The Savage City Council adopted the Final General Fund Budget for 2014 and Property Tax Levy in December 2013. A public meeting to gather feedback and answer questions on the budget was held December 2, 2013.
2014 Tax Levy
Total levy for 2014: $16,121,503
Increase from 2012: 4.2%
2014 General Fund Budget
View the 2014 Public Meeting Presentation (Dec. 2, 2013).
The League of Minnesota Cities has produced a State Market Value Tax Change brochure to help property owners better understand their statements.
The General Fund is the general operating fund of the City and includes the activities of Police and Fire; general administration, including the Mayor and Council, the City administrators department, the City Attorney, Finance, Public Works, Community Development and Parks and Recreation.
The 2014-2018 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) represents the City's proposed capital equipment and improvements for the next five years. The CIP is one of the City's primary planning documents and is developed to identify our community's capital needs. This document is also an important public policy statement and informs the general public of anticipated projects within their community.
The Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA) encourages state and local governments to prepare and issue a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of the highest quality. The City of Savage has consistently received recognition from GFOA for its annual financial report. The most recent reports may be downloaded via the link below. Copies also are available at Savage City Hall or the Savage Library.
The City of Savage has a variety of fees depending on the services required. To find the fee for your service, download the 2014 Fee Schedule.
Information on unpaid levies and pending assessments are available upon request. Download, complete and submit the Special Assessment Search Form along with payment to initiate the process.