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City Hall is Closed on Monday, October 14, 2019

Mount Vernon City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019, in observance of Columbus Day.

Zoning Board of Appeals October 10, 2019 Agenda

A regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:30PM in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the ZBA Agenda Here

 

Memorial Field Cleanup Ground Breaking

Watch the LoHud Video of the Memorial Field Cleanup Groundbreaking

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE OF THE BOARD OF ESTIMATE & CONTRACT

Please be advised that a special meeting of the Board of Estimate and Contract will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 At 4:30 PM, in the Mayor’s Conference Room for the purpose of approving an ordinance accepting the resignation of Richard Thomas as Mayor; settling all lawsuit and claims against the City of Mount Vernon, City Council and Comptroller by Mayor Richard Thomas individually and his official capacity as Mayor and further directing the Comptroller to make payment to the Law firm Buss & Jacobs, LLP, and other business that may be presented at said meeting.

 

Board of Estimate & Contract meeting postponed

The July 16, 2019 Board of Estimate and Contract meetings was postponed today at 9:55 am will be rescheduled (to be announced) per Mayor Thomas.

George W. Brown

City Clerk

 

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEE MEETING of the MOUNT VERNON CITY COUNCIL TODAY, FRIDAY, JULY 12TH, 2019

Please be advised that a SPECIAL COMMITTEE MEETING of the MOUNT VERNON CITY COUNCIL will be held on FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019, AT 4:30PM, in City Council Committee Room, Mount Vernon City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

TO DISCUSS LEGAL ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE STATE OF THE CITY”

Architectural Review Board June 26, 2019 Agenda – CANCELED

A regular meeting of the Architectural Review Board  scheduled to be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 6:30PM  in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York has been CANCELED.

A special meeting of the Architectural Review Board is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

The next regular scheduled meeting of the Architectural Review Board is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the ARB Agenda Here

 

Zoning Board of Appeals June 18, 2019 Agenda

A regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the ZBA Agenda Here

Special City Council Meeting Recessed

The special meeting of the City Council scheduled to be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. has been recessed until 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers for the purpose of “adopting a resolution affirming the execution of a professional services contract for Cornerstone PLLC, preparation of technical specifications and bid documents guiding the remediation of Memorial Field”, and any other business that may be presented before said meeting.

2019 Community Development Block Grant available now!

Fiscal Year 2019 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS

The City of Mount Vernon, Urban Renewal Agency, is seeking applications from qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services that address one or more of the public service needs targeted in the city’s CDBG program.

The City of Mount Vernon’s CDBG allocation for FY 2019 is $1,661,732.  The City’s HOME allocation for FY 2019 is $440,662.  A maximum of 26.6% ($442,020.71) of the total CDBG allocation will be made available for public service programs and projects to be administered by the City or by sub-recipients. (Note:  This amount exceeds the 15% public service cap.  Mount Vernon is one of three entitlement communities that can exceed the 15% public service cap per HUD).

While there is no limit to the number of applications that an organization may submit, each project must be submitted as its own application.

PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

It is mandatory that applicants attend a pre-application workshop. The pre-application workshops will be held on:

May 15, 2019 at 5:00pm, Memorial Room, City Hall
May 17, 2019 at 10:00am, Memorial Room, City Hall

PUBLIC HEARING PRESENTATION

It is mandatory that applicants participate in the Public Hearing on June 17, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Applicants must present a summary of their application and, if previously funded, a summary of past performance.  Applicants will have a limit of three minutes for presentations.  Applicants that have received CDBG funding in the past must also report on past performance within the same time limit.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 4:00pm

The FY 2019 CDBG Application is available here

Fillable Version (41 pages) available here

Questions

Any questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Deputy Commissioner Sylvia Bolivar via phone at:  914-699-7230 or via email at:  Sbolivar@cmvny.com

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