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Request for Proposals – CDBG Home Investment Partnerships Program – Program Review & Technical Assistance

The City of Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency is seeking proposals from qualified firms for professional services consisting of program review, the development of written policies and procedures, and technical assistance related to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program and HOME Investment Partnership Program.

The Urban Renewal Agency administers federal funds that the City receives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the following two program: Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

The primary purpose of the services solicited in this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to assist the Urban Renewal Agency staff in creating efficient systems for long and short term compliance and monitoring of funded or contemplated projects. It is expected that any respondent to this RFP will have extensive programmatic experience with HUD programs.

All costs incurred by proposing firms are considered by the City to be marketing costs required in order to select a firm to perform this work, and the City will not reimburse any proposing firm for any costs incurred.

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Canal Village Revitalization Final Presentation – April 30, 2018

Join Us!

The City of Mount Vernon will host a Final Presentation to unveil the draft nomination for the Canal Village Revitalization Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) and Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) on April 30, 2018 from 6:30PM – 7:30PM in the City Council Chambers Room.

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April 24, 2018 Architectural Review Board Agenda

A regular meeting of the Architectural Review Board will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room- 1st Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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State of the City Address

Mayor Richard Thomas will deliver his State of the City Address to the City Council tonight March 14, 2018 at 7:00pm in the City Council Chambers. All Citizens are encourage to attend.  This action is being perform per  City Charter Article VI §63 below

Duties of the Mayor; messages.

[Amended by L.L. No. 9-1960; L.L. No. 1-1972]
It shall be the duty of the Mayor to see that the City officers and departments faithfully perform their duties; to maintain peace and good order within the City; to take care that the laws of the state and the ordinances of the City Council are executed and enforced within the City; to communicate by written message to the City Council at a regular meeting in March and at such other times as he may deem proper, a statement of the finances and general condition of the affairs of the City with such recommendations in relation thereto as he may deem proper; to give such information in relation to the same as the City Council may from time to time require; and to call a special meeting of the City Council whenever in his judgment it is required by public necessity.

March 14, 2018 Planning Board Meeting Agenda

The Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Planning Board Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the Mayor’s Conference Room at 6:30 PM

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Special Mount Vernon City Council Committee Meeting

There will be a Special Mount Vernon City Council Committee Meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Memorial Room, City Hall, Mt. Vernon, New York. The City Council will be meeting with the Chairs of the Zoning and Planning Boards to discuss Land Use Procedures.

Con Ed Work Notice – North 7th Ave. Between Stevens and Roosevelt Square

Work Notice

February 22, 2018

Location: North 7th Ave. bet. Stevens Ave. & Roosevelt Sq. – Mt. Vernon

Est. Start Date: 2/26/2018                

Contractor Name: Riggs Distler & Co, Inc.

Con Edison Construction Supervisor: Rob Hernandez

Job Identification: WG16015325-P2-WMV


A Con Edison contractor will be working in your neighborhood for the next several weeks on a gas construction project. The work is scheduled to start Monday, February 26, with an anticipated completion within 6 weeks.

While we work, we’ll need to store supplies and equipment along the road in some areas. We also may need to excavate your sidewalk, driveway or lawn area. If your property is affected, we will restore it.

If you have questions about the upcoming work, or private facilities buried in your lawn, such as sprinkler lines or electric dog fences, you may reach

During the work, we may need to interrupt gas service temporarily. We will notify you in advance if your service will be affected. We will need access to your home to restore your gas service, and we will work with you to accommodate your schedule. If you are not home when work is completed and need your service restored, or have questions about landscaping or paving restoration after the work is completed, please call 1-800-75-CONED (1-800-752-6633) referencing the job identification number listed above. Please note that there is usually a delay between the end of the project and the final landscaping or paving restoration, which is completed by different contractors.

We are committed to working closely with you to minimize any inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience.

If you have any questions, please contact Westchester Regional and Community Affairs at


Board of Estimate & Contract Meeting

January 11, 2018



George W. Brown

City Clerk



Alternate Side Parking Suspended Until 01/11/2018

Alternate side parking is suspended until Thursday, January 11th in order to facilitate snow removal. Parking meters are in effect.

City Hall Two Hour Delayed Opening – 1/5/2018

Mount Vernon City Hall will open at 10:30 AM today, January 5, 2018, due to weather conditions.

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