News & Announcements

City of Poughkeepsie Receives Annual Fiscal Grades from Office of State Comptroller

The City of Poughkeepsie announced today that it has received its annual fiscal stress grades from the Office of the State Comptroller. For the year ending December 31, 2019, the City received a rating of “significant fiscal stress” and a rating of “moderate environmental stress.” The environmental stress rating reflects
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City to Permit Partial Payments on Real Estate Taxes; Amendment Moves to Common Council for Approval

City leaders have announced an initiative to amend the City’s Tax Code to permit partial payments on real estate taxes. Councilmembers Natasha Cherry (D-6th Ward) and Yvonne Flowers (I-5th Ward), both members of the City’s Finance Committee and sponsors of the legislation, worked with Republican Mayor Rob Rolison and his
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City of Poughkeepsie Names New Finance Commissioner to Succeed Brady

City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison announced today that Brian Martinez has been selected to succeed William Brady as the City’s Commissioner of Finance. Brady is retiring at the end of January. Brady served in Mayor Rolison’s administration since 2016, the majority of that time as Finance Commissioner. After Rob
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The Finance Department handles collection of:

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

2021 Tax Rates

County $3.1740
City Homestead $12.5120
City Non-Homestead $16.4418
Library Homestead $1.7478
Library Non-Homestead $2.3169
Poughkeepsie City School District – Online Tax Information

2021 Water & Sewer Rates

Water: $4.70/unit
Sewer: $4.20/unit

Minimum Water & Sewer Rents – Effective April 2021 Billing

10% Late Fee after Due Date

2021 Sanitation Fees

Due Date For Period Covering
3/15/2021 January 1 – March 30
5/15/2021 April 1 – June 30
8/15/2021 July 1 – September 30
10/15/2021 October 1 – December 30

Residential Collection Rates

Single Family Residence $120.00 / quarter
Two Family Residence $237.50 / quarter
Three Family Residence $375.00 / quarter
Mixed Use $235.38 / quarter

Commercial Collection Rates

4 Yard Dumpster $671.88 / quarter
6 Yard Dumpster $931.25 / quarter
8 Yard Dumpster $1234.38 / quarter
Enhanced Star Exemption $31.25 / quarter

10% Late Fee after Due Date