News & Notices

 

 

NOTICE OF TESTING AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

 

    Notice is hereby given to the public, the county chair of each political party with a candidate on the ballot, any independent candidate or candidate without party affiliation on the ballot, and the ballot question committees for or against an initiated or referred measure or initiated constitutional amendment, that the automatic tabulating equipment will be tested to ascertain that it will correctly count the votes for all offices and measures that are to be cast at the primary election held on the 4th day of June, 2024.

    The test will be conducted on the 30th day of May, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the following location: Election Room on the 2nd Floor of the Miner County Courthouse in Howard, SD.

    Dated this 23rd day of May, 2024.

Rebecca Mommaerts

                                                                                           Miner County Auditor

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2024-03

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2023-01 “THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF MINER COUNTY”, AS AMENDED, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 11-2, 1967 SDCL, AND AMENDMENTS THEREOF, AND FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH

The Miner County Planning Commission and the Board of Miner County Commissioners will hold its Second Reading on Tuesday, May 21st, 2024 at 10:15 a.m. at the Miner County Courthouse Commission Room, 401 North Main, Howard, South Dakota. 

The proposed Ordinance No. 2024-03 will be made available for public inspection at the Miner County Auditor’s Office, 401 North Main, Howard, South Dakota during normal business hours. Pursuant to SDCL Chapter 11-2 and amendments thereto.

  

ORDINANCE NO.  2024-04

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2006-01, “Authorizing the Miner County Board of Commissioners to Declare a Fire Danger Emergency and to Prohibit Open Burning Within the County”

The Board of Miner County Commissioners will hold its Second Reading on Tuesday, May 21st, 2024 at 10:20 a.m. at the Miner County Courthouse Commission Room, 401 North Main, Howard, South Dakota. 

The proposed Ordinance No. 2024-04 will be made available for public inspection at the Miner County Auditor’s Office, 401 North Main, Howard, South Dakota during normal business hours.

Rebecca Mommaerts

Miner County Auditor

 

NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION

          Voter registration for the Primary Election to be held on June 4, 2024 will close on May 20, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Failure to register by this date will cause forfeiture of voting rights for this election. If you are in doubt about whether you are registered, check the Voter Information Portal at www.sdsos.gov or call the county auditor at 605-772-4671.

 

          Registration may be completed during regular business hours at the county auditor's office, municipal finance office, secretary of state's office, and those locations which provide driver's licenses, SNAP, TANF, WIC, military recruitment, and assistance to the disabled as provided by the Department of Human Services. You may contact the county auditor to request a mail-in registration form or access a mail-in form online at www.sdsos.gov.

 

          Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration.

 

Rebecca Mommaerts, Auditor

Miner County

MINER COUNTY

NOTICE OF HEARING BY THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ON A VARIANCE

                NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Miner County Board of Adjustment on Tuesday, May 21st at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioner Room of the Miner County Courthouse to consider granting a variance from the zoning ordinance to East River Electric Power Cooperative to construct a control building closer to the road than zoning allows in a parcel owned by the city of Howard described as NE Corner of the NE4 of Section 3, T106N, R56W, Howard Township, Miner County, South Dakota.  Applicant is seeking to construct a building 64’ from the center of the road and zoning requires 108’.

                NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that all interested persons may appear and be heard.  Persons needing assistance should contact the County Auditor at 605-772-4671 at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.

                Dated this 26th day of April, 2024.

                                                                                                Rebecca Mommaerts, Secretary

                                                                                                Miner County Planning Commission

All public hearings are scheduled for the basement of the Miner County Courthouse, which is not handicap-accessible.  Persons needing assistance should contact the County Auditor at 605-772-4671 at least 24 hours prior to any hearing to arrange accommodations.

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION

            A Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 4th, 2024, in all the voting precincts in Miner County. 

            The election polls will be open from seven a.m. to seven p.m. central time on the day of the election.

            The polling place in each precinct of this county is as follows:

1.    Miner County 4-H Exhibit Hall

Howard City Wards 1, 2, & 3

Clearwater, Howard, and Roswell Townships and Vilas Village

Henden, Adams, Belleview, and Grafton Townships

2.    Canova Community Center

Vermillion, Canova, and Rock Creek Townships

Town of Canova

3.    Fedora Fire Hall

Beaver, Clinton, and Miner Townships

4.    Carthage Fire Hall

Green Valley, Carthage, and Redstone Townships

Carthage City

            Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may contact the county auditor at (605) 772-4671 before the election for information on polling place accessibility for people with disabilities. 

                                                                                    Rebecca Mommaerts, County Auditor

                                                                                                Miner County

 

Contact Info

Please see department pages for direct contact information.

Physical Address: 

Miner County Courthouse

Park Ave. & Main St

401 N. Main St.

Howard, SD 57349

  

Office Hours: 

7:30am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-4:00pm

Monday - Friday

(Sheriff/Dispatch Office Open 24/7)