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Use this website to see how we impact the funding of North Dakota schools, find upcoming Trust Land auctions, download or submit official forms, and search for unclaimed property.
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 08:00 am - Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 05:00 pmCategories: Minerals
The Board of University and School Lands will conduct an online oil and gas lease auction for fifty-seven (57) tracts in Billings, Bottineau, Divide, Dunn, McKenzie and Stark Counties, ND. Bidding will commence January 25, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. CST and end February 1, 2022.
A 3% convenience fee will be assessed. Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services should call Lynn at (701) 328-1921 by January 18, 2022.
Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 09:00 am - 12:00 pmCategories: Land Board
The Board of University & School Lands will meet on January 27, 2022 at 9:00 AM for their regular meeting.
The meeting is available via Microsoft Teams
MICROSOFT TEAMS MEETING
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+1 701-328-0950,,793445823# United States, Fargo
Agenda materials will be posted upon availability.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:00 pmCategories: Surface
SALE OF STATE LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES
According to Ch. 15-09 N.D.C.C., notice is hereby given that Central Power Electric Cooperative, Inc has submitted an application to purchase (0.46) acres of land, more or less, in McHenry Co., ND, requested to expand their existing substation in:
Township 152 North, Range 78 West
Section 16: 0.46 acres more or less in NW1/4 adjoining to and southwest of the current electrical substation (metes & bounds description can be furnished by the Department of Trust Lands upon request)
The Board of University and School Lands has set a preliminary price for this parcel at $644.00. The Board of University and School Lands reserves the right to raise the price. The purchaser must pay the following additional costs: Land Sale Application Fee $500 and Advertising Cost $135.
A hearing has been set for February 9, 2022, at 2.00 PM CT, North Dakota Department of Trust Lands 1707 N 9TH St, Bismarck, ND. Any person may appear and show cause why the land should not be sold or why the price is insufficient. Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services, please call the Department at 328-2800 or email email@example.com by February 2, 2022.
January 4, 2021 /s/ Jodi Smith Commissioner
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The Department of Trust Lands on behalf of the Board of University & School Lands conducted surface lease auctions in October of 2021.
The most recent Department of Trust Lands' Biennial Report - 2019 - 2021 Biennial Report
For the Department's historical reports please visit https://www.land.nd.gov/resources/biennial-reports.
Thank you for visiting our website to process your application. The Department of Trust Lands is in the process of switching over to their new Land Management software. During this time, to process your application, please contact the Department at 701-328-2800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a Right of Way applications or email@example.com for all other surface related applications. When you contact us, please let us know which application process you need assistance with and we will get you to the correct expert.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF NORTH DAKOTA EDUCATION THROUGH YOUR BUSINESS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUST LANDS.