 2015 budget reflects the continued effort to strengthen the City’s financial position.  The 2013 General … Continue reading

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