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Common Council Special Meeting – June 27, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 2.04 of the City Charter, the Common Council of the City of Poughkeepsie will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the purpose of voting on a budget amendment to fund the buses through September 2017.

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. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. READING OF ITEMS by the City Chamberlain of any resolutions not listed on the printed agenda.
  4. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM COUNCILMAN PETSAS, Resolution R17-43, approving a budget amendment to fund the buses through September.
  5. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – June 19, 2017

The Common Council will meet on  Monday, June 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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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of Monday, April 19, 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 YOUNG AND CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R17-33, approving a Resolution designating the City of Poughkeepsie a “Safe City”.
    2. FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR HESSE, Resolution R17-40, introduction of a zoning amendment for the rezoning of Industrial Properties in the Waterfront.
    3. FROM COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE NELSON, Resolution R17-42, approving the Capital Asset Policy Statement.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-17-5, amending the penalty provision for building code violations.
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Local Law LL-17-3, approving amendments to the Administrative Code with regard to Charter.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM BRIAN DOYLE, a presentation on “SNUG”.
    2. FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR HESSE, a communication regarding CFA grant application.
    3. FROM DESMOND MURRAY, a notice of property damage sustained on May 30, 2017
    4. FROM EUGENE AND CAROL SARDO, a notice of property damage sustained on March 14, 2017.
    5. FROM ELENA COLLINS, a notice of property damage sustained on March 15, 2017.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – June 5, 2017

The Common Council will meet on  Monday, June 5, 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

6:30pm – Special Meeting of the Board of the Urban Renewal Agency

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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 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 POLICE CHIEF PAPE, Resolution R17-38, accepting a grant from the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services.
    2. FROM COUNCILMEMBER YOUNG AND CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R17-33, approving a Resolution designating the City of Poughkeepsie a “Safe City”.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-39, approving a Municipal Home Rule request for new reservoir at College Hill.
    4. FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR HESSE, Resolution R17-40, introduction of a zoning amendment for the rezoning of Industrial Properties in the Waterfront.  
    5. FROM COUNCILMEMBER KLEIN AND COUNCILMEMBER YOUNG, Resolution R17-41, approving Corrective Action Plan for the 2017 budget review.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Local Law LL-17-2, approving a Local law permitting the city to lien insurance proceeds subsequent to a fire.
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Local Law LL-17-3, approving amendments to the Administrative Code with regard to Charter amendments.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Local Law LL-17-4, rescinding the Municipal Tax Code 485a.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE NELSON, a communication regarding Capital Asset Policy Statement.
    2. FROM PETER MCGINNIS, a notice of property damage sustained by The Potter House, located at 54 Noxon Street.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – May 15, 2017

The Common Council will meet on  Monday, May 15, 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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5:30 p.m. Public Hearing regarding proposed amendments to the Administrative Code with regard to the Charter amendments

6:00 p.m. Public Hearing with regard to rescinding the Municipal Tax Code 4585-a

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of April 3, 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 AND COUNCILMEMBER YOUNG, Resolution R17-33, approving a Resolution designating the City of Poughkeepsie a “Safe City”.
    2. FROM COUNCILMEMBER PETSAS, Resolution R17-34, overriding the Mayoral veto of R17-28, “amending the 2017 Budget to fund the bus operation through December 2017”.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-35, requesting a Municipal Home Rule for College Hill water tank.
    4. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R17-36, accepting an elected official’s time sheet.
    5. FROM CHAIRWOMAN CHERRY, Resolution R17-37, approving an appointment to the Arts Commission.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. A PRESENTATION FROM THE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE.
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, a communication regarding proposed sale of city owned properties.
    3. FROM PAUL WINNIS, a notice of property damage sustained on February 21, 2017.
    4. FROM JOSEPH VERDERAME, a notice of property damage sustained on March 2, 2017
    5. FROM LORENZO L. ANGELINO, ESQ, a notice of intent for Milo’s Catina, located at 206 Main Street to obtain a Liquor License.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency Meeting – May 15, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting of the Board of Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency will be held immediately preceding the Common Council meeting, on Monday, May 15, 2017, at the Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the following purposes:

Resolution to approve lease and cooperation agreement for programming at Mural Square.

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.

Agenda

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.

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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