Author: Lou Migliore

Department of Public Works Pick-Up Schedule

Department of Public Works Pick-Up Schedule

Thursday June 5, 2019
  • Southside – Garbage
  • Northside – Recycling (Bottles & Cans)
Friday June 6, 2019
  • Northside – Garbage
  • Southside – Recycling (Bottles & Cans)
*Regular Scheduled Pick Ups & Yard Waste Will Resume Next Week*
For more information please call (914) 665 – 2300



Community Development Block Grant Program FY 2018-2019


The City of Mount Vernon is inviting eligible non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations to submit applications for the Community Development Block Grant funds for the 2018- 2019 program year.

Pre-application workshops will be held so that interested groups can review the process of submitting an application to be considered for funds. Applicants will be required to attend one of the three pre-application workshops.

Register Here:

April 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

April 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

May 2, 2018  at 10:00 a.m.

Applications will be due no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, May 25, 2018, at City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. 

 To be eligible, a program must satisfy one of the following national objectives:

  • Provide a benefit to low and moderate income persons,
  • Prevent or eliminate slums and blight, or
  • Meet other urgent community development needs due to natural disasters or other emergencies.

Download Application Here

Application (Fillable PDF Form)

For more information, please visit or contact Sylvia Bolivar at:

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


1st Annual Community Career Fair


Come shake hands with hiring managers from healthcare agencies and insurance companies! Sat. October 28th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM @ the MVPL. Bring resumes! Dress professionally! Employers are seeking entry-level as well as experienced Home Health Aides (HHA), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Nurses, Dental Assistants, Insurance Agents and more! Some of these employers offer free or low cost training to become a certified HHA, no high school diploma required! Male applicants are encouraged to apply