Category Archives: Press Release

Prescription Drug Take-Back Event – Saturday, October 26

Saturday – October 26, 2013 – 10:00am to 2:00pm Public Safety Building – 505 Main Street Poughkeepsie, New York 12601 With public participation at an all-time high after six prior events in three years, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and … Continue reading

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Mortgage Assistance Unit – Catherine Street – October 17th

The  Department of Financial Services Mortgage Assistance Unit is coming to Poughkeepsie… Date: October 17th, 2013 Location: Poughkeepsie Municipal Lot 35 Catharine Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Staff from the New York State Department of Financial Services … Continue reading

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Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

The Department of Public Works will start collecting loose leaves from the curb on Monday, November 4, 2013.  To eliminate the early leaf piles, the department plans to have leaf crews in all eight wards of the city every workday … Continue reading

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Holiday Schedule – Columbus Day

In observance of Columbus Day, the following services will be closed or suspended on Monday, October 14, 2013: City Hall: Closed Transfer Station: Closed Bus Service: Running on Saturday schedule. Shopper’s Special route suspended. Service resumes Tuesday, October 15. Sanitation: No Garbage or Recycling … Continue reading

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Public Hearing: 2014 Proposed Budget

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, November 18, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., in the Common Council … Continue reading

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Notice of Construction: 2 Fountainbrook Avenue

The City of Poughkeepsie Engineering Department is informing property owners and residents located in the area of 2 Fountainbrook Avenue, and the immediate surrounding area, that Thomas Gleason, Inc. will be working in your area. Beginning Monday October 7th, 2013 … Continue reading

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Public Hearing: Historic Landmark Designation

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, November 6, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., in the Common Council … Continue reading

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Advanced Metering Infrastructure

The City of Poughkeepsie is upgrading the existing water meter, reading and billing system.   The new  Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) will require MOST of the meters in the City to be replaced and ALL of the meters to be fitted with … Continue reading

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule – October 2013

The Water Department will continue the hydrant flushing program through October. Hydrants will be flushed on a rotating schedule in the following areas: During Rotation #1, the Water Department will flush the hydrants on South Avenue, Spratt Avenue, and Pembroke … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week: October 6–12, 2013

Fire Prevention Week – October 6 – 12, 2013 In 2012, the City of Poughkeepsie’s Fire Prevention Program; reached approximately 900 City of Poughkeepsie children, ranging in age from Pre-K to eighth grade.  We accomplished this with your help and … Continue reading

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