December 25 – Christmas Day – State holiday (SDCL 1-5-1)

December 31 – Liquor licenses are valid from twelve o’clock midnight on the thirty-first day of December until twelve o’clock midnight on the thirty-first day of the following December. (SDCL 35-4-41; See Hdbk., sec. 11.465)

By January 14 – If the governing body chooses an election day other than the second Tuesday of April, as provided in SDCL 9-13, that Election Day must be established by January 14 of the election year. (SDCL 9-13-1; See Hdbk., sec. 7.050)

First meeting of the year – A complete list of all the salaries for all officers and employees of the municipal corporation shall be published with the minutes of the first meeting following the beginning of the fiscal year or within 30 days thereafter. Added salaries of new employees and increased salaries of the old employees should be shown in the month in which they occur. A total of payroll by department shall be published monthly in the minutes. (SDCL 6-1-10; See Hdbk., sec. 5.095)

Newspaper designation – The official newspaper must be designated annually or for a period of time specified by the governing body, but not to be less than twelve months. (SDCL 9-12-6)

Boundary changes – Municipalities must notify the Department of Revenue of any resolution or amendment enacted which changes the boundaries of the municipality. Notification shall be in written form, shall contain a copy of the resolution or amendment, and may be sent by electronic means or registered mail. Municipalities shall also provide any changes and additions to streets and addresses. (SDCL 10-52-13; See Hdbk., sec. 14.172) 

Last updated 7/11/2016
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