Category: Commission Updates

Williams County Commissioners Declare Winter Storm Emergency

UPDATE 5/3/2022: The Williams County Board of County Commissioners have extended the emergency declaration beyond its initial seven day period until further notice. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2022 For more information, contact: Mike Smith Williams County/Williston Emergency Management Phone: 701-577-7707 (office) mikesm@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners Declare Winter Storm Emergency Williams County has declared a … Continued

Williams County Commissioners declare 2022 Fire Emergency and set Burn Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2022 For more information, contact: Mike Smith Williams County/Williston Emergency Management Phone: 701-577-7707 (office) mikesm@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners declare 2022 Fire Emergency and set Burn Ban The Williams County Burn Ban is in effect beginning April 5, 2022, through December 1, 2022, when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Danger Rating … Continued

County Commission completes annual reorganization; adds portfolio for Economic Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2022   For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us    County Commission completes annual reorganization; adds portfolio for Economic Development Williston, N.D., (January 4, 2022) – The Board of Williams County Commissioners completed the annual board and portfolio reorganization process during their regular meeting … Continued

New Williams County Commissioner’s Districts take effect

Download high resolution version of map   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2021 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us    New Williams County Commissioner’s Districts take effect   Williston, N.D., (December 10, 2021) – Ahead of the December 31, 2021, deadline set by North Dakota Century Code, … Continued

Williams County commits $5 million in matching funds for Williston Basin School District #7’s CTE grant application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2021 For more information, contact: Amanda Denevan Williston Basin School District #7 701-609-0252 amanda.denevan@willistonschools.org Lindsey Harriman Williams County 701-577-4557 lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us Williams County commits $5 million in matching funds for Williston Basin School District #7’s CTE grant application Williston, N.D., (November 17, 2021) – Williston Basin School District #7 (WBSD7) has … Continued

Williams County Announces Behavioral Health Grant Awards

The Williams County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to make available a total of $1 million dollars in one-time grants for the purposes of adding, enhancing, and increasing behavioral health services in Williams County. The grant program is funded by the County’s net proceeds from the 1% Public Safety Sales Tax. In response … Continued

Williams County Commission Meetings Now Available via Live Stream

Beginning Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Williams County Board of County Commission meetings will be available via live stream using the iCompass Meetings Portal. Citizens may directly connect to the live stream or visit the Calendar for additional meeting information.

2021 Fire Emergency and Automatic Burn Ban Approved

During the Tuesday, March 2, 2021, regular Williams County Commission Meeting, the 2021 Fire Emergency and Automatic Burn Ban for Williams County was approved. Any individual who willfully violates the Burn Ban is guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor (NDCC 37-17.1.10.1: Maximum sentence of 30 days in jail and a $1,500 fine). The Fire Emergency … Continued

Williams County releases application for Behavioral Health Grants

During the March 2, 2021, regular meeting of the Williams County Board of County Commissioners, a resolution was adopted enabling funds from the County’s net proceeds of the 1% Public Safety Sales Tax to be used for supporting behavioral health. Commissioners are making $1 million available in grant funding to behavioral health providers and organizations … Continued

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