What's News

10/14/2015

There will be a series of public hearings regarding the state Public Service Commission's Reforming the Energy Vision, (REV), proceeding. Please click here for additional information.

9/30/2014

Beginning September 30, 2014, sealed bids are sought and invited by Poughkeepsies' Joint Water Project Board, for ozone and centrifuge project at Poughkeepsies' Water Treatment facility.

9/29/2014

The Board of Commissioners of Fairview Fire District will hold a public hearing on October 21st at 6PM at the Fairview Firehouse to take public comment on the 2015 proposed annual budget.

There will be a Special Meeting of the Planning Board October 9th at 5:00 PM.

9/26/2014

Addendum 1 for the Spring Road bid is available here.

9/22/2014

Bids for Sanitary Pipe TV Inspections and Cleaning details can be found here.

9/16/2014

There will be a Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer Civil Service Examination for Dutchess County on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Please click here for additional details.

9/15/2014

Addendum #1 for the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Clarifier Basins Equipment Replacement bid is available here.

Addendum #2 for the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Heating and A/C Equipment bid is available here.

The Town of Poughkeepsie Nuisance Party Ordinance is now available. Click here for the details.

8/29/2014

An addendum and three drawings have been added to the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Heating and A/C Equipment bid.

8/25/2014

Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Clarifier Basins Equipment Replacement

The Town of Poughkeepsie invites sealed bids for construction of the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Clarifier Basins Equipment Replacement contract for bid opening on September 22, 2014. Please click here for the bid packet.

Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Heating and A/C Equipment

The Town of Poughkeepsie invites sealed bids for construction of the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Heating and A/C Equipment contract. Please click here for the bid packet.

8/19/2014

The Map, Plan and Report for the Country Club Estates Sewer District Connection to the Arlington Sewage Treatment Plant is available here. This is on the agenda for the 8/20 Town Board meeting.

8/4/2014

The Planning Board orginally scheduled for Thursday, 8/7 has been postponed until 8/21.

7/23/2014

There will be a Special Meeting of the Planning Board on Thursday, August 7th at 5:00 PM.

7/15/2014

There will be a public hearing regarding a Marist College Capital Project plan on Thursday, July 24th from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Town Hall Meeting Room, 1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.

7/10/2014

The 2014 Standard Workday resolution is available here.

7/3/2014

The Town of Poughkeepsie is requesting bids for up to 11 Night Enforcer PVS 14P Medium Capacity Monocular Night Vision Systems.

6/25/2014

Please note that the deadline for the Licensed Real Estate Broker bid has been extended to July 17th.

6/19/2014

The Fairview Fire District is seeking a consultant to assist in quantifying the impact of new building developments.

6/18/2014

Minutes from the April and May Town Board meetings have been added to the site.

6/12/2014

There will be a Special Meeting of the Fairview Board of Fire Commissioners Tuesday, June 17th at 2pm.

The Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie is considering the lease or the sale of certain Town owned real estate. The Board has determined that it is in the best interests of the Town to obtain the services of a New York State licensed real estate Broker or firm having experience in commercial transactions to assist the Town.

6/9/2014

A Special Meeting of the Town Board has been called for immediately prior to the Committee of the Whole meeting on 6/11.

6/6/2014

The Second Annual Arlington Classic Car Show will be held on Collegeview Ave. in Poughkeepsie Saturday, June 28th from 8am to 4pm.

6/4/2014

The Final Stormwater Management Program 2013-2014 Annual Report is now available.

There will be a Special Meeting of the Fairview Board of Fire Commissioners Tuesday June 10th.

5/16/2014

A bid for Universal Accessibility Improvements for the Red Oaks Mill Park is now available. Details are available on our Bids page.

5/15/2014

The Town of Poughkeepsie PBA will host a Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department “Law Enforcement Day” on Saturday, June 28th. The public is invited to head to the Vassar Alumni Lawn, on Raymond Avenue in Poughkeepsie, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to enjoy an array of free activities, see police department vehicles and other equipment up close and personal and to learn more about local community youth services. Click here for more details.

5/13/2014

A special meeting prior to the Wednesday Committee of the Whole has been called.

5/1/2014

The 2013-2014 Stormwater Management Program document as of 4/17/2014 is available here.

4/28/2014

Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Board Chairman, John Weisman, and City of Poughkeepsie Planning Board Chairman, Thomas O’Neill, have called a joint Town/City Planning Board Workshop/Special Meeting for Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 4:30 PM in the Town of Poughkeepsie Town Hall Meeting Room at 1 Overocker Road.

The purpose of the meeting is a workshop/discussion regarding the O’Neill-Dutton project architecture and other related topics.

4/25/2014

DCRRA to Host Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, May 3rd

4/22/2014

A special Town Board meeting has been called for 5:00PM on May 24th.

4/11/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department, in conjunction with the Counsel on Addiction,  Prevention & Education (CAPE), will be accepting unused medication and prescription drugs on Saturday April 26th from 10 AM – 2 PM inside the Poughkeepsie Galleria near Best Buy. 

3/27/2014

The Zoning Board Meeting for April 14th has been rescheduled to April 21st.

3/20/2014

All Town meetings, including Zoning and Planning Boards, are now avaiable for online viewing at our YouTube page.

3/10/2014

The Committee of the Whole scheduled for 3/12/2014 has been cancelled.

2/24/2014

A Special Meeting of the Planning Board will take place on Thursday, March 6th at 5:00 PM.

2/12/2014

The Planning Board meeting scheduled for 2/13/2014 has been cancelled due to weather.

The Town Court scheduled for 2/13/2014 has been cancelled due to weather.

2/11/2014

A special meeting has been called to follow the Committee of the Whole meeting on 2/12/2014.

2/7/2014

Phone service has been fully restored at Town Hall. We apologize for any incovenience.

2/6/2014

The Fairview Fire District authorized the purchase of a new vehicle. Details are available here.

2/5/2014

Phone service to Town Hall is currently unavailable. We are working to restore service as quickly as possible and appreciate your patience while we fix the issue.

Due to inclement weather, Town Court for tonight as well as the Town Board meeting, February 5th, have been cancelled.

1/30/2014

An addendum to the mowing bid is now online.

1/22/2014

A call for bids to do mowing for the Town is now available.

1/15/2014

A PDF of the Comptroller's presentation for the Committee of the Whole is available here.

1/14/2014

Beginning January 5th, the Fairview Fire District will begin an Older Adult Fire Safety Project. Click here for more details.

1/13/2014

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING FAIRVIEW FIRE DISTRICT on Wednesday January 15 ?2014 at 1 pm for personnel issues, approving the accounts payable abstract and approving the arrangement letter for the 2013 Audit.

