• County Commission

    Members: Kelli Wollmann, Roger Hageman, Aaron Johnson, Deb Reinicke, Dennis Slaughter
    Commission's Website

  • Public Safety Building Advisory Committee

    Members: Tim Salmen, Ray Johnson, Commissioner Roger Hageman, Commissioner Kelli Wollmann, Buildings and Grounds Superintendent, Sheriff, Emergency Manager, 911 Director, State's Attorney. Ex-officio, City of Madison Police Chief and Jail Administrator.
    Public Safety Building Advisory Committee Website

  • Planning Commission

    Members: Gene Anderson, Donald Bickett, Doug Jerlow, Craig Johannsen, Alan Schaefer, Dale Thompson, Commissioner Aaron Johnson
    Planning Commission Website

  • Weed and Pest Board

    Members: Mike McGillivray, Deb Stamm-Gartner, Gary Callies, James Hildebrandt, Roger Abraham, Pat Schut, and Commissioner Roger Hageman
    Weed and Pest Board Website

  • LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee)

    Membership sector: Elected state or local officials; law enforcement; civil defense coordinators; emergency medical personnel; health and/or hospital representatives; local environmentalists and/or other interested citizens; transportation personnel; broadcast or print media representatives; community groups; owners or operators of covered facilities; and fire service personnel.
    LEPC Website

  • Mental Health Board

    Members: Vacant, Robert Bergstrom, Jan Weber, Attorneys Richard Ericsson and Abby Oftedal

  • Health Board

    Members: B.F. Heilman, M.D.; Robert Summerer, D.O.; Madison City Atty; State's Attorney; Madison City Police Chief; Sheriff

  • City and Township Boards and Commissions

    Lake County Incorporated and Unincorporated Communities:
    Incorporated: Madison, Nunda, Prairie Village, Ramona, Wentworth, and Brant Lake
    Unincorporated: Chester, Franklin, Junius, Rutland, and Winfred

    Lake County Townships:
    Badus, Farmington, Leroy, Summit, Chester, Franklin, Nunda, Wayne, Clarno, Herman, Orland, Wentworth, Concord, Lakeview, Rutland, and Winfred
    LIST OF TOWNSHIP OFFICERS 2019-2020

  • Lake County Conservation District

    Members: Jim Hildebrandt, Roger Albertson, Alan Schaefer, Vice Chair Craig Johannsen, Chair Carolyn Rudebusch, and District Manager Michelle Goodale
    Conservation District Website

Opportunities

Lake County has several boards and commissions whose members are volunteer citizens throughout the community. Occasionally there are vacancies - if you are interested in serving on any of these boards or commissions, please contact the Commission Administrative Officer at 605-256-7630.

Announcements

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - Second Half
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Second half property taxes are due by October 31. Please bring your tax notices with you. Tax payments must be made for the exact amount only.
Tax payments may be sent to the Treasurer's Office at 200 E. Center St, Madison, SD 57042 and MUST be postmarked by October 31. Please send your tax stubs to ensure proper credit to the correct parcels of land.
Please note: Payments received or postmarked after October 31st will reflect a late fee and interest.

Property Tax Payment Drop Box
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Treasurer's Office also offers a drop box for property tax payments ONLY located between the double doors of the north entrance to the courthouse. Payments must include the payment coupon or parcel number with each payment and be in the exact amount only (all others will be returned). If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments dropped off after 4:30 p.m., M-F will be credited the following business day.

County Offices Closed
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

County offices will be October 14 in observance of Native Americans Day!

Physical Review Request
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Due to the County Wide Flooding, the Equalization Office encourages any property owners who have suffered property damage or loss due to flooding to contact our office immediately to request a physical review by our office. Damage will be documented to determine the potential for a value reduction as of 11/1/19, which is the Legal assessment date for the 2020 (current) Assessment Year. Please call our office (605-256-7605) with any questions, or to report structural damage.

Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event
Friday, September 20, 2019

Lake County's FREE Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event will be held on 10/19/19 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Madison Recycling Center. Click on the flyer for additional information.

FLOOD RESOURCE GUIDE
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

County and city official have put together a RESOURCE GUIDE for Flood Response Efforts and information for local residents. This guide will be updated as needed. RESOURCE GUIDE

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