Author: BMS Editor HM

V.O.I.C.E.

“Volunteers & Organizations Invested in Community Empowerment (VOICE) of Mount Vernon, NY is a project from the City of Mount Vernon’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) designed to help citizens help other citizens. We help coordinate and facilitate volunteers, donations, resources, activities, and citizen requests for assistance for the City of Mount Vernon, NY.

 Please fill out the form below to get on our contact list. We meet once a month or more, depending on what fields you are interested in.  There is no cost to join. You must be 18 years or older to volunteer. These community positions do not provide employment and are solely for volunteer purposes.

C.E.R.T

The Community Emergency Response Team is a training program that helps volunteers gain basic response skills to help assist Emergency Responders with emergencies and city events.  

Please fill out the form below to get on our contact list. We will contact you for training classes when ready. There is no cost to join. You must be 18 years or older to volunteer. These community positions do not provide employment and are solely for volunteer purposes. 

Join our Cable TV Advisory Board!

We are working together to make Cable TV in Mount Vernon better!

Our goal is to work with the cable franchise holder in Mount Vernon to seek out and encourage public access use by all citizens and groups in Mount Vernon, and to work in cooperation with the cable franchise holder in Mount Vernon to make a local access studio and equipment available to the public.

PUBLIC NOTICE

COVID-19 ESG Grant is now available!

MOUNT VERNON, NEW YORK 

2020 ESG NOFA ANNOUNCEMENT 

The City of Mount Vernon is requesting proposals for the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Annual Funds and Emergency Solutions Grant Covid-19 funds (ESG-CV).  The City intends to allocate ESG annual funds and ESG-CV funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID19) among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance; and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.   

ESG PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOPS: 

Application workshops to discuss the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant Application will be held on: 

November 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
RSVP Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esg-pre-application-workshop-tickets-127483132481 

November 12, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
RSVP Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-esg-pre-application-workshop-tickets-127485274889 

These workshops will cover important information on the types of eligible projects along with the rules and regulations governing the program.  

Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory for all applicants.   

OFFICE HOURS: 

The City of Mount Vernon will conduct office hours to provide applicants an opportunity to ask programmatic questions.   

November 17, 2020, 11:00am
RSVP Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cmv-esg-application-office-hours-tickets-127485702167 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Applications must be submitted by 4:00pm on December 8, 2020. 

Get the application here

All applications must have an ESG Budget Tool here

Upload your application and attachments to our ESG Dropbox here

Real Estate Comm 10/30

A regular meeting of the Mount Vernon Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 10:10 a.m-11:00 a.m..

In the Mayor’s Conference Room on 1st fl. Please note Social distancing is required.