1/10/2014

There has been a change in the management of the Section 8 Housing program as per below:

For Section 8 participants:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that effective January 7, 2013, the Town of Poughkeepsie Section 8 program will be managed by the City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing (“City”) pursuant to a management contract approved by the Town of Poughkeepsie and City of Poughkeepsie.? Under the management contract, Section 8 vouchers that were issued by the Town of Poughkeepsie Section 8 program will be administered by the City.?
The City will now be managing payment of rent subsidies, annual and interim recertifications, property inspections, requests to port, and all other transactions involving Section 8 assistance.? Therefore, please direct all future communications to the City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing at:

Margaret Palumbo, Administrator
City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing
1 Civic Center Plaza
3rd Floor, Suite 301
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

mpalumbo@cityofpoughkeepsie.com
845-451-4020 Office
845-451-4214 Fax

Hours: Mon. to Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For Section 8 Landlords:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that effective January 7, 2013, the Town of Poughkeepsie Section 8 program will be managed by the City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing (“City”) pursuant to a management contract approved by the Town of Poughkeepsie and City of Poughkeepsie.? Under the management contract, owner Housing Assistance Payment contracts and housing vouchers with the Town of Poughkeepsie Section 8 Program will be administered by the City.?
Therefore, please direct all future communications to the City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing at:
Margaret Palumbo, Administrator
City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing
1 Civic Center Plaza
3rd Floor, Suite 301
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

mpalumbo@cityofpoughkeepsie.com
845-451-4020 Office
845-451-4214 Fax

Hours: Mon. to Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

1/9/2014

The Receiver of Taxes has posted a legal notice regarding Land Taxes.

1/2/2014

The Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, 1/7/14, at 7:00 p.m. at the Firehouse, 258 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY.? The January Board Meeting will immediately follow for any and all business coming before the board.?

There will be a Special Meeting of the Arlington School District on 1/7. Click here for more details.

12/18/2013

The Arlington Fire District Organizational Meeting for 2014 will be held on January 6th at 7:00 pm at 11 Burnett Blvd.

12/9/2013

A new video of Robert Rubin interviewing former Supervisor Peter Sala is now available.

12/6/2013

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for 12/11 has been cancelled.

11/26/2013

The 2014 Adopted Budget is available here.

11/25/2013

The Final Stormwater Management Program document for 2013 is available here.

11/8/2013

The Committee of the Whole Meeting on November 13, 2013 has been cancelled since there are no items to be addressed on the agenda.

11/6/2013

The 2012 Final Audit from the Comptroller is available here.

10/31/2013

The Fairview Fire District will NOT be having the normally scheduled meeting on November 5th, but will instead meet November 12th.

10/23/2013

There will be a special Planning Board meeting on November 7th starting at 5:00 PM. An agenda will be posted to the Meetings page closer to that date.

10/21/2013

On Saturday, October 26th, there will be a Prescription Drug Take Back Day where you can dispose of your unwanted prescription drugs.

The Board of Commissioners of Fairview Fire District will hold a Special Meeting on October 28th.

10/18/2013

Please note that the phone number for the Highway department is now 452-1750. Previously, 485-3636 was an alternative number, but that is no longer being used.

10/17/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is accepting applications for part time crossing guards. Please click here for more details.

Residents should be aware of a driveway sealing scam that has happened recently. More details here.

10/16/2013

An update for the Sunset Ave Pump Station Bid - Addendum 2-Revision to Technical Specifications is here.

10/10/2013

An update to the Sunset Ave. Pump Station bid is available.

10/9/2013

We are adding recent Town meeting videos to our web site. The first, covering the Town Board meeting of 10/2/2013, is available at our Videos page.

Two images from "Walk to School Day" are here. Image-1 and Image-2.

10/4/2013

The Town invites bids for the Sunset Avenue Pump Station.

A revised bid for the Arlington Waste Water Treatment Plant Pipe Couplings bid is available here.

10/3/2014

The 2014 Tentative Budget is available here.

The Comptroller's presentation on the 2014 Tentative Budget is available here.

9/26/2013

The New Hamburg Fire District will hold a Budget Hearing on October 15th. Click here for more details.

9/23/2013

The Fairview Fire District will be holding a public hearing regarding their proposed 2014 budget on October 15th. Click HERE for details on that meeting and HERE for the proposed budget.

There will be a public hearing on Octoboer 15th regarding the Arlington Fire District proposed 2014 annual budget. Click HERE for details on the meeting and HERE for the proposed budget.

The 2014 proposed budget for the New Hamburg Fire District is available here.

9/17/2013

There will be a community tag sale on October 12. Click here for more details.

Instructions and an application form for a Change of Zone are now available from the Clerk's page. Click here for more details.

9/9/2013

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Fairview Fire District will hold a special meeting at the Fairview Fire District firehouse located on 258 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, on September 17th 2013 at 7pm.? The expected topics for the meeting are: Budget workshop, Resolution to purchase two “toughbook” computers, resolution to override the tax cap levy limit for 2014 only, and any other business that comes before the Board.

?By order of the Board of Commissioners, Fairview Fire District

9/5/2013

At the September 18th Town Board meeting, the Department of Taxation and Finance will have a representative giving a brief presentation regarding the New Registration process for Basic Star. Senior citizens receiving the Enhanced Star exemption are not affected by the new requirements but must continue to apply annually or participate in the Income Verification Program.

Also, on Friday, 9/13, Anthony Delvecchio and Michael Lafalce will be performing at Crestwood Park from 6:00 pm to dusk for an End of Summer Concert sponsored by Rose & Kiernan.

9/4/2013

Due to telephone problems, please dial 485-3636 for the Highway Department, and NOT 452-1750.

9/3/2013

The Town Board meeting scheduled for 9/4 has been cancelled. All agenda items will be moved to the 9/11 meeting.

8/29/2013

An addendum to the AWWTP Pipe Couplings bid is available here.

8/26/2013

Be sure to sign up for the Senior Citizen Emergency Watch Program or NIXLE.

8/21/2013

The Board of Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District is looking to retain an attorney. Click here for more details.

8/12/2013

Anthony Delvecchio will be playing from 6:30 to 8:30 pm this Friday at Fairview Park.

8/9/2013

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for 8/14 has been cancelled.

8/8/2013

The Town invites bids for supplying and installing 11 pipeline couplings as detailed in this bid specification.

8/5/2013

The Town is seeking bids for a road rehabilitation and widening project on Hornbeck Road.

