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City Government

Platte has an established city government, led by a mayor and city council. City Council meetings are held the first and third Monday of every month in the City Hall meeting room.


Ken VanZee, At-Large

City Council Members

Vacant- President
Jarrod Lang, Ward I – Vice President

Dave Carter, Ward I

Myrna Overweg, Ward II
Aaron VandenHoek, Ward II
Mike VanDerWerff, Ward III
Cole Anderson, Ward III


Finance Officer

Shauna Meyerink

Contact Information

Phone: (605) 337-3921
Fax: (605) 337-3988

310 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 236
Platte, SD 57369-0236

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City Departments

City Office

Shauna Meyerink

Finance Officer

(605) 337-3921

Jacey Finney

(605) 337-3921

Police Department

Brandon Semmler

Police Chief

(605) 337-2144

For Emergencies, please call 911

(605) 337-2144


Public Works Department

Richard Sternberg

City Superintendent 

(605) 337-3921

Hayden Kuiper and Danny DuFrain

Maintenance Workers

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