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— Town of Mission Hill —

Nestled in South Dakota's heart, Mission Hill invites you to experience the perfect blend of small-town charm and modern living. Discover our rich history, friendly community, and picturesque surroundings. 

We take pride in our strong sense of community, where neighbors look out for one another and newcomers are embraced with hospitality. Our local businesses, schools, and cultural attractions create a vibrant atmosphere, making Mission Hill a wonderful place to live, work, and play. Your new home awaits!

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Frequently Asked Questions


Utility invoices are mailed out on the 1st of each month.  Utility invoices include all city services - water, sewer and garbage.  Residents are not able to "pick and choose" services.  Residents are required to have all 3 services.

Invoices are due the 15th of each month.  Invoices are considered late if received after the 15th of the month and are subject to a $25.00 late fee which will be included on next month's invoice.

If full payment is not received by the 25th of the month. water will be shut off on the 26th - regardless of the day of the week.  To reconnect water service, full amount due PLUS a $150 reconnect must be paid.  If the Water Superintendent goes to shut the water off and resident has payment - full payment PLUS the $150 reconnect must be paid - even if the water is not shut off.  Any water turned back on after 5 p.m. during the week or anytime on weekends or holidays will be charged an additional $150.00

Please contact the Finance Officer or Water Supervisor if you have questions.

Garbage Pick Up

Garbage is picked up on Fridays.  If a holiday falls on a Friday, garbage collection will be picked up on Saturday.

Garbage must be placed in containers on the street side of the house - garbage will NOT be picked up in the alley.

There is a two (2) can limit that will be picked up at a house.

The Town of Mission Hill holds a city wide clean up once per year, normally in May.  This is only for RESIDENTS of Mission HILL.  At this time the garbage collector will provide roll off containers to be placed on Washington Ave. (main street) in front of City Hall.  Residents are welcome to bring unwanted items to discard in these roll offs.  TIRES ARE NOT ACCEPTED!  White goods and branches are accepted however, will not be placed in the roll offs.

If you have any questions regarding city wide clean-up, please contact any board member.

Water Deposit

The Town of Mission Hill requires each new resident to complete a water deposit agreement plus pay a $150 deposit.  Once the agreement is signed and payment is received a time will be set up for the water superintendent to turn the water on during normal working business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday). A minimum of 24 hours is required to turn any water on.  Water turned on after hours or weekend hours will include a $150 non-refundable fee.

The water agreement is listed below:

Town of Mission Hill - Water Deposit Agreement