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Notice of Tax Sale for Unpaid City Taxes and Unpaid City School District Taxes

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, in accordance with the provisions of Section 14.21 of the administrative code of the City of Poughkeepsie and Section 3533 of the Education Law, the undersigned Commissioner of Finance, acting as City Treasurer of the City of Poughkeepsie, publishes the following list and statement of parcels
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City of Poughkeepsie Releases Audited Financial Statements for 2018 General Fund, Deficit Declined by More than $6 Million over Three Years

City of Poughkeepsie officials today released audited financial statements for 2018 reflecting a sharp decline in the City’s General Fund deficit, from approximately $13.2 million at the end of 2015 to approximately $7.1 million at the end of 2018. Auditors also found the City’s General Fund cash position has improved
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Mayor Rolison Releases 2020 Preliminary Budget

BUDGET MESSAGE October 15, 2019 Dear Honorable Members of the Common Council, and to our taxpayers and residents, to our local business owners and our non-profits, to our faith-based organizations and to all the stakeholders in the Great City of Poughkeepsie, GREETINGS: Pursuant to Article XIV of the Administrative Code,
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Water & Sewer Payment System Sanitation Payment System Parking Ticket Payment System Property Tax Payment System

Note: When making a Water & Sewer or Sanitation payment, please have your account number and payment amount ready. This information can be found on your most recent bill. 

The Finance Department handles collection of:

    • Real Property Taxes
    • Parking Tickets
    • Water & Sewer Bill Payments
    • Sanitation Payments

For your convenience payments may be dropped in our Drop Box located in front of the Police Department

2019 Tax Rates

County $3.4475
City Homestead $13.2996
City Non-Homestead $17.9981
Library Homestead $1.8225
Library Non-Homestead $2.4790
Poughkeepsie City School District – Online Tax Information

2019 Water & Sewer Rates

Water: $4.30/unit
Sewer: $3.60/unit

10% Late Fee after Due Date

Minimum Water & Sewer Rents – Effective April 2018 Billing

2019 Sanitation Fees

Due Date For Period Covering
3/15/2019 January 1 – March 30
5/15/2019 April 1 – June 30
8/15/2019 July 1 – September 30
10/15/2019 October 1 – December 30

Residential Collection Rates

Single Family Residence $96.00 / quarter
Two Family Residence $190.00 / quarter
Three Family Residence $300.00 / quarter
Mixed Use $187.50 / quarter

Commercial Collection Rates

4 Yard Dumpster $537.50 / quarter
6 Yard Dumpster $745 / quarter
8 Yard Dumpster $987.50 / quarter
Enhanced Star Exemption $25 / quarter

10% Late Fee after Due Date