HISTORY OF THE ROUGHRIDER FUND
1998 the voters of Watford City approved an initial one cent city sales tax. They renewed it two more times. In May of 2014, the voters supported
increasing the existing one cent sales tax to one and a half cents. In June of
2018 they voted to eliminate existing caps, exemptions and expirations.
CURRENT INITIATIVE OF THE ROUGHRIDER FUND
The Roughrider Fund supports the debt repayment and operations of the Roughrider Center with 50% of annual sales tax collections.
The Roughrider Fund supports the debt payment of the McKenzie County Healthcare System Medical Complex.
The Roughrider Fund supports growing licensed child care services in the area.
The Roughrider Fund supports diversifying the local economy through supporting small business startup and expansion.
The Roughrider Fund supports community enrichment, vibrancy, and quality of life.
Submit Roughrider Fund applications:
IN PERSON - to Watford City Hall, 213 2nd St NE
BY MAIL - to Watford City Hall, PO Box 494, 58854
BY E-MAIL - to firstname.lastname@example.org