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(archive of past What's New items available here)

4/27/2017

The 2016-2017 Draft Annual report on stormwater is available on our Stormwater page.

The Monthly Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District will be held on May 3, 2017 at 7:00PM at the Fairview Firehouse.

4/21/2017

The Town of Poughkeepsie invites sealed bids for the replacing of existing pipe suports and pipe racks at the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Tunnel.

Job postings for the positions of Assessor's Aide and Zoning Administrator are available on our Human Resources page.

4/18/2017

The Town of Poughkeepsie is seeking candidates for the Board of Ethics. If you are interested, please contact the office of the Supervisor at 845-485-3607 or via email at jbaisley@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov.

4/5/2017

A Special Meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie has been called for Thursday, April 13 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

4/3/2017

An addendum to the CCTV Cleaning bid has been posted here.

3/13/2017

Request for Proposals for Land Clearing and Vegetation Removal

3/9/2017

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is seeking to provide an innovative program for youth residing in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Please click here for additional details on the Youth Police Academy.

3/3/2017

Bridge work on New Hamburg Road in Wappinger to begin next week.

3/2/2017

The Arlington Fire District Annual Financial Report is available here.

2/28/2017

A special meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie has been called for Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:00.

2/22/2017

The Office of the New York State Comptroller has published a Parking Violation Enforcement and Collection report, which is available here.

2/9/2017

Due to snow, Town Court scheduled for tonight has been adjourned until next Thursday the 16th at 4:00 pm.

2/2/2017

Wanted: Town Resident who would be interested in volunteering for the Board of Assessment Review.

Requirements: Some knowledge of Real Estate Values and/or Construction costs helpful.

For more information regarding time involved and required training please call Supervisors Office (845)485-3607 or email JBaisley@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov

1/25/2017

The 2017 budget for the Arlington Fire Department is available here.

1/13/2017

A Special Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District will be held on January 15, 2017 at 9:30 am at the Fairview Firehouse at 258 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY.

12/21/2016

As of January 1, 2017, Mobile Life Support Services, Inc., a commercial ambulance service delivering care in the Hudson Valley Region since 1981, will begin to provide emergency ambulance and transportation services for the Arlington Fire District.

12/20/2016

The official results of the Arlington Fire District Annual Election for Fire Commissioner are available here.

The official results of the Fairview Fire District Annual Elections are available here.

The official results of the New Hamburg Fire District Annual Elections are available here.

12/16/2016

The Town of Poughkeepsie Historic Preservation Commission has one vacancy to be filled. We are seeking an individual interested and committed to the preservation of our town history and landmarks.The individual would need to meet on the first Thursday of each month. The person needs to have some knowledge of preservation, history, business and architecture. We are looking for someone with the ability to cooperatively work toward developing innovative ideas and solutions to  preserve our history as our town progresses into the 21st century. Interested applicants should contact John R, Pinna, Town Historian at townhistorian@townofpoughkkeepsie-ny.gov

12/15/2016

The Town of Poughkeepsie would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Peter Sala. May the care and comfort of those around you bring you peace in your time of sorrow.

11/23/2016

The Annual Election of the Arlington Fire District will take place on December 13th, 2016. Please click here for more details on locations based on your ward.

11/18/2016

There will be a Special Meeting of the Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Board on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:00 PM.

10/28/2016

Clarification #1 for Questions Received on Arlington Fire District Ambulance RFP.

10/19/2016

Additional documents and comments have been added to the MacDonnell Heights project page.

The Arlington Fire District is seeking proposals to provide emergency ambulance and transportation services.

Instructions to vendors for the emergency ambulance and transportation services RFP.

10/17/2016

The Fairview Fire District will hold a public hearing on October 18th at 6:00 PM for the purpose of taking public comment on the 2017 proposed annual budget.

There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District on October 18th.

10/13/2016

There will be an open house at the Poughkeepsie Water Treatment Facility Saturday, October 15th. Learn how much better the Town water has become and also how to make your won rain barrel.

10/7/2016

Please note that due to a hardware failure, our TV broadcast will be offline until Tuesday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

10/6/2016

View the Comptroller's 2017 Tentative Budget presentation here.

The 2017 Tentative Budget is now available.

