April 28th WAC Meeting Rescheduled

The Waterfront Advisory Committee  (WAC) meeting scheduled for April 28, 2015 has been rescheduled to May 11, 2015.

The only item on the agenda at this time is the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Redevelopment Strategy. A complete agenda will be posted no later than May 4, 2015.

For additional information about the WAC, please contact the Planning Department.

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Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of April 27, 2015

This notice is to all residents of the City of Poughkeepsie who utilize City water –

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department will be servicing and testing the City fire hydrant system (weather permitting).  This system is directly linked to the drinking water supply.

Be further advised that during the testing period, the water is safe, but should be run until it is clear; use caution when doing white laundry-it is recommended that you should wait a twenty-four (24) to forty-eight (48)  hour period after the testing has been completed in the vicinity of your neighborhood.

Monday – April 27, 2015

  • Grand Avenue from Fulton to Hooker Avenue
  • Georgetown Square
  • Hooker Avenue at Park Avenue
  • Park Avenue
  • Maryland Avenue
  • College Avenue at Meyer Avenue
  • Glenwood Avenue at Meyer Avenue

Tuesday – April 28, 2015

  • Worrall Avenue from Forbus Street to College Avenue
  • College Avenue from Worrall Avenue to Lown Court
  • Glenwood Avenue
  • Douglas Street
  • Meyer Avenue from Wilson Boulevard to Hooker Avenue

Wednesday – April 29, 2015

  • Lexington Avenue
  • Manitou Avenue
  • Fountain Place
  • Worrall Avenue
  • Mack Road
  • Reynolds Avenue
  • Church Street between South White Street and Manitou Avenue

Thursday- April 30, 2015

  • Service Drives at Mitchell Avenue, Arnold Boulevard, Kingston Avenue & Wilbur Boulevard
  • Kingston Avenue
  • Arnold Boulevard
  • Austin Court
  • Thorndale Avenue
  • Spoor Avenue
  • Cedar Avenue from Hooker Avenue to Fox Hill Main Entrance

 

Friday – May 1, 2015

  • Greenhouse Lane
  • Cedar Avenue from Greenhouse Lane to the City Line
  • The Commons at Cedar
  • Lorie Lane
  • Richmond Road
  • Pembroke Drive
  • Pembroke Court
  • Whitehall Road
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Planning Board Meeting (revised agenda) – April 21, 2015

The Planning Board will meet on April 21, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall. All Planning Board meetings are open to the public. Parking is available in the City Hall parking garage.

Planning Board Agenda

  Planning Board Agenda (Revised) - April 21, 2015 (40.0 KiB, 117 hits)

Note: The agenda for this meeting was revised on April 21, 2015. 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 40 S HAMILTON STREET – 10 BEDROOM SPIRITUAL RETREAT

Amended Site Plan and Special Permit regarding change in use of existing building to 10 bedroom spiritual retreat; Applicant: Gil Zingaro; Grid#6161-22-162944; Zoned R-4; File #2014-046.

90 MARKET STREET – PLACE OF WORSHIP

Amended Site Plan and Special Permit regarding change in use of existing building to a house of worship; Applicant: Mark Raphael; Grid #6062-84-983001; Zoned C-2; File #2015-004

22 LEXINGTON AVENUE – PROPOSED 6 UNIT APARTMENT 

Site Plan review regarding change in use to 6 Unit Apartment.  Applicant: Wulf Luecherath; Grid # 6062-84-960084; Zoned R-4A; File#2014-063.

110 MAIN STREET – MARSHALL & STERLING PARKING

Amended Site Plan to removed parking deck and replace with additional surface parking; Applicant: Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc.; Consultant: Chazen Eng., LS, & LA; Grid #6062-75-870147 & 6062-75-866128; Zoned C-2 & R-4A; File #2015-003

2 TAYLOR AVENUE – PROPOSED GARAGE 

Amended Site Plan to add a pavilion behind/adjacent to the existing building.
Applicant: Healey Motors, Inc.; Architect: Ciro Interrante, Architect, PC;
Grid # 6162-53-027425; Zoned R-4; File#2015-008.

 

SITE PLANS/SUBDIVISIONS

 44 SMITH STREET – COMMERCIAL STORAGE/WAREHOUSE

Site Plan approval for commercial storage/warehouse in existing building.
Applicant: Peldor Realty LLC; Architect: Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis LLC;
Grid # 6162-79-292095; Zoned R-4; File#2015-011.

SIGNS & FACADES

600 MAIN STREET – COURTESY CAR WASH  SIGN   

Sign review regarding internally-illuminated free standing sign.  Applicant: Manik Rahman; Grid # 6161-24-458907; Zoned C-2A; File#2015-005.

108 SMITH STREET – STOREFRONT FAÇADE    

Façade review regarding storefront improvements. Applicant: JAC Builders; Grid # 6162-71-374174; Zoned C-1; File#2015-007.

140 SOUTH AVENUE – LUCIANO’S PIZZERIA SIGN AND FACADE   

Sign and Façade review regarding externally-illuminated wall sign and façade.  Applicant: Carlo Porco; Grid #6061-44-950728; Zoned C-1; File#2015-009&010.

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Boardman Road added to Shopper’s Special Route

The Shopper’s Special bus route will be making stops at the Boardman Road Branch Library on Boardman Road for a 4 week trial period. The trial route schedule is available for download below.

If you have any comments or questions, please call the City Bus Dispatcher at (845) 451-4118.

