August 23, 2019

Commission

Marshall County has a five member board of commissioners elected into their positions with their 4 year term beginning on the first Tuesday of January following their election. Any commissioner who represents an even-numbered district shall run for election at the general election at which the President is elected; any commissioner who represents an odd-numbered or unnumbered district shall run for election at the general election at which the Governor is elected. Pursuant to SDCL 7-8-1.

The commissioners meet two Tuesday’s a month and other times deemed necessary by the board.

The Marshall County Commission’s responsibilities include maintaining county roadways, levy taxes, approve budgets & expenditures, create and enforce ordinances, over-seeing county offices, and maintaining a balanced budget.

The Marshall County Commission also acts as the Marshall County Board of Equalization, the Planning and Zoning Board, and the Drainage Board.