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Common Council Meeting – February 20, 2018

The Common Council will meet on February 20, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the Common Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Parking is available underneath City Hall, accessible via the Mill St. exit on the westbound side of the arterial. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk at (845) 451-4225.

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

Agenda

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of January 29, 2018
    2. Common Council Meeting of February 5, 2018
  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, Resolution R18-17, setting a public hearing for proposed Local Law for the abandonment of a paper street on Dutchess Avenue.
    2. FROM COUNCILMEMBER FLOWERS, Resolution R18-18, approving an Inter-Municipal Agreement with the Poughkeepsie City School District for the Student Athletic Basketball Program.
    3. FROM COUNCILMEMBER SALEM, Resolution R18-19, setting a public hearing and introducing proposed Local Law to allow for the establishment of a Community Choice Aggregation Program.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Local Law LL-18-01, correcting titles of parking employees authorized to issue appearance tickets in City Court.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM PATRICK GARTLAND, a communication regarding McCann-Caven’s proposed rate increase for 2018.
    2. FROM GLENN WEINBERG, JOULE, DIRECTOR, CHARLOTTE BURNS, JOULE, DIRECTOR, JEFFREY DOMANSKI, IBTS, SENIOR MANAGER, AND VICTOR-PIERRE MELENDEZ, IBTS, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, a presentation regarding a Community Choice Aggregation (ENERGY) Program.
    3. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, a communication regarding a proposed Stop Sign on Mansion and Civic Center Plaza.
    4. FROM PATRICK FITZGERALD, a notice of intent for My Place Pizza, located at 322 Main Street to amend their Liquor License.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
  11. NEW BUSINESS
  12. ADJOURNMENT

Common Council Meeting – February 5, 2018

The Common Council will meet on February 5, 2018 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 Spectrum 23.  Once completed, the meetings are archived on the webcasting site for later viewing.

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6:00 p.m. Public Hearing regarding the authorization to issue appearance tickets

6:15 p.m. Presentation by Hudson River Housing and Habitat for Humanity Dutchess County regarding The Rebuilding Together Program

6:30 p.m. Common Council Meeting

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of December 18, 2017
    2. Re-Organizational Meeting of January 2, 2018
    3. Common Council Meeting of January 2, 2018
  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 item.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM COUNCILMEMBER MCNAMARA, Resolution R18-16, requesting that New York State implement protective measures for potential anchorage sites.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Ordinance O-18-03, adding a stop sign at Mansion and Civic Center Plaza.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM JOHN HEARD, a notice of property damage sustained on January 17, 2018.
    2. FROM GLEN F. KUBISTA & ASSOCIATES, a notice of intent for FARMERS & CHEFS, LLC, located at 40 Albany Street to obtain a Liquor License.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Public Hearing – February 5, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Charter and Codes of the City of Poughkeepsie, Administrative Code, Section 14.04, a Common Council Public Hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018, in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building/City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the purpose of receiving comments on proposed Local Law to correct titles of parking employees authorized to issue appearance tickets in City Court.

Common Council Meeting – January 29, 2018

NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED MEETING
OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

Monday, January 29, 2018
6:00 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie, pursuant to Section 2.05 of the City Charter will hold a Common Council Meeting on Monday, January 29, 2018 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, in order to hold a Council Meeting previously scheduled on January 16, 2018.

All Common Council meetings are webcast live and broadcast on Verizon Fios 39 and Spectrum 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 December 4, 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 item.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM FINANCE COMMISSIONER BRADY, Resolution R18-09 approving an amendment to the 2018 budget to fund Sergeant-at-arms and furniture expenses.
    2. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Resolution R18-10 setting a public hearing correcting titles of parking employees authorized to issue appearance tickets in City Court.
    3. FROM COUNCILMEMBER MCNAMARA, Resolution R18-11, approving an appointment to the Art’s Commission.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Ordinance O-18-3, adding a stop sign at Mansion and Civic Center Plaza.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM SCHONBERG LAW OFFICES, a notice of personal injuries and property injuries sustained by Echole Yager on December 20, 2017.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Cancelled – Common Council Hearing – January 16, 2018

Notice of Cancellation

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Common Council Meeting that was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, along with the Public Hearing to be held prior to the Common Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. has been cancelled due to the inclement weather. Both meetings will be rescheduled at a later date.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 2.07 of the Administrative Code, the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie will hold a hearing on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, third floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, to testify and to produce records concerning health and safety issues existing at the Rip Van Winkle – located at 10 Rinaldi Blvd – Poughkeepsie New York 12601, as such issues have been referred to the Common Council for injury.

