Mayor and City Council
The City of Beresford operates under an aldermanic form of government consisting of a mayor and six council members. Council members are elected from three wards in the city and the Mayor is elected at-large. Mayors of Beresford serve two-year terms, while Council members serve staggered two-year terms with elections conducted every April. Some responsibilities of the Council include:
Making decisions about the running of the city
Act as a board of the local utilities
Act as a board of the equalization on property taxes
Make ordinances and regulations
The Beresford City Council typically meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are held at:
Beresford City Hall
City Council Chambers
103 N. Third Street
City Council Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to address the council, please contact City Hall at (605) 763-2008 or email the City Administrator.
Terms of Office - Effective May, 2023
Check out the Terms of Office if you would like to contact a council member regarding a specific topic or to find the committee members of a certain board within the City of Beresford.