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Two Days Left To Vote Early In The Primary; Precinct 3 Voters Will Have One Building Entrance Aug 14
Early voting is winding down for this year’s primary election. For those voting on Primary Election Day, here’s what you need to know, along with new information for voters in Golden Valley’s Precinct 3 and a reminder for those in Precinct 1.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue reminds homeowners and renters to file for their 2016 property tax refund before it expires Aug 15, 2018. Learn more here.
Last December the Golden Valley Council approved utility rate changes (water usage, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, street lights, and recycling) that became effective April 1. However, the company that mails the City’s quarterly utility bills forgot to insert the flyer explaining the rate changes in the residential billing for April.
Franchise fee increases approved by the City Council in December 2017 to help fund infrastructure improvements are expected to provide approximately $1 million per year in additional revenue after 2019. The increases are part of the City’s strategic plan to outline infrastructure project priorities and provide financing solutions that lessen the use of long-term debt.
Brookview will be open on Election Day only for voters in Golden Valley’s Precinct 8. Please follow signs to enter the building on the north side.
Eligible voters will place their ballots directly into a ballot counter when voting in person at City Hall Oct 31-Nov 6. Voting machines will record votes as they are turned in but will not report results until after polls close on Election Day, Nov 7.
For the 28th consecutive year, the City of Golden Valley has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).