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Yankton County Commissioners

Don Kettering

Chairman Send an Email
Commissioner Todd Woods

Todd Woods

Vice-Chairman Todd was elected to the Yankton County Commission January 2015 and has served as chairperson in 2015 & 2016. He serves on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Hwy 52 Corridor Committee, E911 Committee, Keep Yankton Beautiful, Safety Center Committee, and County Technology Liaison. Todd grew up outside of Tabor, SD and graduated from SDSU in 1995. He is currently employed at First Dakota National Bank as Vice President/Trust Officer and is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor. Send an Email

Debra Bodenstedt

Commissioner Deb was elected to the Yankton County Commission in January of 2015. She serves on the Planning Commission, Board of Equalization, Yankton Area Progressive Growth Operations, Chairman of the Yankton County Railroad Authority, Chairman of the Yankton/Clay Creek Ditch Board, Yankton Federal Prision Community Relations Board, Emergency Planning, Homeland Security, Emergency Management Board and Joint City/Commission Planning Commission. Deb grew up in Wayne, NE, and has made Yankton her home for the past 6 years. She is a graduate of Wayne State College, St. Ambrose University and Naval War College. She is currently retired after a 28 year career with the US Navy. Before serving in the Navy, she was a high school teacher. Send an Email

Raymon Epp

Commissioner Ray and his wife Pam are fourth generation farmers. They farm outside of Mission Hill, SD. He runs a diversified operation of alfalfa, soybeans, corn and hogs. Ray sits on many agricultural related boards and is all about the future of this industry. He is a family man with community roots. Send an Email

Gary Swensen

Commissioner Gary grew up on the family farm in Yankton County. 2002-2005 Non traditional full time student U.S.D. Vermillion History Ed. Criminal Justice, Mechanics/Auto Body graduate U.S.D. Springfield. He worked for 25 years at Kaneb (NuStar) Pipeline and Great Lakes Naval Station Chicago, Il..(NAVFAC). Current Class A with Heavy equipment, scheduling, fleet purchasing, maintenance and experience on reconstruction of I-29 and I-90. Former third generation farmer and is a (former) Reserve Deputy for Yankton County Sheriff Dave Hunhoff... Vietnam Era Veteran past Commander of American Legion current member of Post #193 Irene, Recently retired from TransCanada (Keystone) Crude Oil Pipeline. Send an Email

Announcements

Highway Dept - Road Work
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

There will be temporary delays with flaggers and one-lane traffic on 444th Avenue, between 301st Street and 303rd Street for the remainder of this week.

County Announcements
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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Planning & Zoning - Bus Tour
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Along with Ag United, there will be a bus tour to two (2) local CAFOs. For more details go to the Planning & Zoning page.

Highway Dept - Road Work
Monday, September 11, 2017

Highway Department will begin crack sealing on the following roads: Deer Blvd (South of SD Hwy 52, includes Wayne, Richard, Jerry, Case, Cottonwood and Pike Streets) and Timberland Drive (South of SD Hwy 52). Please expect traffic delays. This project’s completion date is dependent upon the weather.

Highway Dept - 5-Year Plan Public Meetings
Monday, August 21, 2017

Yankton County Highway Department will host (2) public meetings to discuss the proposed annual updated 5-year highway and bridge improvement plan. These will be held on Mon. Sept 11th @ 6pm & Thurs. Sept 21st @ 6pm in the Commissioner Meeting Room at the Government Center.

Yankton County Emergency Management
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

You can text YCOEM to 898211 to receive up to date emergency information.

Weed & Pest Department - Nuisance (Spring Time) vs Vector (Summer) Mosquitos
Monday, May 15, 2017
Yankton County Weed Dept - Noxious Weeds MUST Be Controlled
Monday, April 10, 2017

Weed Department announces that they will be begin inspections on May 1, 2017 for noxious weeds. Read More

Highway Department Hours
Monday, April 10, 2017

We are currently in our Summer Hours, which are 6:30am thru 5:00pm Monday thru Thursday.

YC Observer March 31, 2017 article - Yankton Co spends less per person than similar counties
Monday, April 3, 2017
2017 Calendar
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Yankton County EMS 2017 CPR Class Schedule
Monday, November 21, 2016

Main Phone:
605.260.4400

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

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