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Eoin Wrafter
Commissioner

Planning and Development
85 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 107
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Voice (845) 486-3600   Fax (845) 486-3610
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  • 2019 HOME Investment Partnership Program Application – Round 2:  We are accepting applications for unallocated HOME Investment Partnership Program funds. The purpose of this funding is to create affordable housing for low and moderate income households throughout Dutchess County. Applications are due on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. and are accepted via the Dutchess County Grant Portal. Visit our CDBG/HOME webpage for additional information.  
     

  • 2019 Agency Partner Grant (APG) Application Cycle:  We are now accepting applications for 2 APG grant initiatives available to eligible non-profit organizations, who have an existing contract with the County of Dutchess.  Visit our Agency Partner Grant webpage for additional information regarding these grant initiatives

  • Senior Citizen Owner-Occupied Property Rehabilitation Program (.pdf) 
    The purpose of this program is to upgrade existing owner-occupied housing by providing assistance to low and moderate-income senior citizen households to complete rehabilitation on properties with code violations.

 

  • Test Your Street Smarts!
    With the growing interest in walking and bicycling, it is important to travel safely. Test your knowledge and see if you know the rules of the road to be safe when walking, bicycling, and driving. Take our Watch Out For Me: Street Safety Quiz.
     
  • Bicycle Parking Finder
    A new online map tool has been developed to find bicycle parking locations throughout the county. The map includes designated bike routes, points of interest, and search and printing options. The tool relies on public input to add locations-check it out and use the Contact tab to let us know where other bicycle parking exists! View the tool here.
     
  • Consolidated and Expedited Permitting and Review Application
    In an effort to encourage and facilitate investment and job creation, Dutchess County has established a consolidated and expedited permitting and review process for "priority projects." Download the instructions and application (.pdf)
     
  • DCPF eNewsletter Vol. 12 Issue 4 (2018):  
    EV Ready: Municipal Responses to Electric Vehicles (.pdf)  
     

 


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