Category Archives: Press Release

Mayor Tkazyik Vetoes Four City Council Resolutions

Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik vetoed four different resolutions passed by the City Council. Three (R-14-70; R-14-71; R-14-72) concern the Council’s acquisition of a property located at 204 Church Street. “The Council voted to acquire this property with no plan, no … Continue reading

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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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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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City Seeks Members for Charter Review Commission

Application Deadline: September 26, 2014 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Poughkeepsie is looking for seven (7) members to serve on the City of Poughkeepsie Charter Review Commission. The Commission is advisory and will be charged with reviewing the … 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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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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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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Public Notice: Federal Transportation Program Application

The City of Poughkeepsie is requesting Capital and Operating Federal Funds in the amount of $1,581,000 under Section 5307 and the Surface Transportation Program of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991. Funding in the amount of $1,581,000 is … Continue reading

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City Pool Season Begins on Saturday, June 28

The City Pool season begins on Saturday, June 28 at Pulaski Park Pool and Spratt Park Pool. Swim lessons are available at each facility. Pulaski Park Pool 162 Washington Street Thomas Bell, Pool Manager Hours of Operation – 2014 June … Continue reading

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