NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Charter and Codes of the City of Poughkeepsie, Administrative Code, Section 14.04, a Common Council Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 6:00pm and will be held in the Common Council Chambers, for the purpose of receiving comments on the on the draft, Comprehensive Plan PK4Keeps: A Comprehensive Plan for Poughkeepsie.
If you are interesting in commenting during Public Participation, please email DDeluca@cityofpoughkeepsie.com before 4:00 pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
All are welcome to comment and provide feedback.
The City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission’s duty is to expand community awareness and advocate for the role and value of arts and culture in civic life. Taking into account the unique assets of the City of Poughkeepsie along with the successes and achievements of related revitalization efforts in other cities around the country; the commission will work to strengthen the local economy by gaining a greater regional and national recognition, advancing the City as an “arts destination” and engage public art as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism and economic development. The Commission is to advise the City on issues relating to the arts; including the development, implementation, evaluation, and potential modification of the City’s art and culture policies, legislation, programs and services with an aim of fostering a wide range of arts and cultural offerings that engage a diverse public audience in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Common Council meetings are legislative sessions where we discuss and vote on proposed resolutions and laws, receive updates from agency representatives, and hear feedback from residents, like you.
The Historic District and Landmark Preservation Commission (HDLPC) is a group of city residents appointed by the Mayor who are charged with reviewing all plans for the moving, exterior construction, alteration or repair, landscaping or demolition or any change in the exterior appearance of places, sites, structures or buildings designated landmarks or landmark sites and all places, sites, structures or buildings wholly or partly within the boundaries of a historic district.