April 21, 2024

Courthouse Closed – New Years

The Fall River & Oglala Lakota County Courthouse in Hot Springs will be closed on Monday, January 1st in observance of New Years Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd. Happy New Year!

VEHICLES, VEHICLES, VEHICLES

Changes for the Treasurer’s Office
Effective February 1st, 2024 changes are coming to the Oglala Lakota County Treasurer’s office regarding the titling & registering of vehicles. Those changes are as follows:
* Must have photo identification in the form of Driver’s license, State issued ID., Tribal ID. or passport to title vehicles, register vehicles or for the processing of any paperwork regarding motor vehicles.
* Customers who have an out of State driver’s license/State ID. or are using a passport, you will need to bring in your social security card, W2 or a non-expired Tribal ID with your full social security number to title vehicles.
* If you are titling a vehicle and are an Oglala Sioux Tribal member living in Oglala Lakota County at the time you purchased the vehicle, you are required to bring either your Tribal ID. or blood degree to be eligible for the tribal tax exemption. We will no longer process vehicles using the tribal tax exemption if Tribal ID or blood degree letter are not provided at time of visit.
** These changes are to prevent blocks/stops/collections on your vehicle accounts.

New location for Veteran Service Officer

The Oglala Lakota County Veteran Service Office has moved to Batesland and will be located at the OL County Highway Shop, located at 105 Dakota Street, Batesland.

This will increase availability for Veterans on the eastern side of the County. A project is being planned for improvement to our OLC Highway shop, which will include an office for the VSO, along with the Sheriff, Highway Superintendent and Administrative Assistant. This will allow for all county services that are provided locally to be in one spot. The temporary phone number to call is 605-288-1866. After December 15, 2023 the phone number will be 605-867-2555

We will give updates as they come. Please reach out to Jerlene Arredondo to welcome her in her new location!

County Sheriff – Job Opening

Oglala Lakota County is now accepting letters of interest for the County Sheriff. Click here or See the employment tab for more information.

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