7/29/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is again warning residents to be aware of a recent increase in telephone fraud scams.

7/26/2013

The Town has an auction underway for surplus vehicles. Please visit https://www.aarbids.com/ for more details.

7/12/2013

A special Town Board meeting has been called by the Supervisor for 7/17.

6/11/2013

There will be a special election of the Fairview Fire District on 6/25/2013. Click here for more details.

6/3/2013

The 2012 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.

5/31/2013

The final signed Stormwater Management Program 2012-2013 Annual Report to the NYSDEC can be found here.

5/15/2013

The New Hamburg Bridge will be closed beginning today. Click here for additional information.

5/3/2013

The Dutchess Cruisers is sponsoring a Car Show for the Spackenkill High School Class of 2015.

5/2/2013

The 2012/2013 DRAFT Stormwater Management Program Annual Report is available here.

4/26/2013

The 2012 Annual Financial Report from the Comptroller is now available.

4/23/2013

Reminder about the Drug Take Back event on April 27th at the Galleria Mall.

4/19/2013

A phone scam targeting seniors has been reported in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Please click here for more information.

3/27/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department reminds residents to be careful of “scams” with the arrival of spring, particularly against the elderly.

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department will be participating in a Medicine Disposal event Saturday, April 27th.

3/8/2013

A response to some questions regarding the above RFQ is available here.

3/1/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department will be providing Child Identification at the Poughkeepsie Plaza Easter Event on March 23, 2013 from 11 AM to 2 PM.

2/27/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie is working on a reconstruction of Spring Road. As part of the process, the road will need to be realigned and property taken by the Town. Click here to see maps showing the new road location and the new right of way that will be purchased.

2/26/2013

The Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Department is soliciting qualifications from persons or firms to assist in the work of Staff. Please click here for more details.

A response to some questions regarding the above RFQ is available here.

2/8/2013

There will be a PBA Law Enforcement Day on Feb. 24th with many activities. Click here for more information.

 

1/8/2013

The Arlington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner's have set their 2013 meeting schedule.

1/2/2013

The Recreation Department is accepting applications for summer seasonal positions until April 1.

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12/28/2012

A special Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will take place on 1/2/2013.

12/17/2012

The election results for the Fairview Fire District can be found here.

12/14/2012

The 2012 Canvass of Election for the Arlington Fire District is available here.

12/7/2012

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for 12/12 has been cancelled.

The Fairview Fire District is accepting letters of interest for the position of Fire District Secretary.

12/6/2012

The 2013 Adopted Budget is now available.

11/14/2012

The Town of Poughkeepsie will hold its adjourned public hearing on its Preliminary Budget this evening at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, Town of Poughkeepsie, 1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603.

Tips from the Police Department on Holiday Safety are available here.

11/7/2012

The Town Board Meeting for tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Public hearings will take place on 11/14.

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police department is accepting applications for the position of Cleaner.

11/5/2012

The annual election for the Arlington Fire District is December 11th. Please click here for more details.

11/2/2012

The final 2011 audit is now available here.

10/25/2012

With winter weather on the way, now is a good time to review the Town snow ordinance.

10/15/2012

You can now pay your School and Land taxes as well as Water bills online. Click here to register or log in.

10/12/2012

The 2013 Supervisor's Budget well under the tax cap is available here.

9/26/2012

The first annual Raymond Ave. Car Show will take place October 6th.

9/18/2012

There will be a budget hearing for the Arlington Fire District on October 16th.

A copy of the proposed 2013 budget for the Arlington Fire District is available here.

9/17/2012

A special meeting for the Fairview Fire District on budget planning and the purchase of a new ambulance will be held September 25. Click here for more details.

8/23/2012

Documents on Fire Safey can be found at the bottom of the page at this link.

8/22/2012

Minutes for the June Town Board meetings have been posted.

7/16/2012

A special Town Board meeting will be held at 7:00 prior to the Committee of the Whole meeting this Wednesday.

7/12/2012

A resolution concerning the standard workday hours for elective and appointive officials is available here.

An addendum to the Safe Routes bid is available here.

7/6/2012

Audio from the 6/27 Special Town Board meeting is now available online.

6/14/2012

Dear Town Clerks and Dog Wardens:

The Dutchess County Department of Health is sponsoring a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets.

The clinic is scheduled for Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Town of Poughkeepsie Community Room, 19 Tucker Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY. 12603.

The clinic is free to Dutchess County residents ($10.00 per pet for non-residents).

All dogs must be on a leash. Cats and ferrets must be in carriers.

In order to receive a rabies vaccination certificate that is good for three years, pet owners will need to provide proof of previous rabies vaccination for their pet(s); without proof, a vaccination certificate that is good for 1 year will be given.

If you need any additional information, please feel free to contact this office at 845-486-3404.

Thank you,
Christine Mikulka
Program Assistant
Environmental Health Services
Dutchess County Department of Health
(845) 486-3404

5/30/2012

The final Stormwater report for 2011-2012 is available here.

5/24/2012

Free Child Passenger Safety Seat Checks will be performed by the Town Police by appointment. Click here for more details.

5/21/2012

Interested in seeing how your tax dollars are spent? See this handy chart.

5/14/2012

There will be a Special Town Board meeting Wednesday May 16th beginning at 6:30 regarding Hornbeck Road closing.

5/10/2012

If you are a veteran, you might be interested in "My HealtheVet", a way to get Internet access to VA health care. See www.myhealth.va.gov for more information.

5/8/2012

Many programs are available for the summer via the Recreation Department. Click here for details on Day Camp, Swimming Lessons, Spratt Park Pool, Tennis Classes, and Ladies Softball.

5/4/2012

The Draft Stormwater Management Program 2011-2012 Annual Report is now available.

Public comment on the Draft Stormwater 2011-2012 Annual Report will be accepted at a Town Board Public Hearing on May 9, 2012 at 7:00PM at Town Hall, and in writing during a public comment period commencing on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, and ending on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 4:00pm. The contact person for the Draft Stormwater Management Program Annual Report is Eric Hollman, Department of Planning, One Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, ehollman@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov.

Public comments will be reviewed and a FINAL Annual Report will be prepared and filed with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation by June 1, 2012.

4/27/2011

The Town 2011 Annual Financial Report is now available.

4/26/2012

Details on the upcoming 2012 Tentative Assessment and Grievance Day can be found here.

 

4/20/2012

Free basic dental care is available to children of non-insured families in Dutchess County via the Smile For Life Foundation. Click for more details.

