Mayors' Gold Star Community Task Force

The Mayors’ Gold Star Community Task Force was formed in June 2017 as a collaborative effort between the Bismarck-Mandan-Lincoln communities in response to behavioral health and substance abuse issues in the community.

The task force consists of a diverse group of caring and committed individuals who have a vision to create change and make an impact on the current substance abuse and behavioral health issues affecting the local population.  


A safe, healthy, vibrant, and caring community, free of substance abuse, addiction, and behavioral health issues.


To lead and guide a continuum of card model to reduce substance abuse and behavioral health issues in our communities.

Steering Committee

Steering Committee members

Next Steps

  • Meet Quarterly
  • On-going work group meetings

Agendas and Meeting Notes

Agendas and Meeting Notes

Document Resources

Drug Take Back Day Video

Kick-off Meeting Presentation

News Releases

Strategic Planning Presentation

Strategic Planning Task Force Priorities