Category Archives: City Hall

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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Celebration of Lights – Friday, December 5

The 21st Annual Celebration of Lights Parade & Fireworks is scheduled for Friday, December 5, 2014. The parade will commence at 6:30pm on Main Street and Garden Street and proceed to the evening’s first Christmas tree lighting on Main Street, … Continue reading

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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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