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Snow Information, Policies & Procedures

Snowfall and Snow Emergency information is available for download below. The downloads include Public Works snow removal policies & procedures, Snow Emergency guidelines, Snow Emergency routes and maps, and Fire Hydrant clearing instructions.

When shoveling snow from sidewalks and driveways, please refrain from dumping snow into any roadway. Consider helping your elderly neighbors, or those with medical conditions, by shoveling out the hydrant or sidewalk in front of their home. This act of kindness will benefit the entire neighborhood.

Residents and business owners are reminded to clear snow from fire hydrants and sidewalks on or near their property. Cleared fire hydrants allow the Fire Department quick access to the hydrant during emergency situations. Under the Codes of the City of Poughkeepsie there is a responsibility of the owner/lessee of property fronting a hydrant to maintain the area clear around the hydrant. Failure to clear and keep clear a hydrant may result in a $100 fine or more.


City to Post “No Parking” Signs in Effort to Remove Snow

In an effort to remove as much snow as possible from City streets, the City Police Department will be posting “No Parking” signs on certain City streets for Friday, January 28, 2011.  This regulation will be in effect from 6:00am until 4:30pm.

The following streets will be posted:

Lower Northside:

  • Albany St.
  • Talmadge St.
  • Bain Ave.
  • N. Clover St.
  • High St.
  • Lower Mill St.
Lower Southside:

  • Union St.
  • Delano St.
  • South Bridge St.
  • Grand St. off Union St.
  • South Perry St.
  • Little Montgomery St.
Upper Northside:

  • Bement Ave.
  • Lent St.
  • Harrison & Grant Streets
  • Thompson St.
Middle South Section:

  • Edgar St.
  • May St.
  • Gray St.
  • Fox Terrace