The City of Beacon Recreation Department is excited to be part of this years Main Street Tree Lighting. We will be on hand with all of the other terrfific sponsors to help bring some holiday cheer to our fine little city.
Saturday, December 8
Lighting of the BeaconArts Upcycled Bicycle Christmas Tree
The Beacon Music Factory Choir will be singing! Reception following at School of Jellyfish (183 Main Street). Sponsored by The City of Beacon, BeaconArts, Alps Sweet Shop and School of Jellyfish.
Cross and Main Streets
We hope to see you all there!
On Wednesday, November 21, there will be a Community Tree Celebration and Urban Forestry Training at the corner of Dewindt and South Elm Streets (behind the Dutchess County DMV building). Click here for more details.
The Beacon Creamery will host Breakfast with Santa on the morning of December 1 at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. This will be followed by a meeting with Santa at Kringle's Christmas House. Click here for additional details.
As previously announced here, the Main Street/Waterfront Linkage Committee will hold a public meeting on Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Building (413 Main Street). The committee will present its proposals for rezoning the Main Street and Waterfront linkage area. All are welcome to attend.
Click here for the proposed zoning articles.
Click here for a map depicting the proposed zones.
Be advised that the letter you may be receiving from HomeServe regarding water service line coverage has nothing to do with the City of Beacon. This is voluntary coverage on your part and is not required by the City.
Meredith S. Robson, City Administrator
Please note that Tuesday's workshop will begin at 6:00. There will be a brief executive session; the public portion of workshop business will begin immediately after the executive session.
The Tioronda Working Group has created a walking, driving or biking tour of Beacon. You can access the tour at www.tiorondaworkinggroup.com. There is a print version, an interactive map and an audio tour.
Solaris Voices will perform a Benefit Concert for the Beacon Dog Park at the Howland Cultural Center.
When: November 17th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY
Cost: $20 (in advance), $25 (at door), $5 (per child under 18).
Click here to read Central Hudson's press release regarding forthcoming weather.
Parking after Snow Accumulations
It shall be unlawful to place, park or leave any automobile, truck or other vehicle on any public road or street within the corporate limits of the City of Beacon after any fall or accumulation of snow of two inches or more, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. or when parking on said public road or street obstructs the removal of snow, unless such vehicle is at all times attended by a person legally capable of operating said vehicle. All vehicles left parked in violation of this Subsection A may be removed at the owner's expense. There shall be no parking in municipal lots within 24 hours of posting of same by the City Administrator. The violation of this provision shall constitute a violation and shall be punished by a fine of $100.
Removing Snow from Sidewalks
Every owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or other person having charge of any building or lot of ground in the City, abutting upon any street, avenue or public place, shall, where such building or lot of ground is within the established limits of the City, as they now exist or hereafter may exist, within 24 hours after the cessation of every fall of snow or the formation of any ice on the sidewalk abutting such building or lot of ground, remove or cause the snow or ice to be removed or cleaned entirely from the sidewalk abutting such building or lot of ground. ROUTES USED BY STUDENTS WALKING TO SCHOOL SHOULD BE CLEARED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. For additional information and laws regarding Snow Removal see the Beacon Code Section 191.12
Throwing Snow in the Road
It shall be unlawful for any person to blow or place snow or ice onto City of Beacon public streets or roads by mechanical or physical means. The violation of this provision shall constitute a violation and shall be punishable by a fine of $100 for the first offense and $250 for the second and subsequent offenses committed within 18 months of the first offense.