December 3, 2021

OPT-OUT INFO.

ATTENTION TAXPAYERS:

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE OF “$500,000.00”

RESOLUTION FOR OPT OUT AND VOTE TO BE HELD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hanson County Commissioners have adopted the following resolution:

THE GOVERNING BOARD OF Hanson County do state that the above said board is unable to operate under the tax limitation measure currently in statute. We therefore OPT OUT of such tax limitation in the amount of $500,000.00 starting with calendar year 2021 taxes payable in the calendar year 2022. This opt out will be for 10 years, which will be through taxes payable in the calendar year 2031. This action has been taken by the board and approved by at least a two-thirds vote of the board. 

Also, be it resolved that the GOVERNING BOARD OF Hanson County will conduct an election to approve or disapprove the tax levy opt out pursuant to SDCL 10-13-36. The election will be held on September 21, 2021.

/s/ Gary Schoenrock, Board Chairman

/s/ John Bumgardner, Board Member

/s/ Curtis Fox, Board Member

/s/ Richard Waldera, Board Member

/s/ Bruce Kjetland, Board Member

Project Cost

https://www.hansoncounty.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Hanson-Road-Maint-Costs-2021-1.pdf

https://www.hansoncounty.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Copy-of-TAX-INFORMATION-TABLE-08-23-21.pdf

https://www.hansoncounty.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Hwy-Dept-Revnues-Expenses-8-20-2021.pdf

https://www.hansoncounty.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/CHIP-SEAL-1.pdf

https://www.hansoncounty.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/OVERLAY.pdf

https://www.hansoncounty.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/GRAVEL.pdf

County Tax Levies

Fact Sheet

Sample Ballot

Notice of Special Election

Opt-Out Election Results: Yes – 183, No – 158