4/12/2012

The Council on Addiction Prevention & Education of Dutchess County is sponsoring a day to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, April 28th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department - 19 Tucker Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY. For more information, please visit www.dea.gov or click here for the poster.

4/9/2012

Registration for Summer Camp and Swimming Lessons is now open. Please visit www.PoughkeepsieTownRec.com.

An updated and corrected Town Ward Map is available now. Either click here, or go to the Town Highway page.

4/2/2012

From April 1st to April 27th, Semper Fi Parents of the Hudson Valley will be collecting items to be sent to our troops. Click here for more details.

3/21/2012

We apologize for errors on the Ward map. No Ward boundaries have been changed. We will upload a corrected Ward map soon.

3/19/2012

This Thursday evening, there will be a presentation on the initial findings of a Consolidation and Efficiency Study looking at ways to consolidate services between the Fairview Fire District and one or more other local fire districts. More information can be found here. This will be televised live as well as rebroadcast on the Town of Poughkeepsie TV channels.

On Sunday, April 22 at Greenvale Park, there will be a low-cost rabies/distemper clinic hosted by the Hudson Valley Animal Rescue & Sanctuary. Click here for more details.

3/6/2012

A public comment and public meeting will be held 3/13 at Town Hall regarding the superfund status of the Page Industrial Area. Click here for more details.

2/27/2012

On Tuesday March 6th at 6 p.m. Fairview Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will be holding a special meeting in executive session to discuss the candidates for appointment for the vacant position on the Board of Fire Commissioners. The regular Board of Fire Commissioners meeting will follow at 7pm.

2/21/2012

Please take our Recreation and Parks Survey at www.PoughkeepsieTownRec.com.

2/14/2012

New Addendums for both the Portable Water Pump and Thickener Building Roof Replacement bids are availabe from the Bids page.

2/3/2012

Some complaints have been received regarding lottery phone scams. Please read this document for more details on how to avoid being a victim.

1/26/2012

On January 30, 2012 the Town of Poughkeepsie Sewer Department will be repairing a sewer line on La Grange Avenue at the intersection of Fairmont and LaGrange. The road will be down to one lane and there will be no parking allowed for 24 hours.

Results from the 2010 census for our area can be found here.

1/18/2012

We have a new Historic Resource Survey Report with maps and data from 1860 on. Please visit our Historian page for more details.

1/10/2012

Please click here for the Notice of Receipt of the Tax Roll and Warrant.

1/6/2012

An addendum to the Senior Center bid is available here with an updated bid opening date.

12/28/2011

The Organizational Meeting for the 2012 Arlington Fire District on January 2nd has been cancelled and rescheduled for January 12th at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more details.

12/22/2011

The Town of Poughkeepsie is seeking bids on the construction of a New Senior Center building and modification of an existing structure at One Overocker Road. The bids are due on January 16, 2012. Following are the plans and specifications for the bid. Please note that this is a rebid and the scope has been modified because earlier bids came in over budget.

If you download and are planning to bid on this, you must email Susan Miller with your contact information. This will allow us to keep you updated to any modifications that may take place.

12/8/2011

A request for bids for an Audio and Video upgrade has been posted. Details are here. If you download and are planning to bid on this, you must email Susan Miller with your contact information. This will allow us to keep you updated to any modifications that may take place.

Details on the advertisement are here.

The 2012 Adopted Budget can be found here.

The Arlington Fire District Organizational Meeting for 2012 will be held on January 2nd, 2012.

11/28/2011

The 2010 final audit is available online.

11/9/2011

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has required the Town of Poughkeepsie to identify the significant users of the municipal collection/treatment system. Please fill out the Industrial User Pretreatment Questionnaire for your business. If you also received a Facility Mercury Use Survey, please fill that form out as well for every business that you own.

11/3/2011

Last weekend's storm has been a terrible hardship for everyone. The Town of Poughkeepsie Highway Department has been busy clearing away the damage from the town's right of way in an effort to keep up with the leaf pick-up schedule. This is not a town-wide residential brush pick-up. We ask residents to please NOT contribute to these piles, as it is making it impossible to cover the entire town before the snow flies again. We will be opening the Transfer Station free of charge for you to dispose of your BRUSH and storm debris only on Saturday 11/5 and Saturday 11/12 from 7AM to 3PM.

11/2/2011

The Arlington Fire Department Legal Notice of Election for 2011 can be viewed here.

11/1/2011

During Sunday's storm, the Senior Citizen Emergency Watch Program was activated and all participants were contacted by phone or a visit from a patrol officer to verify they were safe. If you are interested in being part of this program, click here for more information.

10/24/2011

Matthew Geisler has completed his Eagle Scout project, building a shade pergola for the School for Communication and Learning.

10/20/2011

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that Hudson Heritage CPCR Ventures, LLC has achieved cleanup requirements to address contamination related to the Hudson River Psychiatric Center - Landfill Area 6.

The November 7th Board of Fire Commissioners of the Arlington Fire District has been rescheduled for November 2nd at Red Oaks Mill Fire Company.

10/14/2011

The 2012 Proposed Budget for the New Hamburg Fire District can be viewed here.

10/6/2011

The Supervisor's 2012 Budget presentation is available here.

The 2012 Supervisor's Budget can be viewed here.

9/28/2011

The Fairview Fire District 2012 Proposed Budget is now available.

The Arlington Fire District 2012 Proposed Budget is now availble.

9/27/2011

There will be a Special Town Board meeting at 8:00 AM 9/28.

The October 3rd Board of Fire Commissioners of the Arlington Fire District has been rescheduled for October 4th.

9/23/2011

The October 3rd meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Arlington Fire District will be held at the Red Oaks Mill Fire Company at 213 Vassar Road.

The 2012 Proposed Budget Public Hearing for the Arlington Fire District will be held on October 18th at the Red Oaks Mill Fire Company, 213 Vassar Road.

9/8/2011

The September 19th meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Arlington Fire District will be held at the Red Oaks Mill Fire Company at 213 Vassar Road.

9/1/2011

Due to flooding conditions at the Arlington Fire District Headquarters, the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting has been rescheduled for September 8th at 213 Vassar Road in Red Oaks Mills. Click here for more details.

8/31/2011

If you had any storm damage from tropical storm Irene, please read this document.

8/29/2011

An interesting result of research into the Rochdale section of our town is here.

8/25/2011

Due to a power outage, the 8/24 Town Board meeting was not recorded.

7/27/2011

A 27 minute video entitled "The Wappinger Greenway Trail: A Hidden Treasure" can be seen on our TV stations on Mondays and Saturdays at noon.

