County Budget

2022 Preliminary Budget

About the Budget

The Williams County 2022 budget, as approved by the Board of County Commissioners on September 21, 2021, is provided below. The levy amounts for property taxes are also provided in summary and in detail.

2022 Budget Summary

County Funds*

2022 Budget Requests (Expenditures)
General Fund$27,552,585
Road & Bridge Fund$12,859,750
Special Road Levy Fund$8,802,500
Other County-managed Levied Funds$3,517,009
Other Funds$42,635,983
County Total$95,367,827

*See below for breakdown of funds
**Transfers out fund expenditures in other departments

2022 Tax Levy Summary

County Funds

 2022 Certified Levy 2021 Certified Levies
General Fund$3,964,841$3,215,865
Road & Bridge Fund$1,073,597$1,037,758
Special Road Levy Fund$5,850,752$5,555,752
Veteran's Service Officer Fund-$161,780
County Agent Fund$395,933$347,235
Weed Control Fund-$595,823
Jail Repair Fund-$370,910
County Total$11,285,123$11,285,123

Total anticipated revenue = $64,973,477; cash reserves are used to fill the gap between expenses and collected revenue

2022 Budget Detail by Fund Type

*SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

General Government

2020 Actual2021 Appropriation2022 Budget Requests
Governing Board$570,139$553,784$607,580
Courts$189,466$137,300$129,750
Auditor$447,854$450,823$491,567
Treasurer/Recorder$718,143$720,853$779,342
State's Attorney$1,369,394$1,432,526$1,576,425
Tax Equalization$835,075$865,441$922,480
Human Resources$637,212$655,473$734,020
Superintendent of Schools$215,358$37,413$31,407
Finance$405,942$509,894$558,408
Facilities$1,281,594$1,374,315$1,497,392
County Buildings$666,885$685,100$763,371
Emergency Communications Systems$174,984$115,500$134,333
Fleet$55,139$78,767$88,671
IT$1,911,112$1,578,099$1,730,478
GIS$252,886$263,498$488,296
Elections$251,155$22,000$242,813
Development Services$987,329$975,801$1,037,702
Employee Benefits$67,909$494,580$136,490
Social Services Administration$157,919$173,620$198,264
Weather Modification$133,238$135,209$152,515
Unorganized Townships$0$0$16,600
Non-Departmental$407,679$391,500$417,646

Total General Government

$11,736,412$11,651,496$12,735,550

Public Safety Projected Expenditures

2020 Actual2021 Appropriation2022 Budget Requests
County Sheriff$6,870,450$7,548,854$8,286,790
County Jail$4,608,779$5,361,289$6,150,017
Emergency Services$342,129$344,098$380,228

Total Public Safety

$11,821,358$13,254,241$14,817,035

Grand Total General Fund (General Government + Public Safety)

$23,557,770$24,905,737$27,552,585

Road & Bridge Funds

2020 Actual2021 Appropriation2022 Budget Requests
Road & Bridge Fund$17,805,504$14,594,612$12,859,750
Special Road Levy Fund$9,459,452$5,870,580$8,802,500

Total Road & Bridge

$27,264,956$20,465,192$21,662,250

Other County-managed Levied Funds

2020 Actual2021 Appropriation2022 Budget Requests
County Agent Fund$271,120$401,726$468,943
Jail Repair Fund$145,765$398,000$300,000
Vector Control District #1 Fund$420,977$1,075,266$1,088,974
Veteran's Service Officer Fund$210,131$217,564$230,029
Unorganized Township Road & Bridge Fund$252,196$487,875$615,000
Weed Control Fund$335,189$705,053$814,063

