Category Archives: Press Release

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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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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