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City DPW Crews Clearing Tree Stumps in the 4th Ward

Many hundreds of tree stumps along City streets will be addressed by City DPW in 2019. Work is already underway in select areas of the City. Significant numbers of stumps, some of which are extremely large, were left in place over more than a decade, as City DPW lacked resources
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City Announces Free Weekend Parking at all City-Owned Surface Parking Lots

Today Mayor Rob Rolison announced that, through the end of this year, parking at all city-owned surface lots will be free on weekends. “Parking in the lots is already free on Sunday, so it just makes sense to expand this to include Saturday, and have our weekend parking entirely free”,
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First Friday Poughkeepsie Wants You To Rock Out In July

First Friday Poughkeepsie Wants You To Rock Out In July ‘American Rock’ to feature car show, touch-a-truck and more… Food-Music-Art On Friday, July 6, from 5-8:30pm, join us for First Friday Poughkeepsie’s American Rock themed celebration with a car show, touch-a-truck and more at 52-68 Crannell Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (lot
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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.