News By Category: City Budget
December 4, 2020
December 4, 2019
At its Dec 3 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council adopted the City’s proposed 2020-2021 biennial budget and 2020 tax levy (payable 2020). The total 2020 budget is $25,073,034. The total budget includes a General Fund tax levy of $19,649,140 and a bonded debt levy of $5,423,894.
December 2, 2019
Since 2012, the City of Golden Valley has received nearly 70 grants totaling $9.83 million from various local, county, state, and national groups. It has used the funds for park improvements, firefighter training, public works projects, and more. In 2019, the City’s grants totaled nearly $400,000.
August 20, 2019
Each August the City Council reviews the City’s Proposed General Fund Budget for the coming year in preparation for certifying the preliminary tax levy in September. The tax levy is the amount of property taxes needed to make bond payments and fund City services, such as police and fire, street and park maintenance, planning, and zoning, to name a few.
October 24, 2017
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).
December 16, 2016
At its Dec 6 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council unanimously adopted the City’s proposed 2017-2018 biennial budget and 2017 tax levy (payable 2017). The 2017 tax levy will be $21,531,403, a reduction of $131,700 from the preliminary levy of $21,663,103 adopted by the City Council Sept 20.
December 3, 2015
At its Dec 1 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council unanimously adopted the City’s proposed 2016-2017 biennial budget and 2016 tax levy (payable 2016). The 2016 tax levy will be $19,813,310, a reduction of $129,000 from the preliminary levy of $19,942,310 adopted by the City Council Sept 1.
April 20, 2015
The 21th annual Run The Valley 5/10K Run and 5K Walk drew 440 participants April 11 to compete for medals and raise money for the Golden Valley Human Services Fund (GVHSF).
May 24, 2013
The City’s monthly financial reports, which outline monthly progress relative to the approved budget, are now available online in an easy-to-access format. While these reports have always been included in online City Council agenda packets, the new location enhances convenience for those who only want to see financial reports.
December 21, 2012
For the twenty-third 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).