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Cedar Avenue Power Outage — City of Poughkeepsie

Media Advisory   March 4, 2018 For Immediate Release: (TODAY) City of Poughkeepsie Administrator Marc Nelson [email protected]   Cedar Avenue Power Outage — City of Poughkeepsie   POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Central Hudson has reported that there is currently no estimated restoral time for the Cedar Avenue corridor’s power outage caused
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City Offices to Close at 12:00pm (March 2, 2018)

Due to the inclement weather and hazardous travel conditions anticipated for this afternoon, City offices will close at 12:00 pm today (Friday, March 2, 2018). City Hall will re-open on Monday, March 5th at 8:30 am. Related: Weather Advisory: Dangerous Conditions Expected to Continue, Mayor Urges Caution

Weather Advisory: Dangerous Conditions Expected to Continue, Mayor Urges Caution

With high winds expected to increase and continue throughout the day, we are asking that people please try to avoid travel in the City of Poughkeepsie due to tree limbs and trees which are susceptible to coming down due to hazardous weather conditions.  The City is already responding to numerous
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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.