7/13/2011

A bus trip to Mohegan Sun Casino to benefit the Town of Poughkeepsie Fourth Ward Veterans Fund is taking place August 6th. Click here for more details.

6/27/2011

A photo collection of historic mile markers has just been added to the Town Historian page.

6/20/2011

Police Community Advisory - thefts from unlocked cars.

6/1/2011

The FINAL 2010-2011 Stormwater Management Program report is now available.

5/19/2011

The public review and comment period for the DRAFT Stormwater report has been extended to noon on May 23, 2011.

5/16/2011

The DRAFT Stormwater Program 2010-2011 Annual report is now available.

5/5/2011

The Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution document can be found here.

5/3/2011

Dutchess County and the City of Poughkeepsie Community Development Programs are undertaking a community survey related to fair housing issues. Please click here to participate in this anonymous 10 minute survey.

4/21/2011

May 24th is Grievance Day for your Tax assessment. Click here for more details.

4/13/2011

The Historian web page is now officially up. Currently, there is a copy of the Charter of the Town of Poughkeepsie as well as a poll on a slogan for the Town Preservation Committee.

4/4/2011

511NY is a great transit related site providing a variety of information about traffic conditions, mass transit, trip planning, ride sharing, and a host of other travel information. You can either go to the site - www.511ny.org - as you want information, or sign up for alerts to be sent to you.

3/25/2011

Town of Poughkeepsie Police Chief Thomas Mauro reminds residents to be careful of “scams” with the arrival of spring

3/18/2011

The latest financial statement for the Arlington Fire District is now available online here.

3/9/2011

The Arlington Fire District monthly meetings will be held on the FIRST and THIRD Mondays of the month. The meetings will start at 7:30, and are held at the AFD Headquarters at 11 Burnett Blvd. All meetings are open to the public. Click here for more details.

2/28/2011

Every Friday from March 11th to April 22nd there will be a Fish Fry fundraiser dinner at the New Hamburg Engine Co #1. Click here for more details.

2/14/2011

There will be a meeting of the Board of Ethics on Tuesday, February 15th at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall Meeting Room.

2/1/2011

Due to inclement weather, tonight's Special Planning Board meeting and Workshop has been postponed until next Tuesday, the 8th at 6:00 PM.

Tomorrow night's Town Board meeting has also been postponed until next Wednesday prior to the Committee of the Whole meeting at 7:00 PM.

1/31/2011

The Conservation Advisory Commision meeting schedule has changed. They now meet on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM. Please see the CAC page for more details.

1/28/2011

New $500,000 Income Limit for Basic STAR Property Tax Exemption: Beginning this year, legislation requires that taxpayers who earn more than $500,000 will no longer receive the Basic STAR exemption. Click the following link for more details.

http://www.orps.state.ny.us/star/basicincomelimit.htm

1/21/2011

The 2011 Town/County tax bill collection schedule with due dates is here.

1/19/2011

The 2011 budget for the Arlington Fire Department can be found here.

1/11/2011

The Special Town Board meeting that had been called for Thursday, January 13th at 2:00 has been cancelled.

1/3/2011

The New Hamburg Fire District notice of annual election can be found here.

12/22/2010

The results from the Arlington Fire District election are available here.

The results from the New Hamburg Fire District election are available here.

12/16/2010

The 2011 Adopted Budget is now online.

The results from the Fairview Fire District election are available here.

12/13/2010

The regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole meeting for 12/12 has been cancelled. In its place, a special Town Board meeting has been called by Supervisor Myers.

12/3/2010

An announcement regarding the Arlington Fire District 2010 election can be found here.

12/1/2010

A press release on dealing with coyotes is available here.

11/29/2010

The 2011 Zoning Milestone dates have been published.

The 2009 Comptroller Audit is available here.

11/5/2010

There will be a Special Town Board meeting on Wednesday 11/10 to have a public hearing on the 2011 Budget. The Committee of the Whole will immediately follow.

11/4/2010

There will be a public hearing on hiring a paid Fire Chief for the Arlington Fire District on Nove. 9th.

11/3/2010

The New Hamburg Fire District Final Budget for 2011 is now available.

11/1/2010

As a reminder, snow ordinances are now in effect until April 1st of 2011. Click here for more details.

10/22/2010

The 2011 Preliminary Budget is available here.

10/12/2010

The New Hamburg Fire District's 2011 Proposed Budget is available here.

Blood Drive at Town Hall

Who: Everyone
What: Blood Drive
When: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Town of Poughkeepsie Town Hall Meeting Room

If you are interested, please contact Carol Barone to make an appointment at 485-3657 or by email at cbarone@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov.

10/08/2010

The Fairview Fire District Proposed Budget for 2011 is available here.

10/7/2010

Click here for an announcement regarding the New Hamburg Fire District Budget hearing.

10/6/2010

Click here for an announcement regarding the Firview Fire District Budget hearing.

9/30/2010

Click here for an announcement regarding the Arlington Fire District Budget hearing.

9/29/2010

The 2010 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.

9/21/2010

There is an opening for a Maintenance Worker at the Police department. Click here for a description.

An application form can be found here.

9/1/2010

Beginning on 9/6/2010, users of water supplied by Poughkeepsies' Water Treatment Facility may notice a slight change in the taste of their drinking water. That taste is chlorine.

7/23/2010

National Night Out will be August 3 from 5-8 P.M. at Greenvale Park. Free admission, free food & drinks, and entertainment.

7/22/2010

The PBA contract can be found here.

The CSEA contract can be found here.

7/9/2010

The Supervisor has called a Special Town Board meeting for July 14th at 7:00 PM.

6/29/2010

The Planning Board Workshop scheduled for July 8th has been cancelled.

6/17/2010

Tracey DeLucia will play in the "Music Around Town Concert Series" on Tuesday, June 22nd at 7PM at Greenvale Park.

6/14/2010

The Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department has announced that summer swimming lesson registration has opened. The lessons are for children aged 3-13.

6/11/2010

"Save the Month" - July is Dutchess Watershed Awareness Month. For more information go to http://dutchesswam.com. Also, we have a PDF presentation you can view.

6/7/2010

The Spratt Park Pool will be open from June 26 to August 22 from 1PM to 7PM daily (except Tuesdays).

6/4/2010

Come celebrate the grand re-opening of the tennis courts at New Hamburg Park on June 26th.

6/2/2010

Town of Poughkeepsie Stormwater Management Program 2009-10 Annual Report (Final) submitted to NYS DEC on June 1, 2010. It may be viewed on the Town?s stormwater web page.

5/10/2010

Fairview Veterans Service Memorial Project - click here to see how you can purchase a walkway brick to support this great cause.

