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The Full Story


The City of Hill City operates under an aldermanic form of government with a Mayor and four Common Council members.  In addition, a City Administrator is on appointed by the Mayor to implement the policy decisions of the elected body and work on various city infrastructure projects.  The City Administrator is appointed for a two year term that coincides with the election of Mayor.  Two other appointed positions also exist to address any engineering and legal items.  Annually, a City Engineer and a City attorney are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council.

Cement Pipes
Cement Pipes


Infrastructure is key to a successful city. Projects include water, wastewater, storm drains, park improvements, road paving, gravel road replacement and updating of existing facilities.

Leadership Team

Brett McMacken, City Administrator

Katie Cook, City Attorney - Gunderson Palmer

Joe Noble, City Engineer - AE2S

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