Sturgis, SD - The Meade County Commissioners unanimously nominated Galen Niederwerder to fill the vacancy of Commissioner District 1. Niederwerder was sworn in Tuesday morning along with the current county coroner, Steve Barry. Niederwerder succeeds Gary Cammack who was elected to the South Dakota Legislature.
Sturgis, SD - Bob Bertolotto was sworn in as Meade County Commissioner of District 2 in a private ceremony Wednesday. Bertolotto won the District 2 seat by defeating Doreen Creed.
Sturgis, SD - The Meade County Board of Commissioners will hold public interviews of District 1 Commissioner applicants at a special commission meeting on December 19, 2012 @ 9:00 am. The public is encouraged to attend this open session meeting.
District 1 Commissioner Applicants:
- Joe Garner
- William Gropper
- Bill Kluck
- Galen Niederwerder
- Jason Reed
- Richard Richter
- Craig Shaver
- Nicole Skouge
- Charles Spring
The successful applicant will be appointed in January, 2013 to fill the vacancy left by Commissioner Cammack - following his election to the SD Legislature as Representative for District 29.
CLOSED -- NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Sturgis, SD - The Meade County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from individuals who are interested in serving on the Meade County Planning Board.
- Two (2) Openings are Available
- Appointments are for a Five (5) Year Term
- Appointment will be effective January 2013
- All Residents of Meade County are Eligible
The Meade County Planning Board is a seven-member advisory Board whose members are appointed by the Meade County Board of Commissioners.
The Planning Board is tasked with ensuring the county ordinances are implemented consistently and offers oversight to the growth, planning, and development activities in the County. This Board makes recommendations to the Meade County Commission regarding planning functions and procedures.
Regular meetings of the County Planning Board are held on the third Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
Individuals who want to be considered for an appointment are asked to fill out a Citizen Interest Application form and submit same to the Meade County Board of Commissioners, 1300 Sherman Street, STE 212, Sturgis, SD 57785. Citizen Interest Application available at: www.meadecounty.org via Human Resources Office.
All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2012.
On September 18, 2012, the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners awarded Meade County with the following awards:
"Outstanding County Service Award" to the Meade County Commission for the implementation of BoardDocs. BoardDocs is a web-based system that allows immediate public access to the Commission's meetings, documents, and policies and procedures.
"Outstanding County Service Award" for an employee to Jerry Derr and Valerie Martin for their implementation of a new county website offering the public timely and accurate information regarding county business.
"County Achievement Award - Honorable Mention" to Meade County for their renovation of the Erskine Office Building.
"Loss Control/Safety Achievement Award - Gold Level" to the Meade County Highway Department.