March 3, 2024

Road Maintenance Hearing – Southeast – No Maintenance

A hearing will be held for road maintenance of county roads located in the southeastern area of Fall River County.  (The area marked with a 2 below)  The hearing will be held on March 7th, 2024 at 9:30 am at the Fall River County Courthouse.

Map for Road Maintenance Hearing Areas.

 

The exhibits below show the roads being considered for no maintenance.  Overview Map of all roads being proposed for no maintenance in this area.


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Jordal Road (County Road 79H) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Six (6) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Old Highway 79 (County Road 79) then west for a distance of one (1) mile along the section line between Section One (1) and Section Twelve (12) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit A]

Map of Jordal Drive

 


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Lonewell Road (County Road 79D) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Six (6) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Old Highway 79 (County Road 79) then west for at distance of one and one half (1 ½) miles along the section line between Section Twelve (12) and Section Thirteen (13) and Section Eleven (11) and Section (14) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit B]

Map of Lonewell Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Stagecoach Road in Township Ten (10) South, Range Six (6) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Lonewell Rd (County Road 79D) then south two (2) miles on the section line between Section Thirteen (13) and Section Fourteen (14) and Section Twenty-Three (23) and Section Twenty-Four (24) to the intersection with Antelope Lane (County Road 4A) in said Township and Range. [Exhibit C]

Map of Stagecoach Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Antelope Road (County Road 4A) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Six (6) and Township Ten (10) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Stagecoach Road then east two (2) miles along the section line between Section Twenty-Four (24) and Section Twenty-Five (25) of Township Ten (10) South, Range Six (6) East and Section Nineteen (19) and Section Thirty (30) of Township Ten (10) South, Range Seven (7) East. [Exhibit D]

Map of Antelope Lane


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Shabram Road (County Road 4B) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting from the intersection with Hard Scrabble Rd (County Road 4S) then west one (1) mile along the section line between Section Seventeen (17) and Section Twenty (20) ) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit E]

Map of Shabram Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Sagebrush Road (County Road 79J) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with US Highway 385 then south approximately two and three-fourths (2 ¾) miles along section line between Sections Eleven (11), Twelve (12), Thirteen (13), Fourteen (14), Twenty-Three (23), and Twenty-Four(24) to intersection with Antelope Rd (County Road 4A) in said Township and Range. [Exhibit F]

Map of Sagebrush Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Milligan Road (County Road 79E) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Eight (8) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with US Highway 385 then west along the section line between Section Thirteen (13) and Section Twenty-four (24) and Section Fourteen (14) and Section Twenty-three (23) for a distance of one and one half (1 ½) miles to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit G]

Map of Milligan Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Milligan Road (County Road 79E) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Eight (8) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with South Butte Road (County Road 2K) then east one half (1/2) mile on the section line between Section Seventeen (17) and Section Twenty (20) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit H]

Map of Milligan Road (east).


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Limestone Road (County Road 2K) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Eight (8) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with South Butte Road (County Road 2K) then east one half (1/2) mile on the section line between Section Twenty (20) and Section Twenty-nine (29) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit I]

Map of Limestone Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of South Butte Road (County Road 2K) in Township Ten (10) South, Range Eight (8) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Limestone Road the south one (1) mile along the section line between Section Twenty-nine (29) and Section Thirty (30) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit J]

Map of South Butte Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of South Beef Creek Road (County Road 4D) in Township Eleven (11) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Hard Scrabble Road (County Road 4S) then west along the section line between Section Eight (8) and Section Seventeen (17) for a distance of one mile to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit K]

Map of South Beef Creek Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Wilcox Road (County Road 385D) in Township Eleven (11) South, Range Eight (8) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at a point one quarter (1/4) mile east of the intersection with US Highway 385 then east about one and one quarter (1 1/4 ) mile east along the section line between Section Seven (7) and Section Eighteen (18) and Section Eight (8) and Section (17) to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [ Exhibit L]

Map of Wilcox Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Unnamed Road (County Road 3A) in Township Eleven (11) South, Range Nine (9) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Chadron Road (County Road 3S) then meandering northwest through Section Sixteen(16) for a distance of about one (1) mile to the western section line of said Section in said Township and Range. [Exhibit M]

Map of County Road 3A


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Hill Crest Road (County Road 5H) in Township Eleven (11) South, Range Seven (7) East & Twelve (12) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with East Ardmore Road (County Road 5) then south along the section line between Section Thirty-one (31) and Section Thirty-two (32) of Township Eleven (11) South and Section Five (5) and Section (6) of Township Twelve (12) South for a distance of approximately one and one quarter (1 ¼) mile to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit N]

Map of Hill Crest Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Harmony Road (County Road 5I) in Township Eleven (11) South, Range Seven (7) East & Twelve (12) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with East Ardmore Road (County Road 5) then southwest approximately one-tenth (1/10) mile to the section line, then south along the section line between Section Thirty-three (33) and Section Thirty-four (34) of Township Eleven (11) South then meandering southwesterly through Section Four (4) of Township Twelve (12) South to a point near the center of the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter (NW1/4SE1/4) of said section. The total distance of the described road being approximately 2 miles. [Exhibit O]

Map of Harmony Road


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Unnamed Road in Township Twelve (12) South, Range Six (6) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with Black Banks Road (County Road 20S) then west along the section line between Section Twelve (12) and Section Thirteen (13) for a distance of about one quarter (1/4) mile to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit P]

Map of unnamed road off of Black Banks Road.


