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**Postponement of 2/28/18 Mt. Vernon IDA Board Meeting**

The upcoming MVIDA Board Meeting slated for tomorrow (2/28/2018) at 12pm in the Mayor’s Conference Room has been postponed.  A follow-up notification will be posted as soon as the rescheduling date has been determined.

MVIDA Board_2.28.2018 Mtg. POSTPONED

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




The Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between Exit 6 (Interstate 95) and Exit 12 (East Lincoln Avenue) from Friday, March 2nd at 11:00pm to Monday, March 5th, at 5:00am.

Northbound traffic on the parkway will be detoured at the I-95 Interchange.

Southbound traffic will be diverted to the Cross County Parkway and Bronx River Parkway.

See Deputy Chief Roy Hastings explain the upcoming closure and the new bridge that is coming to town here.


Real Estate Committee Meeting

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Memorial Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.


MVIDA Bd. Mtg. on 2/28/18 @ 12pm (in place of 2/21/18 mtg.)

MVIDA_2-28-2018 Regular Board Mtg. Notice

The upcoming Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency Board Meeting slated for Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 11am has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 28, at 12pm.  The meeting will convene in the Mayor’s Conference Room – City Hall, Mount Vernon, NY  10550.

Cable Television Advisory Committee to Host Public Forum

The Mount Vernon Cable Television Advisory Committee (CTAC) invites you to a public forum on Thursday, February 15 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  The forum will be held at the City Council Chambers located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

The CTAC will explain the historical and current state of Mount Vernon’s Public, Educational and Governmental (P.E.G.) service and related matters.

For more information: Contact committee chair, Geoff Munroe at:
(718) 208-7362

Mt. Vernon IDA Public Hearing on 2/20/18 @ 11:30am (22 So. West St. Project)

The Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 11:30am in the Mayor’s Conference Room at City Hall, One Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, New York  10550.  The public hearing will concern the Agency’s providing financial assistance for MacQuesten Takeover Partners, LLC’s proposed project consisting of the construction of approximately 189 units of affordable and market rate housing (ie, 159 affordable + 30 market rate) and approximately 4,000 square feet of commercial space to be located at 22 South West Street, Mount Vernon, New York.

MVIDA_2-20-2018 Public Hearing Notice re 22 So. West St. Project

Board of Ethics Meeting

The Board of Ethics will meet on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Committee Room.

The public is welcome to attend the public portions of the meetings, however, due to the confidential nature of the Board’s work, the public is excluded during Executive Session (Mount Vernon Code §24-7(E)).

MVIDA Bd. Mtg. on 2/21/18 @ 11am (in place of 2/14/18 mtg.)

MVIDA Board_2.14.2018 Reg. Bd. Mtg. RESCHEDULED to 2.21.2018

The upcoming Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency Board Meeting originally slated for Wednesday, February 14, at 11am has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 21, at 11am.  The meeting will convene in the Mayor’s Conference Room – City Hall, Mount Vernon, NY  10550.

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