Common Council Meeting – April 16, 2018

The Common Council will meet on April 16, 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.

 

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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of March 19, 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. CHAIRWOMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, Resolution R18-25, approving the Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA.
    2. FROM COUNCILMEMBER SALEM, Resolution R18-29, calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign funded legislation in the FY 2018-19 State Budget to allow for early voting and Automatic Voter Registration in New York State.
    3. FROM COUNCILMEMBER BRANNEN, Resolution R18-30, setting a public hearing for a proposed Local Law to implement the recent City of Poughkeepsie Charter Changes and provide for legislative staff to support the Common Council’s ability to meet its chartered duties.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-18-2, approving amendments to Chapter 18 in the Code of Ordinances, entitled “TAXICABS”.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    1. FROM CITY PLANNER QUINN, a communication regarding a proposed amendment to zoning code Section 19-4.9. Signs.
    2. FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR NELSON, a communication regarding The Washington Street Bridge at Fallkill.
    3. FROM CHAIRWOMAN FINNEY, a communication regarding an update on the plans for meeting(s) with regard to the lower waterfront development.
    4. FROM COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE BRADY, a communication regarding repairs to the Financial Plaza Deck.
    5. FROM PROGRESSIVE CAUSALITY INSURANCE A/S/O CASTELLANOS CRECENSIO, a notice of property damage sustained on January 4, 2018.
    6. FROM OASIS RESTAURANT BUSINESS, a notice of intent for Union Square Tavern, located at 49 Market Street to renew its Liquor License.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – April 2, 2018

The Common Council will meet on April 2, 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.


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  1. ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW OF MINUTES:
    1. Common Council Meeting of March 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 item.
  5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS:
  6. CHAIRWOMAN’S COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  7. MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS:
    1. FROM CITY PLANNER QUINN, SEQRA Resolution R18-23, and Sale R18-24, approving the property sale of 171 Union Street to Urban Green Equities II, LLC.  
    2. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R18-26, approving the abandonment of a paper street on Dutchess Avenue.
    3. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Resolution R18-27, approving the naming of private roads for the Dutton project, located at One Dutchess Avenue.
    4. FROM COUNCILMEMBER FLOWERS, Resolution R18-28, approving the naming of the Traffic Circle at Smith Street in honor of Petty Officer 1st Class Corey Ingram.
  8. ORDINANCES AND LOCAL LAWS:
    1. FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, Ordinance O-18-2, approving amendments to Chapter 18 in the Code of Ordinances, entitled “TAXICABS”.
  9. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
    *EXECUTIVE SESSION: Regarding the proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA

    1. FROM RODERICK BARNES, a notice of property damage sustained on November 21, 2017.
    2. FROM MATTHEW CAVALIERE, a notice of property damage sustained on March 5, 2018.
    3. FROM KIMBERLY GOODEN, a notice of personal injury sustained on January 13, 2018.
    4. FROM JENNIFER HERMAN, a notice of intent to obtain a Liquor License, located at 8 North Cherry Street.
    5. *FROM COUNCILMEMBER SALEM, a communication regarding a proposed Resolution, calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign funded legislation in the FY 2018-19 State Budget to allow for early voting and Automatic Voter Registration in New York State.
    6. *FROM CORPORATION COUNSEL ACKERMANN, a communication regarding the proposed naming of private roads for the Dutton project, located at One Dutchess Avenue.
    7. *FROM COUNCILMEMBER BRANNEN, a communication regarding a proposed local law to provide for funding for legislative staff to support the Common Council’s ability to meet its chartered roles.
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
  11. NEW BUSINESS:
  12. ADJOURNMENT:

Common Council Meeting – March 19, 2018

The Common Council will meet on March 19, 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.

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Common Council Meeting – March 5, 2018

The Common Council will meet on March 5, 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.

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Common Council Public Hearing Notices – March 5, 2018

CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK
COMMON COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARINGS

Monday, March 5, 2018 – 6:00 pm

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 on Monday, March 5, 2018, 6:00 pm, 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 the proposed Local Law for the abandonment of a paper street on Dutchess Avenue.

{Proposed Local Law forthcoming}

Monday, March 5, 2018 – 6:15 pm

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 on Monday, March 5, 2018, 6:15 pm,  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 the proposed Local Law to allow for the establishment of a Community Choice Aggregation Program.

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


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