FAQ Topic: General Government

Where can I find maps of the County?

The Williams County GIS Department creates and manages geospatial data and maps for the County. Downloadable and online maps, including the Address and Parcel Explorer (formerly known as the Parcel Viewer), can be accessed by clicking here.

Where can I find meeting agendas?

Agendas for public meetings held in 2021 can be downloaded from our Meetings Portal as they are released by each board, commission, or committee. To obtain agendas from public meetings held prior to January 2021, please contact the Communications Department. Historical agendas will be added to the Meetings Portal in the near future.

Where can I find meeting minutes?

Minutes from public meetings held in 2021 can be downloaded from our Meetings Portal as they are released by each board, commission, or committee. To obtain minutes from public meetings held prior to January 2021, please contact the Communications Department. Historical minutes will be added to the Meetings Portal in the near future.

How do I file for a beer and/or liquor license?

The Williams County Auditor’s Office issues beer and liquor licenses for establishments located outside of a corporate city limit, but within Williams County. The property of the proposed alcohol establishment cannot owe outstanding property taxes. Each application must also have a Township Consent Form signed by the township, as well as a Fire Inspection completed … Continued

Where can I get my fingerprints taken?

Fingerprinting is available every Wednesday evening from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Williams County Law Enforcement Center. Hours are subject to change depending on the volume of people that show. A fee of $20 is charged per person; cash only.

How can I make an open records request?

Open records requests can be made by contacting the Department that would have the information. If you are requesting information from a board or commission, or unsure of which Department the request applies to, then please contact the Communications Department. For more information about open records requests, visit the North Dakota Attorney General’s website.

Where do I find election information?

National, state, county, and city government elections are run by the Williams County Auditor’s Office. Find information about polling locations, ballot measures, and more on their Elections webpage. School Districts are responsible for running their own elections; please contact the School District directly for information about School District and School Board elections.

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