Posted on: December 11, 2017

Application for Temporary Cold Weather Emergency Shelter for the Homeless

An application for a temporary cold weather emergency shelter for the homeless, to be located at 4520 E. College Way, has been received by the City. A public meeting on this topic is scheduled to be held at this site on Thursday, December 14th at 6:30pm. ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

City's Efforts to Address Homelessness

Please click on the following link to view an infographic outlining efforts being taken by the City of address homelessness.

Flyer: What is the City Doing About Homelessness? News & Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Police Department Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizens Academy

What is a "Citizens Academy"?

The Citizens Academy is a twelve-week program designed to provide Mount Vernon residents first hand information about how their Police Department operates. Participants will find out what it's like ...

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Citizens Academy Web Page News & Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Historic Downtown Public-Private Partnership: Work to Date

Click on the following link for background and summary of work to date on this important project.

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

2017 City of Mount Vernon Goals - Midyear Review

The City of Mount Vernon's 2017 goals have recently been updated to include a midyear review. The goals can be viewed by clicking on the following link.
2017 Goals News & Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Donations for Homeless Outreach Coordinator Program

The City is now accepting donations of socks, shoes and bike locks to be used by our new Outreach Coordinator, Erin Von Fempe, in her work with the homeless population. Erin is directly engaged with homeless individuals on the streets of Mount Vernon an...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Mount Vernon Sales Tax Rate

A sales tax increase approved by Mount Vernon voters went into effect on April 1, 2017. The current rate on purchases in the City is 8.7% (a .2% increase). 

The increase will fund City transportation infrastructure.

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