City of North St. Paul Budgets

City of North St. Paul 2020 Budget

On December 3, 2019 The City Council adopted a final tax levy of $5,491,446 for 2020, reflecting a 5.0% increase over 2019. Budget Objectives and Outcomes include:

  • Additional Police Department Staffing (Patrol Officer and Community Service Officer)
  • Increased Funding for Paid on Call Firefighters and Fire Relief
  • Investment in Redevelopment Projects
  • Adequate staffing to provide essential city services
  • Maintaining of a Balanced Budget

Largest Residential Market Value increase in Ramsey County

The median value residential property market value in North St. Paul rose 16.1% for 2020 property taxes payable. This is the largest increase in Ramsey County by nearly 6% over the next fastest growing city. The median residential market value in North St. Paul is now $213,200; or 2.4% greater than 2007 values.

Budget Process: A typical budget preparation calendar includes the following target dates

  • City Council conducts goal setting in spring
  • City staff prepare budgets from May through July
  • Budget workshops are held in August and September
  • Preliminary Levy adopted by City Council in September
  • Ramsey County sends proposed property taxes and meeting dates to discuss (formerly truth & taxation hearing) between November 11 and November 25
  • City Council adopts final levy and budget in December
  • Final tax levy is certified to county by December 30