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Public Notice Requesting Letters of Interest and Resumes from Politically Enrolled Residents of the 8th Ward to Serve on the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council to Fill the Vacancy Left by Resignation.

The City of Poughkeepsie Common Council is seeking resumes and cover letters from residents interested in filling a
vacancy left by the resignation of 8th ward Councilmember, Matthew McNamara.

As of Tuesday, May 4, 2021, I am in receipt of a letter from Common Councilmember of the 8th Ward, Matthew
McNamara, detailing his desire to resign from the Council effective June 1, 2021. Councilmember McNamara
demonstrated his care for and commitment to the City of Poughkeepsie in his service as the 8th Ward
councilmember and we wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.

If you are interested in serving on the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council and you reside within the bounds of
the 8th Ward*, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Thursday, May 27, 2021

You will be advised via email if an interview is required. Candidate selections will be made before the
conclusion of the month of June.

Thank you for your interest.

Sincerely,
Sarah Salem, Chairperson
Common Councilmember At-Large
City of Poughkeepsie

For more information please email [email protected]
845-235-4760

*Ward 8 – City of Poughkeepsie

The eighth ward shall consist of the area contained in the following election districts:

First district: from Woodland Avenue along Hooker Avenue (south side only) to Mitchell Avenue; along Mitchell Avenue (west side only) to Rupert Road; along Rupert Road (south side only) to Wilbur Boulevard; along Wilbur Boulevard (west side only) to High Ridge Road; along High Ridge Road (north side only) to Monell Avenue; along Monell Avenue (east side only) to Thornwood Drive; along Thornwood Drive (east side only) to Ferris Lane; along Ferris Lane (north side only) to Woodland Avenue; along Woodland Avenue (east side only) to Hooker Avenue.

Second district: from Cedar Avenue along Hooker Avenue (south side only) to the easterly City boundary; along the easterly and southerly City boundary to Wilbur Boulevard; along Wilbur Boulevard (east side only) to Miller Road; along Miller Road (south side only) to Cedar Avenue; along Cedar Avenue (east side only) to Hooker Avenue.

Third district: from Mitchell Avenue along Hooker Avenue (south side only) to Cedar Avenue; along Cedar Avenue (west side only) to Miller Road; along Miller Road (north side only) to Wilbur Boulevard; along Wilbur Boulevard (east side only) to Rupert Road; along Rupert Road (north side only) to Mitchell Avenue; along Mitchell Avenue (east side only) to Hooker Avenue.

Fourth district: from South Grand Avenue along College Avenue (south side only) to Park Avenue; along Park Avenue (west side only) to Hooker Avenue; along Hooker Avenue (north side only) to DeGarmo Place; along DeGarmo Place (south side only) to South Cherry Street; along South Cherry Street (west side only) to Glenwood Avenue; along Glenwood Avenue (south side only) to Meyer Avenue; along Meyer Avenue (west side only) to Fountainbrook Avenue; along Fountainbrook Avenue (south side only) to South Grand Avenue; along South Grand Avenue (east side only) to College Avenue.

Fifth district: from South Cherry Street along College Avenue (south side only) to Douglas Street; along Douglas Street (west side only) to Glenwood Avenue; along Glenwood Avenue (north side only) to South Cherry Street; along South Cherry Street (east side only) to College Avenue.

City ward map can be found here:
https://elections.dutchessny.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/City-of-Poughkeepsie-Election-District-Map.pdf