Departments

Emergency Management

The Emergency Management Office is located at 807 Capitol Street.
Use the northern-most entrance on the east side of the building.

Emergency Management Office

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Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone:

(605) 668-5289

Fax:

(605) 668-5261

Address:

807 Capitol Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Mission:

Yankton County Emergency Management exists to protect the residents of Yankton County and their property from the effects of natural, man-made, and technological disasters through efforts in prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Severe Weather Preparedness Guide

Severe weather safety means having a family plan and the supplies necessary to stay safe in the event of severe weather. Being prepared ahead of time is the only effective way to ensure your safety and your family's safety in the event of severe weather.

Storm Sirens

*Outdoor Warning Sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of the month at 12:00pm

The communities in Yankton County have two (2) different types of siren tones.

The first is a steady tone for three (3) minutes. This is to inform you to go inside and get more information on why they are sounding. This sound NOT be confused with the slow wavering tone used to alert the Volunteer Fire Departments of an emergency call. Read more

Don't Let a Winter Storm Take You by Surprise

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Erin Hacecky

Chief Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM2 Send an Email

Announcements

Yankton County Planning & Zoning
Monday, June 17, 2024

To read proposed changes to Article 26 for the next Planning Commission Meeting click here

Yankton County
Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Yankton County Government Center and all other non-emergency offices in the county will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 in observance of Juneteenth.

Yankton County Treasurer
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Reminder: Yankton County residents that have last names starting with K and L have until June 30, 2024 to renew vehicle registration.

Yankton County Highway Department
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Yankton County Highway Department will begin their summer hours on Monday, April 02, 2024 and will run until further notice.

Summer hours are Monday through Thursday 6:30am-5:00pm.

Yankton County Weed Department
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Yankton County Weed Department would like to remind that Yankton County landowners are required to control noxious weeds on their property. The Weed Department will begin their inspections on May 1, 2024.

Main Phone:
(605) 260-4400

Address:
321 West 3rd Street, Suite 100 Yankton, SD 57078

Office Hours:
9:00am - 5:00pm CST, Monday-Friday
Closed on Holidays, Saturdays, & Sundays

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