NOTICE TO COMPETITORS OF HEARING ON APPLICATION FOR INCOME TAX EXEMPTION The State Board of Equalization will meet at 10:30 a.m. May 4, 2023, in the Peace Garden room on the ground floor of the State Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota, to consider the application of Spring Mud, LLC for exemp¬tion from state tax on the income earned in the opera¬tion of a project located near Jamestown, North Dakota that will utilize electricity generated in ND in their crypto-mining hash servers. Any competi¬tor of the applicant may appear and be heard by the State Board of Equaliza¬tion. Written comments may be addressed to: State Board of Equalization, Office of State Tax Commis¬sioner, 600 East Boule¬vard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505-0599. The State Board of Equalization meeting will also be held via TEAMS. The Teams link is , or by Phone - 701-328-0950. Phone Conference ID 846 721 374# This notice is given by the above-named applicant pursuant to North Dakota Century Code Section 40 57.1 04. (May 6, 2023) 220533