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Posted on: January 4, 2021

City Council Meeting Videos

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Click here to watch the City Council meeting videos.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Press Release From City Manager Stephen Jellie re: IAFF Local 1799 Appellate Court Decision Matter

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The City of Ogdensburg received the decision of the Appellate Court – 3rd Department today in the appeal matter brought against it by International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 1799, and while we strongly disagree, the Appellate Court is the r...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Protocol Effective January 13, 2022

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Please click here to read the memorandum from City Manager Stephen Jellie.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Press Release from City Manager Stephen P. Jellie Regarding OFD Daily Minimum Staffing

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OGDENSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT MINIMUM DAILY STAFFING REDUCED TO 3 AFTER IAFF LOCAL 1799 REFUSES TO NEGOTIATE A REDUCTION IN PERKS AND HAZARD PAY

The City of Ogdensburg cannot afford to continue the exorbitant perks demanded by IAFF Local 1799 and to maintain ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Press Release From City Manager Stephen Jellie Regarding County Property Tax Collection

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The following information is provided to City of Ogdensburg Taxpayers and Residents in an effort to clarify the recent announcement by St. Lawrence County Treasurer Renee Cole that she will unilaterally change the date that St. Lawrence County Property Ta...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

NEW 2022 RATES FOR LOCKWOOD ARENA AND MARINA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 28, 2021

New Rates Effective January 1, 2022 

 

Ogdensburg, NY – Effective January 1, 2022 the following rates shall apply.

 

Lockwood Arena offers ice and non-ice rentals. &nb...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Federal Funding Available for Past Due Water and Sewer Bills

Funding Available

The availability of Federal funds to help low income households pay up to $2,500 of past due water and sewer bills has been announced.

Households who are interested in applying for assistance should click here.

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Former Diamond Property Requests for Proposals

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To view the proposal submitted by Blue Water Development, please click here.

To view the proposal submitted by Fowler Development Corp., please click here.

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News Flash Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Monthly Department Updates

Updates

Updates from each City department will now be posted on the City website and updated monthly.

To view the most recent updates from each department, please click here.

You can view previous updates, by accessing the Mayor & Council page of the website un...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Press Release from City Manager Stephen P. Jellie Regarding 2020 Audit

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The Ogdensburg City Council formally accepted the 2020 Financial Audit Report at its regular meeting on 27 September 2021 by a unanimous vote of 7-0.   The information contained in the 2020 audit report is verification that the city’s f...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Press Release From Mayor Skelly Regarding Public Meetings & Staff Offices

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Due to the continued increase in cases of COVID-19 the state legislature has passed, and the Governor signed into law, authority for public meetings to be held remotely without in-person attendance.   Effective immediately the City of Ogdensburg ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Press Release From City Manager Stephen P. Jellie Regarding Lawsuit Against City and Mayor Skelly

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The City of Ogdensburg has retained the law firm Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP to represent the City and the Mayor in the matter brought against it by a small group of local government disruptors (Cynthia Layng, Douglas Loffler, Brian Mitchell and Angela Mc...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Press Release From Mayor Skelly Regarding City Employee Pay and Healthcare Benefits

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Now that the Ogdensburg City government has begun preparation of the 2022 Annual Budget, Mayor Jeffrey M. Skelly is requesting the City Manager provide recommendations to the full City Council on how to make drastic changes to the City Employee Pay and He...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Press Release From Mayor Skelly Regarding Regional Recreational Facility

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Ogdensburg Mayor: Bold new vision for a Regional Recreational Facility 

While the Ogdensburg City government begins plans for the 2022 Annual Budget, Mayor Jeffrey M. Skelly will propose his vision for a new community “Regional Recreational Facili...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Press Release from City Manager Stephen P. Jellie Regarding Facebook Lawsuit

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The City of Ogdensburg will address the matter presented by the so-called “Citizen’s Watch Group” as it pertains to the Mayor when official notification is received from a court of jurisdiction; that has not yet occurred despite the rush by this so-called...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Statement From Mayor Skelly Regarding 2022 Budget

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Monday, 23 August 2021 marks the beginning of the City of Ogdensburg’s 2022 Annual Budget preparations.   As Mayor I take the fiscal responsibility of my office and my commitment to lower taxes for the citizens of Ogdensburg very seriously. &...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Statement from City Manager Stephen P. Jellie

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Ogdensburg: Protecting Past Bad Practice Won’t Save a City

Saving a city from the financial distress (proven by facts) that Ogdensburg is in will not be easy.  Setting the conditions for the revival of the city will be even more difficult...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Waterfront Revitalization Website

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City of Ogdensburg, New York Launches Waterfront Revitalization Website 

A dedicated source of information and data on the City’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program

Ogdensburg, NY – August 10, 2021 - The City of Ogdensburg,...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Former Diamond National RFP

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A one-page summary of the former Diamond National Request for Proposals has been finalized.

To view the RFP, please click here.

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News Flash Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Helpful Community Links

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For a list of available links to area programs and services, please click here.  

Please note the newly added "Helpful Community Links" section contains a list of telephone numbers along with useful information for those seeking immediat...

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News Flash Announcements
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Ogdensburg Municipal Code eCode360 Version Now Available

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The version of the Ogdensburg Municipal Code on the City website has been updated to the eCode360 version provided by General Code.  You can access it here or from the home page of the City website at www.ogdensburg.org.

This new version offers a ...

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News Flash Announcements
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Financial Restructuring Board Report

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Please click here here to access the 2018 Financial Restructuring Board report.

The report is also available on the Comptroller page of the City website which can be accessed under the Government tab from the home page.

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Letter From City Manager Stephen Jellie

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FIREFIGHTER LAYOFFS

  

The City of Ogdensburg is sincerely disappointed that a deal could not be reached with IAFF Local 1799 to avoid the lay off of 5 dedicated firefighter personnel.  We were able to fully withdraw one layoff no...

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