Auditor’s Office

The Auditor's Office handles all financial aspects of the city, including Public Works, Police Department and Fire Department.



2020 Preliminary Budget
The Preliminary Budget of the City of Valley City, North Dakota for the calendar year ending December 31, 2020, has been completed and is on file in the City Auditor’s Office where it may be examined. The City Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:00 P.M., September 17, 2019, at City Hall in Valley City, North Dakota for the purpose of receiving comments from the citizens of Valley City. The final adoption of the budget and fixing the annual tax will be on October 1, 2019.

This hearing is held for the opportunity of the citizens to participate with respect to city budgets. Any taxpayer may appear and discuss any item of expenditure or enter objections to any item or the amount therein.

2019 Budget

Audited Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statements - December 31, 2017

Special Assessments

2018 Special Assessment Uncertified Balances

This document contains the 2018 Special Assessment Uncertified Balances as of 12/13/2018. The balances are available by parcel number. You can lookup your parcel number on the North Dakota Property Tax Information Portal.

Special Assessments are identified by project codes. The first number of the project indicates the type of project (ie, 2 = Paving), the second number indicates the district number (ie, [Paving] Improvement District No. 110). Project codes are listed in the document.

Helpful Links

The City Auditor's Office also works closely with the following programs, for more information, please use the following links:

Contact Us

Auditor's Office
Fax: (701) 845-4588

254 2nd Avenue NE
PO Box 390
Valley City, ND 58072

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Avis Richter, Finance Director/Auditor
Phone: (701) 845-8121

Brenda Klein, Deputy Auditor
Phone: (701) 845-8124

Emma Tufte, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (701) 845-8125


Upcoming Events

5:00 pm Commission Meeting @ Commission Chambers
Commission Meeting @ Commission Chambers
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
all-day Transfer Station Closed
Transfer Station Closed
Aug 31 all-day
The Transfer Station will be closed Saturday, August 31 and remain closed on Monday, September 2.
all-day Labor Day: Offices & Transfer St...
Labor Day: Offices & Transfer St...
Sep 2 all-day
Public Works, City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, September 2.
3:30 pm Finance Meeting @ Commission Chambers
Finance Meeting @ Commission Chambers
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm