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City Projects 2016 Surplus

Mayor Rob Rolison said today that the City of Poughkeepsie will end 2016 with a projected surplus in its General Fund of $544,000. “This positive news shows the impact that cost-containment and careful monitoring of expenses throughout the year has, and why we should not transfer savings from any particular
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Annual Sanitation Charges to be Billed Separately – Effective 2017

The City of Poughkeepsie New York   Annual Sanitation Charges to be Billed Separately – Effective 2017 In 2013 the Common Council adopted a resolution changing the billing system for sanitation so that the charges were billed as a separate line on the homeowner’s annual tax bill. Although Former Mayor
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Water & Sewer Payment System Sanitation Payment System Parking Ticket Payment System Property Tax Payment System

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

2016/2017 Tax Rates

County $3.5759
City Homestead $13.0654
City Non-Homestead $16.5610
Library Homestead $1.7289
Library Non-Homestead $2.1852
School Homestead $15.2110
School Non-Homestead $19.4458

2016/2017 Water & Sewer Rates

Water: $4.30/unit
Sewer: $4.00/unit

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2016/2017 Sanitation Fees

Due Date For Period Covering
3/15/2017 January 1 – March 30
5/15/2017 April 1 – June 30
8/15/2017 July 1 – September 30
10/15/2017 October 1 – December 30

Residential Collection Rates

Single Family Residence $84.00 / quarter
Two Family Residence $165.00 / quarter
Three Family Residence $240.00 / quarter
Mixed Use $150.00 / quarter

Commercial Collection Rates

4 Yard Dumpster $510 / quarter
6 Yard Dumpster $720 / quarter
8 Yard Dumpster $960 / quarter
Enhanced Star Exemption $25 / quarter

10% Late Fee after Due Date