10/5/2016

The Fairview Fire District will hold their monthly Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 10:00am at the Fairview Fire Station.

10/4/2016

There will be a public hearing on October 18th to allow public comment on the New Hamburg Fire District proposed budget.

9/22/2016

Notice regarding Fairview Fire District 2017 Proposed Budget Hearing.

Notice regarding Fairview Fire District 2017 Proposed Budget.

Notice regarding Arlington Fire District 2017 Proposed Budget.

Notice regarding Arlington Fire District 2017 Proposed Budget Public Hearing.

9/19/2016

There will be a Special Planning Board Meeting on THURSDAY, September 22nd at 6:00 PM.

9/15/2016

Notices regarding property maintenance for 58 Timberline Drive and 30 Wildwood Drive are on our Public Hearing page.

9/14/2016

The Fairview Fire District is seeking firms to complete auditing services.

8/15/2016

MacDonnell Heights Town Center Site Plan Review.

8/10/2016

A new document from Preservation Works on architecturally significant items has been added to the Hudson Heritage Park scoping documents.

7/29/2016

New Hamburg Fire District Election Results

7/22/2016

The Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie does hereby establish the standard workday for each elective and appointive official.

7/8/2016

The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Arlington Fire District, Dutchess County, New York, duly adopted a resolution, to transfer an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 from the District Capital Equipment Reserve Fund to pay for the purchase of two fire engine/pumpers.

6/20/2016

The Town of Poughkeepsie invites sealed bids for the Sanitary Pipe CIPP Repairs bid.

6/17/2016

There will be a Special Planning Board Meeting on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 5:00pm.

6/14/2016

A new page with notices of Public Hearings has been added to the site.

6/1/2016

The Final 2015-2016 Annual Stormwater Report is available here.

5/25/2016

The 2015 Annual Water Quality report is now available.

5/18/2016

A household hazardous waste disposal and electronics recyling event will be held on June 25th. Click here for more details.

5/16/2016

Information on the upcoming Walkway Marathon, Half Marathon, and Mid-Hudson Road Runners Treetops to Rooftops 5K road race is available here.

5/4/2016

Action is about to begin that will address the brownfield contamination related to the A.C. Dutton Greenway North Town site.

The Hudson Heritage 2015-06-04 Development Master Plan Application with Appendices and Cover Letter is available here.

4/29/2016

The DRAFT Stormwater Management Program 2015-2016 Annual Report is now available.

4/20/2016

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is seeking to provide an innovative program for youth residing in the Town of Poughkeepsie. The Youth Police Academy has been designed to establish a positive relationship between the Police Department and the Town’s youth. Please click here for more details.

4/15/2016

The Town Historic Preservation Commission will not be meeting in May.

4/12/2016

Please note that all documents relating to the MacDonnell project are now on this page.

4/7/2016

The Planning Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie has received an application from Kirchhoff Companies for site plan review approval of a project known as McDonnell Heights Town Center. Accordingly, the Planning Board has issued this Request for Qualifications in order to identify, interview, and select a firm to prepare the Scoping Document, the DEIS, the FEIS, Findings Statement, and all required notices, correspondence, and documents related thereto.

3/11/2016

The Arlington Fire District 2015 Annual Financial Report is available here.

2/29/2016

The Town of Poughkeepsie invites sealed bids for construction of the “ARLINGTON WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE” as set forth in the Bid Documents prepared by Morris Associates Engineering & Surveying Consultants, PLLC, 9 Elks Lane, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

2/24/2016

Comptroller Job Description

2/8/2016

An addendum for the 2016 Mowing Bid is available here.

1/25/2016

A packet for the 2016 mowing bid is now available.

1/19/2016

The updated Highway 2016 Transfer Station document has been uploaded.

1/11/2016

In November 2015, Altice N.V. and Cablevision filed a Joint Petition seeking Commission approval for Cablevision to transfer certain telephone and cable systems to Altice. Please click here for more information.

1/8/2016

The Committee of the Whole Meeting scheduled for 1/13/2016 has been cancelled.

1/7/2016

The list of 2016 holidays is available here.

1/4/2016

Please be advised that we have not received any submittals to the Planning Department for the January 21, 2016 Planning Board meeting. Therefore, our Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Field Trip and Thursday, January 21, 2016 Planning Board meeting are both canceled.

