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            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, December 30, 2016

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Kelsey Pritchard at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For Dec. 31, 2016, to Jan. 6, 2017

 

Public Meetings:

 

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2:30 p.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit committee will meet at 2:30 p.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting via conference call. Staff will be available in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. in Pierre. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605-773-3574.

 

Thursday, Jan. 5, 8:30 a.m. MST – The South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology will meet via teleconference. For more information see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact Carol Tellinghuisen at 605-642-1600 or proflic@rushmore.com.

 

Thursday, Jan. 5, 1 p.m. CST DENR’s Board of Water and Natural Resources will meet over Digital Dakota Network sites in Aberdeen, Brookings, Mitchell, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls and Watertown. Agenda items are available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=108. For more information, contact Brenda Binegar at 605-773-4216.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Sunday, Jan. 1 – State parks in all 50 states will host First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day. Hikes will be held in eight South Dakota state parks. For information on locations and times, visit http://gfp.sd.gov/calendar.aspx.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 3 – The public comment period for the Family Support 360 Medicaid waiver renewal application begins. Comments and questions can be submitted by email at infodd@state.sd.us, by phone at 605-773-3438 or by mail to the Division of Developmental Disabilities, ATTN: Family Support 360 Medicaid Waiver Renewal, 3800 E. Hwy. 34, c/o 500 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, S.D. 57501. To view the Family Support 360 Medicaid waiver renewal application, visit http://dhs.sd.gov/developmentaldisabilities/default.aspx.  

 

Tuesday, Jan. 3, to Wednesday, Jan. 4 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Programs (JSAP). JSAP is a workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered are: resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. JSAP will be offered at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave.  For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Pierre – at 116 W. Missouri Ave. For more information, call 605-773-3372 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  

 

Tuesday, Jan. 3, to Thursday, Jan. 5 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will hold itinerant office hours. Both job seekers and employers interested in receiving employment and career services at no cost may visit or call during these office hours. More information on programs and services is available at www.sdjobs.org. Itinerant office hours will be held at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 3, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Wagner - at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 29775 Main Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 3, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MST, Sturgis – at 1401 Lazelle St., Meade Room or call 605-641-0965 during these office hours and 605-642-6900 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 4, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, Mobridge – at the Mobridge Economic Development office 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1 or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Jan. 5, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Britton – at Marshall County Community Hall or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 3 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Fort Thompson, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Desmet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Howard, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Wessington Springs, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Clark, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST

 

Wednesday, Jan. 4 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Britton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, Jan. 5, 10 – 11 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – BRIDGES is sponsoring a Coffee Chat about the use of social media in a job search at their Employment Resource Center, 2300 W. 46th St. This event will provide an informal conversation with local HR professionals with insights you may want to know about. There is no charge and no registration. For more information, call the Sioux Falls Job Service office at 605-367-5300.

 

Thursday, Jan. 5 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

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