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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. ...
Please click on the following link to view an infographic outlining efforts being taken by the City of address homelessness.
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 ...
Click on the following link for background and summary of work to date on this important project.
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...
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.