Treasurer / Collector

Important Reminder:

  • Reminder from the Collector, Fiscal Year 2021 Real Estate and Personal Property Second Quarter tax bills are due Monday, November 2nd.
  • Payments can be made:
    • Online - Please note that standard fees apply. There will be a $0.25 processing fee assessed for all electronic check payments. Credits card payments use the fee structure here.
    • Mail - mail a check or money order to 95 Pleasant Street, Room 118, Gardner, MA 01440
    • City Hall Drop Box (front of City Hall) - check or money order

Mission Statement


  • The Treasury Department issues payroll and accounts payable checks, including maintaining appropriate payroll records and complying with reporting requirements on all Federal, State, and Local levels.
  • Collects all taxes for the City of Gardner.
  • The Treasurer receives and takes charge of the money of the Municipality in General Treasury and Special Funds, including Stabilization Funds, Trust Funds, and many others.
  • The Treasurer negotiates for borrowing, including preparation of documents and notes.
  • The Treasurer has the statutory responsibility to pay all bills as properly authorized by proper City Officers.
  • The Treasurer retains custody of Tax Deeds or Instruments of Taking, maintains Tax Title accounts, conducts sales of land and oversees petition for foreclosure.
  • The Treasury Department maintains and controls the City Hall computer network.
  • Keeps all deeds for City-owned property.