The City of De Smet, SD was platted by the CN&W Railroad in 1880 and incorporated in 1883. The city operates under the Aldermanic form of government with a 7 member council, consisting of an elected Mayor and six Aldermen. Each Alderman is elected for a two-year term (Two Aldermen are elected from each of the 3 city wards).
The City Council meets in regular session at City Hall on the second Wednesday of each month (5 pm). Special council meetings are scheduled as needed throughout the year and posted 24 hours in advance. City Council meetings are open to the public. If you or a group wishes to address the council, please contact City Hall in advance of the council meeting to schedule time on the meeting agenda.
The city staff works hard to accommodate the needs of the city and its residents. Please contact us for more information or with questions regarding the city.
Tracey Larson, Finance Officer
Karen Hansen, Deputy Finance Officer
Randy Asleson, Water & Wastewater Supt.
Ryan Petersen, Streets/Airport/Restricted Use Site Supt.
Curt Bau, Asst. Streets/Airport/Restricted Use Site Supt.
Charlie Stoddard, Buildings/Parks/Pool Supt.
City of De Smet, South Dakota
106 Calumet Avenue, PO Box 70
De Smet, SD 57231
Office: (605) 854-3731