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Bowman County Courthouse
104 1st St NW
Bowman, ND 58623





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that bids will be received for the County of Bowman at the Office of the County Auditor, for Road Oil.  Exact types of oil are listed on the bid sheets, which are on file at the County Auditor’s office and may be obtained upon request.

All of the above Bids will be received and opened at the Office of the Auditor at 1:15 P.M., MT, on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and waive any defects therein.

Disabled persons needing assistance, please contact the County Auditor at least 72 hours before the services are required. For more information or for complaints about ADA compliance, call 701-523-3130.

Dated at Bowman, North Dakota, this 2nd day of February, 2016.


THE BOWMAN COUNTY WATER RESOURCE DISTRICT BOARD IS LOOKING FOR AN AGGRESSIVE, AMBITOUS AND SELF-STARTING INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS TO MANAGE AND OPERATE THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS THE BOWMAN HALEY DAM MARINA, LOCATED AT THE BOWMAN HALEY DAM, SOUTH OF SCRANTON, NORTH DAKOTA.  This will be a family oriented business in a smoke free environment, with a strong interest in marina operations.  This newer Marina building is in a beautiful location and contains a bar, kitchen and dining facility, and room for a nice marina inventory.  This will be your own business; however, all Water Board and Corps of Engineers rules and regulations will apply.  You must provide and maintain your own liability insurance, any and all appropriate licenses, and pay all necessary taxes.  Send your letter of interest to any one of the Board members: Neil Hofland, Chairman, PO Box 1148, Bowman, ND 58623, Leland Sather, 15-7th Ave. NW, Bowman, ND 58623, Jim Septon, PO Box 782,  Bowman, ND 58623, or to Secretary/Treasurer, Beckie Hodell, PO Box 73, Scranton, ND 58653.  The Water Resource District Board would also consider combining this arrangement with the Caretaker’s position at Bowman Haley Dam for a suitable couple.  Please contact one of the Board members in writing or by calling if you have questions and/or would like further information about this great business opportunity.


Bowman County Burn Restriction is still in place; the Bowman County Commissioners have issued a  Burn Declaration authorizing the fire chief of each district to determine if burning will be allowed within their district.

Bowman  –         Camp fire/garbage barrel ok if FIRE INDEX is Low or Meduim. NO BURNING OF PITS.

Marmarth –        Chief Crystal Hamlin 279-5888 for permission

Reeder  –           Camp fire/garbage barrel ok if FIRE INDEX is Low or Meduim. NO BURNING OF PITS.

Rhame –            Camp fire/garbage barrel ok if FIRE INDEX is Low or Meduim. NO BURNING OF PITS.

Scanton –          Camp fire/garbage barrel ok if FIRE INDEX is Low or Meduim. NO BURNING OF PITS.      


The Bowman County Courthouse will be closed Monday, February 15, 2016 for the President's Day holiday. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, February 16.


Secretary/Assistant in professional office. Position open at Bowman County State’s Attorney’s Office. The position requires 25-30 hours per week.  Wages based on experience. Pre-employment background check will be conducted prior to hiring. This position is eligible for benefits including medical insurance, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Position to start approximately the end of February. Applications and job description are available at the Bowman County Auditor’s office or applications can be obtained online at Completed applications must be returned to the Auditor’s Office, 104 1st Street NW, Bowman, ND 58623, no later than 9:00 A.M. on February 17, 2016.

Bowman County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ROAD RESTRICTIONS                                                 

By order of the Bowman County Commissioners, the load limits on all Bowman County roads will be 14,000 lbs per axle, 105,000 lbs gross weight as of February 8, 2016.  Roads will be posted at each end.  For more information, please call Bowman County Road Department @ 701-523-5843 or Bowman County Sheriff at 701-523-5421.