These funds were the result of the dues-supported NDTOA lobbying effort.
Unorganized townships also get these funds, which are paid through their county.
"The amount allocated to unorganized townships under this section must be credited by the county treasurer to a special fund for unorganized township roads."
Click on each title to see the report of payments to townships.
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2023 Senate Bill 2183 Provided twenty million dollars for snow removal expenses, June 2023.
2023 Senate Bill 2015 Section 5 Added five million to SB 2183 if needed.
2021 House Bill 1505, Section 7 (Special Session) Township Distribution by County
Federal coronavirus capital projects fund and federal state fiscal recovery fund.
$8.5 Million equal allocations per township and $8.5 Million based on maintained miles of roadway.
Provided $5,208.33 per congressional township and $181.99 per maintained mile of township roads in non-oil counties; paid January 2022.
2021 House Bill 1015, Section 4 Distribution by County
$8.2 Million from the Disaster Relief Fund and $1.8 Million from the Tax Relief Fund, distributed based on maintained miles of roadway.
$10 Million from the Tax Relief Fund to be distributed in equal allocations per township.
Provided $6,127.45 per congressional township and $224.11 per maintained mile of township roads in non-oil counties; paid August 2021.
2019 Senate Bill 2016 Section 4
Appropriated $8.1 Million from Disaster Relief to townships in non-oil-producing counties, $5,000 each.
2015 Senate Bill 2103 “Surge Bill” – March 2015.
Appropriated $16M to non-oil producing townships by allocating $10,000 to each qualifying township.
2015 House Bill 1012, Section 8 – February 2016.
Appropriated $8M to non-oil producing townships by allocating $5,000 to each qualifying township. Due to allotment, this per township amount was reduced to $4,990.89 each.
2013 Senate Bill 2176, Section 2 Township Distributions by County
$16 Million of General Funds to townships in non-oil counties based on miles of maintained roadways.
$20 Million of General Funds to townships in non-oil counties in equal allocations.
Provided $14,716.70 per congressional township and $375.38 per maintained mile of township roads in non-oil counties; paid February 2013.
2013 House Bill 1358 – performed July 2013 & May 2014.
Appropriated $8.76M (two separate distributions of $15K per township) to townships in lower oil-producing counties (Bottineau, Golden Valley, McLean, Renville & Slope).
2011 Senate Bill 2371 (special session) – performed April of 2012.
In part the bill appropriated $1.7 M to the non-oil-producing townships using the TRBF formula as the basis for distributing these funds;
Another part of the appropriation allocated $14.5M to the townships in the non-oil producing counties by allocating $10,000 to each organized and unorganized township in each qualifying county.
2011 House Bill 1012 Appropriated $12,000,000 to the townships in the non-oil-producing counties through two separate distributions. Both of the distributions were paid based on miles of maintained township roads.
Section 5 Provided the first distribution of $7,000,000, ($159.56 per mile), which was sent out in June of 2011.
Section 6 Provided the second distribution of $5,000,000, which was performed in March of 2012.