News By Category: Finance Department

On Dec 1, 2020, the Golden Valley City Council and Golden Valley Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) approved budgets and tax levies to fund 2021 operations. Read More

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) has a proposed 2021 tax levy of $72,000. Residents should have received their 2021 property tax statement in the mail last week and this levy is included with the other special tax districts on that statement. Read More

By now all Golden Valley homes should have received their proposed 2021 property tax statements from Hennepin County based on the valuation notices sent in March 2020. This valuation is an estimate of what your property taxes will be for 2021. Read More

The City of Golden Valley received $1,625,843 to cover eligible COVID-19 expenses, but not for loss of revenues. Read More

Taking a shower, doing laundry, and washing the dishes are all things that make your water meter move. Knowing how to read your meter can help you control your water usage, and ultimately, your bill. Read More

To protect the health and safety of taxpayers and staff, Hennepin County has cancelled the Open Book meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Golden Valley City Hall. Instead, residents can schedule phone or email discussions with assessors as well as file appeals online.
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Hennepin County will be sending out 2021 Valuation Notices for Golden Valley properties March 24. The notice will show the market value used to determine property taxes for the following year. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

As part of its Pathways To Public Service program, the City of Golden Valley is partnering with BrookLynk in an effort to introduce young people to career opportunities in public employment. This summer, six young adults will each work a 10-week internship in various City departments. Read More