2020 Census is Coming…Get ready

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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 […]


Memorial Day Parade seeks participants for May 29, 2017 event

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For the first time ever, we will have Macy’s style parade balloons and local news coverage! This is an excellent opportunity for your organization or business to show its support for the Mt. Vernon Veteran community. We are currently accepting applications for registration in the parade. Performance acts, floats, drum-lines, bands, vehicles, dancers, cheerleaders,community organizations, businesses, […]


Tax Reminder – County Tax Due April 30, 2017

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Dear City Taxpayer. This is a friendly reminder that the 2017 County Tax is due no later than 4/30/17. Pay on or before that day to avoid interest penalties. Taxes can be paid online at You will need your block and lot number to process online payments. Pay in person at the Office of […]

Civil Service

Civil Service Commission Meeting Schedule for 2017

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Listed below is the Civil Service Commission’s monthly meeting schedule for 2017. Please note special meetings may be scheduled to address urgent matters. When such occurs, a meeting notice will be posted on the City of Mount Vernon’s website, In the event a public hearing becomes necessary, the Commission will adhere to the contractual […]

Youth Bureau

2017 Youth Employment Application Now Available

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The 2017 Youth Employment Application is now available for download. Applications will only be accepted on Monday, January 23, 2017 through Friday, January 27, 2017 between the hours of 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Youth Bureau, Room 306. SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE ELIGIBILTY OR ENROLLMENT INTO THE PROGRAM. Click here to […]