5/5/2010

The Town of Poughkeepsie Town Board accepts 2009-10 Draft Annual Stormwater Report for public review and comment.

Comments will be accepted by the Town Board at the May 19, 2010 regular meeting, or must be submitted to the Town stormwater contact from May 6 through May 20, 2010 at 4:00pm.

4/27/2010

Join us for a trip to Mohegan Sun Casino to raise funds to replace the Veterans Honor Roll plaques on the Fairview Veterans Service Memorial.

4/26/2010

1st Annual "Go Red for Women" Golf Tournament
Benefits:?The American Heart Association
Location:?Turtle Creek Golf Course, 219 Plattekill Ardonia Rd, Wallkill NY
May222010
Start Time:
?2 pm End Time:?9 pm

Details:?Surviving Sisters' Boutique, in conjunction with, Turtle Creek Golf Course, will be sponsoring the 1st Annual "Go Red for Women" Golf Tournament to benefit The American Heart Association on May 22nd, 2010, starting at 2 pm. *9-hole shotgun start * four person scramble **Entry fee $65/person which includes: Golf, Cart, Prizes, Buffet Dinner,& Goodie Bags. There will also be an exciting, get your blood pumping 'Raffle Segment' of the evening. Please contact Kim @ Surviving Sisters' Boutique to donate Gifts, Gift Certificates, Baskets by calling (845)229-0425 or mail to 4412 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park NY 12538. Tee Sponsor donations are also available for $50 by calling Kim. Dinner only is $25/person - RSVP please by calling Turtle Creek @ (845)564-3220. Come support the cure...Golf, Exercise, Dine, Laugh & Win...You're heart will love you for it!!!

For more information please contact:?Kim Miller via e-mail at:?survivesisters@yahoo.com or by phone at:?(845)229-0425
Contact Website:
?www.turtlecreekgolf.net

4/23/2010

Details on payment of 2010 Land Tax bills can be found here.

4/14/2010

WANTED, new members for the Town of Poughkeepsie Historic Preservation
Commission from the Fourth and Fifth Town of Poughkeepsie Wards. Click here for more details.

4/12/2010

There will be a fund raiser for the Fairview Veterans Service Memorial on Thursday, May 6th. Please click here for more details.

3/30/2010

The Recreation Department would like to invite you to participate in a new program kicking off next month, the Weekly Walkers.

3/29/2010

Recreation Department Update

3/26/2010

Two notices of adoption have been issued:

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION #9 3 24

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION # 10 3 24

3/18/2010

The funds which were diverted by cyber theft have been restored.

3/17/2010

Today, the Town of Poughkeepsie Town Board and Police Chief Thomas Mauro announced a new program designed to assist senior citizens living in the Town of Poughkeepsie. The program is to allow officers to check on senior citizens in the event of unusual inclement weather or a natural disaster. Click here to find more information and register.

3/12/2010

Please click here for an important notice about the proposed Central Hudson rate increase.

3/4/2010

Brush debris can be dropped off at our Town's transfer station on Saturday 3/6 & 3/13 for no charge for our towns residents from 8:00am - noon. Please note that this is for brush/storm debris only, and that a photo ID will be required.

Please click here for the official Press Release.

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

3/3/2010

The Board of Ethics of the Town of Poughkeepsie will be meeting at Town Hall on April 6th, May 4th, and June 1st at 6:00PM.

3/1/2010

Assessors Office
845-485-3640

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT NOTICES

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT NOTICES WILL BE MAILED ON OR ABOUT MARCH 1, 2010.

PLEASE REVIEW YOUR PROPERTY DATA AND CONTACT OUR OFFICE WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

IF AN APPPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE TO SCHEDULE A MEETING WITH THE ASSESSOR OR REAL PROPERTY APPRAISER.

DATES AND TIMES AVAILABLE FOR MEETINGS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

MARCH 4TH 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM
MARCH 9TH 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM
MARCH 10TH 4:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

YOU SHOULD EXAMINE THE TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL (AVAILABLE MAY 1ST) REGARDLESS OF SAID NOTICES OR DISCUSSIONS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ASSESSOR?S OFFICE. IF YOU DISAGREE WITH YOUR PROPERTY?S ASSESSMENT, IN ORDER TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHT TO ASSSESSMENT REVIEW, YOU MUST FILE A FORMAL WRITTEN COMPLAINT (GRIEVANCE FORM RP524) WITH YOUR BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW ON OR BEFORE GRIEVANCE DAY, MAY 25, 2010

2/25/2010

American Red Cross Dutchess County Chapter, in cooperation with the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response has opened 1 shelter in response to the loss of electricity in the county.?The shelter is open at:

DUTCHESS COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION FARM & HOME CENTER
2715 ROUTE 44 SUITE 1
MILLBROOK, NEW YORK 12545

Based on shelter population appropriate meals and snacks will be served going forward.

The Red Cross will provide cots for sleeping and suggests shelter clients bring their own pillows and blankets. Please remember to bring any needed medications and any items for infants and young children.?Red Cross policy does not permit pets in Red Cross shelters, with the exception of service animals.

For more information about the Dutchess County Red Cross:

www.dutchessredcross.org

MRC volunteers will be assisting at the shelter. The United Way?s 2-1-1 Call Center has?this information available for callers.?

Central Hudson will have dry ice available at the Red Hook High School beginning today, Thursday, February 25th at 1:00 PM.

2/4/2010

Press Release regarding online theft of funds.

1/28/2010

Click here for Supervisor Myers' statement on the recent unauthorized bank transactions.

1/12/2010

Details on payment of 2010 Land Tax bills can be found here.

12/30/2009

Planning Board application forms are now available in PDF format.

12/3/2009

The 2010 Adopted Budget is now available here.

11/20/2009

The Arlington Fire District Legal Notice of Election can be viewed here.

11/19/2009

Free to residents: The Sewer department will use their camera to check a sewer line for blockages prior to a resident having to pay a contractor to dig up a line. This will save residents money on digging costs if it turns out there are no blockages. Please call prior to digging to arrange for an appointment.

11/16/2009

The New Hamburg Fire District Notice of Election can be viewed here.

10/24/2009

An informational session will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00pm. This will be an opportunity for the public to review/comment on the Town?s 2010 tentative budget.

Peach Hill Park: Peach Hill Park will be closed for the next three weeks for trail reconstruction work, according to Tom Meyering the Town of Poughkeepsie?s Park Facilities and Programs Director. The work includes the construction of 2200 feet of accessible trail and remediation of agricultural pesticides in the picnic area and overlooks. It is funded by a Federal Recreational Trails Program Grant administered by the New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation. It is anticipated that the park will be reopened by November 13.

