Holiday Schedule: Memorial Day (Monday, May 25)

In observance of Memorial Day (Monday, May 25, 2015), the following services will be closed or suspended:

  • City Hall & City Court: Closed
  • Transfer Station: Closed
  • Bus Service: Suspended – Resumes Tuesday morning (May 26, 2015)
  • Sanitation: No pickup on Monday, May 25th. Monday route pickups will occur on Tuesday, May 26th. Tuesday route pickups will occur on Wednesday, May 27th.
    • Due to the staggered schedule, yard debris will not be collected on Wednesday, May 27th. The next yard debris collection will take place on Wednesday, June 3rd.

  2015 Sanitation Pick-Up Holiday Schedule

  Sanitation & Recycling Reminders

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Road Work Notice: Oakley Street

The City of Poughkeepsie Water Department, Central Hudson, and contractor Thomas Gleason will be closing the eastern end of Oakley Street, at Smith Street beginning today, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, and continuing for approximately 3 weeks.  Workers will be capping/moving gas mains and repairing a water main break at this location. Oakley Street can be accessed via North Clinton Street. Work zones will be in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

During the water main repairs, residents  may experience a temporary disruption in their water service and/or low water pressure. Once the repairs are made and the water is restored, residents should run the water until it is clear if cloudy. If you have any questions or concerns please call DPW Dispatch at (845) 451-4111.

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RFP: Transmission Repairs

  RFP: Transmission Repairs

Beginning immediately, sealed bids are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie for TRANSMISSION REPAIRS; BID # RFB-COP-05-15-02. Bidding Documents including Bidding Requirements may be obtained at The City of Poughkeepsie, 1st Floor, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Official bid copies may be advertised and /or obtained on the following website:

Sealed proposals for Transmission Repairs will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply in the Office of the Purchasing Agent, prior to 2:30 p.m. on JUNE 17, 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. All bids must be made upon and in accordance with the form of proposals and attached specifications and shall be submitted in sealed envelopes marked:


Specifications and Contract are subject to provisions of Chapter 605, Laws of the State of New York of 1959, Section 103-A of the General Municipal Law.

The City of Poughkeepsie reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all proposals and may re-advertise for new proposals, if the best interest of the City will be served.

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May WAC Meeting Cancelled

The Waterfront Advisory Committee (WAC) meeting scheduled for May 26, 2015 is being 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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HDLCP Meeting – May 27, 2015

The Historic District & Landmark Preservation Commission will meet on May 27, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall (62 Civic Center Plaza).

HDLPC Agenda

  HDLPC Agenda - May 27, 2015


330 Main Street
Applicant information:
Name:  Nobus Group LP
Address:  145 Academy Street
Project classification:  Exterior Façade

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Central Hudson Gas Work Schedule

Below, please find a tentative list of Central Hudson work taking place in the city during the week of 5/21/15 to 5/27/15

  • Central Hudson crews are in the process of capping the 8” and 2” gas mains at the intersection of Smith St. & Oakley St. to facilitate excavation for water main repairs.  – Complete & awaiting water department repairs.
  • Annual regulator station inspections (Central Hudson Gas Crews)
  • Gas System Maintenance – 5 Mitchell Ave. (Central Hudson Gas Crews)
  • Gas System Maintenance – 192 Main St. – (Central Hudson Gas Crews)
  • Gas Main extension – 38 North White St.– (Central Hudson Gas Crews)
  • Inactive Gas Service Retirements (PSC Required) (Central Hudson Gas Crews)
    • 40 Bement Ave.
    • 48 College Ave.
    • 85 Main St.
    • 346 Church St. – Curbside, not in roadway

For additional information, please contact Central Hudson at (845) 790-1853

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RFP: Contract Operations, Maintenance & Management Services to the Wastewater Treatment Facility

The City of Poughkeepsie is requesting proposals from qualified firms capable of
providing full contract operations, maintenance and management services to the
City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility, as defined under the Scope of Services

Interested firms are requested to submit proposals that comply with the information contained in this Request for Proposal (RFP). Three (3) copies of the proposal will be accepted no later than June 17 2015, at 2:30 p.m. and should be addressed to:

Purchasing Agent
City of Poughkeepsie
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

The City of Poughkeepsie officially distributes bidding documents from the Office
of the Purchasing Agent, the City of Poughkeepsie website, or through the Hudson Valley Municipal Purchasing Group’s Regional Bid Notification System. Copies of bidding documents obtained from any other source are not considered official copies.

Only those vendors who obtain bidding documents from the Purchasing Office,the City of Poughkeepsie website, or the Regional Bid Notification System will be sent addendum information, if such information is issued. If you have obtained this document from a source other than the City of Poughkeepsie Purchasing Office, or the HVMPG Regional Bid Notification System it is recommended that you obtain an official copy. You may obtain an official copy by registering on the HVMPG Regional Bid Notification System at or by visiting

  RFP: Contract Operations, Maintenance, and Management of the Wastewater Treatment Facilities for the City of Poughkeepsie

  RFP: Contract Operations, Maintenance, and Management of the Wastewater Treatment Facilities Addendum #1

  RFP: Contract Operations, Maintenance, and Management of the Wastewater Treatment Facilities Addendum #2

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Main Street Economic Development Strategy Public Outreach Meeting

Revitalization Plans for Main Street

Give Your Feedback on Proposed Strategies!

Join us for an informational meeting from the Pace Land Use Law Center about proposed plans for Main Street and give your feedback!

Wednesday, June 3rd

12:00 – 1:15 pm: Mid-Hudson Heritage Center
317 Main Street
Feel free to bring your lunch!

6:00 pm: Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
40 Civic Center Plaza
Formal presentation will be given at the beginning of the session with
public comment stations open for the remainder of the time.

Doors open 15 minutes before. Light refreshments will be provided.

  Flyer: Main Street Economic Development Strategy Public Outreach

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Central Hudson Gas Main & Service Replacement Program – North & South Clover Street

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Central Hudson will be begin a gas main and service replacement program in the area of North & South Clover Street. The project will be phased, with work beginning on South Clover Street and ending on North Clover Street. Final paving for the project is scheduled for October 2015.

For questions about the project, please contact Matthew Guthrie, Central Hudson Gas Operations Foreman, at (845) 235-2924 or

  North & South Clover Street Gas Main Replacement - Letter to Central Hudson Customers

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Boardman Road Trial Bus Service Ends May 18, 2015

Due to low usage and demand, the trial bus service to the Boardman Road library will be terminated beginning May 18, 2015.

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

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