Mitchell City Administrator Vote Could Come This Month

A Mitchell City Council vote on adding a city administrator may come this month.  The administrator would act as a chief operating officer, overseeing the department heads.  The administrator would be accountable to the mayor.  The council discussed the issue last night.  It is hoped that a city administrator could improve efficiency in city business.  Over twenty cities in South Dakota have a city manager or administrator.  Mitchell residents voted against a city manager form of government in 2011.

The issue is expected to be voted on at the next council meeting on December 16th.

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Mitchell Police Locate Person Of Interest In Thursday Fire

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Police were searching for 37-year old Dawn Long.

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No One Injured In Thursday Morning Mitchell House Fire

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The house is considered uninhabitable.

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Pool Information On Mitchell’s City Website


The election takes place on December 8th.

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Mitchell Police Looking For Person Who Pointed A Laser At Aircraft

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Pointing a laser at an aircraft is a felony offense.