New Resident Information

This page provides some basic information that we hope you’ll find useful as you begin your life in Potter. In this guide you will find the names and phone numbers of service providers, local organizations, and information about a few of Potter’s regulations that are designed to promote safety, protect our quality of life, and make ​good neighbors of us all. 

Whether you are planning to live in Potter for only a short time–or for the indefinite future-we hope you will make yourself a part of the community and will enjoy the pleasures of small-town America while you are here.   
Welcome to our community and we hope you join us for the wonderful activities that make our community a great place to live! ​
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Contact Numbers

Village Office

308-879-4332

Digger’s Hotline

800-331-5666

Potter Public Library

308-879-4345

Potter Post Office

308-879-4381

Sheriff

Non-Emergency

Emergency

308-254-2922

911

Hospitals/Clinics

Memorial Health Center in Sidney

Physicians Clinic

Kimball Health Services

Potter Clinic

308-254-5825

308.254.5544

308-235-3621

308-879-0155

Prairie Pines Golf Course

308-879-4469

High West Energy (Electricity)

888-834-1657

 307-245-3261

Black Hills Energy (Gas)

888-890-5554

Dalton Telephone

Cable TV-Cable Broadband Internet

866-542-6779

CenturyLink

Telephone & DSL Internet

Sales 866-304-6820

Customer Care

888-723-8010  

Action Communication

Dial Up & DSL Internet

1-800-558-7836 

308-632-7836 

Potter Dix Public Schools

Potter Site- Jr./Sr. High

Dix Site- Elementary

308-879-4434

308-682-5226

Potter-Dix Early Learning Facility

308- 879-4586

Fire Hall

Contact Jim Frei for information about renting

308-879-4550

Youth Center

Contact Vicki Hilpert for information about renting

308-879-4526

Legion Hall

Contact Jerry Steele for information about renting

308-879-4312

Potter Rural Cemetery

Contact Hal Enevoldsen for more information

308-879-4451

 

Local Regulations

 

·         There is a Leash Law for all dogs in the Village. Any dog found running at large in the Village will be impounded by the Animal Control Officer.

 

·         Dog & Cat Licenses expire biannually on April 30, and may be purchased from the Village Office annually with proof of current Rabies Vaccination. The cost is $7.00 for neutered, spayed or male dogs & cats. The cost is $9.00 for intact female dogs & cats.

 

·         The storing of unlicensed, inoperable or wrecked vehicles outside for more than 30 days is against the Municipal Code of Potter.

 

·         It is the homeowner’s responsibility to maintain their property from the middle of the street to the middle of the alley; this includes taking care of the sidewalks, weeds & grass.

 

·         Grass & weeds must be kept below 12”. Once over 12” it is considered a Public Nuisance and can be removed by the Village at the owner’s expense.

 

·         Trees must be kept trimmed to a height of at least 8’ above the sidewalk and to at least 14’ above the street.

 

·         Dumpsters are provided for the residents of Potter and can be found in the alley on most streets. Do not put yard waste, hot ash or tires in the dumpsters. They are emptied every Monday.

 

·         We have a recycling trailer that is located west of the Depot museum on Front Street. Recyclables that are accepted are #1 & #2 plastics, paper, magazines & aluminum cans. 

 

·         Building Permits are required, and they must be approved prior to beginning any work.

 

·         The Village of Potter offers residents the use of an Organic Landfill, which is located just 1 mile north and ½ mile east of town. Grass clippings, garden waste, branches, trees and unpainted wood with no metal may be taken to the landfill. It is open yearly April-October weather permitting.

 

·         The speed limit in town is 20 mph, and in the school zone it is 15 mph.