Hydrant Flush on Hoffman Avenue

The Water Department will be working on hydrants located on Hoffman Avenue, today, Monday, June 22nd.  The hydrants will be opened for an extended period of time to be monitored by City personnel.  Addresses local to the area may experience low water pressure and slight water discoloration.  Any questions can be directed to City of Poughkeepsie Water Department at (845) 451-4111.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Common Council Emergency Special Meeting – June 22, 2015

Pursuant to Section 2.04 of the Charter of the City of Poughkeepsie, Christopher D. Petsas., Chairman of the Common Council hereby calls a Special Meeting of the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie for Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of settlement of a Claim.

The meeting shall be held in the Common Council Chambers located at 62 Civic Center Plaza, 3rd Floor, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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June WAC & HDLPC Meetings Cancelled

The June 23rd Waterfront Advisory Committee (WAC) meeting and the June 24th Historic District & Landmark Preservation Commission  (HDLPC) meeting have been cancelled. There are no applications to be considered at this time.

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

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Poughkeepsie Public Library District Tax Levy Error

A message from the Poughkeepsie Public Library District:

The tax levy information provided by the Library District to the City of Poughkeepsie contained an error resulting in an over levy of approximately $325,000. This excess levy will be conveyed to the Library District by the City and held in escrow (in an interest bearing account) and will be used to reduce the City’s Library District tax levy in 2016. This error concerns Library District taxes paid by City property owners only. We apologize for this error.

Notice to City Property OwnersThe Rotunda Vol. 15, Issue 4 (Summer 2015), Page 4

For additional information about the tax levy error, please contact the Poughkeepsie Public Library District.

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Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of June 22, 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 – June 22, 2015

  • Cannon Street Between South Cherry Street and South Hamilton Street
  • South Clinton Street Between Main Street and Montgomery Street
  • Montgomery Street Between South Clinton Street and Hooker Avenue
  • Church Street Between South Hamilton Street and South White Street

Tuesday- June 23, 2015

  • Miller Road
  • Hewlett Road
  • Fox Hill – Crystal Hill Lane
  • Fox Hill – Deer Path
  • Fox Hill – Falcon Court
  • Stone Bridge – Muirfield Court
  • Monell Avenue

Wednesday- June 24, 2015

  • South Hamilton Street Between Montgomery Street and Franklin Street
  • Franklin Street Between South Hamilton Street and Garfield Place
  • Garfield Place
  • Academy Street Between Montgomery Street and Franklin Street
  • Carroll Street Between Montgomery Street and Franklin Street
  • Barclay Street

Thursday- June 25, 2015

  • South Hamilton Street Between Franklin Street and Livingston Street
  • Livingston Street Between South Hamilton Street and South Avenue
  • Wilbur Court Service Drive
  • Carroll Street Between Franklin Street and Holmes Street
  • Holmes Street
  • Academy Street Between Franklin Street and Livingston Street

 

Friday- June 26, 2015

  • Jefferson Plaza
  • Jefferson Street
  • Montgomery Street between Jefferson and Market Street
  • Williams Street
  • Center Street
  • Grove Street
  • Pine Street
  • Church Street between Mid-Hudson Bridge and Market Street

Saturday- June 27, 2015

  • Cannon Street from South Hamilton Street to Market Street
  • Liberty Street
  • Wood Lane
  • Market Street from Cannon Street to Main Street
  • Civic Center Plaza from Main Street to Mansion Street
  • Mansion Street between Market Street and Washington Street
  • Columbus Drive adjacent to City Hall
  • Catherine Street between Mill Street and Main Street
  • Academy Street between Main Street and Cannon Street
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Hydrant Testing Beginning June 24, 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.  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.

Please note that a street specific schedule will be posted each week on www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com and in the City’s Newsletter.

During the next three (3) weeks, hydrants in the southwest section of the City will be tested:

  • Main Street – South to the City Limits
  • South Hamilton Street – West to the Hudson River

Hydrant Testing Area

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Public Hearing: Abandonment of High Road Extension

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, July 6, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building/City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the purpose of receiving comments on the proposed abandonment of High Road Extension.

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Public Hearing: Historic Designation of 57 Montgomery Street

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, July 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building/City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the purpose of receiving comments on the proposed designation of 57 Montgomery Street as an historic designation.

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Section of High Street Closed for Repairs

The Street Department has closed High Street between North Hamilton Street and Elm Street for street repairs. Work zones are in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

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

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Road Work on North Hamilton Street

Central Hudson contractor, Mallen Excavators, will be working in the area of 74 North Hamilton Street today, June 17, 2015.  Work zones are in place and one lane is closed. Emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

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