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 Services for Telephone, Electric, Cable, Internet, Water, Sewer, & Garbage


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Golden West Telecommunications

Services for telephone, cable TV, and Internet Access
605.279.2161
605.279.2727 fax
email


West Central Electric
Electric Utility Provider
800.242.9232
Email

West River Lyman Jones

City Finance Office
PO Box 408
Philip, SD  57567-0408
 605.859.2175
philip@gwtc.net

There is a $100 customer deposit plus reconnect fee.  The fee is refunded upon good payment history.

Water:  $20 minimum for the 1st 2,000 gallons and .005 cents per gallon over 2,000 gallons.
Sewer:  $15.50 minimum (inclueds $8.80 sewer surcharge).  Charges will vary depending on usage.

Garbage:  $16.43 per month.  Garbage pick-up by 5:00 am on Thursday mornings (alley pickup)

Rubble Site:  $1 per month.  Rubble site is located at 22181 Park Avenue.  Summer Months (May 1st - Oct. 31) open from 9 am - 1 pm on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays ~ 2nd and 4th Fridays.  Winter months (Nov. 1st - April 30) Residents should call the City Finance Office at 859-2175 during regular office hours of Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm to schedule a time to deliver items to the rubble site during the week.  Rubble site surcharge of 25% will be suspended during the winter months.

Total minimum charges per month:  $50.26



The Do's and Don'ts of the Rubble Site 

Do - Stop at the Rubble Site Managers Building prior to dumping anything.

Do - Sign a ticket every time you make a trip to the Rubble Site.

Do Not - Pay Cash at the Rubble Site for any reason. (The City will send you a bill for any and all charges.)

Do Not - Take Plastic, Paper or Cardboard of any kind

Recycling, etc. 


Newspapers & Cardboard can be disposed of at the recycling dumpsters located at the intersection of E. Oak St. & S. Auto Ave.

Telephone books can be disposed of at the dumpster located at the Golden West Co. Office on N. Larimer Ave. (Hwy 73).

Some Rubble Site Acceptable items include: Concrete, Shingles, Lumber, Large Appliances, Scrap Metal, Leaves, Grass Clippings, & Tree Branches. (Costs to dump these items vary - ask at the gate or call the Finance Office.)

Items containing Freon must be tagged and certified that the freon they contained was removed by a certified technician.


  • The City Finance Office bills and receives payment for Utility Services and Rubble Site Dump Charges.
  • Bills are calculated from the 10th of the Month to the 10th of the next Month and mailed around the 1st of every month.
  • Payments are due in the Finance Office by 5:00 pm on the 15th of every month. (If the 15th falls on a Weekend or Federally Observed Holiday, Payment will be due by 5:00 pm. the following business day.)

Payment Options:

(1) Mail
(2) Drop-off at the City Finance Office (there is a mail slot in the door)
(3) Leave payment at First National bank for collection by City employees
(4) ACH Direct Payment - Authorization form available in the Finance Office


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