Redevelopment of the Beacon Correctional Facility


Empire State Development is hosting an additional site tour of the Beacon Correctional Facility on Monday, October 22 at 12:00PM EST. Located one mile from the revitalized downtown area of the vibrant City of Beacon, and 60 miles north east of New York City, the Beacon Correctional Facility is an exciting development opportunity that offers access to strong cultural, transportation and economic resources in the area.


To RSVP for the site tour on October 22, Respondents must email by Thursday, October 18 with the name(s), title, firm, telephone number and email address of all representatives who will attend. A copy of the RFP and a video highlighting the site and the surrounding area are available at:



Click here for RFP information.

Click here for additional information. 

The full schedule for the RFP is:


·         Release:  September 20, 2018

·         Site Tour:  October 11, 2018 (Time TBD)

·         Question Deadline:  October 19, 2018, 12:00 PM

·         Proposal Deadline:  December 20, 2018, 12:00PM


Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

The City of Beacon Fire Department is looking to hire a part time Recruitment and Retention Coordinator. The Coordinator will develop and implement a marketing plan to recruit new members, and will work closely with the Fire Chief.  A full list of qualifications and duties can be obtained by contacting Chief Gary VanVoorhis, City of Beacon Fire Department, 13 South Avenue, Beacon, New York 12508, via email at, or by clicking on the following link:  

Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

Resumes must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2018.


                                                 ADVERTISEMENT  FOR  BIDS

          Separate sealed bids will be received by the City of Beacon in City Hall at One Municipal Plaza, Beacon, New York, until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2018 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.  Bids are requested for:

                             Improvements to Pool Facilities – University Settlement Camp
                                City of Beacon, Dutchess County, New York


                 Work includes demolition of existing buildings, construction of new buildings, installation of holding tanks, and related improvements to the City’s pool facility at University Settlement Camp, 724 Wolcott Avenue, Beacon, New York.  Electronic copies of bid documents may be obtained from:

                                                            M.A. Day Engineering, PC

                                                           3 VanWyck Lane

                                                            Wappingers Falls, NY  12590


Click on this link for full bid document:  University Settlement Pool Improvements Bid Document
Click on this link for : Addenda #1 Pool Improvements 12/26/18

          The City of Beacon reserves the right to waive any informalities, and/or to reject any or all bids.  The City will not discriminate against bidders because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.  Every worker employed in the performance of a public work contract shall be certified as having completed an OSHA 10 safety training course, in accordance with Labor Laws.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid security in the proper amount and form, as described and provided in the Information to Bidders and Non-Collusive Certificate.


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