From Public Safety, to Parks and Recreation, to garbage and recycling pick up, to services for Seniors and Veterans, the City of Yonkers is committed to providing a second to none level of service for residents and visitors.
Yonkers residents love their pets. The City of Yonkers aims to promote and protect the health, safety and well-being of all animals and pets through various services provided by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation and the Yonkers Animal Shelter.
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The Department of Constituent Services houses a dedicated staff that is available to work one on one with citizens who need help cutting through red tape and other problems relating to city, state, and federal government. The goal for this office is to allow government to be accessible and responsive to addressing citizens' needs.
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The City takes pride in keeping Yonkers clean, green and sustainable through the collection, transportation and disposal of garbage and recycling, which is managed by the Department of Public Works. The City also operates a Recycling Center and an Organic Yard that composts leaves and other organic materials.
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You can get to Yonkers from almost anywhere, and easily so. Ten Metro North Railroad stations serve Yonkers and we’re just 25 minutes to Midtown Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal. Five major highways connect Yonkers with the rest of Westchester County, New York City and beyond. Whether you’re traveling by train, car, bus, bike or on foot, getting around – and to and from – Yonkers has never been easier.
The safety, security and well-being of all Yonkers residents is Mayor Mike Spano’s top priority. Thanks to the hard work of the City’s emergency services personnel, Yonkers is ranked as one of the safest cities of its size in the country.
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Yonkers is a great place to live, work and raise a family. Yonkers has a rich history; dozens of distinct, desireable and liveable neighborhoods; great schools and parks; a lively culture and attractions; and a pro-business environment.
Your tax dollars fund essential city services such as garbage pick-up, the parks system, programs for seniors, and the Board of Education. Learn more about how to pay your tax and water bills, due dates, and tax exemptions.
From case managers to transportation services to recreation, Mayor Mike Spano is committed to providing Yonkers seniors with the very best services and care.
The Mission of the Department of Veterans' Services is to help veterans, spouses, and dependents obtain every benefit under the law. We pledge to treat you with courtesy, compassion, and respect at all times; communicate with you accurately, completely, and clearly; provide timely service to you; make our services accessible to you; fully answer your questions, concerns, and complaints.