Finance and Human Resources

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The Finance/Human Resources Department is responsible for the City's accounting and human resources activities. It also provides internal support services to all city departments. This includes:

  • Preparing annual financial report and budget documents
  • Processing payments to vendor
  • Receipting payments for city services
  • Payroll and benefits administration
  • General accounting transactions
  • Cash management and banking relationships
  • Debt management
  • Risk management and loss control
  • Overseeing the City's information systems
  • Administration of special assessments
  • Administration of TIF districts
  • Implementation of financial and internal controls

In addition, the Department is responsible for the preparation of the budget, annual financial report, and a 5-year capital improvement plan.

Finance FAQs

Below are some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) presented to the Finance department staff. If your question is not answered here, please call 952-882-2644.

What do my taxes pay for?

An average valued home of $275,992 pays approximately $1,268 annually in city taxes. This equates to $3.47 per day. In return, residents receive police and fire protection, street plowing and maintenance, park facilities, and many other services.

I don't agree with the assessed market value of my property. Who can I call?

Questions or concerns about your property's assessed market value should be directed to the Scott County Assessor's Office at 952-496-8115.