News

Apr 2014
Wednesday
16
Memorial Park Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday April 19 at 11:00am

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Mar 2014
Thursday
13
Liberty Street Sidewalk Project

The City Council will be holding a public presentation of the Liberty Street Sidewalk project at their workshop scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014.  Anyone interested is invited to attend. 


Feb 2014
Thursday
6
SNOW CLEARING ON MAIN STREET - NO PARKING THURSDAY 11PM THROUGH FRIDAY 11AM

 The City of Beacon will be removing snow from Main Street between the hours of 11:00PM tonight (Thursday) and 11:00AM tomorrow morning (Friday) 

Vehicles should be removed from Main Street during these hours until snow clearing operations have ended. 

Thank you for your cooperation!


Jan 2014
Thursday
23
2014 Tax Collection *IMPORTANT INFORMATION*

 THE CITY OF BEACON WILL BE UTILIZING THE LOCKBOX SYSTEM THROUGH M&T BANK FOR THE COLLECTION OF THE 2014 PROPERTY TAXES AND THEREFORE PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MAILED TO:

PO BOX 1870, BUFFALO, NY 14240

 

COLLECTION OF TAXES, AT THE 200 MAIN STREET BRANCH, WILL BEGIN SAT. FEB. 1ST AND CONTINUE THROUGH MON. MAR. 3RD FOR THOSE MAKING

 FULL PAYMENTS ONLY

 

PARTIAL PAYMENTS TO BE ACCEPTED AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:30AM TO 4:00PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

 

ANY QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO YOUR BILL SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE CITY TAX OFFICE AT (845) 838-5000 EXT.0

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.


Jan 2014
Tuesday
21
tonight's (1/21) city council meeting cancelled

 CITY COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED:
Please note, due to the impending inclement weather the City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. The next meeting will be a workshop on Monday, January 27, 2014, as regularly scheduled. 

Also, please review the City’s snow ordinance – sidewalks must be clear and cars cannot be parked on the street or in municipal lots in the event of snow fall. Additionally, snow from sidewalks, parking lots, etc. must NOT be shoveled, blown or plowed back onto streets under any circumstances.


Jan 2014
Thursday
16
Developing Dropout Prevention Strategies for Beacon City School District

 ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Developing Dropout Prevention Strategies for

Beacon City School District

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

6:30 PM

 

 

The Beacon City School District is pleased to announce it will hold a public forum to obtain input for developing strategies to prevent students from dropping out of high school.

 

The purpose of this forum is to gather input from families, community representatives and others to address the drop out issue.  The forum will follow a presentation of a study of why students dropped out of school before completing the requirements for a high school diploma.

 

For more information visit our website at www.beaconcityk12.org


Jan 2014
Wednesday
15
As of January 15, 2014 Commerce Street, from Cliff St. to South Ave. going WEST Will be a ONE WAY street.

 The City Code of the City of Beacon (Section 211-7) states that Commerce Street is designated as a one way street, from Cliff Street to South Ave. going in a westerly direction. It was recently discovered that the one way signs had been removed, likely during the sidewalk construction/repair and were never reinstalled. As such, the City will be installing one way signs in this location, as required by the City Code.

 

As of January 15, 2014

Commerce Street, from Cliff St. to South Ave. going WEST

Will be a ONE WAY street.

 

Should you have any questions, please contact the Mayor’s office at 845-838-5010. Thank you for your understanding. 


Jan 2014
Friday
10
City of Beacon Recreation Happenings January 10, 2014

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Jan 2014
Thursday
2
SNOW ORDINANCE REMINDER - JANUARY 2, 2014

 CITY OF BEACON – JANUARY 2, 2014

SNOW ORDINANCE REMINDER

As a courtesy to our residents and businesses, the City is issuing this reminder about the snow ordinance which can be found on-line on the City’s website by searching the Code of the City of Beacon, part of which is copied below.  Be advised that the Police Dept. will be issuing tickets and then towing vehicles after 9:00 PM tonight, January 2, 2014, in order to provide for effective plowing operations to enable safe passage on our roadways.

Section 211-16: It shall be unlawful to place, park or leave any automobile, truck or other vehicle on any public road or street within the corporate limits of the City of Beacon after any fall or accumulation of snow of two or more inches, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. or when parking on said public road or street obstructs the removal of snow, unless such vehicle is at all times attended by a person legally capable of operating said vehicle. All vehicles left parked in violation of this section may be removed at the owner’s expense. There shall be no parking in municipal lots within 24 hours of posting of same by the City Administrator. The violation of this provision shall constitute a violation and shall be punishable by a fine of $100 for the first offense and $250 for the second and subsequent offenses committed within 18 months of the first offense.

[Amended 2-16-1999 by L.L. No. 4-1999; 2-19-2008 by L.L. No. 02-2008]]

 

Property owners should also review Local Law #20 of 2013 which can be found on-line under the City Code under “New Laws”, which describes property owner responsibilities for the clearing of snow on sidewalks


Dec 2013
Thursday
19
Request for Proposals - Feasibility Study of Wastewater Treatment and Collection System Consolidation

 

CITY OF BEACON, NEW YORK
 
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND COLLECTION SYSTEM CONSOLIDATION
The City of Beacon, Town of Fishkill and Village of Fishkill are requesting proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a feasibility study to address the potential effects of a reorganization, merger or other consolidation scenario between the communities of their respective wastewater treatment and collection systems.
Proposals must be received by 2:00 p.m., February 7, 2014 at the City of Beacon Municipal Center, located at One Municipal Plaza, Suite One, Beacon, New York 12508.
To request a copy of the Request for Proposals document call, email or write:
Etha Grogan
Assistant to the City Administrator
City of Beacon City Hall
One Municipal Plaza, Suite One
Beacon, New York 12508
845-838-5002
egrogan@cityofbeacon.org
 
The successful bidder will be determined solely from the Proposals. However the City of Beacon reserves the right to interview all candidates; reject any and all proposals and to waive any and all informalities in the best interest of the City.
  
** Proposals received after the designated time and date will be returned unopened **