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SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETING

September 23, 2021

Although it usually posts meeting notices on its website, the Mandan Public School Board provided proper notice of a special meeting because it filed the meeting notice with the county auditor.


DISTRICT COURT BANS FM MECHANICAL FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

September 13, 2021

Following legal action by the Attorney General’s consumer protection division, on September 3, 2021, the Cass County District Court banned contractor Steve Mitchell, doing business as FM Mechanical, from doing business in North Dakota


PUBLIC ENTITY MUST COMMUNICATE REASON FOR DELAY

September 3, 2021

A public entity has an obligation to provide requested records within a reasonable time and to communicate to the requester the reason for any delay in responding.


MEETING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS

August 26, 2021

The City of Velva properly posted and filed the notice of a special meeting.


STENEHJEM ASKS COURT TO ORDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO RESUME QUARTERLY OIL & GAS LEASING IN NORTH DAKOTA

August 24, 2021

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has filed a motion asking Judge Daniel Traynor in federal District Court in Bismarck to order the Bureau of Land Management to resume conducting quarterly oil and gas lease sales in North Dakota.


STENEHJEM ALERTS BUSINESSES TO TAKE PROMPT ACTION TO PROTECT OPERATIONS AND PERSONAL INFORMATION

July 29, 2021

Attorney General Stenehjem joins attorneys general across the country in urging businesses and government entities to assess their current data security practices and take appropriate steps to protect operations and consumer data.


PRIZE NOTIFICATION SCAM STILL FINDING VICTIMS

July 20, 2021

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns all North Dakotans that the best way to stop a scam is to simply hang up. Every day the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection division receives reports from people who have lost money to scams.


ATTORNEY GENERAL INVESTIGATES STEPHEN W. HILL FOR CONSUMER FRAUD VIOLATIONS

July 15, 2021

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is advising all North Dakotans to be on the alert for unlicensed contractor Stephen Webster Hill. 


ONLINE PUBLICATION OF LEGAL NOTICES

July 8, 2021

An official newspaper of a political subdivision must be printed to qualify under the statute.


REQUIREMENTS FOR MINUTES OF MEETINGS

July 8, 2021

The North Prairie Regional Water District violated the open meetings laws when it did not comply with the notice requirements for a special meeting and approved minutes that did not contain all the information required by statute.