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EMS/Fire Department Grant Round
On behalf of the North Dakota Board of University and School Lands (Land Board), the Energy Infrastructure and Impact Office is accepting grant applications from eligible political subdivisions from counties, cities, rural fire protection districts, and ambulance districts. This grant round is for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and fire department needs resulting from impacts to infrastructure from oil and gas development activities.
 
Complete applications and supporting materials should be submitted by August 29, 2014. For a complete listing of the grant announcement, please click on the following link
 
Past News 
K-12 School Grant Round
The Land Board reviewed applications from K-12 Schools experiencing direct impacts from oil and gas development.  Priority was given to safety and security needs. Consideration was also given to: temporary portable classrooms to address significant student number growth, teacher housing, modifying or repurposing existing facility space for more efficient and effective use, and other infrastructure projects.

 A list of awards can be viewed using the following link

Airport Award
On July 31, 2014, the Land Board awarded a grant to the Killdeer Airport for Reconstruction.

Details can be viewed by using the following link

Non-Hub Cities Grant Round
Non-hub cities were provided grants by the Land Board at their July 31, 2014 meeting to help assist with infrastructure needs.  The focus for this grant round was on city infrastructure projects that are ready to construct, which could include water treatment facilities, waste water facilities, trunk lines and other city projects intended to support population growth due to oil and gas development.

 A list of awards can be viewed using the following link 

Dust Control Report
$3 million was designated for a dust control pilot program. In July 2013, the Land Board awarded $1 million each to Bowman, Dunn and Mountrail counties based on their agreement to be a part of the pilot program.  The counties were requested to use a variety of materials and methods to control dust and agreed to monitor and report the results to the Energy Infrastructure and Impact Office.
 
To allow other counties and areas to benefit from the report, it can be viewed using the following link