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Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting – August 10, 2021

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm at Changepoint Church, 260 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, NY. Please see the city’s press release for more information on why the meeting will not be held in Council Chambers. Following guidelines issued by the CDC and State & Federal Governments, any individuals
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Southern Waterfront Redevelopment Task Force Meeting – August 2, 2021

The Southern Waterfront Redevelopment Task Force welcomes public comment at our meetings and believes public engagement will be critical to fostering a welcoming and accessible waterfront for all to enjoy.  Anyone wishing to comment at the meeting will have up to four minutes to speak.  We encourage people wishing to
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Transfer Station Closed – July 28 & 29

Due to construction work, the Transfer Station at 26 Howard Street will be closed on Wednesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 29. The Transfer Station will resume operations on Friday, July 30 at 7am. For additional information about the Transfer Station, please visit:

City of Poughkeepsie to Welcome Sculpture Event That Will Culminate With Fireworks

City officials announced today that a Special Event “Upstate Immersive” will be held the weekend of Aug. 28-29 at Dongan Park and on the site of the former Pelton Manor. The immersive sculpture show is part of a biennial arts activation and emulates past presentations in city malls, such as
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City Teams Up with Community Coalition to Bring Activities to Eastman Park the Next Two Saturdays

The City of Poughkeepsie is teaming up with members of The 35 Montgomery Community Coalition to offer “Summer Fun Saturdays at Eastman Park” on July 24 and July 31. “Summer Fun Saturdays at Eastman Park” is a weekly pop-up series of games and activities launched last week to celebrate the
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City of Poughkeepsie Police Providing Free Preparation for Those Interested in Taking Police Exam

City of Poughkeepsie officials have announced that free help is available for those interested in taking part in the upcoming Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff Exam. Dutchess County has announced there will be no fees for applicants to take the exam, which will be given on Saturday, Sept. 18, and the Sheriff’s
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RFQ: Malcolm X Park Design Professional (RFQ-COP-06-21-01)

Beginning Immediately, Sealed proposals are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie (“The City”) as set forth in the specifications prepared by City of Poughkeepsie’s Engineering Department. Proposals will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, c/o Purchasing Agent, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 until
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Notice of Construction: Innis Avenue at Main Street, Sanitary Sewer Repair

The City of Poughkeepsie will begin work Monday, July 26th to fix a sewer pipe on Main Street near the intersection of Innis and Worrall avenues. This sewer repair project will take approximately two weeks to complete. Work will begin at around 7 a.m. Monday and continue to about 4
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Mayor Rob Rolison Responds to Favorable Ruling on Legal Dispute with Common Council

“I am pleased that State Supreme Court Justice Hal Greenwald has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Poughkeepsie Common Council and ruled my decision to veto the Council’s resolution R-20-68 was ‘neither an error of law, nor arbitrary and capricious.’ The City Charter establishes the mayor’s veto authority. It also
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Planning Board Meeting – July 20, 2021

Update – 7/20/2021: Due to a Verizon Fios internet service outage at Changepoint Church, the meeting tonight will not be webcast live. The meeting will be recorded and available for replay on Wednesday, July 21. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Planning Board will meet on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7:00pm at
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