Public Notices

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Current Public Notices

Note: Notices featured on this page will be removed after the event has passed. Notices posted here are posted as a courtesy; best efforts are made to post as many notices as possible, but Lake County makes no guarantee that every published legal notice will also be featured on this page. This page is not a substitute for the official publication that is required by law.

GENERAL PUBLIC NOTICES

COUNTY RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY - The Lake County Commission has adopted an initial plan for continuity of county operations in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Please review the following release here for specific details. This plan was updated on 3/24/2020 - click here for specific details.

NOTICE OF MEETING OF COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION - April 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS - PRISONER MEALS - Commissioners will receive formal bids for prisoner meals for the Lake County Detention Center for a 2 year period beginning on April 2, 2020, to April 2, 2022. Sealed bids will be received until 9:00 a.m. on April 1, 2020. At 9:30 a.m. all bids shall be publicly opened. Click here for the complete notice.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS - AC MAT CONSTRUCTION - The Commission will receive sealed bids until 9:00 a.m. on 3/30/2020. At 9:30 a.m. all bids will be publicly opened and read. Click here for the notice.

LOAD LIMITS EFFECTIVE 3/2/2020 - Seasonal road restrictions will become effective at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020, due to the unusual warm weather conditions. Click here to view the list of restrictions. Seasonal road restrictions will remain in effect until lifted by the Lake County Highway Superintendent.

PUBLIC NOTICES - 2020 ELECTION

NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR FILING NOMINATING PETITIONS FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION AND FOR FILING INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE PETITIONS

PUBLIC NOTICES - NOTICE OF QUORUM
Note: The following section lists events hosted by nongovernmental entities to which a quorum of the public body has been invited and may be present at the event. Public policy may be discussed, but the public body does not control the agenda.

Types of Notices

Current public notices related to upcoming meetings from various county departments may be posted here. These are typically legal notices that are also published in the newspaper. They may also be featured on specific department webpages.

Announcements

County Offices Closed
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

County offices will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020, in observance of Good Friday.

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - First Half
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

First half of Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes due by the end of April. 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 April 30. Please send your tax stubs to ensure proper credit to the correct parcels of land. Please note: Payments received or postmarked after April 30th will reflect a late fee and interest.

County Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Commission adopted a plan for continuity of county operations in response to the COVID-19. Currently county offices are open and available to do in-person business by APPOINTMENT only. Please review the release here for specific details. This plan was updated on 3/24/2020 - click here for specific details.

Voter Registration
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Lake County offices are open and available to provide in-person essential services to the public by appointment only. Voter registration forms may be mailed. There is a locked drop box in the north vestibule of the courthouse where forms can be dropped off. The box is checked every two hours. For voters that want to deliver their form in person, please call 605-256-7600 for an appointment.

County Board of Equalization
Monday, March 23, 2020

The County Board of Equalization will meet in the commission meeting room on Tuesday, April 14th, in accordance with SDCL 10-11-25. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment are required to submit written notice tot he County Auditor no later than Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

Renew Drivers License or Vehicle Licenses Online
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

For driver’s license renewals: https://dps.sd.gov/driver-licensing

In order to renew vehicle license online, you do need to have a SDDL or SDID. Renew online at: https://mysdcars.sd.gov
The self-service terminal (STS) kiosk machines are also available for vehicle license renewals. It doesn’t matter what county you reside in, anyone with a SDDL or SDID can renew with a STS kiosk machine.

Load Limits - Effective 3/02/2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Seasonal road restrictions will become effective at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020, due to the unusual warm weather conditions. Click here to view the list of restrictions. Seasonal road restrictions will remain in effect until lifted by the Lake County Highway Superintendent.

NOTICE OF DEADLINE
Monday, January 13, 2020

For Filing Nominating Petitions for the Primary Election and for Filing Independent Candidate Petitions - Click HERE to view the Notice.

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