  Shopper's Special Schedule - Boardman Road (162.7 KiB, 54 hits)

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RFP: Garden Street Ext. Bypass and Beautification Project

  RFP: Garden Street Ext. Bypass & Beautification Project (3.1 MiB, 157 hits)

  RFP: Garden Street Ext. Bypass & Beautification Project Addendum #1 (163.4 KiB, 74 hits)

Sealed bids are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie for Garden Street Ext. Bypass and Beautification Project; Bid No. RFB-COP 04-15-02, as set forth in drawings and specifications prepared by City of Poughkeepsie Engineering Department.

Bids will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, c/o Purchasing Agent, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 until 2:30 pm on May 8, 2015 after which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in the third floor Common Council Chambers, with the contract being awarded as soon as practicable thereafter.

A Pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 @ 2:00pm on site.

All questions must be submitted in writing via fax at 845-451-4101, email: engineeringdepartment@cityofpoughkeepsie.com, or mail by close of business May 5, 2015.

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Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of April 20, 2015

This notice is to all residents of the City of Poughkeepsie who utilize City water –

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department will be servicing and testing the City fire hydrant system (weather permitting).  This system is directly linked to the drinking water supply.

Be further advised that during the testing period, the water is safe, but should be run until it is clear; use caution when doing white laundry-it is recommended that you should wait a twenty-four (24) to forty-eight (48)  hour period after the testing has been completed in the vicinity of your neighborhood.

Monday- April 20, 2015

  • Baker Street (Between Worrall Avenue and Grand Avenue)
  • Hoffman Avenue
  • Grand Avenue from Main Street to Fulton Avenue
  • Grubb Street
  • Worrall Avenue from Baker Street to Forbus Street
  • Fulton Avenue
  • Forbus Street from Worrall Avenue to Daniels Court

Tuesday- April 21, 2015

  • Wilbur Boulevard (From Spratt Park Pool to Christo’s Restaurant)
  • Stone Bridge
  • Spratt Avenue
  • High Ridge Road
  • Philmore Drive

Wednesday- April 22, 2015

  • South Clinton Street (Between Montgomery Street and Hooker Avenue)
  • Fairmont Street
  • Virginia Avenue
  • Hammersley Avenue
  • South Cherry Street (Between Church Street and Forbus Street)
  • Forbus Street (Between South Cherry Street and Hooker Avenue)
  • Forbus Hill Apartments

Thursday- April 23, 2015

  • Fox Hill Condos (Except Crystal Hill Lane)

Friday – April 24, 2015

  • South Randolph Avenue (Between Ferris Lane and Dead End)
  • Alden Road
  • Linden Road
  • Wilmot Terrace (Between Linden Road and Whittier Boulevard)
  • Thornwood Drive
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Historic Preservation Commission Meeting – April 29, 2015

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Historic Preservation Commission of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 7:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the proposed designation of 57 Montgomery Street as an historic designation.

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Draft 2015 Action Plan & Public Hearing Notice

The City of Poughkeepsie has completed a Draft 2015 Action Plan outlining the proposed projects to be funded through the 2015 Community Development Block Grant.  This Draft Action Plan is available for public review at the Social Development Office, 2nd Floor, City Hall. Written comments may be submitted through May 15, 2015 to Social Development Director Herbert L. Bullock Jr, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

A public hearing on the Draft 2015 Action Plan will be held on Tuesday,  April 27,  2015 at 10:00 am in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY. 

If you have any questions regarding this notice or the public hearing, please contact Herbert L. Bullock Jr at 845-451-4046.

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Special Meeting of the Board of Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting of the Board of Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency will be held at 6:30 p.m., or immediately preceding the Common Council meeting, on Monday, April 20, 2015, at the Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the following purposes:

Resolution to approve the sale of 178-182 Main Street and 11 South Bridge Street to the City of Poughkeepsie, for final disposition to Kearney Realty Group.

  Special Meeting Notice: Board of Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency (32.4 KiB, 124 hits)

 

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Common Council Meeting – April 20, 2015

Common Council meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

All Common Council meetings are webcasted live at: http://www.totalwebcasting.com/live/cop/

Once completed, the meetings are archived on the site for later viewing.

Common Council Agenda

  Common Council Agenda & Packet - April 20, 2015 (3.9 MiB, 225 hits)

5:45pm – Public Hearing regarding the proposed zoning change for 110 South Grand Avenue

  1. ROLL CALL:
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of Monday, September 15, 2014
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR BUNYI, Resolution R15-27, approving a request for a financial review by the Financial Restructuring Review Board.
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R15-28, approving an Inter-Municipal Agreement with the Town of Poughkeepsie for maintenance of future parkland in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, SEQRA Resolution R15-29, and Sale Resolution R15-30, for city-owned properties located at 178- 182 Main Street and 11 South Bridge Street.
    4. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R15-31 approving the settlement of tax review proceeding for property located at two Catherine Street.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM GREER SMITH, a presentation regarding Jazz in the Valley.
    2. FROM ELIZABETH WALDSTEIN-HART, a presentation regarding the upcoming marathon.
    3. FROM HERMAN SWINTON, a notice of personal injury sustained on January 13, 2015.
    4. FROM TIFFANY WILLIAMS, a notice of property damage sustained on February 25, 2015.
    5. FROM MARIA ZAHAREK, a notice of property damage sustained on February 27, 2015
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:
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