Administrative Services

Finance Staff

Finance Director

Sue Virnig

Golden Valley's Administrative Services Department includes General Services, Finance, Information Technology Services, and Motor Vehicle Licensing, all of which are managed by the finance director.


Finance handles accounting, cash management functions, payroll, and preparation of the annual budget, Monthly Financial Reports, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Staff includes the finance director, an accounting coordinator, and an accountant.

Municipal Advisor Rule Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010

By publicly posting the following written disclosure, the City of Golden Valley intends that market participants receive and use it for purposes of the independent registered municipal advisor exemption to the SEC Municipal Advisor Rule.

The City of Golden Valley (the “City”) has retained an independent registered municipal advisor. The City is represented by and will rely on its municipal advisor, Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors LLC, to provide advice on proposals from financial services firms concerning the issuance of municipal securities. Baker Tilly Investment Services provide advice on municipal financial products, including investments of bond proceeds and escrow investments.

This certificate may be relied upon until December 31, 2021.

Proposals and inquiries may be addressed to:

Susan Virnig, Finance Director
City of Golden Valley
c/o Administrative Services
7800 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427

David MacGillivray, Chairman
Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC
380 Jackson Street, Suite 300
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101

General Services

General Services handles City Hall's front counter customer service duties, utility billing, special assessments, and routing mail and phone calls to various departments. Staff includes an elections/accounts receivable assistant, a utility billing/accounts payable technician, and an assessing accounts payable technician. The City contracts with Hennepin County for assessing services.

Information Technology (IT) Services

Information Technology Services is an internal department that handles all computer applications and maintenance of servers, phones, copiers, and computers for the City. Staff includes an information technology coordinator and an information technology technician.