Category Archives: City Hall

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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Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer Exam Notice & Prep Classes

Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer Civil Service Examination Notice Dutchess County Examination Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Application Information: Dutchess County Department of Human Resources 22 Market Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone# (845) 486-2169 24-Hour Exams Hotline (845) 486-2167 Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must meet … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for 9/11 Memorial Park

September 11, 2014 – 4:00pm The groundbreaking ceremony for the City of Poughkeepsie’s new 9/11 Memorial park is set for 4pm, September 11, 2014 on the lawn next to City Hall facing the Poughkeepsie Journal building. The Kiwanis Club of … Continue reading

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Public Hearing: Fee in Lieu of Parkland

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Charter and Codes of the City of Poughkeepsie, Administrative Code, Section 14.04, a Common Council Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council … Continue reading

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Parking Ticket Amnesty Program – Ends October 31, 2014

The City of Poughkeepsie has approved the Parking Ticket Amnesty Program to be held from September 2, 2014 until October 31, 2014.  During this period, all penalties shall be waived with the payment of the original fine.  Please call the … Continue reading

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RFP: Lease or Redevelopment of 36 North Clover St.

Lease RFP Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014,  3:00 p.m The City of Poughkeepsie seeks qualified not-for-profit organizations interested in leasing property located at 36 North Clover Street in the City of Poughkeepsie for the purpose of providing Child Development Programming. … Continue reading

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CPPD Help Launch “School’s Open – Drive Carefully” Campaign

Sergeant Todd King and Patrolman George McSpedon of the Poughkeepsie Police Department, along with local school children, helped AAA New York to launch its 69th annual “School’s Open – Drive Carefully” campaign at Poughkeepsie Police Headquarters. Colorful “School’s Open” posters … Continue reading

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Holiday Schedule – Labor Day (Monday, September 1)

In observance of Labor Day, the following services will be closed or suspended on September 1, 2014: City Hall: Closed City Courts: Closed Transfer Station: Closed Bus Service: Suspended – Service resumes Tuesday morning (September 2) Sanitation: No Garbage or Recycling pickup on Monday. Monday … Continue reading

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Hydrant Flush on Park Avenue & Smith Street

The Water Department will be working on hydrants located on Park Avenue and Smith Street today, Thursday, July 3.  The hydrants on Park Avenue will be opened for an extended period of time to be monitored by City personnel.  Addresses local … Continue reading

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Montgomery Street Closed for Road Work

Central Hudson contractor Precision Pipeline is working in the area of Montgomery Street, between Academy Street and Market Street. This section of Montgomery Street will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, June 30 and will continue through Thursday, July 3. Work zones and … Continue reading

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