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Fireworks at Waryas Park – July 2, 2016

Dependent on donations, the City of Poughkeepsie will be hosting a fireworks show on Saturday, July 2, 2016 (rain date: Sunday, July 3, 2016). The fireworks are scheduled to begin around 9:00 pm. The show is best viewed from the waterfront, including Waryas Park (free) and the Walkway Over the Hudson (tickets required).
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Governor Awards City with Water System Upgrade Grant

City of Poughkeepsie has been awarded a grant to fund new storage and water main upgrades.

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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.