DATED:  January 12, 2018

BY ORDER OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

Deanne L. Flynn,
City Chamberlain


Related: Common Council Meeting – January 16, 2018

Cancelled – Common Council Meeting – January 16, 2018

Notice of Cancellation

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Common Council Meeting that was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, along with the Public Hearing to be held prior to the Common Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. has been cancelled due to the inclement weather. Both meetings will be rescheduled at a later date.

Common Council Meeting – January 2, 2018

The Common Council will meet on January 2, 2018 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.

Related: Common Council Organizational Meeting – January 2, 2018 – 6:00pm

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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
  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 30 minutes of public comment on any agenda item
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Ordinance O-18-01, approving parking amendments.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM STEVEN I. MILLIGRAM, ESQ. a notice of personal injury sustained by Silvana O’Keefe on October 4, 2017.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Organizational Meeting – January 2, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie will convene the 2018 Organizational Meeting on Monday, January 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor of City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Related: Common Council Meeting – January 2, 2018 – 6:30pm

Agenda

 

  1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
    1. Vice – Chairman
  4. APPOINTMENTS:
    1. Majority Leader
    2. Minority Leader
    3. Finance Committee
  5. RESOLUTIONS:
    1. Resolution R18-01 adopting the 2018 Rules of Conduct and Procedure: By- Laws of the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie.
    2. Resolution R18-02, adopting Robert’s Rules of Order.
    3. Resolution R18-03, setting bonds for Commissioner of Finance and City Chamberlain.
    4. Resolution R18-04, authorizing the Commissioner of Finance to pay public debt, salary and wages for 2018.
    5. Resolution R18-05, approving designation of banks for deposits.
    6. Resolution R18-06, approving The Poughkeepsie Journal as the official newspaper.
    7. Resolution R18-07, appointing the City Chamberlain and Deputy Chamberlain as a Marriage Officers for the City of Poughkeepsie.
    8. Resolution R18-08, Adoption of City’s purchasing policy.
  6. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – December 18, 2017

The Common Council will meet on December 18, 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
    1. Introduction of MoNahjae Dickens and Emani Ferzan as honorary Councilmembers.
    2. From Councilmember Klein: A presentation of an award to Bascom Durham.
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of November 20, 2017
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
    1. Transportation Presentation given by John Andoh from Dutchess County Transportation.
  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 AND CHAIRMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATION:
    1. FROM COUNCILMEMBERS MONAHJAE DICKENS AND EMANI FERZAN, Resolution R17-80, memorializing a unity resolution.
    2. Presentation to outgoing Councilmembers:
      1. Councilmember Mike Young
      2. Councilmember Lee David Klein
      3. Councilmember Ann Perry
  6. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Resolution R17-81, amending the license agreement with the Ice House to provide for full liquor license.
    2. FROM COUNCILMEMBER PERRY and COUNCILMEMBER MCNAMARA, Resolution R17-82, requiring enforcement of the numbering of properties.
    3. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Resolution R17-83, approving a budget transfer to the 2017 budget.
  7. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
  8. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, a communication regarding parking.
    2. FROM JOHN BERARDI, a notice of property damage sustained on November 14, 2017.
    3. FROM LAW OFFICE OF FIRAS E. NESHEIWAT, a notice of intent for Wall & Bro Management Corp d/b/a Craft 302 Restaurant, located at 302 Main Street to obtain a Liquor License.
  9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  10. NEW BUSINESS:
  11. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – December 4, 2017

The Common Council will meet on December 4, 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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5:30pm – Common Council Public Hearing – Proposed 2018 Budget
6:30pm – Common Council Meeting

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of November 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 COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE BRADY, Resolution R17-76, approving the 2018 budget.
    2. FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR HESSE, Resolution R17-77, supporting a grant application to Restore NY.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-78 approving an addendum to the Water Sale and Purchase Agreement between the Joint Water Board and the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM ANNE FINNEY, a communication regarding a correspondence sent to the FTA.
    2. FROM KIERA TAYLOR, a notice of personal injury sustained on August 17, 2017.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT: