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Policy on Filling of Private Swimming Pools

Lake view at sunset

City of Madison Public Works

City Shop

401 S. Highland Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

P: (605) 256-7515
F: (605) 256-7538

Madison Public Works Department personnel will set up and remove the fire hydrant meter.  The property owner will be responsible for laying fire hose, regulating the flow of water used, and rolling up the hose when finished.  In cases where the hose crosses a street or alley, the street or alley shall be temporarily closed with barricades to prevent vehicles from driving over the hose.

Associated fees are as follows:

  • Labor @ $35.00 per hour, 1 hour minimum, balance to be billed in ½ hour increments.
  • Water used @ $3.00 per thousand gallons.
  • Hydrant meter charge @ $50.00 per day, one day minimum.
  • Fire hose charge @ $10.00 per day per 50 foot roll.

In cases where the closing of the street is required to protect the hose from vehicle traffic, the public works department shall close the street and supply the barricades free of charge.

Damaged or destroyed hoses shall be billed to the user at a cost of $335.15 per 50’ roll.  Damaged or destroyed hydrant meters shall be billed to the user at a cost of $1,116.20 each.

By requesting this service the consumer agrees to the terms stated above.

A 24 hour minimum notice is required to provide for scheduling of personnel and equipment.

Restricted Use Site- Winter Hours Start Nov. 1st.

The Restricted Use Site, located west of Junius, will be switching to winter hours -- open by appointment only -- beginning Thursday, November 1, 2018.

Lake County Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan

The Board of Commissioners voted to adopt the Lake County Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2018-2023 during the Monday, October 15, 2018 meeting. Click for more information and to view the entire document.

West Center Street Project

The construction of Center Street between Blanche Ave & Highland Ave is scheduled to commence April 30. Starting May 9, a weekly meeting every Wednesday will be held at 10am at the City Commission room during construction. Click for more details on the project.

ROAD CLOSURE: Section of Center St.

Starting August 13, 2018, at 8:00 A.M., Center Street from Highland Avenue to Catherine Avenue will be closed with no vehicle access. Please have all vehicles/trailers removed from driveways/garages/and road before the above date and time.