News & Announcements

City Receives High Marks for Final FTA Triennial Review of Transit Operations

The 2017 FTA Triennial Report, expected to be the City’s final compliance audit by FTA, was released on August 29th and may be viewed here. The most comprehensive of the FTA review processes, the Triennial Audit was last conducted in 2014. For the years 2014-17 covered by this report, the
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Annual Capital Projects Plan “The Capital Plan”

Each year in August/September, the City’s Finance Department, in consultation with all City Departments, city stakeholders, engineering consultants and our grant-writers, prepares a five year forecast which charts a course forward for major city projects and purchases. From new Fire equipment, such as a $1 Million Dollar ladder truck, to
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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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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

Minimum Water & Sewer Rents» 

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