Posted on: April 26, 2022
City and Town of Poughkeepsie officials are pleased to announce they have secured a $2.9 million state grant to help replace the water treatment facility’s UV disinfection equipment that aids in the purification process.
Working under a joint agr...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2022
The city Fire Department is servicing and testing the fire hydrant system (weather permitting). This system is directly linked to the drinking water supply.Be further advised that during the testing period, the water is safe, but should be run u...Read on...
Posted on: March 4, 2022
Mayor Rob Rolison announced today that $140,000 is being made available to community organizations through the city’s Youth Activities & Opportunities Grant program.
The city created this program in 2018, and the funds enable local nonprofits...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: February 16, 2022
City Development Director Natalie Quinn provided an update Wednesday to Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce on projects that have completed or begun construction in the city in the last few years.Quinn also discussed large projects recently appro...Read on...
Posted on: January 26, 2022
Mayor Rolison announced today the City is looking for residents to serve on a number of land use review boards: Planning Board, Historic District and Landmark Preservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Waterfront Advisory Committee, and Shade Tree ...Read on...
Posted on: February 11, 2022
Poughkeepsie City School District Superintendent Dr. Eric Jay Rosser and City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison, co-chairs of the Poughkeepsie Children’s Cabinet, will present to the New York State Board of Regents about the cabinet at the Regents meeting...Read on...
Posted on: February 10, 2022
Mayor Rolison has announced that City Planning Director Natalie Quinn has been named Development Director.
Quinn, a city resident, has been serving as Planning Director since 2019 and has led long-range strategic planning efforts for the city through the d...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...
Posted on: December 8, 2021
The city announced today an online system that will make it much easier for people to gain access to public records.
This online, user-friendly portal will improve transparency and efficiency when the public files Freedom of Information requests with the c...Read on...
Posted on: December 7, 2021
Mayor Rob Rolison announced today that more funding is being made available through a COVID-19 Emergency Rent program for low- and moderate-income households struggling through the pandemic.
Tenants who are eligible can receive up to six consecut...Read on...
Posted on: October 26, 2021
City Officials announced today that city attorney Paul Ackermann will be leaving his position of Corporation Counsel next month, after nearly 14 years of service. Mr. Ackermann joined the City as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in February of 2008 before...Read on...
Posted on: September 29, 2021
"Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian ‘Butch’ Anderson served this county with dignity and civility for decades, and he will be long remembered as one of the truly gifted leaders of the Hudson Valley. Butch took his vital role to heart and worked earnestly...Read on...
Posted on: September 21, 2021
“In the last few years, we have formed the Poughkeepsie Children’s Cabinet with the City School District, created a Youth Grant program, and struck a deal with Dutchess County that will lead to the creation of a new Youth Opportunity Center. Having key ci...Read on...
Posted on: September 21, 2021
Mayor Rob Rolison has announced that an addition monies ill be allocated to community organizations through the city’s Youth Activities & Opportunities Grant program.
The city created this program in 2018 and the funds enable local nonprofits...Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2021
City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison today announced a $4 million commitment in investments to the city’s parks, a blueprint that includes rebuilding and replacing aging equipment and making major upgrades at these vital green and recreational spaces.
Posted on: September 22, 2021
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 acti...Read on...
Posted on: March 30, 2021
Mayor Rolison delivered his State of the City Address in writing Tuesday and presented a video highlighting the challenges the city has faced during the COVID-19 crisis — and the opportunities that lie ahead.
Posted on: June 15, 2021
Culminating 36 years of service to the City of Poughkeepsie, Fire Chief Mark Johnson will retire at the beginning of next year.
Johnson first served the city as a police officer before transferring to the Fire Department in 1991. As a police officer, Johns...Read on...