Posted on: March 20, 2023
Mayor Marc Nelson and the Department of Public Works have announced a preliminary road paving list, with paving expected to begin later this spring.
The preliminary list includes:
Corlies Avenue from Main Street to the Arterial
Harrison Street from Smith Str...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2023
Mayor Marc Nelson, Council Chairwoman Natasha Brown, and Council Vice Chair Nathan Shook issued statements today that they will not support amendments to the city’s zoning code which would have permitted the construction of detached accessory dw...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2023
The Common Council is seeking residents who would be interested in serving as a member on the Board of Assessment Review.
The Board of Assessment Review consists of three to five volunteers who have at least a general knowledge of property values within th...Read on...
Posted on: February 14, 2023
The city has released its 2023 Community Development Block Grant application.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally funded formula-based grant allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to eligible cities....Read on...
Posted on: January 31, 2023
City Mayor Marc Nelson announced today that $490,000 is being made available to community organizations through the city’s Youth Activities & Opportunities Grant Program.
The city created the program in 2018 with $140,000 in seed money. Over the years,...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2023
The city is seeking qualified developers to offer their vision for a prominent 14-acre site on the city’s southern waterfront.
The city has released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the DeLaval site, which takes its name from the ...Read on...
Posted on: January 23, 2023
The City of Poughkeepsie has approved strategic updates to its Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, reflecting changes that have occurred to the area since the City last adopted an LWRP more than 20 years ago.
The program updates in...Read on...
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Common Council members recently participated in key training programs hosted by the city’s Corporation Counsel, Development, and Finance departments.The members received more insights on the city’s planning and zoning laws and budgetin...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2023
The Common Council is looking for members of the public to serve on the city’s Poughkeepsie Salary Review Commission. Please send letters of interest and resumes to Jasmin Davis, City Chamberlain; City Hall, Office of the City Chamberl...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2023
The Common Council is looking for members of the public to serve on the city’s Housing Solutions Committee.
The committee will be charged, in part, with reviewing issues affecting access to housing within the city, and recommending step...Read on...
Posted on: December 22, 2022
The Common Council has named community activist Christopher Grant to represent the Sixth Ward on the Council. He will fill the seat vacated by Natasha Brown, who recently was named Common Council Chairwoman.
Grant is a City of Poughkeepsie native, a gradua...Read on...
Posted on: November 22, 2022
The Common Council is seeking individuals interested in serving as the 6th (sixth) Ward Councilmember for the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council.
Interested applicants must currently reside in the 6th Ward of the City of Poughkeepsie.
If you are interested...Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2022
The Common Council is seeking individuals interested in serving as the Chair and Councilperson- at-Large for the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council.
If you are interested in serving as the Common Council Chair, please send your resume and a detailed lette...Read on...
Posted on: June 23, 2022
The Common Council is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Land Bank Board, the Arts Commission, the Ethics Committee, and the Industrial Development Agency (IDA).If you are interested in serving on one of the above boards/committees/commissio...Read on...
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Please by advised: Due to inclement weather, tonight's Common Council meeting is being postponed to a later date. Read on...
Posted on: March 16, 2022
With COVID-19 cases declining dramatically, City of Poughkeepsie officials announced today that in-person public meetings will return effective the week of March 21.
“We surely hope the worst of this pandemic is behind us, and ...Read on...
Posted on: February 28, 2022
The Common Council is seeking applicants to join a five-member redistricting committee that will create a proposed plan for new ward boundaries. The committee will be made up of volunteers and will be provided with a budget to engage the necessary consult...Read on...
Posted on: November 9, 2021
Mayor Rob Rolison announced today the appointment of city resident Rebecca A. Valk as Corporation Counsel, pending Common Council approval.
Attorney Valk served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the city for two years, from 2013 to 2015, when she gained...Read on...
Posted on: March 2, 2022
The city has launched a website providing the public with easy ways to look at the approximate $103 million budget and its various components, as well as offering new insights on vital demographic information in the city.
The website features graphics and ...Read on...
Posted on: January 19, 2022
Mayor to deliver State of the City Address Wednesday, Donat named Interim Development Director, DeLaval site submission deadline extended, all this and more in The Buzz: City of Poughkeepsie E-Newsletter — March 24, 2023 -
The Buzz Newsletter als...Read on...