12/28/2015

The Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a Organization Meeting on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at the Firehouse, 258 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie.

The Zoning Board of Appeals milestone dates for 2016 are available here.

ThePlanning Board milestone dates for 2016 are available here.

12/11/2015

Due to an equipment failure, we are not able to broadcast our TV signal to either FIOS or Cablevision. Replacement equipment will arrive Monday, 12/14 and we hope to be back on the air by the end of the day.

12/9/2015

The 2016 Adopted Budget is now online.

12/4/2015

There will be a tree lighting ceremony Saturday, December 5th - 4:00 at the Vassar Alumnae Lawn.

11/18/2015

The Annual Election of the New Hamburg Fire District will take place on December 8, 2015.

There is also a Special Election/Mandatory Referendum for the New Hamburg Fire District on December 8, 2015.

11/17/2015

There will be a Fire Commissioner Election for the Arlington Fire District on 12/8/2015. Please click here for more details.

11/10/2015

The Arlington Fire District 2016 Budget Summary is available here.

The Fairview Fire District 2016 Proposed Budget is available here.

The New Hamburgh Fire District 2016 Budget Summary is available here.

11/4/2015

The Town of Poughkeepsie raised $159 that was donated to the Poughkeepsie Children's Home.

The 2014 Annual Financial Report is available here.

10/9/2015

There will be a public hearing for the Fairview Fire District's 2016 proposed annual budget. Please click here for more details.

10/8/2015

There will be a Special Meeting of the Planning Board on October 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM at Town Hall.

10/5/2015

The 2016 Town of Poughkeepsie Tentative Budget is available here.

The Arlington Fire District will have a public hearing regarding their 2016 proposed budget on October 20th. Please click here for the proposed budget.

9/28/2015

The Fairview Fire District Proposed Budget is available here.

There will be a Special Town Board Meeting Wednesday, September 30th where the Supervisor's budget will be presented to the Town Board for their review. There are no agenda items.

9/18/2015

Notice of Combined Workshop Hudson Heritage

9/10/2015

The Fairview Fire District will hold a Budget Workshop on September 22nd.

9/4/2015

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for 9/9/2015 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.

9/2/2015

The Board of Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District is looking to retain the Architectural Services for the potential expansion of the Fairview Fire House. For additional information see the Architectural Services Request for Qualifications document dated August 31, 2015, located on the Home Page of the District's Website: http://fairviewfd.net. A walk-through of the Firehouse is scheduled on October 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm, prior attendance notification is preferred, contact Chief Chris Maeder at: cmaeder@fairviewfd.net. Sealed proposals are due no later than 2:00 pm, November 2nd, 2015. All sealed proposals will be opened at the November 2015 Board of Fire Commissioners meeting.

8/31/2015

A bid packet for the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Gravity Thickeners Equipment Replacement Contract 2015-04 is now available from our Bids page.

8/28/2015

The New York State Public Service Commission is sponsoring a series of regional information sessions. The first is an examination of low income programs offered by the major electrice and gas utilities. The second concerns a Joint Petition submitted by Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications seeking Commission approval to merge into a new entity called New Charter. Please click here for additional details.

8/21/2015

A bid document for Flow Meter Rental and Purchase has been added to our Bids page.

8/14/2015

New documents are available for the County Club Estates Sewer System and Treatment Plant Abandonment Bid.

7/30/2015

There will be a Planning Board workshop on August 20th at 5:00pm.

7/27/2015

Documents for the Country Club Estates Sewer System Connection and Treatment Plant Abondonment are now available from our Bid page.

7/23/2015

Hudson Heritage Notice of Public Scoping Session for August 19, 2015 and Draft Scoping Document

7/22/2015

The Sanitary Manhole Inspections bid has been updated. Click here for the latest version.

There will be a rummage sale on Friday August 7th and 8th at the Senior Center.

7/21/2015

A series of meetings discussing the state of telecommunications in New York are being held, one of which will be at Town Hall on August 11th.

7/17/2015

A list of upcoming FREE concerts at Fairview and Crestwood Parks is available here.

7/15/2015

A new bid for Sanitary Manhole Inspections is now available from our Bids page.

7/7/2015

Please note that beginning in August, the Zoning Board meetings will begin at 6:00 pm.

