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The Finance Office maintains financial records for the city, as well as all official agendas, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, municipal election procedures, alcoholic beverage licensing, personnel records, etc. as required by South Dakota Codified Laws (SDCL).

Credit and debit cards are accepted for payment of all services offered by the city.

Contact Information

Contact City Hall at 745-3135 for the following offices:
Utility Billing
Finance Office
Human Resources

Lobby Business Hours: Mon- Friday 8am – 4pm

303 North River Street
Phone: (605) 745-3135
Fax: (605) 745-5180


Utility Service and Payments

All customers requesting water, sewer and garbage service, hereafter referred to as "utilities,” from the City of Hot Springs must make application to the City Finance Office at 303 North River Street, Hot Springs, SD or by phone at (605) 745-3135. Utilities will not be furnished to a customer until an application is completed and the required deposit is received by the city. No service will be granted to customers with a delinquent account from a prior residence until such bill is paid in full. Bills are sent out the first of each month and are due on or before the 15th of each month.

Your utility bill may be paid with cash, check, or a credit/debit card. If wanting to pay with a credit/debit card, you may call in or stop by the office. A drop box is located in from of City Hall. Automatic payment of your account is available by completing an authorization form. The automatic payment is withdrawn from your account on the 7th of every month. If the 7th is a holiday, then the payment is withdrawn the next business day.

Garbage service is mandatory for residential customers. A 90 gallon green container shall be provided to each residence. Contact Fall River Sanitation at 605-745-7730 for container repairs or if your garbage was not picked up on the scheduled day. Residential curbside recycling is also available. More information on recycling is available here.

The City of Hot Springs provides an area to dispose of yard waste & branches for residents of Hot Springs only at no cost. Open 24-7 for your convenience.

City Finances

Most Recent Annual Reports 

Note: Older Reports are available by request at City Hall. 


2021 City Budget

2020 City Budget

2019 City Budget

2018 City Budget

2017 City Budget

City Financial Policies