Creek Road Realignment Project Update

The City is advancing an intersection realignment project at Creek Road, Smith Street and Little George intersection.  The project will entail construction of a modern roundabout at this location.  The project was initially authorized in 2000.

The project objectives are to reduce intersection delay, improve intersection safety, develop better pedestrian accommodations, and provide an aesthetically appealing gateway into the City.  See links below for additional information and schematic drawing.

Proposed Creek Road Roundabout

Proposed Creek Road Roundabout

  Creek Road Public Information Presentation - May 18, 2015

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Road Work Notice: Street Paving on Barnard Ave. & Whitehouse Ave.

On Monday, August 10, 2015, between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm, the Street Department will close Barnard Avenue (between Adriance Avenue and Crescent Road) and Whitehouse Avenue (between Adriance Avenue and Platt Street) for street paving. Work zones will be in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

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

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Jazz in the Valley Pre-Festival Concert at City Hall

Free Concert at City Hall

Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 5:00pm

For additional information, please visit www.jazzinthevalleyny.org

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Hydrant Testing Street List – Week of August 10, 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 10, 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

Tuesday – August 11, 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

Wednesday – August 12, 2015

  • Main Street from Hamilton Street to Innis Avenue
  • Lawrence Road
  • North Clinton Street near College Hill exit
  • Conklin Street
  • South Clinton Street at State Street
  • Market Street at Tubman Terrace

Thursday – August 13, 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 – August 14, 2015

  • Beechwood Avenue including Saint Simeon Housing
  • Cedar Avenue
  • Lorie Lane

Saturday – August 15, 2015

  • Main Street from Hudson River to Hamilton Street
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ZBA Meeting Notice & Agenda – August 11, 2015

The attached agenda contains items to be considered at the next Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.

  ZBA Meeting Notice & Agenda - August 11, 2015

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., at City Hall, third floor, Common Council Chambers, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY.

If you have any questions, please contact the Planning Consultant at (845) 451-4021

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. PUBLIC HEARINGS & DELIBERATIONS:

File #   2015 – 010

Address:  227 Mill Street
Variance Type: Area – allow changeable electronic message board sign.
Project Proposal: Changeable Electronic Sign.
Zoning District: O-R
Applicant: Dutchess County CASA Italiana, Inc.
SEQR: Type II

File #   2015 – 012

Address: 600 Main Street
Variance Type:  Area – allow changeable electronic message board sign.
Project Proposal: Changeable Electronic Sign.
Zoning District:  C-1
Applicant:  Manik Rahman
SEQR: Type II

File #   2015 – 011

Address: 194 Cottage Street
Variance Type: Use – allow fabrication and assembly where not included in list of permitted uses.
Project Proposal: Metal Design and Fabrication shop in existing warehouse complex
Zoning District: C-3
Applicant: Fourth North LLC
SEQR: Unlisted

File #   2015 – 013 & 008

Address:  8 DeGarmo Place
Variance Type: Area – allow garage 2’ from side property line where 15’ is required – allow garage 0.5’ from rear property line where 20’ is required
Project Proposal: Replace Garage.
Zoning District: R-1
Applicant: Carmela Castiglione
SEQR: Type II

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City of Poughkeepsie Real Estate Market Improves

As the Dutchess County Real Estate market improves so does the City of Poughkeepsie’s Real Estate market.  Sales of single family, detached homes rose by 27.5% in the first half of 2015 versus the same period last year according to Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service.

More importantly, the average sale price and high-end sales have shown marked improvement.  The average sale price has improved by 5.7% to $182,532 with sales exceeding $300,000 increased by 300%.  The highest sale was $379,000, 14% over last year’s highest sale at the same time.

Similar to the County, as a whole, the younger buyer appears to be driving the market with many coming from markets to the south, based on new applicants for the Basic STAR School Tax Relief Exemption. Continue reading

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Road Work Notice: Whitehouse Avenue & Barnard Avenue

The Street Department is closing sections of Whitehouse Avenue (between Adriance Avenue and Platt Street) and Barnard Avenue (between Adriance Avenue and Crescent Road) for roadway milling today, August 3, 2015. 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 – 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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