HDLPC Meeting Cancelled – August 26, 2015

The Historic District & Landmark Preservation Commission  meeting scheduled for August 26, 2015 at 7:00pm has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

For additional information, please contact the Planning Department.

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August WAC Meeting Rescheduled

The Waterfront Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for this evening, Tuesday, August 25, 2015, has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 3, 2015.

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

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Road Work: Washington Street

The Street Department is closing Washington Street between Taylor Avenue and Bain Avenue today, beginning at 7:30am, for pavement milling. 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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Hydrant Testing Street List – August 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.

Saturday – August 22, 2015

  • Main Street-from North Water to Vassar St.
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Charter Review Commission Meeting – August 24, 2015

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Charter Review Commission of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet hold a meeting on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Police Training Room, Parking Floor One (P1), City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

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Common Council Meeting – August 24, 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 & Packet - August 24, 2015

  1. ROLL CALL:
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Minutes of February 17, 2015
    2. Common Council Minutes March 2, 2015
    3. Common Council Minutes of March 16, 2015
    4. Common Council Meeting of April 6, 2015
  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 CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R15-64, consenting to the assignment of an Agreement with IBM for the sale of water.
    2. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR, Resolution 15-65, setting a public hearing for the 2016-2020 Capital Plan.
    3. FROM ASSISTANT CORPORATION COUNSEL AQEEL, SEQRA Resolution 15-66 and Sale Resolution 15-67 approving the sale of city owned property located at 47 West Arnold Road.
    4. FROM ASSISTANT CORPORATION COUNSEL AQEEL, Resolution 15-68 setting a public hearing for a proposed ordinance requiring a live-in superintendent for apartment complexes with nine or more units.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-15-6, approving the amendment of Section 19-3.23 of Chapter 19 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Poughkeepsie entitled “Zoning and Land Use Regulations”
    2. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    3. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR BUNYI, six month financial report.
    4. FROM DANIEL DORN, a notice of claim from April 6, 2014.
    5. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN an executive session to discuss the proposed sale of real property which if disclosed would affect the value of the real property.
  9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  10. NEW BUSINESS:
  11. ADJOURNMENT:
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Planning Board Meeting – August 18, 2015

The Planning Board will meet on August 18,  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 - August 18, 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.

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 69 Work-Live Lofts; Applicant: Kearney Realty Development; Morris Assoxicates: 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.

SITE PLANS/SUBDIVISIONS

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

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.

227 MILL STREET – THE ITALIAN CENTER   

Sign review regarding internally-illuminated free standing sign.  Applicant:    Representative: Gloede Neon Sign Ltd.; Grid # 6162-69-007206; Zoned O-R;

File#2015-015.

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.

321 SOUTH ROAD – BARRE MEMORIALS SIGN   

Sign review regarding internally-illuminated free standing sign.  Applicant: Bernard Potrzeba; Grid # 6061-60-989426; Zoned C-3; File#2015-037.

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Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of August 17, 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 17, 2015

  • Talmadge Street
  • Hoffman Street at Talmadge Street
  • Duane Street
  • Academy Street between Livingston Street and South Avenue
  • The Manor at Woodside
  • South Clover Street between Main Street and Delano Street
  • West end of Livingston Street
  • 31 Hudson Heights Drive
  • Sunfish Cove Road
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Media Advisory: Parking Agreement Press Conference

Press Conference

Top floor of Financial Plaza Parking Deck
(Parking Garage across from Civic Center)
Friday, August 14, 2015
12:00pm

City of Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County reaches agreement
to provide free parking to jurors

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Common Council Meeting – August 17, 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 & Packet - August 17, 2015

Common Council Agenda

ROLL CALL:

REVIEW OF MINUTES:

Common Council Minutes of November 3, 2014

Common Council Minutes of November 17, 2014

Common Council Minutes of December 1, 2014

Common Council Minutes of December 8, 2014

Common Council Minutes of December 15, 2014

Common Council Minutes of December 23, 2014

Common Council Minutes of the Organizational Meeting of January 2, 2015

Common Council Minutes of January 20, 2015

Minutes from the Public Hearing of February 5, 2015

Common Council Minutes of February 5, 2015

Common Council Minutes of February 17, 2015

Common Council Minutes of March 2, 2015

Common Council Minutes of March 16, 2015

READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.

 MAYOR’S COMMENTS:

CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:

 FROM CITY ASSESSOR TAYLOR, Resolution R15-61, approving the 2015 Adjusted Base Proportions.

 FROM CHAIRMAN PETSAS, a motion to override the Mayoral Veto of R15-59.

 FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R15-59, 62, waiving penalties for property located at 59 Gifford Avenue.

 FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R15-63, consenting to an agreement extending the sale of water to Hopewell Glen.

ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:

 FROM ASSISTANT CORPORATION COUNSEL AQEEL, Ordinance O-15-5, amending parking regulations at the intersection of Platt Street and Loockerman Avenue, providing for the installation of a stop sign.

 PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:

 FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR BUNYI, a communication regarding the 2016-2020 Capital Plan.

 FROM CHAIRMAN PETSAS, a communication regarding the proposed Superintendent Law.

 FROM MICHAEL A. MARTIN, P.C. a notice of personal injury sustained by Michael A. Martin on April 16, 2015.

 FROM MYSTIC CAFÉ, INC., a notice of intent to obtain a Liquor License.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 NEW BUSINESS:

 ADJOURNMENT:

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