On April 19 at 7 p.m. the Beacon Centennial Committee will meet to discuss the planning efforts for the city's upcoming hundredth-year anniversary celebration. The meeting will be held at the Memorial Building (413 Main Street) and is open to anyone who wishes to attend.
On Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m., the Main Street/Waterfront Linkage Committee will meet at the Memorial Building (413 Main Street) to discuss ideas relating to development in the City of Beacon. Consultant Joel Russell will be on hand as well. The public is welcome to attend.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS
TO PURCHASE PROPERTIES OWNED BY THE
CITY OF BEACON, NEW YORK
Please take notice that the City of Beacon is seeking proposals and qualifications for interested developers to redevelop surplus properties recently acquired through the In Rem tax collection process. To request a copy of the Request of Qualifications and Proposals for any of the following properties:
65-71 East Main Street
344 Main Street
Rosenethe Property – South Avenue
120 Verplanck Avenue
Please call, write, or email the contact listed below:
Assistant to the City Administrator
City of Beacon City Hall
One Municipal Plaza, Suite One
Beacon, New York 12508
Proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012
65-71 East Main Street
120 Verplanck Ave
344 Main Street
Vote today in the 100th Assembly District special election. In Beacon every vote counts!
Choose between Democrat Frank Skartados, a former Assemblyman, and county Legislator John Forman, R-Beacon, to fill the vacancy in the state legislature created by the death of Tom Kirwan.
March, 20, 2012
Polls are open from 6 AM to 9 PM.
Tompkins Hose Co. (Route 9D Entrance) :: 13 South Ave
Rombout School (Gym Entrance) :: 84 Matteawan Rd
Memorial Building (Teller Ave Entrance) :: 413 Main St
James V. Forrestal School (Main Entrance) :: 125 Liberty St
Identify your ward, polling site, and party affiliation on the Voter Registration Search.
City of Beacon Ward Map:
Need help prepring your tax return? AARP Tax-Aide is offering free help in Beacon through April 15. The free, volunteer-run tax preparation service is available to older taxpayers and to any taxpayer with limited income.
AARP Tax-Aide counselors will be at two sites in Beacon:
Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street
• Mondays :: 10am to 1pm
• Thursdays :: 10am to 1pm
Southern Dutchess Community Action Agency, 554 Main Street
• Tuesdays :: 10am to 1pm
• Wednesdays :: 3;30pm to 5:30pm
Appointments are required.
To schedule an appointment call (800) 899-1479 or 211 (The United Way Helpline)
For more information visit AARP Tax-Aide online.
CITY OF BEACON PROPERTY OWNERS
2012 Free use of the Transfer Station
Tuesday, May 15th until Saturday, September 29th
Each taxpayer whose taxes are paid in full
can dump up to 250 lbs. per tax parcel
Owners should be present and provide valid ID.
If the owner cannot be there or hires a contractor, a permission form must be filled out and signed by the owner and submitted at the time of drop-off.
Any questions, please call 831-4390
This brunch is being graciously hosted by the Coris Family at the Dutchess Manor. Everything you could want for brunch - including carving stations - will be there.
100% of the proceeds go to help BVAC. In particularly this year, we are trying to raise funds for a new ambulance to continue to meet the growing needs of the community we serve and we need your support.
When: Sunday, March 25, 2012
- 1st serving at 10:30 a.m.
- 2nd serving at 12:30 p.m.
- Adults $18
- Seniors: $15
- Children (6-12) $12
For tickets, please call:
- (845) 831-3455 or (845) 831-4540 ext. 6
- Dutchess Manor, 263 Route 9D, Beacon, BY 12508
Flyer in PDF: http://tinyurl.com/7z5vz8r
Flyer in JPG: http://tinyurl.com/7j6lp4x
City of Beacon Residents Bagged leaves will be picked up beginning Monday, April 2nd through Friday, April 27th LEAVES MUST BE PLACED IN BIODEGRADABLE BAGS PLASTIC BAGS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED Bags can be taken to the Transfer Station Free of Charge Only bagged leaves will be picked up – 4/2 to 4/6 North side of Mountain 4/9 to 4/13 South side of Mountain 4/16 to 4/20 South side of Main 4/23 to 4/27 North side of Main After this time frame, NO BAGS WILL BE PICKED UP CURBSIDE UNTIL THE FALL LEAF PROGRAM STARTS Any bagged leaves with dirt, rocks, or garbage mixed in will not be picked up! Any questions call 831-0932 (Monday – Friday 7 am to 3 pm)
Mayor Casale is assembling an ad-hoc Greenway Trail committee to assist with the process of developing the trail along Fishkill Creek.
The first meeting will be held on March 29, 2012 at 7PM at Beahive, 291 Main Street.
The City of Beacon is proud to announce the swearing in of our new Police Chief, Douglas Solomon, on Tuesday night, February 21, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. We invite the community as well as fellow chiefs and enforcement officers from other local municipalities to join us to welcome our new Chief. Light refreshments will be served.