Mission: The institute of local government supports the efforts of the nd association of counties through quality education and training for local government officials, helping them serve their citizens to the best of their abilities.
Programs: Training and educating local government and emergency personnel in all hazard disaster preparedness plans and programs. Federal and state funding sources to local governments for training and exercise have substantially decreased. These dollars are the main source of the local government homeland security training and exercise program (lghstep).
created a human resources collaborative to set goals, timelines, and a budget to carry out the functions of the collaborative.
scholarship program awards four $1,500 scholarships to north dakota children or grandchildren attending college in north dakota.
the property acquisition relocation (par) project is a special project to administer the acquisition, demolition and closure of properties damaged or destroyed in the 2009 flood. It is anticipated this will be a two year project.