City of Crooks, SD

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Work to pave the gravel section of East 4th Street plans to proceed in the afternoon of Wednesday, May 22 if weather conditions allow. On-street parking will be allowed for impacted residents on the south side of the paved portion of 4th St. The City of Crooks is an equal opportunity provider.
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2024 Municipal Election

The following information is preliminary and will be updated as we get closer to the election cycle.  Contact the Finance Office with any questions or to ensure you have the most up to date information about running for City Council.  

The 2024 Municipal Election is scheduled for April 9, 2024 (the second Tuesday in April). The following seats are up for election:  Alderman Ward I - two year term, Alderman Ward II - one year term, and Alderman Ward II - two year term.

If you would like to run for a seat, you need to circulate a petition and receive the necessary signatures for your ward. You may start circulating petitions on January 26, and must submit them by 5pm on February 23, 2024 to the office or have them mailed by registered mail postmarked by date and said time.   It is highly recommended that petitions are turned in as soon as they are completed so that there is time to correct any errors.

Signature requirements (5% of registered voters of the ward - SDCL 9-13-9):
Alderman, Ward I - 2 year term requires - 26
Alderman, Ward II - 1 year term requires - 24
Alderman, Ward II - 2 year term requires - 24

Petitions can be obtained at the municipal office and can be printed off the SD Sec. of State's website ( Crooks is a class two municipality. If you decide to print petitions off yourself, make sure they are self-contained (printed on one page front & back). 

SD Secretary of State - Elections - P: 605-773-3537
Minnehaha County Auditor's Office - P: 605-367-4220