Finance Department


City Controller

Michael Piccirillo

Email: [email protected]

The Mission of the Finance Department is to safeguard and administer the City’s assets and provide comprehensive financial management information on the financial health in support of the mission to maintain the City’s fiscal strength.

The department is composed of five operating areas (Finance, Payroll & Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable.)



The City of Glen Cove will be conducting its annual Tax Lien Sale on Friday, June 21, 2024 at 10:00 am sharp in the main chambers of City Hall.  If you wish to participate and are not already a registered Lien Buyer, please fill out the Lien Buyer Registration Form and W-9 Form and email to: [email protected] or you can mail it to: Attn: Maria O'Connell, City Hall Finance Department, 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542

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Lien Buyer Registration Form

List of Properties for Sale

Lien Buyer Fact Sheet

Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for disbursing and accounting for all operating expenses, inclusive of wages, supplies and services (of approximately $63 million adopted budget). It oversees revenue collections and ensures the accurate accounting of revenues due to the City. Other duties include compiling and issuing the preparation of the Cities annual operating budget and periodic budget projections. The Office also manages the financing of the city’s capital projects including multiple year construction projects and asset acquisitions.

The Finance department safeguards and manages all of the City’s cash assets and investments to maximize interest earnings and minimize risk and reviews all proposed City council resolutions or fiscal impact.

Water Bill Payment

Effective September 1st, resident's City water payments will be sent directly to a lockbox facility to be processed and funds will be deposited immediately.  The lockbox address is as follows:

PO Box 2523
Hicksville NY 11802-2523

Residents should update their online banking address when submitting water payments to the new PO BOX address.  Residents can continue coming in person to pay the water bills.  This process has eliminated staff workload and gives the City access to funds immediately.

Payroll Office

Supervises, coordinates and accurately prepares the payroll for all City employees ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, policies and bargaining agreements.

Purchasing Office

The Purchasing Division procures materials, equipment and services at the lowest cost consistent with the quality and suitability required in accordance with the City’s Purchasing Policy and all applicable laws.

You can email the Purchasing Office at [email protected]for any purchasing related questions.

City of Glen Cove – Procurement Policy – Adopted January 1, 2022

Accounts Payable

The Department processes payment to vendors after the service has been rendered, and proper paperwork has been submitted to the Accounts Payable Department. All payments require the approval of the City council. The City council meets twice per month, once approved, checks will be sent out the end of the week. You can email [email protected] to determine if a specific payment is on the warrant.

Real Estate Tax

In response to inquiries from residents,

Effective February 9, 2022

The City’s Tax Department is now accepting payments Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Online payments can still be made for:

City, School & County Taxes:


All payments can also be mailed to:

City Hall

9 Glen Street

Glen Cove, NY 11542

We encourage all to pay their taxes via mail or online. Receipts can be provided upon request.


– Due Dates –

  • First Half City Tax:  Dec. 1 through Jan. 10
  • First Half County Tax: Jan. 1 through Feb.10
  • Second Half School Tax: Feb.1 through March 1
  • Second Half City Tax: June 1 through July 10
  • Second Half County Tax: July 1 through Aug. 10
  • First Half School Tax: Aug. 1 through Sept. 1

A discount will be provided for City taxes if paid in full during the first time period. All requests for tax information must be in writing and emailed to [email protected] or fax a request to (516) 320-7807 or (516) 759-6791

Frequently Asked Questions