Category Archives: Press Release

Parking Meter Pilot Program

New Regulations Effective on Monday, December 9, 2013 The City of Poughkeepsie recently installed three Pay Stations on Market Street as part of the Parking Meter Pilot Program. The intent of the pilot program is to assess the functionality of … Continue reading

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Fire Department Seeks Toy Donations

The City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department will be collecting new and unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Donations will be accepted day or night through December 15th at the Public Safety Building Firehouse (505 Main Street). Please ring the bell near … Continue reading

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Public Notice: Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The City of Poughkeepsie has completed a Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the 2012 program year.  The document identifies all Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS Grant (HOPWA) funded activities … Continue reading

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Public Hearing: Receive Comments on Tax Cap Override

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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., in the Common Council … Continue reading

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Transit Hub Ribbon Cutting – November 21st at 11am

On Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 11:00am, there will be a ribbon cutting of the City of Poughkeepsie’s new transit hub located on Market Street.  The location is in front of the Financial Plaza Parking deck across from the Mid-Hudson … Continue reading

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City Partners with CUNY on Solar Initiative

The City of Poughkeepsie is pleased to announce a new partnership with City University of New York (CUNY) on an initiative to lower the cost and ease the process of solar installation in New York State.  CUNY is the recipient … Continue reading

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New Bus Schedule and Routes

The City Bus Service has recently updated the City bus schedule and route map. The updated schedule and route map are available for download below and also under the Bus Service section on the Downloads page. For additional information about … 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 Monday, November 11, 2013: City Hall: Closed Transfer Station: Closed Bus Service: Running on a Saturday schedule. Shopper’s Special route suspended. Service resumes Tuesday, November 12. Sanitation: No Garbage or … Continue reading

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2014 Budget Review Session Schedule

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

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Documentary Screening “Crossing Waters” – October 24, 2013

“Crossing Waters”, a documentary film by Jane Watson and produced by Franc Palaia The City of Poughkeepsie and Mayor John Tkazyik will host a sneak peek mini-screening of the documentary film, Crossing Waters, directed by Jane Watson. Join executive producer, … Continue reading

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