Financial Administration Department

The Chief Financial Officer is the municipal officer assigned the responsibility of Financial Administration. Appointed by Council, and reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer the Chief Financial Officer’s duties include:

  • Receiving all money paid to the municipality
  • Expending and disbursing money as authorized by Council
  • Keeping of all funds and securities of the City, investing funds, until required, as directed by Council
  • Ensuring that accurate records of the financial affairs of the City are prepared, maintained and kept secure

An additional function assigned to the Chief Financial Officer is the role of Collector. The Collector is responsible for preparing the tax roll and the collecting of taxes. As well, in addition to the sewer and water utilities, the City of Grand Forks manages its own electrical utility. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all accounting requirements associated with these three utilities.

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT STAFF

Chief Financial Officer: Juliette Rhodes
Accounting/Comptroller: Hunter Wey
Payments Clerk: Dianna Darling
Revenue Clerk: Cherie Logan
Accounting Clerk: Charlene Euerby
Administrative Assistant: Nina Decaire

Grand Forks Tax Sale Information

Each September, the City will hold a Tax Sale for properties that have become delinquent in the current year. 2018 Tax Sale will be held at 10:00 a.m. on September 24, 2018 in Council Chambers, 7217 – 4th Street, Grand Forks. Properties available for sale will be advertised on the City website and in the Grand Forks Gazette on September 5th, 12th & 19th, 2018.

2018 Tax Sale General Information

In 2018, the May billing is considered current, unpaid 2017 taxes and utilities are considered arrears, and 2016 unpaid taxes and utilities are considered delinquent. In September 2018, any properties that have taxes or utilities owing from 2016 will be considered delinquent and included in the 2018 annual Tax Sale.

Local Government Act, Division 7, S. 645 addresses the Annual Tax Sale:
Click Here To View The Local Government Act, Division 7, S. 645

UTILITY BILLING

2019 – Utility Billing Schedule

2018 – Utility Billing Schedule