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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 24, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For March 25 – 31, 2017

 

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

 

Wednesday, March 29, 10:30 a.m. CDT, Madison Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the Madison High School Automotive Shop Ribbon Cutting.

 

Thursday, March 30, 12:40 p.m. CDT Gov. Dennis Daugaard will interview with Lori Walsh on South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s “In The Moment.”

 

Monday, March 27, 10 a.m. CDT – The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), which works closely with local emergency planners, will meet over the Digital Dakota Network at sites in Pierre, Mitchell, Rapid City and Brookings. For a complete agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=36. For more information, contact Trish Kindt, DENR, at (605) 773-3296.

 

Monday, March 27, 2 p.m. CDT, Huron The South Dakota State Fair Commission will be holding a meeting in Nordby Exhibit Hall Conference Room, 1060 3rd Street SW. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=39. For more information, please call 605-353-7340.

 

Monday, March 27, 11 a.m., MDT, - The South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists will meet via conference call. Call 605-642-1600 in advance to arrange for a dial-in number for the call. For more information see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact Carol Tellinghuisen at 605-642-1600 or proflic@rushmore.com.

 

Monday, March 27, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre The Corrections Commission will meet at the Pierre Community Work Center, 3442 East Highway 34, in Pierre. For a proposed agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=17.

 

Tuesday, March 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a teleconference board at 625 Main St. and at Family Service Inc., 2210 W. Brown Place in Sioux Falls. For more information and to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=91.

 

Tuesday, March 28, to Thursday, March 30, Rapid City – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet on the campus of Black Hills State University for its regular business meeting. A regents’ workshop begins at 3 p.m. MDT Tuesday, March 28. Executive sessions begin Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and continue from 8 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The regents’ business meeting convenes at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 in the Jacket Legacy Room (Room 202) at the Student Union on the BHSU campus. The board’s agenda and supporting documents may be accessed online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/agendaitems/Pages/default.aspx. For more information, contact Janelle Toman or Tracy Mercer, 605-773-3455.

 

Wednesday, March 29, 8 a.m. CDT, Mitchell – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold its monthly meeting at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell in coordination with the department’s annual Airport Conference. 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.

 

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre The Council of Juvenile Services will meet via the state Digital Dakota Network (DDN). The meeting will also be available via South Dakota Public Broadcasting live webcast at http://www.sd.net/home/. For a proposed agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Thursday, March 30, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The Department of Social Services’ Counselors and Marriage and Family therapists Board of Examiners will hold a board meeting at 3200 W. Maple Place, Best Western Plus Ramkota. For more information and to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=22.

 

Thursday, March 30, 1:15 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, and Friday, March 31, 8:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Ft. Pierre The Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will hold its quarterly meeting at the AmericInn in Ft. Pierre. For more information contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Thursday and Friday, March 30-31, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – DENR’s Board of Water and Natural Resources will meet in the Floyd L. Matthew Environmental Education and Training Center in the Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol Ave. Agenda items are available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=108. For more information, contact Lukus Leidholt at (605) 773-4216.

 

Friday, March 31, 10 a.m. CDT – The 9-1-1 Coordination Board will meet via teleconference.  A draft agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/3-31-17%20Board%20Mtg%20DRAFT%20Agenda.pdf. For more information, contact Shawnie Rechtenbaugh at 773-8145.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, March 27, 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.

 

Tuesday, March 28 – 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 28, to Friday, March 31 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) are hosting Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) workshops at four locations in South Dakota. The workshops will train those attending on the basics of how to form, run and keep your LEPC going strong. For more information, contact Trish Kindt, DENR, at (605) 773-3296. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/south-dakota-lepc-workshops-tickets-31099222612.

  • Tuesday, March 28, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at the VTel room at the Davison County 4-H Grounds, 3200 W. Havens.
  • Wednesday, March 29, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – at the Brown County Community Room, 25 Market Street.
  • Thursday, March 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at the George S. Mickelson Criminal Justice Center EOC Amphitheater, 1302 Highway 14 East.
  • Friday, March 31, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at the Pennington County Emergency Operations Center, 130 Kansas City Street.

 

Tuesday, March 28, to Thursday, March 30 – 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 28, 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 28, 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.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 28, 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.
  • Thursday, March 30, 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 28, 1 – 6 p.m. MDT, Philip – Badlands Bad River Regional Job Fair and Business Expo will take place at the Philip School Fine Arts Building, 330 Scottie Ave. For more information call 605.773.3372.

 

Wednesday, March 29 – 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

 

Wednesday, March 29 – 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 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, March 30 – 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

 

Friday, March 31 – Nominations for the vacant board/council positions on the South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Statewide Independent Living Council are due. Instructions on how to apply and nomination forms can be found by visiting http://dhs.sd.gov/formsandpubs.aspx.

 

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