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Wall city finance officer Carolynn Anderson works at her desk. Wall has a mayor-council form of government.
Wall city finance officer Carolynn Anderson works at her desk. Wall has a mayor-council form of government.
Black Hills Knowledge Network photo/Chelsea Gortmaker
Apr 23, 2011

Wall - Government Life & Citizenship

Local Government

Wall is governed by an aldermanic form of government, the Wall City Council. This council includes six members, two elected from each ward in the community. The mayor is elected at large. Each council person serves a staggered two-year term. City Council agendas are available on the city's website, as are meeting minutesCity ordinances regulate municipal operations and a host of issues relating to public safety. The Wall City Council meetings are held in the Community Center meeting room at 501 Main Street. Regular meetings are scheduled at 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month.

Wall’s Finance Officer is Carolynn Anderson, who can be reached at (605) 279-2663 or [email protected] Assistant Finance Officer/Chamber Director Cindy Schuler can be reached at (605) 279-2665 or [email protected] Public Works Director Garrett Bryan can be reached at (605) 515-4138 or [email protected]

Elections

Find Pennington County Election Information here and see results from recent elections at the South Dakota Secretary of State’s website.

Public Safety

Wall contracts with the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department for law enforcement services. The Wall Police Station is located at 411 Main Street. Fire Services are provided by the Wall Volunteer Fire Department, located at 120 Fourth Avenue.

Veterans & Military Affairs

The Pennington County Veterans Service Office assists area veterans and their dependents and survivors in applying for veterans' benefits including benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of South Dakota.

More Information

Drinking Water Study: In an arid region, water is a critical municipal issue. In 2010, the City of Wall released a report on drinking water in the community. Drawing on local wells, the city serves more than 818 customers an average of 165,300 gallons of water per day. The study found that the relative susceptibility of Wall's drinking water supply to contamination is low.

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