City Administrator

  1. Malcolm X Park Upgrades to Start

    The Department of Public Works will oversee the reconstruction of Malcolm X work, which the city has planned and funded in conjunction with New City Parks, Scenic Hudson and other community partners. Read on...
  2. City officials Among Attendees at Harvard Conference with Children's Cabinet

    City Administrator Marc Nelson and Councilmember Yvonne Flowers were part of a local contingent representing the Poughkeepsie Children’s Cabinet at a conference hosted by the EdRedesign Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Mass. Read on...
  3. City Creates New Website Providing Insights and Easy Views of Budget

    The city has launched a website providing the public with easy ways to look at the approximate $103 million budget and its various components, as well as offering new insights on vital demographic information in the city. Read on...
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Responsibilities

The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the city and oversees day to day operations. Appointed by the Mayor with the concurrence of the Common Council, the City Administrator assists the Mayor and Council in reviewing and developing policy recommendations.

Additional responsibilities include working with the mayor to develop annual operating budget and the city's five-year capital plan and supervising all department heads in the city government except the City Chamberlain and the Corporation Counsel.