The City of Plattsburgh seeks Police Chief

The City of Plattsburgh, N. Y. is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to head its 44 member Police department that serves a city population of approximately 19,000.  The City of Plattsburgh consists of about 6 square miles and is located on Lake Champlain in the northeast part of New York State about 20 miles south of the Canadian Border. To the west of Plattsburgh sits 6.1 million acres of land called the Adirondack Park which contains the famous Adirondack Mountains. There are over one hundred summits, ranging from under 1,200 to over 5,000 feet in altitude.   Reporting to the Mayor, the Police Chief is responsible for all daily operations of the department, including training, building plan review.   The Police Chief also is responsible for preparing and presenting annual and five-year capital budgets, and working with the Mayor and Council to develop a long-range plan to modernize the department and ensure it meets and exceeds residents’ needs.   The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years experience as a Police Lieutenant or Police Captain; and excellent communications and interpersonal skills. The candidate also must be able to work effectively with organized labor and actively participate in contract negotiations.   Salary Range: $111,000-124,000 Benefits commensurate with bargaining unit benefits   County residency is required within 30 days of hire.   Interested individuals should forward a cover letter and resume by August 27, 2021:   City of Plattsburgh Police Chief Search Office of the Mayor 41 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, NY 12901   The City of Plattsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Boil Water Order on Durkee Street has been LIFTED!

The Boil Water Order issued for 23 - 43 Durkee Street and 84 Margaret Street has been LIFTED!

Fire Hydrant Flowing in the City!

The City of Plattsburgh Department of Public Works will flow fire hydrants in Zone 8 starting on Thursday, July 22nd.  The flowing of hydrants will continue on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday proceeding this date until all streets listed below have been completed.  The program will start about 7:30am and end by 2:00pm on each day.  The streets affected by this will be Autumn Drive, Bailey Avenue, Beekman Street, Boynton Avenue, Champlain Street, Circle Grove, Cornelia Street, Grace Avenue, Holland Drive, Jerry Drive, Kelvin Lane, Lafayette Street, McMartin Street, Meadowvale Road, Montcalm Avenue, Morrison Avenue, Palmer Street, Ridgewood Drive, Spring Circle, Summer Hill, Tom Miller Road, Truman Court, and Woodland Drive.  During the times mentioned, the water in the system will be stirred up and may be cloudy or rust colored coming out of the faucet.  Residents should avoid washing clothing or bathing during these times. Please use caution when driving by a flowing hydrant and be watchful of the Department of Public Works personnel who will be performing this duty.

Common Council Special Meeting - Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 4:30pm

     City of Plattsburgh      Christopher C. Rosenquest, Mayor     For Immediate Release: July 20, 2021 Plattsburgh, New York 518-563-7701   There will be a Special Meeting of the Common Council on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 4:30pm.    The Mayor expects to make an appointment to fill the recent vacancy of Ward 5 Councilor on the Common Council.   Thank you.

Road Closures for Resurfacing Projects!

Bailey Avenue, from Beekman Street to Oak Street, and Palmer Street, from Elm Street to the dead end on Palmer Street, will be closed to all thru traffic and there will be no on-street parking between the hours of 6:00am and 6:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 26th - 28th for milling, and Thursday & Friday, July 29th & 30th for paving, weather permitting. NO TRAFFIC will be allowed on new asphalt for a minimum of 3 hours.  Please make prior arrangements for July 29th & 30th, such as parking on a side street, if you are going to need to leave your driveway during this time period.  Please check with a flag person prior to walking or crossing the fresh asphalt.