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



Meeting Change of the Bowman County Commission

The Bowman County Commissioners have changed their regularly scheduled meeting from Tuesday, July 21, 2020 to Monday, July 20, 2020. The meeting will begin at 8:00 AM and will be held in the Commission Room located on the lower level of the Bowman County Courthouse, 104 1st Street NW, Bowman, ND 58623.

Meeting Change for the Bowman County Rural Ambulance District Annual Meeting

The Bowman County Rural Ambulance District Annual Meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, June 20, 2020. The meeting will be held at 1:15 PM in the Bowman County Courthouse in the Commission Room.



You're doing your part by limiting your travel and spending more time at home.  Now is a good time to be counted online, by telephone or by mail!  Take a few minutes to complete your Questionaire or find more information here.



If you have a planned burn, please contact your Fire District:

 Bowman Fire District - 440-9448                 
 Marmarth Fire District - 440-6726
 Reeder Fire District - 853-2881                                        
 Rhame Fire District - 590-2435
 Scranton Fire District - 440-0106


The Bowman County Courthouse has resumed regular hours open to the public, however if you would rather conduct business "socially distant" our staff will accommodate you by doing business through the phone, e-mail, or a drop-boxes at Door B (lower level) and Door G (upper level).



Restrictions on paved and chip seal county roads - 5/5/20

Weight Restrictions*
105,000 lbs gross weight
20,000 lbs single axle
34,000 lbs tandem axle
17,000 lbs 3 axle group or more per axle

Width Restrictions*
Over 8'6" Requires an Oversize Trip Permit
Over 14'6" requires Pilot Cars front and rear

Height Restrictions*
Over 14' Requires an Oversize Trip Permit

*For Exemptions, refer to Sec 39-12 of North Dakota Century Code



Southwest Dakota Human Service Zone (formerly Bowman/Slope Multi-County Social Services and Adams County Social Services) has a full-time opening for an Administrative Assistant I in the Bowman office.  Minimum qualifications for this position are: Requires an associate degree with major coursework in office support or business or office education and one year of work experience performing a variety of office support, clerical, or secretarial work.  Additional work experience performing office support, clerical, or secretarial duties may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.  Preferred qualifications are customer service and computer skills and proficiency in financial record-keeping, Quick Books, and Excel.

This Administrative Assistant I position will be responsible for a variety of duties within the agency which will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Money Management Duties-complete and submit payroll for all employees, complete and submit financial reports to the state of ND fiscal department, prepare and submit vouchers for payment, reconcile finances with the county Auditor, manage payments from private pay clients through Home and Community Based Services, assist Zone Director in the preparation of budget information and creating monthly reports for monitoring expenses and revenue, develop and maintain various financial and record-keeping spreadsheets
  • Office Management Duties- coordinate monthly Board meetings and order supplies and forms
  • Direct Client Work-assist with answering the phones and greeting clients, issue EBT cards for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, and offering great customer service

This position offers a positive work environment and excellent benefits to include health insurance, retirement, and paid annual and sick leave.

Persons needing accommodations or assistance in the application or interview should contact Southwest Dakota Human Service Zone at (701) 523-3285.   Applications can be found on the ND website at  Job opening ID #3016217.  Applications will be received until 7/6/2020.  For more information or assistance, please contact Shonda Schwartz, Director, at 701-523-3285. Equal Opportunity Employer