A Great Place to Call Home
Welcome to the City of Summerset
Meade County, South Dakota
As Mayor, I would like to welcome you to the City of Summerset, South Dakota.
In Summerset, we have a special blend of urban and rural living that is minutes from the Rapid City metro area and just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Black Hills. This means we not only enjoy the best of the city, but we also enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle.
We have designed this welcome packet as a Quick Start Guide to living in Summerset. It is important for our citizens to be aware of surrounding amenities and opportunities to promote the welcoming community that Summerset exemplifies. In this packet you will find our history, city government and other useful information. Additionally, much of this information can be found on our website at http://summerset.us
On our website, you will find information you need to stay on top of current issues and keep in touch with your elective representatives. The City of Summerset uses a mayor-commission form of government to provide effective and efficient public services to its residents.
Our Summerset City Commission Regular Meetings and Planning and Zoning sessions are open to all citizens ad are held in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room at Summerset City Hall, 12150 Siouxland Road. Regular meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm, and Planning and Zoning meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7pm.
I am very proud of our community and hope that you get involved in helping me make Summerset the best it can be. If you have questions, or if there is anything I can do to help, please don’t hesitate to call (605) 718-9858.
Let me be the first to welcome you home to Summerset!
Quick Start Guide to Living in Summerset
Welcome to the City of Summerset! On behalf of the City of Summerset, we would like to welcome you to "the City with a Future." We are truly proud of our community. We welcome all visitors, new residents and businesses which choose to become a part of this great community.
Summerset actually began as the Summerset and Sun Valley Subdivisions between Black Hawk and Piedmont. Incorporated in June, 2005, Summerset has a small town atmosphere and is quickly becoming one of the best places to raise a family. Once you visit our city and meet its residents and business owners, we think you will agree!
Summerset’s population in the 2010 census was 1814! Summerset is located in Meade County, 10 miles north of Rapid City off Interstate 90, Exit 46, 48, or Exit 52 and is just 25 minutes from Rapid City Regional Airport.
Summerset City Hall is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm. Summerset operates under a commission form of government. Summerset Commission is a group of interested individuals who have been elected to put forth our best efforts to ensure a quality standard of living for every citizen who lives in Summerset. We deliver services that are equal, fair, and provide economic opportunity to all citizens.
As a governing body, we are committed to improving the quality of life and importance of family as a core value of all our residents without burdensome taxes or excessive government intervention. Our philosophy exudes consistency, balance, professionalism, commitment, and encouragement of city growth through freedom of actions coupled with responsibility.
We are pleased to welcome you to our city and look forward to helping you become acquainted with your new community. Moving can be a difficult and overwhelming experience, whether it is across town or across the country. To make your move a little easier, we have listed some useful contacts for setting up your new home:
City of Summerset Municipal Information
Mayor City Administrator
George Mandas Jeff Mizenko
Commissioners Finance Officer
Gary Grosz TBD
Richard Liggett Police Chief
Bryce Lutz Don Allen
All City Departments can be reached by calling City Hall at (605) 718-9858, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. To reach law enforcement, please call the City of Summerset Police Department at (605) 721-6806. For emegencies, please dieal 911.
Summerset Subdivision Residents:
Black Hawk Water District 787-5777
Sun Valley Subdivision Residents:
Diamond D Water 787-5261
Sewer Accounts (All Areas)
Phone & Internet
Knology Communications 721-2000
Midcontinent Communications 1-800-888-1300
Black Hills Power & Light 721-2660
Montana Dakota Utilities 1-800-638-3278
Kieffer Sanitation 342-5575
Red River 341-2201
Chamber of Commerce 415-0044
Jeff Kruen, President
Game Fish & Parks 347-2861
Piedmont Valley Elementary (Meade County School District) – K-6th grades 787-5295
Black Hawk Elementary (Rapid City School District) – K-5th grades 787-6701
Sturgis Williams Middle School (Meade County School District) – 6th-8th grades 347-5232
West Middle School (Rapid City School District) – 6th-8th grades 394-4033
Sturgis Brown High School (Meade County School District) 347-2686
Stevens High School (Rapid City School District) 394-4051
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