Meeting Tonight Will Focus On YMCA Property In Poughkeepsie


(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- The YMCA property in Poughkeepsie wiil be the focus of a public information session tonight.

City of Poughkeepsie officials will field questions and receive suggestions about the proposals submitted for re-use of the vacant YMCA property on Montgomery Street. Four different proposals have been recieved, but two have withdrawn from the process.

In early September, the city released the four submissions it had received in connection to reuse of the site and then appointed an advisory committee that includes members of the public to review the applications and make recommendations to the administration. Two of the respondents – one suggesting a Swimming Past the Boundaries Aquatic Center, the other seeking the creation of an arts museum – have subsequently withdrawn from the process.

Tonight's public information meeting will be held at the Changepoint Church at 260 Mill Street from 6:30 to 8pm.

Photo: Provided by City of Poughkeepsie

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