Planning

Fiscal Year 2011 Action Plan Ready for Review

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The City of Mount Vernon, through the Department of Planning and Community Development (“PCD”), is advising the citizens that Year 2011 Action Plan document is available for review and comments. Year 2010 federal allocations are estimated to be follows: $1,942,598 Community Development Block Grants (“CDBG”) and $691,168 HOME Investment Partnerships (“HOME”) programs. The 2011 Action […]

Mayor's Office

Mayor Young Applauds Memorial Field Funding

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Mount Vernon, New York — Mayor Clinton Young, Jr. said he is very pleased that the Mount Vernon City Council finally approved additional funding and BID documents for Memorial Field. Last night at their regularly scheduled meeting, the City Council enacted resolutions for $1.5 million in additional funding and approve construction BID documents for the […]

Public Works

City of Mount Vernon Unveils New Street Sweepers

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City Also Launches “Cleaner, Greener Mount Vernon” Campaign Mount Vernon, NY—On Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 Mayor Clinton I. Young, Jr. and Public Works Commissioner Terrence Horton unveiled three new sweeper trucks at Mount Vernon City Hall, as well as kick off a “Cleaner, Greener Mount Vernon” campaign. The new trucks were funded through the city’s […]

Mayor's Office

Mayor Young Touts a Victory for Taxpayers as State Supreme Appellate Court Upholds Decision on “Pro-Bono Counsel”

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Mount Vernon, NY— Mount Vernon Mayor Clinton I. Young, Jr. announced today that the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department upheld a decision by State Supreme Court Judge Rory J. Bellantoni that the termination of Ravi Batra as “pro-bono counsel” to the Office of the Mayor was lawful. Batra had attempted […]

Mayor's Office

Mayor Young Applauds Additional Memorial Funding

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Mount Vernon, New York — Mayor Clinton Young, Jr. said he is very pleased that the Mount Vernon City Council finally approved additional funding and BID documents for Memorial Field. Last night at their regularly scheduled meeting, the City Council enacted resolutions for $1.5 million in additional funding and approve construction BID documents for the […]

Mayor's Office

Park Avenue Bridge Opens

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PARK AVENUE BRIDGE IN MOUNT VERNON OPENS AFTER $10 MILLION REPLACEMENT PROJECT The century-old Park Avenue Bridge in Mount Vernon, which carries vehicular traffic over the MTA Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, reopened Monday after a 16-month replacement project. Trucks, school buses and emergency vehicles, which had been banned from the old bridge because it […]