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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, March 3, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For March 4 – 10, 2017

 

Public Meetings:

 

Monday, March 6, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit Committee meeting will be held on Monday, March 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, March 8, to Thursday, March 9, 7:30 a.m. CST, Pierre The 29th Annual Environmental and Ground Water Quality Conference will be held at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel, 920 W. Sioux Ave. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) hosts the conference, which will consist of exhibits by vendors and technical presentations covering new and cutting-edge technology developments realted to the environment, ground water, geology, mining and mineral resources. The conference is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Georgina Smith or Kayla Fawcett, DENR, 605-773-3296, or visit http://denr.sd.gov/GWQConference/.

 

Thursday, March 9, 2 p.m. CST – The Health Care Solutions Coalition will meet via conference call on Thursday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=145.

 

Thursday, March 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, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Friday, March 10, 4 p.m. CST The South Dakota Board of Regents will hold a brief teleconference meeting to update Board members on the 2017 South Dakota Legislature and discuss Board positions on legislative topics. Public access to this meeting is available at the Board of Regents’ office in Pierre (306 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200). For media call-in information, contact Tracy Mercer at 605-773-3455.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, March 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, March 7, to Tuesday, March 8 – 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, March 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, March 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, Mar. 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.
  • Wednesday, March 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 March 7, 12 – 4 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Marsden Building Maintenance will be conducting walk-in interviews for Part-Time Office Cleaners and Part-Time Janitorial positions at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office at 811 E. 10th St. Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to the event at www.marsdenbuildingmaintenance.com.  

 

Tuesday, March 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

 

Tuesday, March 7, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Yankton – There will be a Basic Sales Tax seminar in Yankton. The seminar will take place at the Yankton Chamber of Commerce, located at 803 E. 4th St. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Tuesday, March 7, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – There will be a Basic Sales Tax seminar in Sioux Falls. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue office, located at 300 S. Ave., Suite 102. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Tuesday, March 7, 1 – 3:30 p.m. CST, Yankton – There will be a tax bookkeeping seminar in Yankton. The seminar will take place at the Yankton Chamber of Commerce, located at 803 E. 4th St. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Tuesday, March 7, 1 – 3:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – There will be a tax bookkeeping seminar in Sioux Falls. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue office, located at 300 S. Ave., Suite 102. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, March 8, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Yankton – There will be a Basic Contractor’s Excise Tax seminar in Yankton. The seminar will take place at the Yankton Chamber of Commerce, located at 803 E. 4th St. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, March 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, March 7, to Thursday, March 9 – 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, March 7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Avenue.  For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, March 8, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Thursday, March 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, Watertown – at 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200. For more information, call 605-882-5131 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  

 

Tuesday, March 7, to Tuesday, March 8 – 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, March 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, March 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, Mar. 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.
  • Wednesday, March 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 March 7, 12 – 4 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Marsden Building Maintenance will be conducting walk-in interviews for Part-Time Office Cleaners and Part-Time Janitorial positions at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office at 811 E. 10th St. Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to the event at www.marsdenbuildingmaintenance.com.  

 

Thursday, March 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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