Ambulance Service (Madison)

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1    Routine Calls: 605-256-6551
  • Address: 323 10th Street SW, Madison, SD 57042
  • Website

American Red Cross

  • Phone: 24-Hour Disaster Services: 1-844-272-7337     Routine Calls: 605-336-2448 or Additional Contact Information
  • Address: Main Office - 808 N. West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
  • Website

Chester Fire Department

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1   Fire Hall: 605-489-2241
  • Address: P.O. Box 31 - 407 2nd Street, Chester, SD 57016
  • Fire Chief: Steven Heyn      Assistant Fire Chief: John DeVries

Madison Fire Department

Nunda Fire Department

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1   Business Phone: 605-586-4180
  • Address: PO Box 7 - 207 Main Street, Nunda, SD 57050
  • Fire Chief: Dan Hansen       Assistant Fire Chief: Rollie Wosje

Ramona Fire Department

Wentworth Fire and Rescue

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1   
  • Address: PO Box 128 - 425 S. Main St, Wentworth, SD 57075
  • Fire Chief: Terry Reck       Assistant Fire Department President: Kory Reck        Fire District President: Kory Reck

Lake County REACT (Radio Emergency Associated Communications Teams)

  • Radio Frequency: 453.225
  • President: Gary Callies       Vice President: Bob Johnson        Treasurer: Joel Brick
  • Website

A Team Effort

In an emergency, often several emergency responder agencies will come together to meet the needs of our individual citizens, people passing through our communities, and the county as a whole. Many of these emergency responder agencies are manned by volunteers who spend countless hours away from their friends and families in service to their communities. Thank you!

Announcements

Auditor's Office Closed 10/20-10/21/21
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Auditor's Office will be closed on 10/20/21 and 10/21/21 so that staff may attend training.

Electronic FREE Drop Off Event
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Lake County's FREE Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event will be on Saturday, October 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Madison Recycling Center, 800 SW 7th Street. Click here to review the event flyer.

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - Second Half
Friday, October 1, 2021

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
Friday, October 1, 2021

The Treasurer's Office also offers a drop box for property tax payments 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.

Application for Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Due on 11/1/2021
Friday, October 1, 2021

Application must be made and submitted to the Director of Equalization on or before November 1.

Planning Commission Application Deadline - 10/26/2021
Friday, October 1, 2021

Deadline to submit application to Zoning Officer for November Planning Commission meeting.

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