Co Financial Partnerships

Cost Saving Programs for Counties 
The National Association of Counties Financial Services Centers offers a number of cost saving programs to counties through nationally bid contracts. This site offers hosts the access to the current contract vendors.

Drug & Alcohol Testing 
Using a "county testing pool," this program administered by the Global Safety Network helps reduce the cost and administrative burden of mandatory drug & alcohol testing of county road employees.

Works with counties to recapture their indirect costs for handling state social service funds. Also offers a full range of human resources consulting services to local governments.

Office Depot 
Provides reduced pricing on office supplies to counties through a nationally bid contract coordinated by the National Association of Counties.

Official Payments 
Provides online property tax and fee payment solutions to local government.

Outlook Vision 
Offers reduced costs on eyewear accessories - frames, sunglasses, contacts, etc. - for a low yearly fee of $15 per county family. Search for providers who offer discounts in your area.

U.S. Communities 
U.S. Communities™ is a nationwide purchasing cooperative designed to be a procurement resource. As a registered participant of the program, ND counties can access a broad line of competitively solicited contracts which provide quality products, services and solutions.

U.S. Communities "Go Green" 
U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance Go Green Program is the one-stop source for public agency access to buy and live green.


ND Century Code 

ND Constitution 

ND Legislative Assembly 

ND Legislative Council 


County Extension Office Information 
Quick reference to each county extension office.

Drug & Alcohol Testing 
All employers, including county governments, are required by federal law to conduct annual tests for controlled substance and/or alcohol use among their personnel whose work involves the use of a Commercial Drivers License. NDACo helps counties come into complete compliance with the law (the Omnibus Testing Act of 1991) by pooling counties together and handling administration of a single compliance program. This program is administered in partnership with Preble Medical Services.

Garrison Diversion 

National Association of Counties 

Nationwide Retirement Solutions (NRS) 

ND Association of County Engineers 

ND League of Cities 

ND Oil and Gas Producing Counties 

ND SACCHO - ND State Association of City and County Health Officials 
The purpose of ND SACCHO is to improve coordination of local public health department efforts across the state, enhance consistent messaging and education, improve training and advocacy and share best practices.

NDACo Resources Group (NRG 
Information Technology (IT) services and purchasing. From technology plans to installs, NRG is your resource for quality technical service.

NDSU Center for Community Vitality 

Steve Silverman Imaging 

State Government

Abandoned Motor Vehicle Program 
Offers assistance in the collection of abandoned motor vehicles and other scrap metals.

Child Support Enforcement: Employer Info 
Information for employers on the collection of child support from employee wages.

Child Support Online Services 
Online services access for child support enforcement.

Election Services 
NDACo has worked in partnership with the ND Secretary of State's Office to deliver the nation's top ranked election services to our citizens, including administering the Help America Vote Act and informing the public of Voter Identification laws.

ND Housing Finance Agency 

Demonstrates leadership and a world-wide reputation as a paramount resource in the development and transfer of innovative technology, proven solutions, and reliable services to preserve and enhance highway, road, and street systems infrastructure for the people and transportation providers of the region, North Dakota and the transportation community.

ND State Web Portal 
The official web portal for North Dakota state government.

Vehicle and Other State Contracts 
Everything from Actuarial and Ammunition to Vehicles and Wiring

Useful Data

County Histories 
Histories about the orgins of each county.

County Maps for Sale 
ND Dept. of Transportation site with maps that are available for purchase.

County Newspapers 

Detailed Online County Maps 
PDF maps of each county. Highly detailed, and reveal more information as you zoom in.

Frequently Asked Questions 

ND Compass 
By tracking and analyzing trends in areas that affect our quality of life, Compass gives everyone in our state – policymakers, business and community leaders, and concerned individuals who live and work here – a common foundation to act on issues to improve our communities.

Resource Links 

State Data Center 
State resource for economic and demographic statistics.

The Productivity Approach to Value, by Larry Osborn 
Many North Dakota counties have found this downloadable e-book to be a valuable guide in understanding the principles and procedures of an agricultural land valuation process that is based on soil productivity. It also provides information pertaining to the use of price modifiers, land use, and the use of digital land parcel development.

US Census Bureau 
Resource for national census statistics.

USDA Digital Data Gateway 
Explore this website and discover how simple it can be to receive a variety of map layers including soil map coverage of your county.

USDA Web Soil Survey 
A wealth of soil information is contained within this website, giving visitors the opportunity to explore in a digital mapping environment.

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