RFB: Water Treatment Chemicals

  Bid Package: Water Treatment Chemicals (99.1 KiB, 278 hits)

Beginning immediately, sealed bids are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie for Water Treatment Chemicals (RFB-COP-03-14-02) and , as set forth in the specifications prepared by City of Poughkeepsie Purchasing Department.

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, c/o Purchasing Agent, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 on or before 2:30 pm on April 23, 2014 after which the 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:

PROPOSAL FOR BID #03-14-02: Water Treatment Chemicals

This contract consists of Water Treatment Chemicals for our Joint Water Plant. All questions must be submitted in writing via fax at 845-451-4175 or email to: ralstadt@pokwater.com by close of business (4:00 PM EDT) April 11, 2014.

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Committee of the Whole Meeting: Parking Meters

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie will hereby convene a Special Committee of the Whole Meeting on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, Municipal Building/City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York for the purpose of discussion of the installation of the parking meters.

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April Planning Board Meeting Rescheduled

The Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 15 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 16, beginning at 7:00pm. A continuation of the Public Hearing for One Dutchess Avenue is scheduled for 6:00pm on April 16.

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Surplus Real Property & Tax Foreclosure Auction 2014

  Public Notice: Surplus Real Property & Tax Foreclosure Auction 2014 (29.4 KiB, 422 hits)

  Bidder's Seminar Information (55.4 KiB, 220 hits)

  Showing Schedule for Improved Properties (20.2 KiB, 246 hits)

City of Poughkeepsie Administrator Milo Bunyi has announced that the city will hold a Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction of approximately 30 properties on Thursday, April 3 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, located at 40 Civic Center Plaza in Poughkeepsie, NY. This year’s auction will be conducted by the NYSAuctions.com Team of Haroff Auction & Realty, Inc. of Schroon Lake, NY and Absolute Auctions & Realty, Inc., of Pleasant Valley, NY.

All of the auction information, including the entire list of properties and a e-copy of the auction brochure, is available on the company’s website: www.NYSAuctions.com. The website is continually updated and provides detailed information on each property. A printed auction brochure is also available by visiting City Hall, or by calling 1-800-243-0061.

Anyone interested in buying at the auction is urged to attend the Bidder’s Seminar at the city’s Common Council Chambers on Tuesday, April 1 at 7PM with early bidder Continue reading

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Public Hearing: Parking Meters (March 20)

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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 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 installation of the parking meters.

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Cash for Guns Program – March 29

  Cash for Guns Flyer - March 29, 2014 (45.5 KiB, 264 hits)

  DINERO PARA ARMAS - 29 DE MARZO 2014 (110.2 KiB, 201 hits)

In the ongoing efforts to address public safety and decrease gun violence, the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department is working with the New York State Attorney General’s Office on a “Cash for Guns”  program.

The New York State Attorney General’s Office with the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department will be conducting a Cash for Guns Program on Saturday March 29, 2014 from 10:00 am. until 1:00 pm. at the Public Safety Center located at 505 Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie.

All guns must be unloaded and placed in a plastic or paper bag or a box. If the guns are transported in a car, they must be unloaded and in the trunk of the car and contained in a plastic or paper bag or a box. All firearms will be collected and the persons surrendering the firearm will be issued a debit card once the firearm is received and screened by the officers.

Persons can turn the guns in anonymously without giving their name if they wish.

Payments for firearms will be made in accordance with the type and condition of the firearm as follows:

  • $25.00 for non-working or antique firearms;
  • $50.00 for rifles and shotguns;
  • $75.00 for handguns;
  • $100.00 for assault weapons

Public Safety Building – 505 Main Street – Poughkeepsie

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Special Information Meeting – March 17

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie, pursuant to Section 2.05 of the City Charter hereby convenes a Special Information Meeting on Monday, March 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.  All members of the Common Council, the Mayor, City Administrator, and heads of all departments shall be in attendance.  At this meeting, the general public may inquire of any such person with regard to any aspect of City Government.

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Public Hearing: Local Historic Landmark Nominations

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A PUBLIC HEARING will be held by the Historic District and Landmarks Preservation Commission of the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall, Civic  Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, on the 26th day of March, 2014 at 7:00pm, to consider the nomination of the properties located at 148 Cannon Street (Tax Map Parcel # 131300-6161-23-270945-0000) and 149 North Clinton Street (Tax Map Parcel # 131300-6162-56-450437-0000) for designation as a local historic landmarks, pursuant to the provisions of Section 19-4.5 of the Zoning Ordinance.

The Commission will, at said time and place, hear all persons in support of this matter and any objections thereto. Persons may appear in person, agent, or may submit comments in writing to:

Chairman
City of Poughkeepsie Historic District and Landmarks Preservation Commission
c/o Building Department
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Deadline Extended for Water Meter Installation Program

The City of Poughkeepsie is in the process of upgrading our existing water meters, reading, and billing system.  The new Advanced Metering Infrastructure will require MOST of the meters in the City to be replaced, and ALL of the meters are to be fitted with a Meter Transceiver Unit (MTU).

For the Residents that responded promptly in scheduling and replacing the existing meters, the City appreciates and thanks you for your cooperation.

Deadline & Surcharge Information

The  recent weather events have limited the water meter installer’s accessibility to the curb boxes needed for the water shut off.  As a result, the deadline for the water meter installations has been extended to March 31, 2014.   A surcharge will not be assessed, provided that you call Inline by March 5th to schedule your appointment and the installation is completed by March 31, 2014. The costs include:  the cost of the meter and automatic reading device, installation, permit(s) from the Building Department, and any and all other necessary work needed for a complete installation.

Pursuant to 6-157.1 of the City Code, failure to permit the replacement of your water meter will result in a 100% surcharge to your water rate until such time as the meter is replaced, plus the cost of replacing the meter.

*The surcharge will be assessed beginning with the next scheduled water bill.  To avoid the surcharge,   the water meter MUST be replaced no later than March 31, 2014.  The 100% surcharge on water usage will be assessed on all subsequent water/ sewer bills until the water meter has been replaced.

Appointments

To schedule an appointment, please contact InLine Services:

Phone:   1-800-557-3088 (weekdays 8:00 – 5:00)

Online at www.ilsmeter.com.    You will be required to enter the PIN number that appears on the postcard you received.

If you have already scheduled your appointment, it is important that you keep your appointment. Your cooperation in scheduling an appointment is of the utmost importance in completing this project in a timely manner.  The water meter upgrade is MANDATORY.

If you have any questions, please contact the City of Poughkeepsie Water Billing Department at (845) 451- 4044.

Additional Information

Sample Postcard

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Sample postcard from Inline Services
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WAC Meeting Cancelled

The Waterfront Advisory Committee (WAC) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 25 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. For additional information about the WAC, Please contact the Planning Department.

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