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Common Council Meeting – May 1, 2017

The Common Council will meet on  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

All Common Council meetings are webcast live and broadcast on Verizon Fios 39 and Time Warner Cable 23.  Once completed, the meetings are archived on the webcasting site for later viewing.

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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of March 20, 2017
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM COUNCILMEMBER PETSAS, Resolution R17-29, requesting the NYS Comptroller to audit transit funds.
    2. FROM CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R19-30, approving appointments to the Arts Commission.
    3. FROM CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R17-31, introducing a Local Law, and setting a public hearing to rescind the Municipal Tax Code 485-a.
    4. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR MCDONNELL, Resolution R17-27, accepting a LGE grant for the bus integration.
    5. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-32, setting a public hearing for proposed amendments to the Administrative Code with regard to the Charter amendments.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-17-4, approving amendments to Chapter 15 in the Code of Ordinance entitled “Street, Sidewalks and Public Places”, regarding the posting of signs and posters on city light poles.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM POUGHKEEPSIE PROGRESSIVE ALLIANCE, a presentation regarding “Safe City”.
    2. FROM RAJI ZEIDSN, a notice of intent for 380 Main Street to obtain a liquor license.
    3. FROM CINZIA GUERRIERO, a notice of property damage sustained.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Cancelled: Transportation Strategy Committee Meeting – April 20, 2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Transportation Strategy Committee of the City of Poughkeepsie, meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., has been cancelled.

Common Council Meeting – April 19, 2017

The Common Council will meet on  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

All Common Council meetings are webcast live and broadcast on Verizon Fios 39 and Time Warner Cable 23.  Once completed, the meetings are archived on the webcasting site for later viewing.

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6:00pm – Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments on proposed Local Law permitting the city to lien insurance proceeds subsequent to a fire.

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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of March 6, 2017
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R17-28, amending the 2017 Budget to fund the bus operations through December 2017.
    2. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR MCDONNELL, Resolution R17-27, accepting a LGE grant for the bus integration.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-17-3, approving amendments to Chapter 18 in the Code of Ordinances, entitled “TAXICABS”.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM LAURIE SANDOW, a communication with regard to Earth Day.
    2. FROM THE JAMES FIRM, a notice of intent for the Palace Diner, located at 194 Washington Street to renew their liquor license.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-17-4, approving amendments to Chapter 15 in the Code of Ordinance entitled “Street, Sidewalks and Public Places”, regarding the posting of signs and posters on city light poles.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Transportation Strategy Committee Meeting – April 6, 2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Transportation Strategy Committee of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Continue reading Transportation Strategy Committee Meeting – April 6, 2017

Common Council Meeting – April 3, 2017

The Common Council will meet on Monday, April 3, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

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Common Council Meeting – March 20, 2017

The Common Council will meet on Monday, March 20, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

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Common Council Special Informational Meeting – March 20, 2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie, pursuant to Section 2.05 of the City Charter hereby convenes a Special Information Meeting on Monday, March 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.  All members of the Common Council, the Mayor, City Administrator, and heads of all departments shall be in attendance.  At this meeting, the general public may inquire of any such person with regard to any aspect of City Government.

Common Council Meeting – March 6, 2017

The Common Council will meet on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

All Common Council meetings are webcast live and broadcast on Verizon Fios 39 and Time Warner Cable 23.  Once completed, the meetings are archived on the webcasting site for later viewing.

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March 6, 2017 - Agenda

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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of Monday, February 6, 2017
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R17-16, supporting a grant application by Poughkeepsie Farm Project to the New York State DEC.
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-17, approving 55 Noxon Street, The Barrett Arts Center as an historic landmark.
    3. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR MCDONNELL, Resolution R17-18, approving the Dutchess County multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan.
    4. FROM COUNCILMEMBER MCNAMARA, Resolution R17-19, supporting a grant application with the Benjamin Center of New Paltz.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM COUNCILMEMBER KLEIN, Ordinance O17-1, amending the Motor Vehicle and Traffic code to provide for a yield sign at the intersection of Osbourne and Barnard Avenue.
    2. FROM COUNCILMEMBER YOUNG, Ordinance O17-2, approving proposed amendments to the Historic Preservation Commission Ordinance.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE NELSON, a communication regarding an authorization of a budget transfer to provide for the implementation of the PBA contract.
    2. FROM STEVEN M. MELLEY, PLLC, FRANCIS MARTINEZ, a notice of personal injury sustained by IRMA MARTINEZ, Individually and on Behalf of STEPHANIE CESILIA MARTINEZ, an infant on December 12, 2016.
    3. FROM VERIZON, a notice or property damage sustained on February 9, 2017.
    4. FROM MARINNE MARIOLES, a notice of property damage sustained on February 11, 2017.
    5. FROM CHERY FLAX-DAVIDSON, a notice of property damage sustained on December 1, 2016.
    6. FROM HONORIO RODRIGUEZ Restaurant owner of “EL BRACERO” located at 581 Main Street, a notice of intent to renew their Liquor License.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – February 21, 2017

The Common Council will meet on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

All Common Council meetings are webcast live and broadcast on Verizon Fios 39 and Time Warner Cable 23.  Once completed, the meetings are archived on the webcasting site for later viewing.

Agenda

6:00pm – Public Hearing regarding the proposed amendments to the Historic Preservation Commission Ordinance

 

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of Monday, December 5, 2016
    2. Common Council Meeting of Monday, January 9, 2017
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, SEQRA and Sale Resolution R17-12 and R17-13, approving the property sale of a strip of land on Main Street
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM SHARINA BARNES, a notice of intent to obtain a Liquor License.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – February 6, 2017

The Common Council will meet on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking is available under City Hall. Enter the parking garage from the westbound arterial highway. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225.

All Common Council meetings are webcast live and broadcast on Verizon Fios 39 and Time Warner Cable 23.  Once completed, the meetings are archived on the webcasting site for later viewing.

Agenda

 

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Organizational Meeting of January 2, 2017
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three (3) minutes per person up to 45 minutes of public comment on any agenda and non-agenda items.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, SEQRA and Sale Resolution R17-12 and R17-13, approving the property sale of a strip of land on Main Street.
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-14, approving a Memorandum of Agreement with Dutchess County with regard to the licensing of taxicabs and limousines.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN¸ Resolution R17-15, approving a PILOT Agreement for the Queen City Loft project.
    4. FROM COUNCILMEMBER PETSAS AND COUNCILMEMBER PERRY, Resolution R17-16, approving appointments to the Transportation Strategy Committee.
    5. FROM COUNCILMEMBER PERRY, Resolution R17-17, approving the proposed designation of College Hill Park as a local historic landmark.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM MAYOR ROLISON, a communication regarding the proposed Memorandum of Understating for the transfer of transit operations to the county.
    2. FROM MICHAEL L. REED, a notice of intent for Noah’s Ark, located at 135 Mill Street to renew their Liquor License.
    3. FROM RANDY POPE and ERNESTINE MOORE, a notice of personal injury sustained on October 19, 2016.
    4. FROM STATE FARM INSURANCE, a notice of property damage sustained by Joseph Oakleh on December 17, 2016.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT: