Property taxes due Tuesday
Property taxes for Hennepin County residents are due Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The following is from the county on ways to pay:
Online payment methods
Make it easy on yourself to pay current or prior year tax payments! Payments are much more convenient with our automated online services:
- E-check — one-time payment of taxes directly from your checking or savings account
- Direct Debit — deduct current taxes from your bank account automatically, on time for every installment, on a recurring basis
- Credit or Debit Card — pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover
Conventional payment methods
- Escrow — property taxes may be included as part of your mortgage payment. We send payment information to your mortgage company/lending institution and a copy to you. Contact your mortgage company or lending institution with questions about escrow.
- In person — pay with cash or check at any Hennepin County Service Center or on the sixth floor of the Hennepin County Government Center.MapIt!
- Mail — payment must be postmarked on or before due date; otherwisepenalties will apply. Make your checks payable to the Hennepin County Treasurer and mail to:
To change or correct taxpayer name or mailing address, complete and submit an update form.
From the City of Richfield
The Richfield Community Services and Friendship City commissions are meeting on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. The community service commission will meet at the Richfield Community center, while the friendship city commission will meet at city hall.
Richfield Public Safety announces new crime mapping interface
The Richfield Public Safety Department has gotten a little more techy when it comes to sharing its crime reports with the public.
With the help of RAIDS Online, a crime mapping and analysis interface, the department is now uploading incidents to create an interactive map.
Read Patch's "New Interactive Crime Map Now Shows Richfield Incidents" for more information.
Play around with the mapping function at raidsonline.com and select "MN - Richfield" from the "Jump to City" dropdown menu.
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