1. The NDTOA urges the ND Department
of Transportation to adopt the signage section referring to 911
addressing signage utilizing existing signs set forth in the latest
version of the Federal Manual on Traffic Safety Control Devices.
2. The NDTOA is in opposition to
the Waffle Plan and study for containing flood waters in sections
bordered by township roads.
3. The NDTOA should work to
cause legislation to be introduced to reduce the amount of forms
required to report to the county auditor the change of persons in
township offices from three pages of duplicating information to one
4. NDTOA should
work to cause legislation to be introduced that would allow the
tonwship general mill levy to be increased from the current 18 mill
limit to 30 mills.
5. NDTOA should
support legislation to limit the liability of county and township
officials for any actions taken while holding public office for
6. NDTOA should
support legislation to provide that a portion of funds derived from
the state-wide lottery in North Dakota be applied to the state
equalization fund to reduce the current levy (32 mills).
7. NDTOA encourage
farmers and farm organizations to attendf and participate in
equalization meetings at the local, county and state level. That
farm organizations notify their members of the time and place of such
meetings and of the possibility of real estate being raised at such
9. NDTOA should oppose the consolidation of mill levies for
counties and preserve highway funds and agriculturally related
expenditures from diversion to other county uses.
10. NDTOA should work to support federal legislation that
addresses land purchases by non tax paying entities requiring them to
pay taxes at least by the process of in-lieu of tax procedure.
11. NDTOA opposes the diversion of a portion of the gas tax
for roads to the Forest Service when they are proposing closing
section lines in their jurisdiction.
12. NDTOA should cause to be introduced legislation to
address the safety and emergency sevice concerns regarding shuttle
13. NDTOA should cause to be introduced legislation
addressing township zoning concerns on wind energy towers and cell
towers, address some form of bond or security agreement concerning the
abandonment of these towers and liability concerns of landowners.
14. NDTOA should work to help township clerks with workmen's
compensation forms. Townships should be exempted from the
extreme penalties as found in chapter 65-04 of the NDCC.
15. NDTOA should work to change the filing date of the
Workmen's Compensation forms to April 15th to allow enough time after
the annual meeting to get the forms filled out.
16. NDTOA should support the implementation of the Grand
Forks County Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan.
17. NDTOA should support the rural electric co-ops in their
fight over territorial integrity.
19. NDTOA should work to secure the revenue from state
overweight permit violations should be shared with counties and