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City Council Honoring Ceremony

The City Council is pleased to announce the honorees of the 2018 Spring Honoring Ceremony which will be held during a regular City Council meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.  Twice each year, Council Members honor individuals and organizations who have made valuable contributions to the Mount Vernon community.  Honorees are:

  1. Andre Brown-DuBose, Director of Collin Allen Day Care Center;
  2. Association of Community Based Artists of Westchester (AC-BAW);
  3. James McMillian, Coach of the Mount Vernon Razorbacks;
  4. Bishop Errol O’Savio, Senior Pastor of the Mount Olivet Apostolic Church;
  5. The Forward Thinkers.

All are invited to join the City Council as they recognize these esteemed individuals/organization.

Community Development Block Grant Program FY 2018-2019


The City of Mount Vernon is inviting eligible non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations to submit applications for the Community Development Block Grant funds for the 2018- 2019 program year.

Pre-application workshops will be held so that interested groups can review the process of submitting an application to be considered for funds. Applicants will be required to attend one of the three pre-application workshops.

Applications will be due no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, May 25, 2018, at City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. 

 To be eligible, a program must satisfy one of the following national objectives:

  • Provide a benefit to low and moderate income persons,
  • Prevent or eliminate slums and blight, or
  • Meet other urgent community development needs due to natural disasters or other emergencies.

For more information, please visit or contact Sylvia Bolivar at:

Zoning Board of Appeals April 17, 2018 Agenda

A regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the City Council Chambers – 2nd Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Click Here for the April 17, 2018 Meeting Agenda 

Memorial Day Parade Registration

It’s that time of Year! Time for Mt. Vernon’s annual Memorial Day Parade. We are actively seeking performance acts, businesses, community organizations and other groups to participate in this year’s processional that honor’s our military’s fallen. If you group or business would like to contribute to this Patriotic Event, complete the registration form and return it to Mt. Vernon City Hall. As always there is NO FEE for participation in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Day Parade. All groups are welcome!!!

April 11, 2018 City Council Agenda


Please click link to see Agenda.

Revised Agenda April 11, 2018



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.


Mt. Vernon IDA Bd. Mtg. – Wednesday, 4/11/2018 @ 11am

The Board of the Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency will conduct a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11am in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, NY  10550.

MVIDA Bd. Mtg. Notice_4.11.2018

April 4, 2018 Planning Board Meeting Agenda

A regular meeting of the City Planning Board will be held on, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, First Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the April 4, 2018 Planning Board Meeting Agenda Here

2020 Census is Coming…Get ready

Every 10 years, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our nation conducts a census, which is an effort to count every person in the United States. Every resident in the City of Mount Vernon included in 2020 census means more funding for jobs, housing, health care and library services. More hope for Mount Vernon. More promise for Mount Vernon. For further information contact: Mount Vernon Planning Department. (914)699-7230. Or on the web at

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