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City crews are out trimming trees. Trees located in the City ROW will be brought to code. Code states trees must maintain a height of 9 feet over the sidewalk and 18 feet over the street. All trimmings will be done by City. Residents do have an option of hiring private contractors at the cost of the homeowner if they chose.

Mount Vernon Police Department November Police Report

Our Police Department is very busy. Click on the link below to learn more about what is going on in your City. Thank you MVPD for all you do for our community. We appreciate you! #thinblueline

November 2017 Mount Vernon Police Report

Do you have a loved one that has a special need or condition that you want the police department to be aware of or need help in some monitoring or police checks? The link below explains more and what you need to do to register your loved one.

Home Again CR Instructions 

2018 City Budget

Below are the links for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget. The budget shows where money is being allocated through the year. 

FY 2017-2018 Budget Summary City of Mt Vernon


Water Quality Report 2016



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