Total Levied Funds

$1,635,378$3,285,484$3,517,009
 Other Funds (Projected Expenditures)2020 Actual2021 Appropriation2022 Budget Requests
1% Sales Tax Fund$15,248,618$19,500,000$18,382,233
24/7 Fund$74,164$125,000$92,500
Behavioral Health Grants Fund$0$0$604,446
Blacktail Dam Maintenance Fund$83,972$46,500$28,000
Capital Replacement Fund$47,242$203,075$525,446
Client Needs$15,037$0$8,680
County Highway Equip. Replacement Fund$54,434$115,000$115,000
County Reserve Fund$0$220,560$2,000,000
Crew Housing Fund$400,000$0$250,000
Debt Service Fund$246,895$248,200$245,853
Department of Motor Vehicles Fund$427,009$445,772$454,600
Dive Team Fund$4,439$5,000$5,000
Drug Forfeiture Money Fund$2,587$10,500$7,500
Drug Task Fund$137,690$169,182$171,136
E-911 Emergency Communications Fund$819,572$726,406$761,761
Emergency Management Grants Fund$76,765$0$250,000
Emergency Services Project Fund$2,865,827$6,300,000$200,000
Facility Improvement Fund$719,786$0$195,000
Frost Permits$626,088$0$550,000
LEPC Fund$158$83,700$138,500
NDSU Ext Pesticide Program Fund$7,312$3,500$1,350
North Star Human Service Zone Fund$5,058,030$5,695,342$5,708,870
NW Youth Assessment Center Fund$811,208$946,000$1,110,256
Record Document Preservation Fund$55,257$33,500$636,500
Rental of County Property Fund$93,717$90,600$103,079
Self Insurance Fund$5,088,495$5,129,150$6,285,645
Sheriff - Specialty Teams Fund$202,883$150,700$309,543
Sheriff's Grant Fund$905,135$270,000$112,400
Social Services Building Improvement Fund$1,536,908$0$7,500
States Attorney VOCA Grant Fund$269,536$277,127$269,131
States Attorney Witness Fund$10,663$25,000$20,000
Township Loans$0$0$1,000,000
UMRRDC Fund$958,594$960,000$1,217,694
WCCC Commissary Fund$79,861$90,500$13,750
Williams County Asset Forfeiture Fund$11,822$0$35,000
Williams County Park Fund$423,773$346,073$542,610
Williams County Visitor's Promotion Fund$50,000$10,000$150,000
Workers Compensation Fund$124,435$121,119$127,000

Total Other Funds

$37,357,912$42,347,506$42,635,983

Detail of 2022 Property Tax Levies

*SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

County Funds

2022 Proposed Appropriations2022 Certified Levy2021 Certified Levies
General Fund$30,177,662$3,964,841$3,215,865
Road & Bridge Fund$12,859,750$1,073,597$1,037,758
Special Road Levy Fund$9,802,500$5,850,752$5,555,752
Veteran's Service Officer Fund$230,029$161,780
County Agent Fund$468,943$395,933$347,235
Weed Control Fund$814,063$595,823
Jail Repair Fund$300,000$370,910
County Total$54,652,947$11,285,123$11,285,123

Unorganized Townships (County-managed)

2022 Proposed Appropriations2022 Proposed Levy2021 Certified Levies
Unorganized Township$225,000
Hofflund Township$65,000
Nesson Valley Township$50,000
Golden Valley Township$150,000$25,659
New Home Township$75,000
Cow Creek Township$50,000
Wheelock Village
Unorganized Total$615,000$25,659

Other Levied Funds

2022 Proposed Appropriations2022 Proposed Levy2021 Certified Levies
Older Persons$420,518$420,518$524,798
Williams County Historical Society$126,800$125,900$98,646
Upper Missouri District Health Unit$3,614,511$434,043$434,043
Williams County Water Resources District$772,090$350,000$299,884
Williston Vector Control District #1$1,088,974$193,441$345,388
Tioga Vector Control District #2$25,685$23,685$20,396
County Share of Airport Maintenance (Williston & Tioga)$5,263,633$739,651$735,525
County Library Service (Williston)$827,577$381,307$260,841
Other Total$12,139,788$2,668,545$2,719,521

Note: On a property tax statement the “County” category in “Taxes by District” includes levies from the County-managed funds, including Unorganized Townships, as well as non-County managed “Other Levied Funds.”

Historical Final Budgets

Note: The Williams County budget is subject to change at any time. 

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