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.


Quick Contact

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

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



City Sales Tax Extension

City Sales Tax Extension


On June 14th, 2022 during Valley City's primary election, there will be an advisory vote on two questions regarding city sales tax extension. Find out about this extension of time and why it's vital to Valley City's quality of life....

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