Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of August 3, 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, August 3, 2015

  • Mansion Street from North Hamilton Street to Garden Street
  • Catherine Street Between Mansion Street and Mill Street
  • Crannell Street
  • North Hamilton Street Between Main Street and Mill Street
  • Mill Street from North Hamilton Street to Vassar Street
  • Columbus Drive from Mill Street to Main Street
  • Garden Street Between Mill Street and Main Street

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

  • Corlies Avenue from Main Street to Flannery Avenue
  • Flannery Avenue
  • Muldowney Circle
  • Maple Street from Corlies Avenue to Pershing Avenue including Maplewood Apartments
  • Pershing Avenue

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

  • Bartlett Street
  • DuBois Avenue
  • Smith Street from Weed Street to Cottage Street
  • Van Kleeck Drive
  • Oakley Street
  • EFCO Bakery Warehouse
  • Cottage Street from Allen Place East to Morgan Avenue

Thursday, August 6, 2015

  • Hudson Avenue including Poughkeepsie Commons
  • Howard Street including Department of Public Works
  • Fallkill Avenue
  • Weed Street
  • Smith Street between Weed Street and Little George Street
  • Morgan Avenue
  • Winnikee Avenue between Cottage Street and Mansion Street
  • Dead-end of Cottage Street

Friday, August 7, 2015

  • DeGarmo Place
  • Circular Road
  • Hooker Avenue between DeGarmo Place & Osborne Road
  • Whitehouse Avenue between Osborne Road & Adriance Avenue INCLUDING the service drive
  • Osborne Road
  • Loockerman Avenue between Barnard Road & Yates Avenue
  • West Winding Road
  • Gaskin Road
  • Willow Bend
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Media Advisory: “SAFER Grant” Press Conference

505 Main Street
(Public Safety Building)
Thursday, July 30th
12:00 PM

Congressman Maloney and Mayor Tkazyik will announce the City of Poughkeepsie as a recipient of the “SAFER Grant”, which will entitle the City to 7 additional firefighters with complete support from the Federal Government.

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Bus Service Notice: Shopper’s Special Route

The Shopper’s Special bus route remains out of service today, Wednesday, July 29th.

For alternate service to destinations along the suspended route, please visit the Dutchess County LOOP website.

For additional information about the City of Poughkeepsie Bus System, please visit: http://www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com/departments/dpw/busservice

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Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of July 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 – July 27, 2015

  • Main Street from Hamilton Street East to South Grand Avenue
  • Boulevard Knolls from Main Street to Dead-end including Dr. Joseph Brady Garden Apartments

Tuesday – July 28, 2015

  • Mansion Street from Winnikee Avenue to North Clinton Street
  • Allen Place
  • Cottage Street Between North Hamilton and Park Place
  • Smith Street at Dutcher Place
  • Dutcher Place
  • Bement Avenue at Dutcher Place
  • Hudson Avenue Extension – High Ridge Estates

Wednesday – July 29, 2015

  • Smith Street from Clinton Square to Lent Street
  • Harrison Street
  • Grant Street
  • Lent Street
  • North Clinton from Thompson Street to Clinton Square
  • Bement Avenue from Harrison Street to Lent Street

Thursday – July 30, 2015

  • Rose Street
  • North Cherry Street
  • Thompson Street
  • Clinton Square
  • Mill Street between North Clinton Street & North Hamilton Street
  • Winnikee Avenue between Harrison Street & Bement Avenue

Friday – July 31, 2015

  • Mansion Street from Corlies Avenue to Lawrence Road
  • Fitchett Street
  • Arnold Road from Milton Street to Corlies Avenue
  • Lawrence Road
  • Jewett Avenue
  • North White Street
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Road Work Notice: North Clinton Street

Update: North Clinton Street has reopened to traffic.

Robinson Excavations has closed North Clinton Street, between the North and South Mansion Street lanes bordering Mansion Square park. They will be paving the excavation located at 55 N Clinton Street. Work zones are in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

For additional information about the work, please contact DPW Dispatch at (845) 451-4111.

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Mayor Calls for Additional Measures in Light of Recent Shootings and Homicides

There will be a press conference in the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council Chambers (City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza) on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11am.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Additional overtime for Police patrols, including foot patrols
  • The seeking of funds from New York State for Anti-Violence Disrupter Programs modeled after other community’s programs
  • Meetings with Dutchess County and other agencies for additional resources
  • The formation of steering committee to implement a Civil Patrol program
  • Increased community awareness of the City’s Cash for Tips program

“I encourage continued cooperation by the public with the City’s Police Department. In the past, cooperation has resulted in a number of leads that were pursued by detectives. If you have any information, please call City Police at 845-451-4000 or the City’s tip line at 845-451-7577,” said Mayor John C. Tkazyik.

