Departments

Emergency Management

Phone: (605) 668-5289
Fax: (605) 668-5261
Address: 807 Capitol Street, Yankton SD 57078

Emergency Management Office

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

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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 preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Erin Hacecky

Chief Deputy Emergency Manager/EOC Facilities Coordinator - 7EM2 Send an Email

Robert Taylor

Deputy Emergency Manager/Rescue Liaison - 7EM3 Send an Email

Bryant Jackson

Yankton County Search & Rescue Send an Email

Severe Weather Preparedness Guide

Are You Prepared for a Disaster

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

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.
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Outdoor Warning Sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of the Month at 12pm

Don't Let a Winter Storm Take You by Surprise

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Announcements

Highway Department - Johnson Bridge
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The Johnson Bridge (303rd Street) will be closed to ALL vehicle traffic as of 5pm Wednesday (October 3rd) until emergency repairs can be made.

Treasurer's Office - 2nd Half of Property Taxes DUE
Monday, October 1, 2018

The 2nd half of your property taxes are due on October 31, 2018. Click for more information

Veteran's Service Office - Interested Drivers
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Please contact our office if you are interested in driving the DAV van.

Auditor's Office - Election Info
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Absentee Voting will start on Friday, September 21, 2018. Sample Ballot Ballot Questions

Highway Department Hours
Monday, April 30, 2018

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

Yankton County Emergency Management
Monday, January 1, 2018

You can text YCOEM to 85511 to receive up to date emergency information.

2018 Calendar
Monday, January 1, 2018
EMS - CPR Classes
Monday, January 1, 2018
Yankton County Commission Meeting Policy & Form
Thursday, November 23, 2017

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, & Sunday

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