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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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Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pmCategories: all, Land Board
The proposed Continuing Appropriation Authority Policy were presented to the Board of University and School Lands (Board) on June 25, 2020 for the first reading and will be presented to the Board at the Board’s July 29, 2020 meeting for the second reading. The policies will become effective after the second reading in accordance with the Board’s policy titled Policy Introduction/Amendment/Passage. Comments will be accepted by the Department of Trust Lands through 5:00 p.m. on July 22, 2020.
Comments must be in writing and submitted to the Department of Trust Lands at email@example.com.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - Tuesday, August 4, 2020Categories: all, Minerals
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 09:00 am - 12:00 pmCategories: all, Land Board
BOARD OF UNIVERSITY AND SCHOOL LANDS AGENDA
Meeting Room - TBA
July 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Meeting Materials Link to be provided as materials are available
Categories: all, Surface
Through Governor Burgum's Executive Order on April 8, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Trust Lands held their spring surface lease auction online with EnergyNet.
SURFACE LEASE UNLEASED TRACTS ANNOUNCEMENT
To participate in the leasing please Register to bid. You may do so at any time prior to bidding.
A 3% convenience fee will be assessed; this 3% fee is only on the first year's rent.
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On June 25, 2020, the Board adopted the acreage adjustment survey on a quarter-quarter basis or government lot basis above and below the ordinary high water mark as delineated by the final review findings of the NDIC except T152N R93W Section 11 Lot 2, Section 10 Lot 6 and T153N, R102W Sections 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 33, 34, and 36.
If you are an operator and have questions regarding the acreage adjustment survey please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Minerals Director David Shipman at 701-328-1949.
If you are a private mineral owner and have questions regarding the acreage adjustment survey please contact your legal counsel or your operator.
DTL begins Smart Restart with phased reopening on June 10
Categories: all, EIIO
At the April 8th, 2020 Land Board meeting the Board awarded the following EIIO Contingency Grants.