Legal Notices

CURRENT LEGAL NOTICES

 

 Destruction of Highway Grade or Ditch Violation as a Misdemeanor

 

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE MINER COUNTY COMMISSION TO ALL FARMERS:

SDCL. 31-32-7  DESTRUCTION,  ETC., OF HIGHWAY GRADE OR DITCH VIOLATION  AS A MISDEMEANOR.  NO UNAUTHORIZED PERSON MAY INJURE ANY HIGHWAY BY REMOVING, DESTROYING OR OTHERWISE ALTERING THE GRADE CONSTRUCTED  FOR SUCH HIGHWAY OR BY FILLING, OBSTRUCTING OR OTHERWISE ALTERING THE DITCH WHICH DRAINS THE GRADE OF SUCH HIGHWAY OR OTHERWISE INJURES SUCH HIGHWAY IN ANY MANNER .  A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION IS A CLASS 2 MISDEMEANOR.

THIS MAY OCCUR BY PLOWING OR PLANTING A CROP IN THE ROAD DITCH, WHICH INTERFERES WITH THE DRAINAGE.  THIS, ALSO, CAUSES SILT AND OTHER DEBRIS TO PLUG CULVERTS AND BRIDGES.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT ANY DESTRUCTION OR INJURY TO A COUNTY ROAD DITCH OR RIGHT-OF-WAY MAY RESULT IN LEGAL ACTION BY THE COUNTY TO ENFORCE THE LAW.  THIS MAY INCLUDE MOWING OF CROPS BY THE COUNTY OR REMOVAL OF DIRT AND DIRT CONSTRUCTION WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY CAUSING DAMAGE TO CROPS.  THE COST TO THE COUNTY OF REPAIRING AND RETURNING THE ROAD TO ITS PROPER STATE MAY BE RECOVERED IN A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE.

 

                                                                                         MINER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 RON KREMPGES-SUPERINTENDENT

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Contact Info

Please see department pages for direct contact information.

Physical Address: 

Miner County Courthouse

Park Ave. & Main St

401 N. Main St.

Howard, SD 57349

  

Office Hours: 

7:30am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-4:00pm

Monday - Friday

(Sheriff/Dispatch Office Open 24/7)