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Dutchess County Planning Board

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.


February 9, 2022:  Minutes 2/9/22

April 27, 2022:  Minutes 4/27/22

November 9, 2022 Draft Minutes 11/9/22

February 17, 2021: Minutes 2/17/21
April 21, 2021: Minutes 4/21/21; Presentation: Moving Dutchess Forward
July 14, 2021:  PMG Application Field Visits
September 15, 2021:  Minutes 9/15/21; Presentation:  Partnership for Manageable Growth (PMG) Applicants
November 17, 2021:  Minutes 11/17/21

2019 meetings will be held as follows:

January 9, 2019: Minutes 01/09/19
March 13, 2019: Minutes 03/13/19
July 10, 2019: Minutes 07/10/19
November 13, 2019: PMG Field Visits

January 10, 2018: Minutes 01/10/18; Presentations: Glendale, Meili, and Jordan Lane Farms and Cider Mill Friends 
March 14, 2018: Minutes 03/14/18
May 9, 2018: Minutes 05/9/18
November 14, 2018: Minutes 11/14/18; Presentations: Scholldorf Farm and Dutchess County Partnership with DLC

Planning Board Members

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:
Ryan J. Arket
Gary Baright
Dale Culver
Phil DeRosa
Edith Greenwood
Hans Klingzahn, Chair
J. Patrick Lambert
Ken Migliorelli
James Nelson
Jill Way
Fredrick Wilhelm
J. Randall Williams
Linda D. Fakhoury, Liaison, Dutchess County Attorney
Ed Hauser, Liaison, Dutchess County Legislature