City Seeks Members for Industrial Development Agency & Board of Assessment Review


The City of Poughkeepsie Common Council seeks members to serve on the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency (IDA). Members of the IDA must be residents of the City of Poughkeepsie at the time of appointment.

The mission of the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency is to advance the job opportunities, health, general prosperity and economic welfare of the people of the City of Poughkeepsie and to improve its recreation opportunities, prosperity and standard of living, through the promotion, development, encouragement and assistance of industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, commercial, research and recreation facilities, educational or cultural facilities, health care facilities and continuing care retirement communities, in the City of Poughkeepsie.


The City of Poughkeepsie seeks members for the Board of Assessment Review. Interested parties must be residents of the City of Poughkeepsie and should have real estate valuation or other relevant experience. The position is a 5 year term with required appointment by the Common Council.

The Board of Assessment Review meets once a year to hear residents’ challenges to tax assessments. The Board is comprised of five members serving staggered five-year terms. Members are appointed by the Common Council. Members are required to receive training from the New York State Real Property Services at least once during each term. The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of May each year to review and determine all EA-524 assessment reviews.



The application deadline for the IDA and Board of Assessment Review is January 26, 2018.

Please send letters of interest and resumes to:

Deanne L. Flynn
Office of the City Chamberlain
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
[email protected]
845-451-4239 (Fax)