Valley City  (CSi)  The Valley City Commission has approved  placing an advisory vote on the city sales use tax on the June 14, 2022 election ballot, along with the city commission and park board elections. Said Tax to be Dedicated to Economic Development, Property Tax Relief and Retail Image Enhancement and Beautification.

A Resolution Placing City Sales, Use, and Gross Receipts Tax Extension Advisory Vote on Ballot of Municipal Election to be Held June 14, 2022, Said Tax to be Dedicated to the Funding of Infrastructure Renew and Replacement

Mayor Dave Carlsrud and Commissioners Duane Magnuson and Jeff Erickson positions are open for election as well as three park board members.

City of Valley City Regular Election will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Barnes County Courthouse, 230 4th Street NW, Valley City, N.D.

Nominating Guidelines for Candidates:

Candidates for city offices are required to collect signatures of 10 percent of the electors who voted for that office in the last city election (not more than 300 signatures may be required). The petition must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on the 64th day before the election.

A candidate for a city office must turn in a completed SFN 02704 Petition/Certificate of Nomination and a completed SFN 10172 Statement of Interests to the City Auditor. All forms are available from either the City Auditor or online at (see Secretary of State (SOS) Public Forms).

President, City Commission – 1 open position
City Commission – 2 open positions
Park Board – 3 open positions

President, 4 year term 1457 votes 146 signatures
Commissioner, 4 year term 1333 votes 134 signatures
Park Board, 4 year term 1280 votes 128 signatures

A candidate for any public office within the City of Valley City may be nominated by filing a petition with the City Auditor. Petitions are available with the City Auditor. The last day to circulate and file petitions with City Auditor is Monday, April 11, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Please note: Tuesday, April 12 at 9:00 AM all candidates are invited to City Hall, Commission Chambers whereas, the City Auditor will be drawing each candidate(s) name(s) for position of ballot.

Qualified electors who sign a petition must reside within the City of for which that officer is to be elected.

Pre-Primary Election Campaign Contribution Report for Candidates According to state law, you are required to file a Pre-Primary Election Campaign Contribution Report with the City Auditor’s office. This report must be filed whether or not you received any contributions during the reporting period.