Category Archives: Press Release

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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Notice of Requests for Funding & Public Hearing for 2014 HOPWA Grant

The City of Poughkeepsie is accepting Requests for Funding for the 2014 Housing Opportunities For Persons With HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) Grant. Eligible activities in Dutchess and Orange Counties must meet the criteria as outlined in 24 CFR Part 574.300. Applications can be … Continue reading

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Street Closures – September 30th

On Monday, September 30th, 2013 from 7:00am to approximately 4:00pm, the Street Department will be milling the following roadways: Ferris Lane between Beechwood Avenue and Wilmot Terrace. Thornwood Drive between Ferris Lane and Wilmot Terrace. South Avenue between Phoenix Street … Continue reading

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