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PDCTC “Moving Dutchess 2″ Transportation & Land Use Survey

As part of the work on Moving Dutchess 2, the new long-range transportation plan for Dutchess County, the Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council (PDCTC) has developed an online survey focusing on the transportation and land use issues facing our area. Your responses will help us identify transportation needs and priorities for the Plan. All information is anonymous. To take the survey, please follow this link: Moving Dutchess 2 Survey

For more information about Moving Dutchess 2, see our website: PDCTC Metropolitan Transportation Plan. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact PDCTC at (845) 486-3600 or pdctc@dutchessny.gov.

Please share this information with others who might be interested. The survey will close on September 8, 2015.

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July WAC Meeting Cancelled

The Waterfront Advisory Committee (WAC) meeting scheduled for July 28, 2015 is cancelled as there are no applications to be considered at this time.

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

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HDLPC Meeting – July 22, 2015

The Historic District & Landmark Preservation Commission will meet on July 22, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall (62 Civic Center Plaza).

HDLPC Agenda

  HDLPC Agenda - July 22, 2015

CERTIFICATES OF APPROPRIATENESS

31 Garfield Place

Applicant information:
Name:  Robert Mortell
Address:  31 Garfield Place
Project classification:  Exterior alteration

116 Academy Street

Applicant information:
Name:  Tonya Ash
Address:  116 Academy Street
Project classification:  Repair/Replacement

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Planning Board Meeting – July 21, 2015

The Planning Board will meet on July 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 - July 21, 2015

PUBLIC HEARINGS

7 SOUTH CLINTON STREET – RESTAURANT

Site Plan approval for restaurant use in existing building. Applicant: Thomas Schirripa; Architect: Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis; Grid # 6161-23-258990; Zoned C-3; File#2015-021.

MAPLE STREET – MULTI-FAMILY AGENCY GROUP HOME

Site Plan regarding development of a Multi-Family Agency Group Home.

Applicant: Robert Baxter; Engineer: Berger Engineering and Surveying, PLLC  Grid # 6161-25-504927; Zoned C-2A  File#2015-006.

SITE PLANS/SUBDIVISIONS

178 MAIN STREET – MIXED USE ARTIST LOFTS AND RETAIL

Site Plan and Special Permit regarding Mixed-Use development with 10,000 sf retail, 2,000 sf restaurant, and 72 Artist Lofts; Applicant: Kearney Realty Development; Morris Associates: Grid # 6062-76-942131; Zoned C-2; File#2015-028.

305 MILL STREET – CONVERSION TO MULTI-FAMILY   

Amended Site Plan regarding conversion of existing space in building to 2-1 bedroom apartments; Applicant: Hudson River Housing; Representative: Mauri Architects, P.C.; Grid # 6162-70-127134; Zoned C-2; File#2015-032.

29 GARDEN STREET – RESTAURANT ADDITION

Amended Site Plan to provide outside seating and additional seating in dining room; Owner /Applicant: Devon Jones; Representative: Mauri Architects PC.  Grid#6162-77-099122; Zoned C-2;   File #2015-033

This will be pulled if Police do not respond with positive feedback prior to meeting.

SIGNS & FACADES

691 MAIN STREET – SIGN   

Sign review regarding non-illuminated awning sign.  Applicant: Mohammad Aljamal; Grid # 6161-25-545893; Zoned C-2A; File#2015-023.

This application will not appear in front of the Planning Board until Building Department issues are resolved.

13 MARKET STREET – BAIL BOND SIGN   

Sign review regarding relocation of non-illuminated awning sign.  Applicant: Allison Palais; Grid # 6162-77-046085; Zoned C-2; File#2015-031.

272 MILL STREET – SPIEGEL, BROWN & FICHERA SIGN   

Sign review regarding non-illuminated wall sign.  Applicant: Representative: Gloede Neon Sign Ltd.; Grid # 6162-69-072141; Zoned C-2;

File#2015-034.

305 MAIN STREET – CHU SIGN   

Sign review regarding non-illuminated projection sign.  Applicant: Representative: Gloede Neon Sign Ltd.; Grid # 6162-77-092089; Zoned C-2;

File#2015-035.

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