The Board of Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota will be considering the designation of Unnamed Road (County Road 385C) in Township Twelve (12) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection with US Highway 385 then west along the section line between Section One (1) and Section Twelve (12) for a distance of approximately eight hundred (800) feet to the end of the road in said Township and Range. [Exhibit Q]Map of County Road 385C.

 


See page for all Road Maintenance Hearings for 2024

 

Possible quorum of County Commissioners

Notice of possible quorum of County Commissioners

This is to notify the public that a quorum of Fall River County Commissioners may attend a District 30 Legislative Crackerbarrel. This will be on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mueller Center Annex in Hot Springs.

Dated this 16th day of February, 2024

Sue Ganje, Auditor

Employment Opportunity – 24/7 Tech (part-time)

The Fall River County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 24/7 Tech position. Duties include administering PBTs and UAs, data entry into computer system.  Hours are 5:30PM -7:30PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday, hours may be increased based on scheduling needs. Starting Wage: $16.00/hour, no benefits. Submit applications (see application below) to Fall River County Sheriff’s Office, 906 N River St., Hot Springs, SD 57747.  Open until filled.

 

Fall River Employment Application

 

Road Maintenance Hearing – Northwest Minimum Maintenance

 

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Update from Hearing:  All roads were passed a Minimum Maintenance Roads.

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A hearing will be held for road maintenance of county roads located in the northwestern area of Fall River County.  (The area marked with a 1 below)  The hearing will be held on February 15th, 2024 at 9:30 am at the Fall River County Courthouse.

 

The exhibits below show the roads being considered for minimum maintenance.


Pine Hills Road (County Road 6E) in Township Nine (9) South, Range Three (3) East of the Black Hills Meridian beginning one half (1/2) mile east of the township line between Range Two (2) East & Range Three (3) East and continuing east for a distance of one and a half (1 ½) miles along the section line between Section Six (6) and Section Seven (7) and Section Five (5) and Section Eight (8) to end of road in said Township and Range. [see Exhibit A]


Coal Creek Road (County Road 8S) in Township Nine (9) South, Range Two (2) East of the Black Hills Meridian beginning at the intersection with Fiddle Creek Road (County Road 8) then south for a distance of three-fourths (¾) of a mile along the section line between Section Twenty-one (21) and Section Twenty-two (22) in said Township and Range. [see Exhibit B]


Unnamed Road (County Road 6W) in Township Nine (9) South, Range Four (4) East of the Black Hills Meridian beginning at the intersection with SD Highway 71 South then north along the quarter line in Section Twenty-five (25) to north section line of Section Twenty-five (25) in said Township and Range.  [see Exhibit C]


Rocky Ford Road (County Road 11S) in Township Nine (9) South, Range Five (5) East and Township Nine (9) South, Range Four (4) East of the Black Hills Meridian starting at the intersection of Highland Road then meandering south and west for an approximate distance of two and one-half (2 ½) miles, then across the Cheyenne River, then south on the section line between Section Eleven (11) and Section Twelve (12) for an approximate distance of three-quarters (3/4) of a mile, then west for approximately three-eights (3/8) of a mile on the section line between Section Eleven (11) and Section Fourteen (14) in said Township and Range. [see Exhibit D]

 


 

Full list of Road Maintenance Hearings for 2024

Tax Bill Mailing Issues

Due to a software conversion issue with the address update file some 2023 pay 2024 tax bills were sent to incorrect addresses and individuals.

  • If you are an owner who sold property this last year and still received a tax bill please disregard. You will be receiving a letter to this effect as soon as we are able to finish processing the corrected address file.
  • If you are a new owner who purchased property this last year we will be printing new tax bills. You will be receiving the new bill in the mail as soon as we are able to finish processing the corrected address file.
  • If you made an address change with the county this last year the tax bill was mailed to the old address. You will be receiving the new bill in the mail as soon as we are able to finish processing the corrected address file.
  • If you are an exempt organization you may have received a tax bill with a zero dollar amount.
  • If your address contains 4 lines instead of 3, for example if your address has a Care-of line the system may also have formatted your address incorrectly. We will resend these as they are returned to us in the mail.

If you do not wish to wait to know what your taxes are, the total taxes due for 2024 are available on our website. On the Fall River County website click ‘Online Map’ and then ‘Real Estate Search’. You can then use your name, address, or parcel number to search for your property.  Tax information is located near the bottom of the property page just above the property sketch.

Please be aware that property owners are responsible for property taxes regardless of whether they receive a tax notice in the mail.  If you own property in Fall River County and do not receive a tax notice in the next month please contact the Treasurer’s office.

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