Headline News from the County Executive
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Headline News from the Comptroller
- 3/13/2023 - DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS RELEASES Q4 UPDATE ON ALLOCATION AND SPENDING OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (ARP) FUNDS
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Dutchess County Comptroller’s Office has released their Q4 special update report on the ARP federal funding, the “Dutchess Invests” spending plan, and actual expenditures/obligations of the County as of December 31, 2022. The County has received a total of $57,148,397 in ARP funds and has since spent $19,587,13, of which $3,274,929 was spent in the 4th quarter. Read more...
Headline News from the Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH)
- 3/15/2023 - Dutchess County Launches New Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Initiative
Poughkeepsie … The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is working alongside partners People USA and the City of Poughkeepsie Police to provide community-based care and outreach pilot program to those who may not utilize conventional methods through the innovative LEAD approach. Since the launch of Dutchess County’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) pilot program on Feb. 1st, 21 referrals were submitted by law enforcement, with 10 individuals choosing to participate in the program and get connected with a higher level of care to meet their individual needs. Read more...
- 3/13/2023 - County Seeks Input on Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Development Disabilities
Poughkeepsie … The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health will hold a public forum on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss resources and services available for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Dutchess County. The forum will be held in a hybrid format, providing participants the option to attend either in person at 230 North Road in Poughkeepsie or via Microsoft Teams. Those living in the IDD community, families and caregivers are encouraged to participate in the forum to provide feedback and input for the development of the County’s 2024 Local Services Plan. Registration is required and can be done at dutchessny.gov/forumcomments. Read more...
Headline News from the District Attorney
Headline News from the Sheriff's Office
- 3/23/2023 - Sheriff's Office to Conduct Boating Safety Courses
Dutchess County Sheriff Kirk A. Imperati announces that over the next several months Marine Patrol Deputies will be instructing New York State Safe Boating Courses for the purpose of educating boaters and assuring safe and lawful operation of all vessels in compliance with Brianna’s Law. Read more...