The Dutchess County Planning Board advises the Commissioner of Planning and provides recommendations regarding metropolitan, regional, county or municipal planning issues.
Among the Board's primary responsibilities is oversight of the County's Partnership for Manageable Growth program. The Board accepts and reviews applications for County funding and forwards its recommendations to the County Executive and the County Legislature for implementation.
For more information contact Jennifer Cocozza, the Planning Department liaison to the Dutchess County Planning Board.
All meetings begin at 3:30 pm at the Dutchess County Planning Department, 85 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 107, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, and are open to the public.
January 15, 2020: Minutes 01/15/20; Presentation: Partnership for Manageable Growth (PMG) Program and PMG Application Summary
March 11, 2020: Minutes 03/11/20; Presentation: Pattern for Progress Out of Alignment Abstract
July 8, 2020: Minutes 07/08/20
November 18, 2020: Minutes 11/18/20; Presentation: COVID-19 Impact on Economic Indicators
The Dutchess County Planning Board is an advisory board with volunteer members serving three-year terms, according to the Board's Bylaws (.pdf).
Current Board Members:
Peter F. Doro
Hans Klingzahn, Chair
J. Patrick Lambert
James Nelson, Vice Chair
Christopher M. Pantano
J. Randall Williams
Linda D. Fakhoury, Liaison, Dutchess County Attorney
Ed Hauser, Liaison, Dutchess County Legislature