April 5, 2022
WHEREAS, Bowman County, North Dakota has very dry conditions with significant fuel supplies available; and
WHEREAS, Bowman County, North Dakota has sustained or been threatened with rural fires as of this date; and
WHEREAS, all available resources remain committed to protecting life and property; and
WHEREAS, the impact of fires could threaten health, well-being and safety of the citizens of Bowman County; and
WHEREAS, the cost of response, inordinate equipment wear and fire damages may be in excess of county resources.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of the Bowman County Commissioners declare a Fire Emergency and Burn Ban to include a ban on the ignition of fireworks, garbage burning, campfires, burning of farm or cropland and unnecessary off-road motorized travel when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Index rating is in the High, Very High or Extreme category and/or a Red Flag Warning has been issued for Bowman County, North Dakota. The daily Rangeland Fire Index can be found at the following website: https://ndresponse.gov/burn-ban-restrictions-fire-danger-maps
ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO WILLFULLY VIOLATES THE BURN BAN IS GUILTY OF A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR (NDCC 37-17.1-10): MAXIMUM SENTENCES OF 30 DAYS IN JAIL AND A $1500 FINE (NDCC 12.1-32.01), AND RESTITUTION OF FIRE SUPPRESSION COSTS MAY BE SOUGHT FROM THE COURT.
DATED this 5th Day of April 2022, at Bowman County, North Dakota.
ATTENTION TO BOWMAN COUNTY VOTERS RESIDING IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
GASCOYNE CITY GOLDFIELD TOWNSHIP
SCRANTON CITY HALEY TOWNSHIP
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP SCRANTON TOWNSHIP
FISCHBEIN TOWNSHIP STILLWATER TOWNSHIP
GASCOYNE TOWNSHIP WHITING TOWNSHIP
YOUR POLLING LOCATION FOR THE JUNE 14, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION HAS CHANGED!
YOU WILL CAST YOUR VOTES AT THE SCRANTON PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARY LOCATED AT 52 FRIES STREET, SCRANTON.
POLLING HOURS ARE 7 AM TO 7 PM.
Monday – Thursday:
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
12:30pm – 4:30pm MT
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
(Closed on Legal Holidays)