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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 10, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For March 11 – 17, 2017

 

Lt. Gov. Matt Michels’ Public Commitments; Public Meetings:

 

Monday, March 13, to Thursday, March 16, Washington, D.C. – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will attend the National Lt. Governors’ Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.

 

Thursday, March 16, Wessington Springs – First Lady Linda Daugaard will attend the Mid-day English Tea at Anne Hathaway Cottage on the grounds of Shakespeare Garden. The public is invited to attend a reception at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church beginning at 2 p.m. RSVPs are requested and can be sent to Mary Jane Belz at maryjanebelz@gmail.com or 605-539-1169.

 

Tuesday, March 14, 9:30 a.m. CDT – The Economic Development Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m. CDT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, March 15, 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Railroad Board of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Template.aspx?id=88.  For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, March 16, 8 a.m. MDT, Lead, 630 E. Summit St. – The Science and Technology Authority will meet on Thursday morning at the Education and Outreach Building at the Sanford Underground Research Facility. For more information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=89.

 

Thursday, March 16, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre, Kneip Building – The Public Safety Communications Council will meet on Thursday in Conference Room 3 in the Kneip Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=24.  

 

Thursday, March 16, 10 a.m. CDT – DENR’s Board of Minerals and Environment will meet via teleconference. Agenda items are available through the Boards & Commission Portal at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=67. A limited number of phone lines are available. Interested parties who wish to participate should call DENR at 605-773-3886 before 3 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, March 15. For more information, contact Brenda Binegar, DENR, at 605-773-4216.

 

Thursday, March 16, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The School Finance Accountability Board will meet in the Library Commons on first floor of the MacKay Building, 800 Governors Drive, Pierre. An agenda is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=165.

 

Thursday, March 16, 8 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. For an agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Friday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. MDT, Rapid City – The Board of Technical Professions will hold its regular meeting at 2525 W. Main St., Suite 211. For more information contact Kathryn Patterson at 605-394-2510. The meeting agenda and other materials are posted to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=37.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, March 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Wanblee Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available in Wanblee. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

 

Monday, March 13, 2 – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – 1st Class Security will hold walk-in interviews for Security Guards at the Sioux Falls Job Service office, 811 E. 10th St. Interested job seekers should apply ahead of time at jobs.1stclasssecurity.com, but it is not required. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Tuesday, March 14, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Combined Pool & Spa will hold walk-in interviews interviewing for Weekly Service Technicians at the Sioux Falls Job Service office, 811 E. 10th St. No need to apply ahead of time. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Tuesday, March 14, to Thursday, March 16 – 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, Mar. 14, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor or call 605-472-0435 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, March 14, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MDT, 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, March 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, 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, March 15, 12 – 3 p.m. CDT, 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, March 16, 1 – 4 p.m. MDT, 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, March 14 – 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. MDT
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, March 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT – There will be an agriculture tax seminar in Gettysburg. The seminar will take place at the Gettysburg City Fire Hall, located at 417 W. Garfield Ave. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Tuesday, March 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT – There will be a basic contractor’s excise 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 14, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT – 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 15, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT – There will be an agriculture tax seminar in Winner. The seminar will take place at the Holiday Inn Express, located at 1360 SD Highway 44. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, March 15 – 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:

  • Wednesday, March 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Lake Andes – at 3rd and Lake St. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, March 15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – at 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, March 15 – 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. MDT
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Clear Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT

 

Wednesday, March 15, 12 – 6 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – The Black Hills Regional Job Fair will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, 444 N. Mount Rushmore Road, in Rushmore Hall.  Over 50 employers will be in attendance to meet with interested applicants.  The Department of Labor and Regulation will have a booth with staff available to answer questions or offer assistance to job seekers. 

 

Thursday, March 16, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Winner – There will be a basic sales tax seminar in Winner. The seminar will take place at the Holiday Inn Express, located at 1360 SD Highway 44. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Thursday, March 16, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Winner – There will be a basic contractor’s excise tax seminar in Winner. The seminar will take place at the Holiday Inn Express, located at 1360 SD Highway 44. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Thursday, March 16, 12:30 – 5 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The Aberdeen Area 2017 Job Fair will take place at the Aberdeen Civic Arena, 203 S. Washington St. This event is open to anyone seeking full time, part time, permanent, temporary or seasonal employment. Showcase yourself, share your resume, check out available jobs and meet with multiple local employers. Over 50 employers are expected to attend. This event is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation along with Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce, Aberdeen Development Corporation, Aberdeen Area Human Resources Associations, Aberdeen News Company, The Training Place, Hub City Radio, Dakota Broadcasting, LLC and Northern State University. A complete list of employers attending can be found at www.sdjobs.org. The Aberdeen DLR Job Service office can help you prepare. For more information or call 605-626-2340.

 

Thursday, March 16 – 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.

  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

 

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