Peach Hill Park is a 160 acre Town of Poughkeepsie Park on Edgewood Drive off Salt Point Turnpike. It includes over three miles of hiking trails and the highest point in the Town of Poughkeepsie. For more information visit the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department website: www.PoughkeepsieTownRec.com.

10/23/2009

Pictures from the Crestwood Park renovation are now online.

Demolition of the old site.

Preparation for the new playground.

Construction of the new playground.

Timelapse sequence of the construction.

10/22/2009

The 2010 Town of Poughkeepsie Tentative Budget can be found here.

10/14/2009

The 2010 New Hamburg Preliminary Budget can be found here.

10/13/2009

There will not be a Committee of the Whole meeting on 10/14/2009.

10/6/2009

Click here for an important message from County Clerk Brad Kendall regarding an unofficial DMV web page.

10/2/2009

The Town of Poughkeepsie will hold a Public Hearing on the Special District Assessment and Budgets on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 7:00 at Town Hall, at which time any person may be heard for or against any said assessments and charges.

10/1/2009

The New Hamburg Fire District budget hearing details are here.

The Fairview Fire District budget hearing details are here.

The Arlington Fire District proposed budget for 2010 is available here.

Details on the Arlington Fire District budget hearing are here.

9/29/2009

The Fairview Fire District proposed budget for 2010 is available here.

9/25/2009

There will be a special Town Board meeting at 7:00 PM on 9/30 to present the Tentative Budget for 2010.

Dutchess County Executive William R. Steinhaus has announced a safe and environmentally responsible way for county residents to discard their unused and/or expired medications. Safe Medication Disposal Day events will be held on October 3rd and November 7th, 2009 at the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency (DCRRA) in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

9/24/2009

Minutes for Board meetings in August and 9/2 have been added.

9/23/2009

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Crestwood Park Community Playground Build on October 22nd. Please contact the Town Recreation Department for more details at 485-3628.

9/14/2009

Beginning 9/28/2009, there will be a temporary change in the disinfectant used in drinking water. Please click here to read more detals.

9/4/2009

The Town of Poughkeepsie Local Waterfront Revitalization Program relating to Coastal Zone Overlay Districts WD-1 and WD-2 is available here.

8/20/2009

Semper Fi Parents of the Hudson Valley is collecting items for service personnel. Click here for details.

8/3/2009

We now have full text transcripts for 2009 Town Board and Committe of the Whole meetings available online. Click here to access them.

6/30/2009

The fireworks planned for tonight at Bowdoin Park have been postponed due to weather. Once a date has been selected, we will post it. The concert by Bills Toupee will still be performed at the park.

6/5/2009

Details on the O'Neill-Dutton DEIS final scoping document can be found here.

6/3/2009

For a full report and habitat map of the Blanding's Turtle, go to the bottom of the Planning department page.

5/13/2009

July will be "Dutchess Watershed Awareness Month". Click here for more information on weekly events that are planned.

More information can be found here as well.

5/11/2009

A special Planning Board meeting has been called for 5/14/2009.

4/30/2009

The Final Draft Report for Casperkill is available here.

4/23/2009

New 2009 Stormwater documents are being added.

4/17/2009

We're back! Due to hosting issues, we were offline for several days. Our apologies for any inconvenience.

The latest draft of the Restore NY Communities Initiative can be found here.

3/19/2009

Join us for Earth Hour.

3/13/2009

Click here for a notice of Planning Notice of Site visit scheduled for 3/17/2009.

3/3/2009

This is an official notice of a Special Town Board Meeting called today by Patricia Myers, Town Supervisor, for Wednesday, March 04, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, Town of Poughkeepsie, One Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, New York for the following:

  1. Executive Session?????????????????? Litigation
  2. Any other matters that may legally come before the Town Board.?

The regular Town Board Meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.

2/12/2009

Town of Poughkeepsie Zoning Board of Appeals

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting will be held before the Town of Poughkeepsie Zoning Board of Appeals on February 19, at 5:00 PM, at the Town Hall, One Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, New York, for the purpose of considering an application for Area Variance approval submitted by Vornado South Hills, LLC, involving tax lot number 6158-01-297959-0000, located at 1895 South Road, Poughkeepsie, New York.? The requested Area Variance is for a 200 square foot wall sign where only one 24 square foot wall sign is permitted.? The property is located in the South Hills Center District.

All persons in interest may appear in person, by agent, or by attorney, and all will be heard.
Date:? February 11, 2009
By order of the Town of Poughkeepsie Zoning Board of Appeals

2/5/2009

The CSEA contract and updated memorandum of agreement can be found here:

Contract covering 1/1/2005 to 12/31/2007
Memorandum of Agreement covering 1/1/2008 to 12/31/2010

The PBA contract and updated memorandum of agreement can be found here:

Contract covering 1/1/2005 to 12/31/2008
Memorandum of Agreement covering 1/1/2009 to 12/31/2009

2/4/2009

The 2007 audit can be viewed here.

New 2009 Adopted Tax rates are available here.

1/22/2009

The final approved version of the Hudson Heritage Park Scoping document can be found here.

Tonight's Planning Board Meeting has been cancelled and is rescheduled for Feb. 5th, 2009 at 6:30 PM.

1/7/2009

Tonight's Town Board Meeting has been postponed to Wednesday 1/14 at 7:00 due to inclement weather.

12/29/2008

The fourth draft of the Hudson Heritage Park Draft Scoping Document is available here.

12/22/2008

The final 2009 budget for the Town of Poughkeepsie is available here.

12/18/2008

The third draft of the Hudson Heritage Park Draft Scoping Document is available here.

12/15/2008

New Sign Ammendments document now available here.

12/4/2008

Breakfast with Santa

The Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department is hosting "Breakfast with Santa" on Saturday December 20, 2008, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in the Community Room at the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department located at 18 Tucker Drive in Poughkeepsie. There will be breakfast, arts and crafts, face painting, story telling, music and visits with Santa along with pictures. Registration is now open for all children but seating is limited. There is a $5 registration fee per person, payable at the door. Pre-registration is required. The deadline for registering is Thursday December 18. For more information, contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department at (845) 485-3628.

12/3/2008

The second draft of the Hudson Heritage Park Draft Scoping Document is available here.

11/21/2008

Notice of a Special Meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008, at 5:00 pm at the Town Hall of the Town of Poughkeepsie, One Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY for the following:

  1. Executive Sesssion - Litigation
  2. Any Other Matters That May Legally Come Before The Town Board

 

The New Hamburg Fire District Notice of Annual Election is available here.

