Municipal Innovation Grant Program
We are pleased to announce grant funding opportunities for all local government entities who have taxing authority within Dutchess County. This grant program is intended to spur innovation and identify best practices that will result in tax savings and a reduction of the property tax levy. Applications must be submitted by noon on Friday, May 19th. Click here for complete grant information, the application and instructions.
The Department of Planning and Development helps to maintain and enhance the County's quality of life. The Department is responsible for countywide planning, coordination of economic development activities, planning assistance to local governments, and comprehensive mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) data.
Significant projects and programs include:
The Department also provides administrative oversight and support to the Traffic Safety and STOP-DWI programs, the Department of Solid Waste, the Criminal Justice Council and several community agencies, which provide a wide range of programs for the County's residents, businesses, and visitors.