City Budget and Annual Financial Reports
The Finance Department annually prepares the City Budget Document. The document includes all operations of the City and is used to communicate the City’s organizational goals and policies, and financial plan for the coming year. The Budget also serves as an operations guide, describing the activities and services provided by the City.
- Fiscal Management and Investments
- Accounts payable
- Monitoring the fiscal operations of the Robin Center Liquor Store and Deputy Registrar's Office
Profits from the liquor store and deputy registrar are used to supplement revenues for general government operations.
Cost of Basic Government Services
The City of Robbinsdale collects property taxes from property owners to pay for basic government services:
- Administration—The Administration function accounts for direct activities related to the City Council, general administration, assessing, finance, and elections. This function ensures that government services as established by the City Council are being delivered in an accountable manner.
Community Development—Residents are served through maintaining and improving the Community’s physical features through planning, official controls, housing programs, and redevelopment.
Police Protection—The Police Department is committed to providing citizens with a safe community through continuous patrols, traffic enforcement, crime investigation, school liaison services, and emergency responses.
Fire Protection—The Fire Department is committed to serving the citizens by protecting their lives and property through the provision of fire prevention and suppression services.
Recreation—Provides the opportunity for citizens of all ages to participate in planned recreational and leisure activities.
Forestry—Maintains the City’s shade tree management program, which includes the removal of diseased trees, tree trimming, reforestation, and weed inspections.
Engineering—Services provided by the Engineering Department include building permits and inspections, rental housing licensing and inspections, code enforcement (nuisances), and project management and coordination of street and building improvement projects.
Public Works—The Public Works Department maintains the City’s government buildings, parks, and streets. Services include general building maintenance; turf maintenance; ballfield maintenance; park facility and equipment maintenance; street sweeping and patching; snow plowing; and maintaining street lights, signs, and traffic lights.
Debt Service—Represents the payments related to the borrowing of funds through the issuance of bonds or notes to pay for needed capital acquisitions and improvements.
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costs to provide basic government services.
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costs for a median valued home.