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Posted on: October 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Redistricting Discussion Public Meetings

Redistricting Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Lincoln County’s Growth Leads to Big Redistricting Decisions February 1st

Lincoln County is divided into five districts, each with a commissioner representing that district at the County

Commission meetings held the first, second, and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The boundaries of those districts are about to change due to population growth, and the people of Lincoln County can have input on how.

An individual from the Southeastern Council of Governments (SECOG) will present proposed Commissioner redistricting options and answer questions at five meetings where public input is welcome and encouraged.

If someone cannot attend one of the meetings, they could also offer their comments through the Lincoln County website,, or by contacting the Auditor’s Office.

Schedule for Public Meetings to Discuss Redistricting

November 9th | 6pm | Liberty Elementary Commons | 200 E Willow St Harrisburg

Joel Arends . Sheri Lund . SECOG

November 16th | 6pm | 4‐H Grounds | 27711 SD Hwy 17 Lennox

Jim Jibben . Sheri Lund . SECOG

November 30th | 6pm | Journey Elementary | 6801 S Grange Ave Sioux Falls

Jim Schmidt . Sheri Lund . SECOG

December 7th | 6pm | Tea City Hall | 600 E 1st St Tea

Mike Poppens . Sheri Lund . SECOG

December 14th | 8:30 am Board meeting | Commission Chambers | 104 N Main St Canton

Full Commission . Sheri Lund . SECOG
Meeting will be live streamed and recorded

December 14th–January 11th: open comment period for public input during meetings & in writing.
January 11th: Auditor will request authorization from the Board to advertise notice of redistricting per SDCL 7‐ 8‐10 to be held on February 1, 2022, between 8:30am and adjournment of the meeting.

** It is strongly suggested that no petition for Commissioner start circulation prior to the meeting on February 1, 2022.
If you are unable to attend one of the meetings, you may also offer your comments through a comment card  or by contacting the Auditor's office.

Current Proposed Options:

Option 1Option 1 Detail
Option 2Option 2 Detail
Option 3Option 3 Detail
Option 4Option 4 Detail
Option 5Option 5 Detail

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