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Title 2: Boundaries, Wards and Precincts

Chapter 2-1 Boundaries
Chapter 2-2 Wards and Precincts

Chapter 2-1  Boundaries

2-1-1     Boundaries.  The corporate limits of the City of Groton are declared to be such as have been legally established and amended by law and ordinances of the city as shown on the official map on file in the office of the finance officer.  Such map shall be incorporated in this ordinance by reference and adopted as the official map showing the boundaries and limits of the city.

Chapter 2-2  Wards and Precincts

2-2-1     Wards Boundaries

A. First Ward.  All of that part of the City of Groton lying west of the middle line of Main Street and north of the middle line of Fourth Avenue as prolonged to the northern and western boundaries of the City of Groton; and that area lying north of the middle line of Third Avenue and east of the middle line of SD Highway 37 and west of the middle line of Main Street shall constitute the First Ward of the City of Groton, South Dakota.

B. Second Ward.  All of that part of the City of Groton lying south of the middle line of Fourth Avenue as prolonged to the eastern boundary of the City of Groton and east of the middle line of Main St; and that area lying south of the middle line of Third Avenue and east of the middle line of SD Highway 37 and west of the middle line of Main Street; and all the area lying south of the middle line of Fourth Avenue as prolonged to the western boundary of the City of Groton and west of the middle line of SD Highway 37 shall constitute the Second Ward of the City of Groton, South Dakota.

C. Third Ward.  All of that part of the City of Groton lying north of the middle line of Fourth Avenue and east of the middle line of Main Street as prolonged to the northern and eastern boundaries of the City of Groton shall constitute the Third Ward of the City of Groton, South Dakota.

2-2-2     Voting Precincts.  The city council may combine or separate said wards to establish voting precincts for the purpose of any particular election by resolution as provided by state law (SDCL 9-13-16).