City Chamberlain

News & Announcements

Ethics Committee Meeting – August 1, 2019

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Ethics Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 1, 2019  at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers (3rd Floor), City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Agenda Call to Order by Chair Kinneary McCabe Roll Call. Adoption of Minutes from
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Ethics Committee Meeting – July 15, 2019

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Ethics Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, July 15, 2019  at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers (3rd Floor), City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Dated: July 5, 2019 Respectfully submitted,Deanne L. FlynnCity Chamberlain

Public Arts Commission Seeks Members to Serve

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Poughkeepsie Arts Commission is looking for a member to serve. Commission members must be city residents and either a working artist, arts professional or member of the community interested in the arts. Those wishing to be considered for the position on the Public
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Taxi Ordinance & Vehicle for Hire – Adopted Amendments

Adopted amendments to the Taxi Ordinance, including regulating “For Hire”, also known as “Livery” vehicles to be licensed with the City and the Town of Poughkeepsie.

Download: Taxi & Vehicle for Hire Ordinance – Adopted Amendments (.pdf)

The City Chamberlain is the main switchboard for:

Amusement Permits Handicap Permits Schedule various meetings
and legal notices
Auction Permits Hawking/Peddling Permits Taxi Cab Driver Complaints
Bingo/Games of Chance/
Bell Jar Licenses
Liquor License requests Taxi Cab Permits
Charter and Code updates Marriage Affidavits/Licenses Taxi Driver Licenses
City Offices Marriage Officer
City Official Appointments Marriage Transcripts
Coin Machine Operator Permits Minutes of all meetings scheduled
by the Common Council and Mayor
Dog Licenses Notices of Claims
Dog Redemption Pawn Broker Permits
File Local Laws with State Secretary Police Department Complaints
Freedom of Information Requests Reservations for
Common Council Chambers
Going Out of Business Sale Permits Sales of Documents
(zoning book/map, draft plans, etc.)

Contact the Office of Vital Statistics for information about:

  • Birth Amendments
  • Birth Certificates
  • Burial Permits for Funeral Homes
  • Death Amendments
  • Death Certificates
  • Genealogical Searches for Birth, Death, and Marriage Records
  • New Births
  • Paternity Acknowledgments