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Department of Recreation: Tennis FREE (+) – KELA INDOOR TENNIS

NYJTL/New York Junior Tennis & Learning: KELA INDOOR TENNIS CENTER  has 6 weekends left of FREE indoor tennis instruction. Contact Kela (525 Homestead Avenue, MtVernon NY) for exact dates & additional information: 914.668.0720.

This is followed by their end of the year tournaments in March. See below flyer (English & Spanish). It’s a wonderful opportunity to get Mount Vernon children introduced or involved during the winter months.

REGISTRATION & ATTENDANCE: Registration for all NYJTL CTPs is continuous and OPEN. Players can register at any time during the season. Registration must be in person ONLY. There is not an “application” – no one is rejected or placed on a waiting list. Registration can be done ONLY on the days and times of each location’s hours of operation. Attendance on any given day is optional.

EQUIPMENT, EVENTS & SCHEDULES: All equipment is provided for use during the FREE training session. There is no charge for use of the rackets. Tournaments and events are planned for all ages during every season.  ~  ~  ~  www.facebook/MVRECREATION

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Department of Recreation: FACEBOOK

Mount Vernon Department of Recreation is on Facebook!

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Department of Recreation: UPDATE – Annual INTER-GENERATIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXCURSION to New York State Assoc. of Black & Puerto Rican Legislators’ Conference

Calling Mt. Vernon Young People – ages 14-17 years old & Mt. Vernon Senior Programs attendees

Join us for City of Mt. Vernon’s annual Day Trip to Albany NY for this year’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2016, at Convention Center, Empire State Plaza South Mall Arterial, Albany, New York

The event/trip is free with limited seats available – “First Come, First Seated”, so sign up early. 

Bus departs Mt. Vernon City Hall @ 7am – SHARP!! Boarding starts @ 6:15am. Bus returns to Mt. Vernon @ approx. 7:30pm

Reservation must be emailed by parent to:  Deadline: FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016

See flyer for additional information.

Co-sponsors: City of Mount Vernon – Richard Thomas, Mayor, Mount Vernon Department of Recreation; New York State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson (36th Senate District); New York State Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow (89th District); Westchester County Legislator Lyndon D. Williams (13th District); Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus (WBWPC); NewFlex Youth Programs Inc.; and Coleman & Coleman

For this and additional Mt. Vernon Recreation Happenings go to:

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Legislator's CONFERENCE 2016 - Flier - Save the Date UPDATE 1-20-16

City of Mount Vernon, New York: EMERGENCY CONTACT #s

City of Mount Vernon, New York – RICHARD THOMAS, MAYOR:



LIFE THREATENING                            911

Non-Life Threatening                             211 (open 9am-7pm Saturday & Sunday)

City Back-Up/Command Center           914-665-2300

DSS/Department of Social Services     914-995-2099

United Way                                                211  -or-  800-899-1479

Westchester Emergency Center             914-864-5450


  • Do not block fire hydrants – Cleaning around fire hydrants will also assist greatly in case of emergency.
  • Do not shovel snow in streets. Use the “tree lawn”, the area between curb and sidewalk, to place snow.


City Council Special Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. in the City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

For the Purpose of: “to adopt the 2016 Annual Estimate (Budget)”

Special City Council Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

For the Purpose of: “Mayor Ernie D. Davis Addresses the State of the City”

Special City Council Meeting

The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday December 21, 2015 at 10:30 am in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to Fix a Date for a Public Hearing on the 2016 Annual Estimate and any other business that may come before the City Council at that time. 

Special Board of Estimate & Contract Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Board of Estimate and Contract will be held on Monday December 21, 2015 at 9:30 am in the Mayor’s Conference Room.  The purpose of the meeting is to adopt the 2016 Annual Estimate and any other business that may come before the Board at that time.

City Clerk

George W. Brown

2015 Draft Storm Water Management Annual Report

Mount Vernon SWMPAR 2015 DRAFT

Water Quality Report for 2014 now available.

From News 12 – 5/7/2015 (via

WHITE PLAINS – Mount Vernon’s water was voted the best tasting in Westchester County at the annual tap water competition in downtown White Plains.

The “sip-off” allowed spectators to sample and rate water samples without knowing which area of the county each sample came from.

Mount Vernon received 28 votes from testers. The runner-up was Briarcliff Manor with 14 votes.

Additionally, the Annual Water Quality Report for the City of Mount Vernon is available here.  Interested parties can find the archive of  Water Quality Reports going back to 2003.


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