Youth Bureau

2020 Summer Employment Application (Online Only)

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The 2020 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program application is now available. As of today, the application will ONLY be available online. With the online application, you will have the following options: STEP 1 – DOWNLOAD APPLICATION Complete the application digitally. Save to your computer. STEP 2 – Take pictures of the required documents. STEP […]


Public Comment Requested: 2020 – 2024 Consolidated Action Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan

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The Department of Planning and Community Development/Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency is seeking public comment on the Draft 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan.  The Consolidated Plan is a five-year strategic plan that governs the administration of federal funding of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program. […]

Mayor's Office

Mount Vernon Receives $618K from CitiesRISE

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Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard is happy to announce that Attorney General Letitia James awarded the City of Mount Vernon a $618,000 grant award as part of the Cities for Responsible Investment and Strategic Enforcement (“Cities RISE”). Mount Vernon will use this grant to launch innovative programs related to housing and hire strategic code enforcers. Additionally, the […]

Public Works

2020 Garbage Schedules Out Now!

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Click on the links below to download the appropriate schedule. The schedules are in Adobe PDF format. Conventions C (Blue) = Cans, Bottles and Plastic, P (Green) = Paper, Y (Orange) = Yard Waste. Yard Waste Pickup begins in April. H (White) = Holidays – No Collection. Printed Schedules will be available at City Hall […]

City Clerk

City Council Ceremony Dec 11, 2019

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The City Council honoring ceremony will be held during a regular meeting on Wednesday,  December 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Honorees are: • Geneve & Neville Adair. • Elias Gootzeit- social worker, attorney,  community organizer, and former Mount Vernon School Board Trustee; • Yvonne McKitty- nurse, innovator, and mentor.  All […]


Power Outage 11/26 Fleetwood

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Con Ed is reporting an emergency outage to make repairs in Fleetwood area by High Street. Approximately 352 customers are affectedThe service Interruption is required to make repairs. Power should be restored by 2:00 p.m. Please refer to the link below for updates. .