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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, January 27, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Feb. 4 – 10, 2017

 

Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Public Commitments; Public Meetings:

 

Monday, Feb. 6, 11 a.m. CST, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is speaking at the Nurses Day Legislature Luncheon at the Ramkota.

 

Monday, Feb. 6, 12 p.m. CST, Fort Pierre – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will speak at the Pierre/Fort Pierre Kiwanis lunch at Perkins on Monday, Feb. 6.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 7, De Smet – First Lady Linda Daugaard will attend the Laura Ingalls Wilder 150th Birthday Celebration in De Smet. She will also read a chapter of Wilder’s “By the Shores of Silver Lake” to elementary students.

 

Monday, Feb. 6, 1 p.m. CST – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit committee will meet on Monday, Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 4 p.m. CST – The Health Care Solutions Coalition will meet via conference call on Wednesday. For more details, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=145.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre The South Dakota Brand Board will be holding a meeting at the their office, 209 W. Dakota Ave. For more information, please contact the Brand Board at 605-773-3324.

 

Thursday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Plumbing Commission will hold a meeting at the commission office conference room, 308 S. Pierre St. To view the agenda  To view the agenda, visit http://dlr.sd.gov/plumbing/commission_meetings.aspx.  For more information, call Michael Richards, Executive Director of the Plumbing Commission at 605-773-3429.

 

Thursday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. CST – The 9-1-1 Coordination Board will meet via conference call. A draft agenda can be found at: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/2-9-17%20DRAFT%20Board%20Mtg%20Agenda.pdf. Attendees can also dial into the meeting at 1-866-528-2256; access code – 4999977. For more information, contact Shawnie Rechtenbaugh at 773-8145.

 

Thursday, Feb. 9, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Transportation 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 with conference call instructions, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Kellie Beck at 605-773-3265.

 

Friday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Indian Education Advisory Council will meet from 1-4 p.m. CST in the MacKay Building, Conference Room 5 (second floor), 800 Governors Drive. An agenda is posted at http://indianeducation.sd.gov/advisorycouncil.aspx.

 

Friday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre The South Dakota Professional Teachers Practices and Standards Commission will meet at the MacKay Building, Conference Room 1, 800 Governors Drive. A proposed agenda will be posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=79.

 

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, Feb. 6 – 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
  • Phillip, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST

 

Tuesday, Feb. 7, to Thursday, Feb. 9 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Program (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.  For more information, call 605.394.2296.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7, 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.
  • Thursday, Feb. 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Huron – at 333 9th St. SW, in the Huron Campus Center, Hohm Conference Room. For more information, call 605-353-7155 or visit www.sdjobs.org.   

 

Tuesday, Feb. 7, to Thursday, Feb. 9 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will hold itinerant office hours.  Both jobs 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, Feb. 7, 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, Feb. 7, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Samantha McGrath at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 7, 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, Feb. 8, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement or call 605-345-4781 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
    • Thursday, Feb. 9, Watertown, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST – at 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200. For more information, call 605-882-5131 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
    • Thursday, Feb. 9, 1 – 4:00 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Samantha McGrath at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CST, Wagner  at the City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 7 – 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, Feb. 8 – 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

 

Thursday, Feb. 9 – 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

 

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