2012 Property Tax Data SupplementPublished Sep 24, 2012
This report includes a comparative data table that allows you to compare tax and other data from your city with groups of similar cities. It also includes a brief article about the Property Tax Working Group, a committee created by the 2010 Legislature.
2012 Property Tax ReportPublished Sep 24, 2012
In terms of property taxes, 2012 is shaping up
to be another difficult year for cities, with continued
declining market values and no increase
in local government aid (LGA). In addition, the
homestead market value exclusion (HMVE)
program enacted by the 2011 Legislature has also
created some financial challenges for cities.
Financing Local Government Task Force ReportPublished Jan 11, 2005
Final report of the 2005 Financing Local Government Task Force. Sets out five principles to guide the state-local partnership and makes several recommendations on both that partnership and on financing public services.
Focus on Outcomes: Redesigning Minnesota's Local Government ServicesPublished Jan 23, 2012
The League of Minnesota Cities (LMC), Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC), and Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) jointly released a report titled "Focus on Outcomes: Redesigning Minnesota's Local Government Services," based on public forums held in November 2011.