City Commission


  • Tuesday Evenings
  • 5:30pm
  • City Hall, 222 E Dakota Avenue
Every meeting is broadcast live on OaheTV Chanel 8 and HD Channel 608. Meetings are re-broadcast Tuesdays at 8pm and 10pm and Wednesdays at 8am and 9pm. Each meeting is also available on OaheTV online and OaheTV on Demand.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available 24 hours prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Items being Considered by City Commission



Each member of the City Commission serves the community in an at-large capacity but also accepts additional oversight responsibilities in the administration of City Government. Commission appointments and committee assignments are made by the Mayor at the first meeting of each July and ratified by the entire Commission.

Commission Assignments
Committee Assignments
Laurie Gill
  • Human Resources
  • Business Office
  • OaheTV
  • Public Buildings
  • Chamber Board
  • Capitol Complex Beautification Commission
  • CUC Board
  • Business Improvement District #1 Board
Steve Harding
  • Commission President
  • Parks and Recreation (Parks / Recreation / Cemetery / Golf / Aquatic Center / Swimming Pool)
  • Arbor Board
  • Central SD Enhancement District
  • Golf Board
  • Park Board
Blake Barringer

  • Engineering (Planning / Zoning / Airport/ Landfill / Garbage)
  • Discovery Center
Jamie Huizenga
  • Public Safety (Police / Fire)
  • Ambulance Committee
  • Central SD Communications  Board
  • Traffic Safety Committee
  • Library Board
Jim Mehlhaff
  • Public Utilities (Water / Street / Sewer / Electric)
  • Deer Management Task Force
  • Expo Board
  • River Cities Transit