The City of Kingston, NY

    Welcome to the City of Kingston, NY

    Kingston, dating to the arrival of the Dutch in 1652, is a vibrant city with rich history and architecture, was the state's first capital, and a thriving arts community. City Hall is in the heart of the community at 420 Broadway, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except July & August (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).  Come tour our historic City, with restaurants that are among the region's finest, and local shopping that promises unique finds.

    Historic Churches

    Kingston is home to many historic churches. The oldest church still standing is the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston which was organized in 1659. Referred to as The Old Dutch Church, it is located in Uptown Kingston. Many of the city's historic churches populate Wurts street (6 in one block) among them Hudson Valley Wedding Chapel is a recently restored church built in 1867 and now a chapel hosting weddings. Another church in the Rondout is located at 72 Spring Street. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded in 1849. The original church building at the corner of Hunter Street and Ravine Street burned to the ground in the late 1850s. The current church on Spring Street was built in 1874.

    Kingston, NY

    Kingston became New York's first capital in 1777, and was burned by the British on October 13, 1777, after the Battles of Saratoga. In the 19th century, the city became an important transport hub after the discovery of natural cement in the region, and had both railroad and canal connections.

    Kingston, NY

    The town of Rondout, New York, now a part of the city of Kingston, became an important freight hub for the transportation of coal from Honesdale, Pennsylvania to New York City through the Delaware and Hudson Canal. This hub was later used to transport other goods, including bluestone. Kingston shaped and shipped most of the bluestone made to create the sidewalks of New York City.

     

    Contact Us

    City Hall Address:
    420 Broadway
    Kingston, New York
    12401

    Phone:
    (845) 331-0080
    Email:
    [email protected]

    Agendas, Minutes, Packets, Meeting Dates & Recordings


    This is the central depository of Kingston's agendas, minutes, legal notices and meeting dates from a number of boards, commissions, and committees within the city. In addition, various boards (not all) post their meeting packets.  Use the drop-down menu box below to choose the group you are interested in, then make the appropriate selections to find the agenda, minutes or packet you need. 

    Events for 9/29/2021
    Start Time6:30 PM
    End Time9:00 PM
    Title
    Laws and Rules Committee
    Location
    Virtual
    Extra Details

    Elisa Tinti is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    AGENDA

    This meeting will be live-streamed at the City of Kingston Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/CityofKingstonNY

    Topic: Laws & Rules September
    Time: Sep 29, 2021 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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    Finance and Audit Committee
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    Common Council

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    Parks and Recreation Commission
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    Tree Commission

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    Kingston Water Board
    Finance and Audit Committee
    Conservation Advisory Council

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    Arts Commission Meeting
    Zoning Board of Appeals

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    Planning Board Meeting

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    CDBG Public Hearing

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    Live Well Kingston
    Police Commission
    Plumbing Board
    Public Hearing
    Laws and Rules Committee

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    Civil Service Commission
    Kingston City Land Bank

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    Community Development

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    Police Commission
    Climate Smart Kingston
    Public Safety/General Government Committee

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