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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Downtown Parking Enforcement Operations to Resume May 26

A Message from the Chief

A message from Chief Draovitch 

It’s time for an update about the Downtown parking and non-enforcement of the time zones. I very much appreciate the voluntary compliance of the vast amount of people that have been Downtown patronizing th...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Bismarck Cares Connection

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The City of Bismarck is reaching out to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, asking them to share with the City the many acts of kindness they witness of caring individuals, organizations and businesses doing good within the community. 

The...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Citizen Reminder: Posting of Signs on Public Property Prohibited

Garage Sale, Open House, Political Signs Prohibited

With political season underway, the City would like to remind all residents that political candidate signs are not allowed on the boulevard, utility poles or anything that is standing on the area between the sidewalk and street. If posted on this area, si...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City of Bismarck Archery Program Proficiency Test

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Attention Archery Hunters who wish to participate in the city of Bismarck Archery Program

Once again the Bismarck Police Department will be holding a proficiency test prior to being eligible to hunt.  The test will consist of making 4 out of 5 sho...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Memorial Day Holiday: City offices and landfill closed. Changes in garbage & recycling collection.

Bismarck City offices and the landfill will be closed and there will be no garbage collection or curbside recycling collection (green route) on Monday, May 25th due to the Memorial Day holiday. Garbage and recycling collection services will be delayed by ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Bismarck Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast to be Held June 25

The Bismarck Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Thurs., June 25, from 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. The breakfast will take place at the Ramada Bismarck, 1400 E. Interchange Ave., Bismarck. Haley Wolfe, Miss North Dakota 2019, will deliver the keynot...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

North Dakotans to Receive Ballots by Mail for June Election

Bismarck, ND (April 23, 2020) – North Dakota voters will be receiving their ballots by mail for the June 9th primary election. County commissions in all of the 53 counties have authorized Vote by Mail for the election as a measure to reduce the ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Bismarck offers virtual option for public meeting attendance and participation

Due to ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the City of Bismarck is encouraging citizens to provide their comments for consent agenda, and regular agenda items on the Bismarck City Commission agenda via email to bismarckadmin@bismarcknd.gov...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Bismarck's City Wide Street Sweeping Schedule Update

The City of Bismarck Street Department continues with the city-wide street sweeping project.  City crews will sweep streets as listed below. Crews will continue this schedule, weather permitting, until all residential streets are swept.  ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

City Announces 2020 Election Candidates

Election 2020

The City of Bismarck announces the following candidates for the June 9, 2020 primary election. The candidates listed below will appear on the ballot in the following order:

Board of City Commissioners – Two Open Seats

  • Brandi Jude
  • Michael Connelly&a...
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Posted on: April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

View COVID-19 Business Resources to gain access to a series of relevant business resources for your organization.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings

CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States.  We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and th...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health Joins with CDC Recommendation for Using Cloth Face Coverings

BISMARCK, ND – In light of new recommendation from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health is recommending most individuals wear a cloth face covering while in public settings where other social distancing ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Stay Connected with the City of Bismarck Mobile App

Mobile App 2020

Download Bismarck’s mobile app for Android and iPhone to stay connected to official city resources, news, and information from your smart phone, tablet or other hand-held devices. Use the steps below for instructions to download the app for your...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Main Avenue and N 5th Street

Starting Saturday, May 30, 2020, work will begin at the intersection of Main Avenue and N 5th Street to replace traffic signals and new ADA crossing ramps.

A 4-way stop will be put in place during the time the traffic signal is out of service.

Crosswalks wi...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Lockport Street Closure – Lambton Avenue to Mahone Avenue

Starting 7:00 AM, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, Lockport Street will be closed to through traffic between Lambton Avenue and Mahone Avenue for tying into the sewer main for the new water pumping site off of 43rd Avenue.  Lockport Street should be reopen...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

10th Street Closure – Rosser Ave to E Avenue B

Starting 7:00 AM, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 10th Street north of Rosser Avenue to E Avenue B  and E Avenue A from 10th Street to 11th Street will be closed to through traffic.

The closure is in place reconstruct a water main in 10th Street.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Divide Avenue Closure - 22nd Street to Volk Drive

Starting Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 8:00 p.m., East Divide Avenue will be closed to through traffic from N 22nd Street to Volk Drive for water main replacement and roadway reconstruction.

Access to the areas east of N 26th Street should use East Divide Avenue...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Load Restrictions in the City of Bismarck

Spring Load Restrictions will cease to be in effect on most roads and streets within the corporate limits of the City of Bismarck at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Year-Round 6-Ton Load Restrictions will be in effect on the following streets:

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Main Avenue – Mandan Street to 9th Street

BISMARCK, ND –Starting Monday, May 11, 2020 at 8:00am, intersection work will begin on Main Avenue between Mandan Street and 9th Street. Construction will consist of installation of new ADA crossing ramps at most intersections and new traffic si...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Rosser Avenue Closure from Raymond Street to Mandan Street

Starting at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 10, 2020 Rosser Avenue between Raymond Street and Mandan Street will be closed to through traffic for intersection reconstruction project.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on Griffin Street to Avenue C then east...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Washington Street Lane Restriction - Rosser Avenue to Indiana Avenue

Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020, the southbound curb side lane will be closed. Traffic will be restricted to one lane southbound on Washington Street between Indiana Avenue and Front Avenue for pavement repairs on Washington Street. Spee...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: April 17, 2020

43rd Avenue North - Washington Street to US 83

BISMARCK, ND –Starting 6:00 AM, Monday, April 27, 2020, 43rd Avenue North closure will be extended east to Coleman Street. 43rd Avenue N will then be closed between Washington Street to Coleman Street. The Coleman Street intersection will remain...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Washington Street Lane Restriction - Rosser Avenue to Indiana Avenue

Monday, April 20, 2020, digital message signs will be placed along Washington Street announcing lane restrictions for street repairs on Washington Street between Rosser Avenue and Indiana Avenue beginning April 27, 2020.

Traffic is asked to plan ahead and ...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Brookside Drive at US 83 - Median Closure

Starting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020, Northern Improvement Company will begin working in the median reconstruction the median crossover on US 83 at Brookside Drive as part of the COSTCO construction project.

No detour route for this closure will...

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Bismarck Streets
Posted on: April 14, 2020

43rd Avenue North – Washington Street to US 83

BISMARCK, ND –Starting Wednesday, April 15, 2020 on 43rd Avenue Northwest of US 83, Northern Improvement Company will begin working in the north ditch of 43rd Avenue North striping topsoil. This work will have no impacts to the roadway.

Starting ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Bismarck Fire Department responds to a deck fire.

At approximately 13:04 PM on Friday, May 22, the Central Dakota Communications Center received a report of smoke coming from the front porch of a trailer home on the 2500 block of East Broadway Avenue. The Bismarck Fire Department was dispatched to invest...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Clarification on burning within the City of Bismarck

When burn bans or burn restrictions are issued by neighboring counties, people often ask if those restrictions also apply to the City of Bismarck.  Hopefully this PSA will help answer those questions. 

Burn bans and burn restrictions issu...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Fire Danger Rating raised to High for the Bismarck Area

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With the arrival of warmer temperatures, low humidity, low moisture, and windy conditions, the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory has set the Fire Danger Rating in the Bismarck area at High.

A High fire danger rating means that all fine dead fuels will igni...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Reminder from Bismarck Fire Department that burning yard waste is prohibited

With clear skies and warmer temperatures in the forecast, our latest snowfall is melting quickly. Springtime yard and garden clean-up will be getting back under way. The Bismarck Fire Department would like to remind residents that the City of Bismarck&...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City of Bismarck Archery Program Proficiency Test

Archery program

Attention Archery Hunters who wish to participate in the city of Bismarck Archery Program

Once again the Bismarck Police Department will be holding a proficiency test prior to being eligible to hunt.  The test will consist of making 4 out of 5 sho...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Downtown Parking Enforcement Operations to Resume May 26

A Message from the Chief

A message from Chief Draovitch 

It’s time for an update about the Downtown parking and non-enforcement of the time zones. I very much appreciate the voluntary compliance of the vast amount of people that have been Downtown patronizing th...

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Police Department

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

City Launches Bismarck Cares Connection

Bismarck Cares Connection logo

The City of Bismarck is reaching out to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, asking them to share with the City the many acts of kindness they witness of caring individuals, organizations and businesses doing good within the community. 

The...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Stay Connected with the City of Bismarck Mobile App

Mobile App 2020

Download Bismarck’s mobile app for Android and iPhone to stay connected to official city resources, news, and information from your smart phone, tablet or other hand-held devices. Use the steps below for instructions to download the app for your...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health announces the kick-off of a ‘Homebody Hero’ campaign

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Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health announces the kick-off of a ‘Homebody Hero’ campaign that supplies a broad variety of creative ideas designed to serve as a guide for activities that anybody can do at home to help them stay healthy, act...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health Joins with CDC Recommendation for Using Cloth Face Coverings

BISMARCK, ND – In light of new recommendation from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health is recommending most individuals wear a cloth face covering while in public settings where other social distancing ...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 4, 2020

CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings

CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States.  We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and th...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Memorial Day Holiday: City offices and landfill Closed. Changes in garbage & recycling collection.

Bismarck City offices and the landfill will be closed and there will be no garbage collection or curbside recycling collection (green route) on Monday, May 25th due to the Memorial Day holiday. Garbage and recycling collection services will be delayed by ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Bismarck's City Wide Street Sweeping Schedule Update

The City of Bismarck Street Department continues with the city-wide street sweeping project.  City crews will sweep streets as listed below. Crews will continue this schedule, weather permitting, until all residential streets are swept.  ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Bismarck's Yard Waste Drop Sites are Open

Bismarck’s yard waste drop sites are open.  We ask our residents for their cooperation in following the guidelines when using these sites so we are able to continue this service.  Do not dump the grass on the ground as it hinde...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

UPDATE: Bismarck Public Works asks residents to put bagged garbage out for pick up

Bismarck Public Works wants to clarify that residents still need to put their garbage container out to the curb. Garbage that won’t fit inside the container needs to be bagged and set beside the container.

Please make sure all garbage is...

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