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.
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.