De Smet, South Dakota

City of De Smet, South Dakota Official Website

Finance Office

Finance Officer:
Tracey Larson

Deputy Finance Officer:
Karen Hansen

Finance Office Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Payroll and Budget accounting
  • Prepare required Federal and State reports
  • Document proceedings of City Council meetings
  • Record and prepare utility bills and receipts
  • Administer processes concerning city zoning (applications & hearing notifications)
  • City Elections
  • Ensure ordinances, resolutions, and legal notices meet the requirements of state law
  • Prepare correspondence and memorandum
  • Record minutes for the City Tree Board and prepare applications
  • Manage summer recreation and swimming pool employees
  • Provide a role as Loss Control/Safety Coordinator
  • Representative for City of De Smet Memorial Hospital Advisory Board

City Utilities
The City of De Smet offers sewer, water, and garbage service. Go to the City Utilities Page for more information.

Building Permit Process
Whenever a structure is moved, erected, added to, or structurally altered, a building permit is required. Check out the Building Permit Process Page for more information and application.

Election Information
For election information, please view the SD Secretary of State website.

Audit Reports

2020 Audit Report - City of De Smet.pdf

Finance Officer Contact Information:

106 Calumet Ave. SE
De Smet, SD 57231
Phone: 605-854-3731
Fax: 605-854-9074

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Mon. - Fri.)

  • Pay Utility Bill
  • Make a Misc. Payment

News & Updates

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City Council Minutes

October 31, 2022 Special Meeting Minutes (PDF)

February 15, 2024 Reg. Mtg. Minutes (PDF)

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City Council Agenda

Feb. 14, 2024 Reg. Mtg. agenda (PDF)

Useful Links

City of De Smet Job Application (PDF)

Swimming Pool Waiver (PDF)

Event Center Roller Skating Waiver (PDF)

Event Center Basketball Waiver (PDF)

Election Information


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