It seems the state DMV was trying to pull a fast one on it’s residents;

South Dakota’s Division of Motor Vehicles says people who register or renew vehicles on or before March 31 will pay the current fee, not a higher fee that goes into effect April 1.

The agency clarified its stance after county treasurers said they were told to charge the higher fee if vehicle owners whose registrations expire in May try to beat the April 1 increase approved by state lawmakers during this year’s Legislature.

Pennington County Treasurer Janet Sayler says the directive caused an “uproar” among county treasurers who felt they would be violating the law by charging higher fees before April 1.

Sometimes you have to give a big thumbs up to our local elected officials for calling out the state beaucrats and their poppycock.

2 Thoughts on “Bravo to the state’s county treasurers, especially Pam Nelson

  1. Dan Daily on March 20, 2015 at 11:24 am said:

    Pam Nelson is by the book. It’s refreshing that she took a stance. I know and respect her. The extra cost has provoked me into keeping my present vehicle the rest of my life. Why didn’t the car dealers lobby?

  2. anonymous on March 22, 2015 at 12:22 pm said:

    Saved me $60.

    Be there when they open the doors, in and out in 25 minutes.

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