City of Poughkeepsie Takes Measures to Lessen Potential Impact of COVID-19
City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison announced that City Hall will be closing at 3 p.m. today in preparation for a deep cleaning to the facility over the weekend.
“Due to the evolving situation involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) issue, we feel it is prudent to take these steps at this time,” the Mayor said.
The Mayor said he is encouraging the public to avoid all but essential trips to City Hall when it reopens on Monday. Residents can contact City officials by phone, and a list of appropriate contacts is available at https://cityofpoughkeepsie.com/contact-the-city-of-poughkeepsie and by using the various tabs at that link to find the appropriate department.
Payments for city services also can be done through the website at https://cityofpoughkeepsie.com/finance/, by mail at 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or by using the drop box near the front door at the Police Station on Mansion Street.
“While we understand this will be an inconvenience for people in some instances, we believe it is a wise decision at this time,” the Mayor said. The Common Council has cancelled its meeting set for Monday, and the Mayor has cancelled other public meetings scheduled for next week.”
The Mayor encourages residents to follow the city’s social media platforms for updates.
He also noted that to get the latest updates on the COVID-19 and the impacts on our area, the public should go to https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/DBCH/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm.