City Governance

Advisory Commissions

Advisory Commissions

Four advisory commissions exist to provide guidance to the City Council on a number of topics and issues. Commission members are volunteers appointed by the City Council following an application and interview process. Members typically serve three-year terms that begin on Feb. 1.  The application process is closed for 2017.…
Budget

Budget

  {tab Budget & Tax Levy} View the 2016 Proposed Budget and Levy presentation Property Tax FAQ 2016 Tax Levy The Savage City Council adopted the General Fund Budget and Property Tax Levy in December 2015.  Total levy for 2016: $16,161,672General Fund Levy - Supports public Safety, Public Works, Community Development, Parks and Recreation and…
City Code

City Code

Most laws are defined in state statutes but cities also have the legal authority to adopt additional regulations in the form of ordinances, which together form the city code. The Savage City Code regulates many activities and uses in the City and provides penalty provisions for violations.  The Savage City Code is published online and although every effort…
Data Practices Policies

Data Practices Policies

Data Practices Policy for Data Subjects Data Practices Policy for Members of the Public Data Practices Inventory
Elections & Voting

Elections & Voting

The General Election is November 8, 2016. Polls will be open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.   Register to vote   To cast a ballot, you must be registered under your current address/name. You are encouraged to register early or at your polling place on election day. To register, go to mnvotes.org. …
Mayor & City Council

Mayor & City Council

About the Savage City Council The Savage City Council consists of a mayor and four council members who each serve 4-year terms. City elections are held in November of odd-numbered years. The City Council is primarily responsible for making laws, setting policies, adopting budgets, and overseeing a wide-ranging agenda for…
Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

   City leaders and staff rely on a strategic plan developed in 2005 to guide priorities and decisions. The strategic plan is based on recommendations by a 20-member task force that reviewed input collected through a survey, focus groups and town meetings. The plan was intended to serve as a…