Freeman, S.D.

Freeman, South Dakota

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The Freeman Community Development Corporation is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the economic vitality of the community and promoting the highest quality of life for residents and visitors to the Freeman community.

2015 Freeman Community Development Corporation

Executive Committee:

President: Adam Van Ningen
Vice President: John Koch
Secretary: Janver Stucky
Treasurer: Adam Van Ningen

Organization Committees

Agriculture - John Koch, chair

Commerce - Meranda Van Ningen, chair
Economic Development - Dean Dreessen, chair
Tourism - Tim L. Waltner, chair

Tourism Coordinator 

Kelsey Ortman - 1 - 605-421-1318 / [email protected]

More information about development projects in Freeman is also available from Freeman City Hall, which is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 605-925-4444. The fax number is 925-7920. E-mail should sent to [email protected].

Freeman is located on U.S. Highway 81 with easy access to both I-29 and I-90. The proximity of Freeman to the larger communities of Mitchell, Sioux Falls and Yankton, makes Freeman a regional hub with access to a large and capable workforce.

Freeman Community Development Parks:
North Industrial Park

The 11-acre site is filled and home to six businesses. Features include:

Convenient highway access

Natural Gas

Sewer: 8" lines

Water: 4" lines

Street lighting

Paved Roads




Power Suppliers: NorthWestern Energy

Power Distributors: NorthWestern Energy

Natural Gas

Supplier and Distributor: NorthWestern Energy

Other Fuels

Fuel Oil Distributors: Stern Oil, Country Pride Co-op

Propane Distributors: Stern Oil, Country Pride Co-op


Supplier: B-Y Rural Water System

Source: Missouri River

Storage Capacity: 0.604 mgd

Excess Capacity: 0.369 mgd

Waste Disposal Sanitary Sewer:

100% Coverage

Lagoon Treatment Plant

5 Pond Network

108 million gallons effective storage Landfill:

City owned/operated Solid Waste Disposal Garbage Truck

Compost site for organic refuse

Rubble site

Tree and branch site Recycling Facility:

City owned and operated: Accepts: Newspaper, Plastics, Tin, Aluminum, Glass, Computer Paper, and Cardboard

LOCAL INCENTIVES The city of Freeman, through Hutchinson County, offers a local Discretionary Tax formula on new construction. This formula was established in 1992, and is designed as an incentive for economic development in the City of Freeman. The formula works like this: 75% reduction of property taxes the first year, 50% reduction of property taxes the second year, and 25% reduction of property taxed the third year. For more details call 925-4444.

COUNTY PROFILE (Freeman is located in Hutchinson County which borders Douglas, Davison, Hanson, McCook, Turner and Yankton counties.)

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