Staff & Departments

Business Office
Amber Kemnitz
Finance Officer
Marie Deutsch
Deputy Finance Officer
City Business Office
The office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Noon to 1 p.m.).
406 2nd Ave W.
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3391
City Utilities
The City of Sisseton offers sewer, water and garbage service. To set up service for city utilities contact the City Business Office at 698-3391. Utilities are billed on a monthly basis and payment is due by the 15th of each month. Payments can be mailed to, or dropped off at, the City Business Office. (A drop box is located on the south side of the City Hall Building for payments dropped off after regular business hours.) Automatic payments can also be set up through your bank or you can pay your bill online at:  GovPayNow
Contact the Business Office for more information.
406 2nd Ave W.
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3391
Community Room
The Community Room at City Hall is available to be rented for special events. Contact the Sisseton Business Office at 698-3391 for fee information and availability.
406 2nd Ave W.
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3391
Streets & Rubble Site
Myron Doud
Street Superintendent
Street Department
Street Department Responsibilities Include:
  • Street maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • Street lighting
  • Storm water and drainage
  • Mowing
  • Street signs
  • Main Street banners and Christmas decorations
  • Maintenance of the airport
  • Maintenance of the Rubble Site
Restricted-Use Rubble Site
The City of Sisseton Restricted-Use Rubble Site is located east of the Sisseton Cemetery and is open early spring through late fall (typically April-October) depending on weather.

Acceptable Items
Items accepted at Sisseton's restricted use rubble site include leaves, grass clippings, stump grindings, garden debris, branches, cement, untreated wood products and fill dirt. White goods (appliances) will be accepted according to proper handling procedures. All rubble must be sorted, with a full accounting made after inspection. Unusual materials and requests will be considered by the Sisseton City Council at their regular meetings.

It is mandatory that all rubble dumped at Sisseton's restricted rubble site be inspected.

Restricted-Use Rubble Site Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Water & Waste Water
Gary Spencer
Water & Waste Water Superintendent
Water Department
Water Department Responsibilities Include:
  • Daily operation of city water and wastewater system including treatment
  • Maintenance of all fire hydrants and water mains and manholes and sewer mains
  • Installation and related maintenance of water meters, including monthly meter readings
  • Maintenance of all buildings and equipment housed therein for water and wastewater systems
  • Oversee installation of all new connections to city water and wastewater systems
  • Oversee all water and wastewater system maintenance and construction
  • Submit all state-required samples and complete all required record keeping for water and wastewater system
  • Order all chemicals and supplies needed to maintain the water and wastewater system
Tim German
Sanitation Superintendent
Sanitation Department
Garbage Pick-Up Day
  • Tuesdays for residents living on the west side of the city
  • Thursdays for residents living on the east side of the city
Garbage receptacles are also located on Cherry Street, on the south side of the City Street Department building. These receptacles are for RESIDENTS ONLY.

City of Sisseton Garbage Service
The City of Sisseton utilizes the Roberts County Landfill as the source of disposal of all municipal solid waste.  The RC Landfill has separate areas where they allow different types of waste material.  Within the municipal solid waste site, general household waste material such as paper, plastic, glass, cardboard and food waste is accepted.  There are other areas within the RC Landfill that do accept other items but those items are not included in City garbage service. 
Other areas within the Roberts County Landfill consist of:
Metal Pile/White Goods:  Any items 90% metal or more (iron, tin, aluminum), stoves, refrigerators, etc. (freon must be removed from cooling systems)
Bulk Waste:  This consists mostly of furniture (couches, recliners, mattresses, carpet, etc.)  NO TV’S, STEREOS, PLASTICS OR CARDBOARD.
Construction Waste:  Acceptable items include concrete, bricks, sheetrock, plaster, shingles, tar paper.
Other Products with separate locations:  Tires, Batteries, Waste Oil

Any of these items that are not part of municipal garbage service can be taken to the RC Landfill on your own.  For any additional information contact City Hall at 698-3391 or the Roberts County Landfill at 698-7362.

City residents can bring lawn clippings, leaves and branches to the Sisseton Rubble Site.  Rubble Site operations are seasonal, typically opening Mid-April through Mid-October weather permitting on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 3:00pm-7:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm.

406 2nd Ave
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3391
Municipal Liquor Store
City Municipal Liquor Store
The City of Sisseton operates the Municipal Liquor Store located on the corner of SD Highway 10 and 8th Avenue East.

Municipal Liquor Store Hours
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – Midnight
CLOSED Sundays and Holidays
10 8th Ave E.
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3340
Volunteer Fire Department
Jeff Pageler
Fire Chief
  • Sisseton Fire Department member since 1988
  • Fire Chief since 2003
Pat Stickland
Assistant Fire Chief
  • Sisseton Fire Department member since 1999
Fire Department & Hall
All emergencies, please dial 911.

Sisseton's Fire Department consists of 25 volunteer members.

Mailing address:
Sisseton Fire Department
406 2nd Ave. W.
Sisseton, SD 57262
4 E. Oak St.
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-7141

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