Game and Fish Pays $644,000 in Property Taxes

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid more than $644,000 in taxes to counties in which the department owns or leases land. The 2016 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners.

The Game and Fish Department manages more than 200,000 acres for wildlife habitat and public hunting in 51 counties. The department does not own or manage any land in Traill or Renville counties.

Following is a list of counties and the tax payments they received.

County Tax Due County Tax Due County Tax Due
Adams 184.05 Grand Forks 16,610.77 Pierce 2,819.98
Barnes 5,709.88 Grant 1,218.87 Ramsey 16,503.19
Benson 4,538.30 Griggs 95.71 Ransom 1,706.58
Billings 279.06 Hettinger 4,690.83 Richland 16,283.26
Bottineau 5,336.06 Kidder 10,446.68 Rolette 41,699.00
Bowman 2,316.12 LaMoure 9,734.65 Sargent 18,222.08
Burke 1,119.99 Logan 331.63 Sheridan 66,788.36
Burleigh 29,138.98 McHenry 1,841.03 Sioux 297.28
Cass 7,244.52 McIntosh 9,138.74 Slope 1,424.09
Cavalier 28,911.28 McKenzie 33,604.23 Stark 4,680.48
Dickey 13,399.83 McLean 101,583.15 Steele 7,778.54
Divide 1,757.60 Mercer 15,952.71 Stutsman 4,916.05
Dunn 6,529.46 Morton 18,735.44 Towner 2,229.33
Eddy 6,488.04 Mountrail 8,101.21 Walsh 11,063.61
Emmons 4,396.03 Nelson 5,998.82 Ward 101.87
Foster 992.35 Oliver 2,996.67 Wells 68,884.87
Golden Valley 165.55 Pembina 16,161.38 Williams 3,843.12