News By Category: Finance Department

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

Property owners who have questions about their property valuation notices can come to the Open Book meeting April 23, 4-6pm, at the City Hall Council Conference Room. Read More

Every year, the City of Golden Valley works with Hennepin County to determine the market value of city properties. The County mails notices to property owners every March to show the market value that will be used to determine property taxes for the following year. Read More

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. Read More