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    Administration

    City Hall Hours of Operation:

      Monday to Thursday  - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      Friday                      - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    At the municipal level, we have the following departments to serve the public:

    Administration Department 682-2525
    Tourism Department 682-3444
    Leisure Services Department 682-2597
    Works & Utilities Department 682-4022
    Special Events & Programs Department 682-2597
    Building & Bylaw Enforcement Department 682-2221

    City Department Mailing Addresses
    Administrations Department - P.O. Box 640, Humboldt, SK, S0K 2A0
    Tourism & Economic Development Department - P.O. Box 1598
    Leisure Services Department - P.O. Box 1137
    Works & Utilities Department - P.O. Box 2467
    Special Events & Programs Department - P.O. Box 1137
    Building & Bylaw Enforcement Department - P.O. Box 2467

    City Manager
    As of July 1, 2004, Thomas Goulden is the City Manager. As the City Manager he is the chief administrative officer for the City and is primarily responsible for coordinating and directing the administrative organization of the City, in accordance with the policies and procedures established by Council.

    The Manager ensures that the bylaws and resolutions of Council are implemented and administered by the appropriate City Department. The Manager acts as the chief public relations officer as far as non-elected personnel are concerned, in order to create a favorable climate between City administrations and the community.

    The Three Main Departments of the City are as follows:

      Administration Department - Sandra Pauli, City Clerk
      Leisure Services Department - Ross Milnthorp, Leisure Services Director
      Works & Utilities Department - Rod Halyk, Works and Utilities Director

    The Administration Department is responsible for the following:

      Finance, Auditing, Assessment, Taxation, Licenses, Grants, Property Sales, Building Permits, City Hall, Police, Fire Department, Emergency Measures Organization, Parking and Traffic Regulations, Public Housing, Insurance and Health and Welfare Services

    Assessment
    Property tax in Humboldt is determined by the assessed value placed on land and buildings and the millrate as determined by City Council and the Humboldt City School Systems.

    The following table sets forth the division of taxable assessments for the years 2002, 2003 and 2004.

    Taxable Assessment - Humboldt
    (in Dollars)
    Year
    Land
    Buildings
    Railway Mileage
    Total
    2002
    27,639,640
    122,194,370
    141,000
    149,975,010
    2003
    27,697,795
    123,669,490
    149,250
    151,516,535
    2004
    27,692,645
    124,645,540
    180,000
    152,518,185

    The City of Humboldt has implemented a $200 base tax for all improved residential property except for apartments. A $500 minimum tax has also been implemented for commercial property with improvements. Any questions about the base taxes for residential property and commercial property owners can call City Hall at 306-682-2525.

    Millrates
    The mill rates, by type, are presented in the accompanying table for 2004. In 2004 all property owners pay the municipal rate and either the public or separate school millrates.

    Residential Millrates, by Type - Humboldt
    (No Millrate Factor Applied)
    Year
    Municipal
    Public School
    Separate School
    2002
    20.55
    20.45
    20.00
    2003
    20.55
    21.95
    21.00
    2004
    18.69
    21.95
    21.50

    Source: Administration Department, City of Humboldt

    Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPPS)
    Taxpayers of the City of Humboldt have the opportunity to amortize the payment of property taxes over 12 months through the pre-authorized payment plan. This program is available to taxpayers at no additional cost. The payments are made monthly through automatic withdrawals from your financial institution with no discounts or penalties applied. For more information regarding this program contact City Hall.

    Water Installment Payment Plan (WIPPS)
    Water and Sewer Users also have the opportunity to pay their water bills monthly through a pre-authorized payment plan. This program is available at no additional cost. The payments are made monthly through automatic withdrawals from your financial institutions. For more information regarding this program contact City Hall.




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