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The following office will become vacant due to the expiration of the present term of office of the elective officer:

Mayor - 3 year term

Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on January 25, 2019 and petitions may be filed in the office of the Finance Officer located at 116 W Center Street between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm central standard time not later than the 22nd day of February, 2019. 



Petitions can be printed HERE or picked up in the City Finance Office.   WARNING: State law requires that each petition sheet be self-contained. This means that the petition heading, instructions to signers, signature lines and circulator's verification must all be printed on each sheet prior to circulation. The sheet must be printed on front and back. You CANNOT tape, staple or glue the front and back sides together. You CANNOT include sheets with signature lines only.  If you have any questions about how to correctly prepare a petition sheet, please call the elections department at 773-3537.

Learn how to circulate a Municipal Nominating Petition HERE

More information can be obtained at the South Dakota Secretary of State website

For questions, please contact the Finance Office at 256-7500. 


Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on January 25, 2019, for a 3 year mayor term. Click for more information.

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.