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Poughkeepsie Attorney Joins City’s Corporation Counsel Team

City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison announced today the appointment of Sarah Wilson as Assistant Corporation Counsel. The Corporation Counsel’s office represents the City government in all legal matters, including prosecuting various criminal actions in City Court and providing legal advice to the Mayor, Common Council and all City Departments.
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Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency Special Meeting – March 19, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting of the Board of Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency will be held at 6:30 p.m., or immediately preceding the Common Council meeting, on Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the following purpose: Approving
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The Corporation Counsel represents the City government in all legal matters. It prosecutes various criminal actions in City Court, advises the Mayor, Common Council and all City departments, drafts legislation, negotiates labor, real estate and development contracts and handles all litigation.