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2019 GEM Summer Youth Employment Application

2019 Safe Haven Summer Day Program Application is Now Available!

The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau would like to welcome children and parents to the 2019 Safe Haven Summer Program. Program participants must be between the ages of 6-12 as of June 2019 in order to attend. Attached, you will find a registration package which must be completed by June 14, 2019 in order for your child to be enrolled into the Safe Haven Summer Program.

In order for your child to be fully enrolled in the 2019 Safe Haven Summer Program, you must provide the following documents along with a completed application:
1. Proof of residence (i.e. utility bill/driver’s license, etc.)
2. Your child’s birth certificate
3. The attached medical form which must be completed by your child’s physician
4. Proof of child’s immunizations, completed by your physician, within the current school year or a recent sport medical clearance.

The early bird special ending April 14, 2019 for the six week program is $450.00 ($400.00 for additional siblings). After April 14, 2019 the fee will be $500.00 ($450.00 for additional siblings). Money order is the ONLY form of payment accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please note acceptance is on a first come first served basis. All applications MUST be completed with all the required documents in order for your child to be considered a Safe Haven Summer Program participant. Program fees will only be accepted between the hours of 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. The fee is non-refundable and money orders should be made payable to the City of Mount Vernon-Youth Bureau. All fees include breakfast, lunch, T-shirts, arts & crafts, enrichment activities, games and admission fees for all field trips. Please note that this program’s low fee is a result of the financial support of the City of Mount Vernon, the Mount Vernon City School District, the Westchester County Youth Bureau and the Westchester County Board of Legislators.

The summer day program will be held at Columbus Elementary (455 N. High St Mt. Vernon, NY 10552). The six week program will begin Monday, July 8, 2019 and will conclude on Friday, August 16, 2019. Operating hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Please do not drop-off your child before 9 AM at the Youth Bureau or program location. We will not be responsible for your child before that time. We do not provide transportation to or from the program site; therefore, your child must be picked-up by 3:00 PM. If there are any delays on field trips due to traffic or late departures parents will be notified by the program directors/counselors as soon as possible.

Click here for the application

Resolution Establishing The Standard Work Day For Elected Officials

Be it Resolved, that City Council of the City of Mount Vernon, NY hereby establishes the following standard work day for elected officials and will report the  following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the Clerk of this body. Please click on link.

CC ROS2018

 

Special City Council Finance & Planning / Human Resources Meeting

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of the Committee of Finance and Planning  on Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 2pm in the City Council Committee Room. Following the above meeting the Committee for Human Resources will also hold a meeting.

George W. Brown

City Clerk

Board of Ethics Meeting Dates

Please be advised that the Board of Ethics will meet on the following dates.

August 27, September 10, September 24, October 15, October 22,  and November 5, 2018.

Meetings will be held at City Hall and generally begins at 7:00pm.

Submitted by Secretary of the Board of Ethics

Gregory J. Cannata, Esq.

 

City Council Special Meeting following the Presentation of Canal Village

Please be advised that the Mount Vernon City Council  will be receiving  a presentation  study report tonight April 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm  from the Department of Planning’s Consultant team.  The study is concerning the Draft nomination for the Canal Village Revitalization Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) and Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP).

Immediately following, the City Council will have a Special Meeting for the purpose of adopting an “Ordinance granting permission to the Recreation Department to Co-Sponsor Summer Fun at Hartley Park with the Westchester Jewish Community Services” and any other such business to come before the City Council.

Regards,

George W. Brown

City Clerk

 

 

City Council April 11, 2018 Local Law

The City Council will be voting at its April 11, 2018 meeting on a Local Law amending Chapter C, Article IV: Officer and Election, Section 15 of the Mount Vernon City Charter entitled “Qualifications”.  (Term Limits)

 

The City of Mount Vernon Board of Ethics Meeting Schedule

Please be advised the City of Mount Vernon  Board of Ethics meeting schedule is the following:

April 16, 2018

May 7, 2018

May 21, 2018

June 4, 2018

June 18, 2018

Meetings begin at 7:00pm and are held at City Hall. The Public may attend the public portion of the meetings, but not the Executive Session portion of the meetings when confidential matters are discussed.

 

Board of Ethics meetings in December 2017

The Board of Ethics will meet at 7:00pm in the City Council Committee room on the following dates:

Monday December 4, 2017

Monday December 18, 2017

REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE MEETING – Friday, June 2, 2017

Please be advised that due to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the next Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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