What holidays does the City of Williston observe?
The City of Williston observes national holidays. City Hall and non-emergent offices throughout the city are closed on the following days:
- New Year's Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Presidents Day
- Good Friday
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veteran's Day
- Thanksgiving Holiday
- Christmas Day
Where can I find information on applications and permits?
Alcohol and Business License Applications, as well as Event and Gaming Permits, are handled through the Finance Department.
When and where does the City Commission meet?
The Williston City Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in the John Kautzman Chamber Room located in City Hall at 22 East Broadway. For meeting information, visit the City Commission Agenda and Minutes.
How do I contact a department?
Need contact information? Here is the Department Directory.
How do I apply for a job with the City of Williston?
Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Williston! For current job postings and to apply online, please click here.
What are the Williston Community Library's hours?
The library's hours of operation can be found on their website.
How do I sign up for a library card?
Library cards are FREE to all Williams County residents who can provide a Photo I.D. and a second item with proof of residency. Surrounding county cards are available for a nominal fee. Click here for more information on how to get a library card.
Where can I find the Williams County Bookmobile schedule?
The Williams County Bookmobile travels to various communities in Williams County. Click here for the Bookmobile schedule.
What kind of activites does the Williston Community Library host?
How do I learn more about planning applications and the application process?
For questions regarding planning applications and the application process, visit Planning and Zoning.
What departments are listed under Public Works and Engineering?
Why hasn't my garbage been collected?
You might not have had it out on time, or a vehicle might be parked in the way. You can call Public Works at 701.577.6368 to reschedule a different collection time.
Where can I find the street sweeping schedule?
Why hasn't my road been plowed?
As a reminder, all trailers, boats, campers, etc. found parked on the street in designated emergency snow routes are subject to citation. If your vehicle is parked on a snow emergency route during a winter weather event it should be moved immediately.
Who do I contact if I have water or sewer issues?
Where are the compost containers located?
There are 3 locations in the city for leaves and grass composting ONLY (no bags).
- Corner of 5th St E & 8th Ave E (across the street on the west side of old Public Works)
- Western Star Ball Complex - 19th Ave W & 15th St W
- Rickard Elementary School - 14th St E & 2nd Ave E
If you bring leaves to the bins in bags, you can dispose of your bags in the 300-gallon container at the sites.
These containers are available throughout the spring, summer, and fall seasons and are removed for the winter.
Monitor the City of Williston website, Facebook page, and Instagram for information related to the removal and placement of the compost containers.
Where can I dispose of branches?
If you have branches, you can dispose of them at the City Landfill (5176 134th Avenue NW) where it costs $20 a ton or a minimum of $5.20. You can also take your compost (leaves and grass) to the landfill free of charge!
You can also bundle branches in 3-4 foot sections. These must be bound together and light enough for one person to pick up.
Place your bundles on the boulevard and call sanitation (701.577.6368) to let them know you have a pick up.
How do I pay my water bill?
Please visit the Water Department for all questions related to your water bill. You can sign up for E-Bill Enrollment and the Automatic Payment Plan as well!