The Dell Rapids City Council set the election date for the open City Council positions for Tuesday, April 10th, 2018. The election will be held at the Dell Rapids Lutheran Church. This will be a shared election date with the school for the Dell Rapids School Board election.
There is an open position in each ward this year. Bill Schmidt’s term in Ward 1, Barry Berg’s term in Ward 2, Mike Sterud’s term in Ward 3, and Bob Mier’s term in Ward 4 are all becoming vacant due to term expiration.
“Petitions can begin circulation on January 26th, and they must be submitted and completed by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 23rd,” said City Administrator Justin Weiland during the council’s regular meeting on Tuesday, January 2nd.
Petitions need to be filed in the office of the finance officer located at City Hall at 302 E 4th St. They are open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.