Posted on: November 3, 2023
The Department of Public Works will begin curbside leaf pickup Monday, Nov. 6 and will continue until Dec.18 or the first major snowfall.Wards 4, 6, 7 and 8 will be serviced the first three weeks; wards 1, 2, 3 and 5 will be serviced the last thr...Read on...
Posted on: September 26, 2023
The city plans to make significant improvements along South Grand Avenue between Hooker and College avenues and will hold a public information meeting about the project at 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 16 in the Common Council Chambers at Poughkeepsie City Ha...Read on...
Posted on: June 7, 2023
The city will continue extended hours at Spratt Park Pool each day until Aug. 25.The city demolished the old pool house at the Pulaski Park pool site and is using $2.4 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to cover the cost. The new pool hous...Read on...
Posted on: May 8, 2023
Mayor Marc Nelson announced that he has extend the public comment period regarding the submissions received for development on the DeLaval site through Friday, July 7, 2023.
Prior to releasing the applicant submissions last month, the city create...Read on...
Posted on: April 12, 2023
The city Fire Department will begin servicing and testing the City fire hydrant system (weather permitting). This system is directly linked to the drinking water supply. During the testing period, the water is safe but should be run until it is ...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2023
The city is expanding its curbside pickup of bulk items this year following a fire that destroyed the transfer station. There will be four pick up days: May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24. The service will be free due to the transfer station being ...Read on...
Posted on: April 5, 2023
The Department of Public Works will begin picking up yard debris every Wednesday starting April 19, weather permitting. Please refer to the Yard Debris – Curbside Collection for guidelines. Please note that loose leaves left ...Read on...
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: January 6, 2023
As part of its overall parks improvement initiative, the City of Poughkeepsie has received a $2.15 million federal grant to make improvements to Stitzel Field and improve water capacity in the area.
Stitzel Field enhancements will include modern,...Read on...
Posted on: November 28, 2022
A fire damaged part of the city’s Department of Public Works complex on Howard Street last week.
No one was injured but, as a result of the fire, the transfer station will be closed until further notice and needed repairs can be assesse...Read on...
Posted on: January 4, 2022
The city has been awarded an approximate $3.5 million state grant to reduce groundwater infiltration into the sanitary sewer system, combating the impacts of water runoff that can overwhelm the city’s sewer system and cause “combined sewer overflows” or C...Read on...