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Posted on: February 26, 2024

City to Make Renovations to Mansion Street Bridge

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The city will undertake reconstruction project on the Mansion Street Bridge Over the Fall Kill Creek and will hold an information meeting and public hearing pursuant to the Eminent Domain Procedure Law at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Common Cou...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 3, 2023

City to Begin Curbside Leaf Pickup on November 6

The Department of Public Works will begin curbside leaf pickup Monday, Nov. 6 and will continue until Dec.18 or the first major snowfall.Wards 4, 6, 7 and 8 will be serviced the first three weeks; wards 1, 2, 3 and 5 will be serviced the last thr...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 26, 2023

City Sets Meeting on S. Grand Ave. Project

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The city plans to make significant improvements along South Grand Avenue between Hooker and College avenues and will hold a public information meeting about the project at 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 16 in the Common Council Chambers at Poughkeepsie City Ha...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 7, 2023

City Releases Plans for Swimming Pools

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The city will continue extended hours at Spratt Park Pool each day until Aug. 25.The city demolished the old pool house at the Pulaski Park pool site and is using $2.4 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to cover the cost. The new pool hous...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 8, 2023

City Extends Deadline for DeLaval Responses

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Mayor Marc Nelson announced that he has extend the public comment period regarding the submissions received for development on the DeLaval site through Friday, July 7, 2023. 

Prior to releasing the applicant submissions last month, the city create...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 12, 2023

City Fire Department Continues Hydrant Testing

The city Fire Department will begin servicing and testing the City fire hydrant system (weather permitting).  This system is directly linked to the drinking water supply. During the testing period, the water is safe but should be run until it is ...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 11, 2023

City Expands Curbside Pickup of Bulk Items

The city is expanding its curbside pickup of bulk items this year following a fire that destroyed the transfer station. There will be four pick up days: May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24. The service will be free due to the transfer station being ...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 5, 2023

2023 Yard Debris Pick Up begins April 19

The Department of Public Works will begin picking up yard debris every Wednesday starting April 19, weather permitting.  Please refer to the Yard Debris – Curbside Collection for guidelines.  Please note that loose leaves left ...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 20, 2023

City Sets Preliminary Paving Schedule

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Mayor Marc Nelson and the Department of Public Works have announced a preliminary road paving list, with paving expected to begin later this spring.

The preliminary list includes:

Corlies Avenue from Main Street to the Arterial

Harrison Street from Smith Str...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 6, 2023

City Receives Funds for Stitzel Park Area Lighting, Water Improvements

As part of its overall parks improvement initiative, the City of Poughkeepsie has received a $2.15 million federal grant to make improvements to Stitzel Field and improve water capacity in the area. 

Stitzel Field enhancements will include modern,...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Transfer Station Closed Due to Fire

A fire damaged part of the city’s Department of Public Works complex on Howard Street last week. 

No one was injured but, as a result of the fire, the transfer station will be closed until further notice and needed repairs can be assesse...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 4, 2022

City of Poughkeepsie Awarded $3.5 Million State Grant to Repair Sewer Line, Protect Environment

The city has been awarded an approximate $3.5 million state grant to reduce groundwater infiltration into the sanitary sewer system, combating the impacts of water runoff that can overwhelm the city’s sewer system and cause “combined sewer overflows” or C...

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Public Works