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. […]

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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 […]


Special Board of Estimate and Contract Meeting

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A special meeting of the Board of Estimate and Contract will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Access and Indemnification Agreement with Verizon New York, Inc. to allow police officers to have an overwatch on Verizon property located at 45 […]