Finance Department

Finance Department

Finance Department at City Hall
809 5th Street East
PO Box 1306
Williston, North Dakota 58802-1306

Phone  701-577-8100
Fax  701-577-8880

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

The City of Williston observes national holidays. City Hall and administrative offices throughout the city will be closed on the following days:  

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Holiday
Christmas Day
Every day declared by the President of the United States or by the Governor of the State of North Dakota as a public holiday.

Mission Statement

To provide services to the City's operations in the areas of finance, budgeting, accounting, special assessments and utility billing, and assist the public by responding to inquiries and requests.

Duties of the City Auditor include:

  • Attends all meetings of the City Commission and keeps a complete record of its proceedings
  • Prepares the City's financial reports
  • Administers the City budget
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Manages the City 's investments
  • Maintains the City's records
  • Issues business licenses and permits
  • Oversees maintenance of special assessments and utility billing
  • Provides administrative support for municipal court and ambulance billing
  • Coordinates City election events with the Williams County Auditor's office