City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission Meeting (in person)

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.

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City of PoughkeepsieHistoric District & Landmark Preservation Commission Meeting (in person)

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.

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PK4Keeps Open House (in person)

Attend the third open house for PK4Keeps on March 24th and be part of the effort to create Poughkeepsie’s new comprehensive plan and zoning code. Learn about PK4Keeps, talk to project representatives, and contribute your voice to the development of community strategies. Register here!

Join us for the March Open House

Spring 2022 CEL Opportunities

Please click on the links below to learn more about the Spring CEL Opportunities. More to come!

Arts, Media, and Architecture

Business

Education

Health

History

Law, Government, and Politics

Research/Grant-writing

Social Services and Social Justice

Sustainability/Environmental Advocacy/Farming

Urban Planning