Category: Commission Updates

Williams County releases 2024 Tourism Grant Program application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2024 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us   Williams County releases 2024 Tourism Grant Program application Williston, N.D., (February 12, 2024) – The 2024 Williams County Tourism Grant Program application is now open for projects that will promote and encourage visitation to … Continued

Williams County Commissioners seek to extend County Sales Tax

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2024 (UPDATED February 21, 2024) For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications 701-577-4547 lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners seek to extend County Sales Tax WILLISTON, N.D. (February 7, 2024): During the February 6, 2024, regular Williams County Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners unanimously agreed to place a ballot measure … Continued

Upper Missouri River Regional Dispatch Center (UMRRDC) transitioning to Williams County Dispatch Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2023 For more information, contact: Helen Askim Williams County Administrator Phone: 701-577-4547 (office) helena@co.williams.nd.us Upper Missouri River Regional Dispatch Center transitioning to Williams County Dispatch Center WILLISTON, N.D. (August 2, 2023): During their August 1, 2023, regular meeting, the Williams County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted in favor of … Continued

Williams County Commissioners extend 2023 Burn Restriction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2023 For more information, contact: Mike Smith Williams County/Williston Emergency Management Phone: 701-577-7707 (office) mikesm@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners extend Burn Restriction WILLISTON, N.D. (August 1, 2023): The Williams County Board of County Commissioners has extended the Williams County Burn Restriction through December 31, 2023. The restriction will be in effect … Continued

Changes to the Homestead Property Tax Credit Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2023 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Community Engagement Coordinator 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us   Expansion of the Homestead Tax Credit for 2023 WILLISTON, N.D. (May 12, 2023): On April 27, 2023, Governor Doug Burgum signed House Bill 1158 into law. This legislation broadens the eligibility requirements and maximum … Continued

Williams County announces first round of grant awardees for 2023

Click to download image FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2023 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Community Engagement Coordinator 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us Williams County announces first round of grant awardees for 2023 WILLISTON, N.D. (May 8, 2023): In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Economic Development Week, and National Tourism Week, Williams County is … Continued

Williams County Commissioners declare 2023 Fire Emergency and set Burn Ban

Click to download image FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2023 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 2023 Fire Emergency and set Burn Ban WILLISTON, N.D. (May 2, 2023): The Williams County Board of County Commissioners has declared a Fire Emergency and set the … Continued

Williams County to put renewal of 1% Public Safety Sales Tax on the November 2022 ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2022 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us Mitch Melberg City of Williston Communications Director Phone: 701-713-3800 mmelberg@ci.williston.nd.us   Williams County to put renewal of 1% Public Safety Sales Tax on the November 2022 ballot   Williston, N.D., (September 28, 2022) – Williams … Continued

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

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