City of Valley City

Valley City is a home rule city which operates under a city commission form of government. There are five city commissioners who serve alternating four-year terms, with elections held in June during even-numbered years. The city has 60 full-time employees including 12 full-time police officers. The Valley City Fire Department has 1 full-time employee and 38 volunteer firefighters. The Valley City Park Board has 5 directors also serving alternating four year terms.

Barnes County

Barnes County operates under a commission form of government. Five county commissioners are elected and serve alternating four-year terms, with elections held in June of even numbered years. The county employs a full time Sheriff and 5 deputy Sheriffs.


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Valley City - Barnes County Development Corporation
250 West Main Street
Valley City ND 58702

Phone: 701-840-7820
Fax: 701-845-1892



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