11/19/2008

LEGAL NOTICE
ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE ARLINGTON FIRE DISTRICT


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Annual Election of the Arlington Fire District will take place on the 9th day of December 2008, at the Arlington Fire District Headquarters, 11 Burnett Boulevard, Poughkeepsie, NY for Wards 3, 4, and 6 and at the Red Oaks Mill Firehouse, 213 Vassar Road, Poughkeepsie, NY for Wards 1, 2, and 5 between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. for the purpose of electing One (1) Fire Commissioner for the term of five years commencing on January 1, 2009 and ending on December 31, 2013. All voters registered with the Dutchess County Board of Elections on or before November 17, 2008 shall be eligible to vote.

Candidates for Fire Commissioner for the five year term shall have filed their petitions, with the Secretary of the Arlington Fire District, at the firehouse at 11 Burnett Boulevard no later than twenty days before the election, November 19, 2008 and it must be subscribed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the Arlington Fire District.

11/5/2008

The 2009 Tentative Budget can be viewed by clicking here.

10/15/2008

On October 22nd, there will be a public hearing on a proposed sign ordinance. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. Please click here for the proposed ordinance.

10/14/2008

Please click here for the Fairview Fire Department notice of Public Hearing for their 2009 budget.

1013/2008

Please click here for the Fairview Fire Department's 2009 proposed budget.

10/9/2008

The Arlington Fire District will be having a public hearing on their proposed 2009 budget. Click here for more details.

10/3/2008

The New Hamburg Fire District will be having a public hearing on their proposed 2009 budget. Click here for more details.

8/14/2008

Just added - PDF documents with details on the Hudsonia Town Biodiversity Assessment. Please visit the Planning Department page for more details.

6/5/2008

Summer Programs Filling Fast!

Summer is just around the corner, and our programs are already filling up. The Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department is offering numerous summer programs starting for children at age 5. Don't miss out on some of the new clinics and camps that are being offered.

The Recreation Department is also exploring new and exciting adult programs including a men's wiffle ball league and a co-ed adult kickball league. Make sure you get in on the fun.

For more information, contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department at (845)4850-3628 or visit the Recreation Department website at www.PoughkeepsieTownRec.com.

Community Day Vendor Applications Available.

The Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department is now accepting applications from vendors for the 2008 Community Day weekend.

The event will be taking place on Friday June 27th from 5pm until 10pm and Saturday June 28th from 2pm until 10pm. There will be amusement rides, live music and fireworks to close out the event.

For more information, contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department at (845)4850-3628 or visit the Recreation Department website at www.PoughkeepsieTownRec.com.

5/19/2008

Text links to key department pages are now available at the bottom of each page for quick access.

4/23/2008

New Stormwater reports are available for review here.

4/15/2008

Fairview Fire District Residents

On Thursday April 24, 2008 at 7:00 PM, there will be a Fire Commissioners Meeting at the Violet Ave. School regarding the extremely high "FIRE TAXES" the residents of this district pay, in order to support almost 80% of "TAX EXEMPT" PROPERTY OWNERS.

Come discuss your concerns with the Fairview Fire Department Board of Commissioners and Various Elected Officials, in order to find a solution to this unfair burden, placed on the taxpayers of this Fire District.

Elected Officials to be in attendance include:

(Representative) State Senator, Stephen Saland

NYS Assemblyman Joel Miller

Dutchess County Legislators Jim Doxsey, Diane Nash & Dan Kuffner

Town of Poughkeepsie Councilman Michael Cifone

Town of Poughkeepsie Supervisor Patricia Myers

Town of Hyde Park Supervisor Pompey Delafield

4/14/2008

Audio from the April 2nd Town Board meeting is now available as a streaming audio file from our web site. Click here to begin playing it.

4/11/2008

Audio from the April 9th Committee of the Whole meeting is now available as a streaming audio file from our web site. Click here to begin playing it.

4/10/2008

As you are likely aware, we have had problems with the audio portion of our meetings recently. After additional testing on 4/10, those issues have now been resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience

2/13/2008

Tonight's Committee of the Whole meeting has been postponed to 2/20 due to inclement weather.

2/11/2008

We have added PDF files detailing the Storm Water reports. Click here to see them.

2/8/2008

The office of the Comptroller now has a page on this site. Click here to see it.

1/11/2008

New 2008 Land and School Tax Collection schedules

1/9/2008

Interested in seeing what the new tax bill format is? Click here!

12/13/2007

Tonight's Planning Board Meeting has been cancelled. It is rescheduled for January 3rd.

11/26/2007 - Fairview Fire District Election

Click here for the legal notice regarding the Fairview Fire District Election.

New Hamburg Fire District Annual Election

Click here for the legal notice regarding the New Hamburg Fire District Election.

Arlington Fire District Annual Election

Click here for the legal notice regarding the Arlington Fire District Election.

10/26/2007 - Special Town Board Meeting

There will be a special Town Board Meeting Friday, October 26th at Town Hall at 10:00am for the following:

  1. Adopt?2008 Tentative Budget as Preliminary Budget
  2. Set date for 2008 Budget Public Hearing
  3. Any other matters that may legally come before the Town Board

10/24/2007 - Transfer Station Closed

The Transfer Station is currently closed for the season. We will re-open in April 2008. Thank you for your patience.

10/24/2007 - Special Planning Board Meeting

There will be a Special Planning Board Meeting at 7:30 am regarding Bottini Propane at the Town Hall.

10/12/2007 - Leaf Pickup Schedule

Click here for the 2007 leaf pickup schedule.

10/5/2007 - Town Master Plan

See the final version of the Town Master Plan documents.

9/27/2007

The Fairview Fire District will be having a public hearing on their proposed 2008 budget. Click here for more details.

The Arlington Fire District will be having a public hearing on their proposed 2008 budget. Click here for more details.

The New Hamburg Fire District will be having a public hearing on their proposed 2008 budget. Click here for more details.

9/20/2007

The Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan is now available online. It can be accessed from the Depts. I-Z then Supervisor link or directly here:

Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

9/19/2007 - Basic Star Rebate Checks

The State of New York is mailing applications to Dutchess County residents, the week of 9/17/07, which you need to complete and mail back to the state. You will be receiving a rebate check sometime after they receive the application.If you reside in another county, you should have received your application.

The application will have a special STAR code unique to the individual property. In order to properly complete the application, you will need this code.

?Seniors 65 & older should have received their rebate checks by now.

http://www.tax.state.ny.us/star/2007/