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Taxi Cab License

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I, the undersigned, hereby make application for license to operate a taxicab or taxicabs upon the streets of the City of Madison, South Dakota, for hire and state as follows: That is application is made pursuant to Chapter 21 of the 1979 Revised Ordinances of the City of Madison; and That the following information is true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief:

  • License fee tendered herewith: ($25.00 first and second taxicab or bus and $25.00 for each additional taxicab to be paid at City of Madison Office or mailed to 116 W. Center Street Madison, SD 57042.
  • Each applicant for the license required by this chapter shall file a bond in the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) and also public liability and property damage insurance to cover each taxicab or bus for at least fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) property damage and at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) public liability for any one person and two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) public liability for more than one person.
  • The operator will hold and save the City of Madison harmless and indemnify the City of Madison, against and from all claims, liens, judgments and costs incurred by the City of Madison of any kind or any reason, including but not limited to passenger of said taxi service resulting from the operation of said taxi service.
  • It is further agreed by me that upon tentative approval your applicant will furnish any additional information necessary and not here supplied, for final approval and granting of license.

City Projects - September 2017

City Engineers would like to make the citizens of Madison aware of some scheduled work starting Monday, September 18th that will impact traffic. Please be aware and plan accordingly, as well as pay attention to the surroundings to assure safe and orderly traffic and pedestrian flow. Click for more details.

NOTICE: Parking and Signage Changes

There are a few changes taking place in Madison in regards to parking and signage. Please click for details.

Mosquito Surveillance Program

A pool of mosquitoes collected on August 16th tested positive for the virus. It is important to know that a mosquito tested positive for carrying of the virus, no human cases have been verified in Lake County. Click for more information.

City of Madison Honored for 30 Year Membership

The City of Madison has been honored for 30 years of membership with the SDML Workers’ Compensation Fund. The Fund is celebrating its 30 Year Anniversary by recognizing long-term loyal members. Click for more.