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.

Quick Links

Winter Weather Warning, Watches and Advisories
Winter Storm Book
Tornado Book

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Erin Hacecky

Deputy Emergency Manager/EOC Facilities Coordinator - 7EM2

Robert Taylor

Deputy Emergency Manager/Rescue Liaison - 7EM3

Lee Rettig

Deputy Emergency Manager / Public Information Officer - 7EM5

Bryant Jackson

Yankton County Search & Rescue

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

Auditor's Office -
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Absentee voting for the June 5, 2018 primary will start on April 20, 2018.

Highway Department - 2018 Projects
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

We now have an interactive map located under the Highway Department's Quick Links showing 2018 Projects for both the County and the City.

Treasurer's Office - 1st Half Property Taxes DUE April 30th
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Highway Department - Rolling Hills Bridge
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Work has begun on the replacement of the bridge in Rolling Hills. Click here for project plan map

Highway Department - Signage Project
Monday, March 19, 2018

Replacement of E911 Address signs will begin approximately March 28th. This project is SD DOT Grant Funded and contractor appointed. The contractor states they will begin on the west half of Yankton County.

Highway Department - Spring Load Limits
Friday, March 2, 2018

Spring load limits will be in place starting Tuesday, March 13, 2018. They will be posted at 6 tons per axle, 80,000 lbs GVW.

Emergency Management - Severe Weather Awareness Week - April 23-27, 2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018

There will be tornado drill on Wednesday, April 25th with the Watch at 10am and Warning Sirens at 10:15 am. This testing will be done county wide.

EMS - CPR Classes
Monday, January 1, 2018
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
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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