February

On or before February 1 – The State Treasurer must distribute to the County Treasurers the remainder of the franchise tax on banks. The County Treasurer then apportions and distributes the tax in the same proportion as the real property taxes levied in each taxing subdivision in the previous year. (SDCL 10-43-76; 10-43-77; See Hdbk., sec. 12.255(4))

No later than February 1 – The liquor tax reversion must be made. (SDCL 35-5-22; See Hdbk., sec. 11.600)

February 1 – All certificates for water supply and treatment systems operators expire and must be renewed. (SDCL 34A-3-18; See Hdbk., sec. 6.305)

Not later than its first meeting in February – The governing body may by resolution encumber that portion of the unexpended appropriations from the preceding year for which applicable obligations were incurred but were not paid. (SDCL 9-21-24.1; See Hdbk., sec. 12.069)

Between February 15 and March 1 – If the municipal election is to be held on the first Tuesday after the 1st Monday in June, or in conjunction with the June Primary, the notice of vacancies required in SDCL 9-13-40 must be published once each week for two consecutive weeks between February 15 and March 1. (SDCL 9-13-37; 9-13-40; 12-2-5) Follow the Municipal Election Calendar for all election deadlines.

Third Monday of February – Presidents’ Day – State holiday (SDCL 1-5-1)

Sales tax ordinance deadlines – The effective date of any new or amended municipal sales tax ordinance must fall on either January first or July first. The municipality must notify the Department of Revenue of the ordinance at least 90 days prior to the effective date. (SDCL 10-52-9; 10-52A-13; See Hdbk. Sec. 12.260)

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 Friday in February – For elections held in April, nominating petitions must be filed not later than five p.m. on the last Friday in February preceding the day of the election. (SDCL 9-13-7; See Hdbk., sec. 7.250) If no one, including the incumbent, files a nominating petition, a vacancy is created and is filled by appointment or special election. (SDCL 9-13-14.1; 9-13-14.2) Follow the Municipal Election Calendar for all election deadlines.

Last updated 7/11/2016
 
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