Budget Calendar

Fiscal Year 2023


February 2022

June 1, 2022

June 28, 2022

July 2022

August 1, 2022

September 6, 2022

September 13-14, 2022

September 20, 2022

September 30, 2022

October 2022

November 1, 2022

After November 11, 2022 but before November 24, 2022

December 6, 2022

December 20, 2022

December 28, 2022


City Council develops Strategic Plan, the foundation for the budget

2023 Budget Kick-off

Preliminary 2023 Budget request due

Department Director budget review with City Aministrator and Finance Director

Minnesota Department of Revenue certifies Local Government Aid (LGA) amounts for 2023

Finance Director introduces the 2023 Proposed Budget to City Council at a study session

Budget Study Sessions with City Council and Department Directors

City Council adopts the Proposed Budget and Tax Levies. They also set the time and place for a public meeting where the 2023 Budget and Levy are discussed.

Certify Tax Levies to the Steele County Auditor by this date

Potential study session to discuss 2023 proposed operating or capital budgets

Final budget review at a City Council study session

County auditor must prepare and mail parcel specific notices of

proposed property taxes and summary budget data to each property owner

City Council holds meeting to discuss the budget and property tax levy and, before a final determination, allows public input

City Council adopts the final tax levies and budget. City must certify this to the County Auditor prior to December 28.

Payable 2023 Tax Levy Report and TNT Reports are due to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.