6/22/2015

A bid packet for the Sanitary Pipe TV and Cleaning for the Town of Poughkeepsie and Tri-Municipal Service Area is now available from our Bids page.

6/19/2015

Please note that beginning in July, the Planning Board meetings will be starting at 6:00pm, and not 6:30pm.

5/29/2015

The 2014-2015 Final MS4 Annual Report is now available.

5/26/2015

There will be a Special Meeting of the Planning Board on June 2nd at 5:00. This is a reschedule of the May 21st Planning Board meeting.

5/21/2015

Due to Planning Board and Staff illness, tonight's Planning Board has been cancelled, to be rescheduled at a later date.

The 2014 Annual Water Quality Report is available here.

5/1/2015

The 2014-2015 Draft MS4 Annual Report for Storm Water is now available.

4/30/2015

The 2015 Tentative Assessment Roll will be available May 1st. Click here for more details.

4/29/2014

The Annual Update Document from the Comptroller is available here.

4/27/2015

There is a Special Town Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 29th at 7:00pm. Please click here for more details.

4/9/2015

The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District adopted a resolution to purchase a fire pumper/engine.

The 2014 Annual Report for the Fairview Fire District is now available.

3/27/2015

Please note that the Town Easter Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Sunday March 29th has been postponed to Sunday April 12th.

3/20/2015

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Tom Chapin performs at the Grand Opening of the Boardman Road Branch Library. Explore the building and grounds of the new town library with friends. Sunday, April 12 at 2:00 pm. Click for more details.

3/6/2015

The Annual Financial Report for FY2014 of the Arlington Fire District is available here.

3/5/2015

The special Planning Board meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled.

3/3/2015

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Important information is available here, and here.

April is World-Wide Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month. Please read and share this information.

There will be Full, Half, and 5k marathons on June 13, 2015. More details are available here.

3/2/2015

There will be a special Planning Board meeting Thursday, 3/5 at 5:00 at Town Hall.

2/10/2015

Please remember to keep your fire hydrants clear of snow and ice...it's the law.

2/9/2015

The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

2/6/2015

Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 4 pm at the Firehouse, 258 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY. The Purpose of this meeting is for opening received bids on the Fire Pumper/Engine.

2/2/2015

Due to inclement weather, the Town Court will be closed today.

1/27/2015

Due to inclement weather, the Town Court will be closed today.

1/23/2015

The Town of Poughkeepsie is seeking bids for a generator for Spy Hill. Please click here for more details.

1/15/2015

Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6pm at the Firehouse, 258 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY. The Purpose of this meeting is for  of appointing a Firefighter.

1/9/2015

Due to a lack of agenda items, the Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for January 14th has been cancelled.

12/17/2014

Holiday Safety Tips from the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department

12/15/2014

Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner will hold a Special Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 9:30 am at the Firehouse, 258 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY. The Purpose of this meeting is for health benefits and to approve the Accounts Payable abstract.

12/3/2014

The Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a Organization Meeting on Tuesday, 1/6/15, at 7:00 p.m. at the Firehouse, 258 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY.  The January Board Meeting will follow immediately after for any and all business coming before the board

12/2/2014

The Organizational Meeting for the Year 2015 of the Arlington Fire District has been scheduled for the 5th day of January, 2015 at 7:00 p.m followed immediately by the first Monday regular meeting of the month at the Arlington Fire District Headquarters, 11 Burnett Blvd, Poughkeepsie.

11/26/2014

The 2013 Annual Financial Report is available here.

The 2015 Adopted Budget is now online.

11/19/2014

The Annual Election of the New Hamburg Fire District will take place on December 9, 2014 between 6-9pm at the New Hamburg Fire Station.

11/17/2014

The 2015 Fairview Fire District Proposed Budget is available here.

The 2015 New Hamburg Fire District Proposed Budget is avaiable here.

The 2015 Arlington Fire District budget resolution is available here.

10/9/2014

The 2015 Tentative Budget is now online.

10/7/2014

Minutes from Town Board and Committee of the Whole meetings from July and August are now available.

10/3/2014

There will be a budget hearing for the New Hamburg Fire District on October 21st.

There will be a budget hearing for the Arlington Fire District on October 21st.

The proposed 2015 budget for the Arlington Fire District is available here.