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 - December 31, 2018
Executive Summary - December 31, 2018

Special Assessments

2019 Special Assessments Uncertified Balances

This document contains the Special Assessment Uncertified Balances as of 12/17/2019. 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
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


Upcoming Events

7:30 am Offices & Transfer Station Closu...
Offices & Transfer Station Closu...
Jul 3 @ 7:30 am – Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm
Office & Transfer Station Closings: Public Works, City Hall & Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, July 3. Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 4. Garbage Schedule: Week of June 29 Friday’s garbage will be picked up on Thursday, July 2.
3:30 pm Finance Meeting @ City Commission Chambers
Finance Meeting @ City Commission Chambers
Jul 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Agendas are posted online and available in the City Auditor’s office.
5:00 pm City Commission Meeting @ City Commission Chambers
City Commission Meeting @ City Commission Chambers
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Agendas and minutes for the City Commission meetings are posted online or available in the City Auditor’s Office.