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Commission FormThe City of Summerset operates under a commission form of government with a (4) member board of commissioners and mayor(SDCL 9-9-1). We also have a (3) member planning and zoning board.
Police DepartmentSummerset has a police chief, lieutenant, an officer and two reserve officers.
Fire DepartmentsTwo different volunteer fire departments serve the City of Summerset. Piedmont Fire Department and Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department. Piedmont currently operates with 20 firefighting volunteers and 20 non-firefighting volunteers. Black Hawk has 28 firefighting volunteers.