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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, September 1, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Sept. 2 – 8, 2017

 

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

 

Thursday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. CDT, Yankton – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the groundbreaking for the Dakota Plains Ag Center, LLC at the Napa Facility in Yankton.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 6, to Thursday, Sept. 7, Rapid City The Council of Juvenile Services will meet at the Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Center Sept. 6 and the Pennington County Courthouse 3rd Floor conference room on Sept. 7. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. MDT on Sept. 6, and at 8:30 a.m. MDT on Sept. 7. For a proposed agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will meet at Sioux Falls University Center, 4801 N. Career Ave., Sioux Falls. See http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or call 605-362-2760 for more information.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. MDT, Deadwood – The South Dakota Commission on Gaming will hold its quarterly meeting. The meeting will be held in the city commission chambers of Deadwood City Hall, located at 102 Sherman St.  

 

Thursday, Sept. 7, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre, View 34 - The South Dakota Retirement System Board of Trustees will meet in Pierre on Thursday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=86.

 

Thursday, Sept. 7, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre The South Dakota Real Estate Commission Public Hearing at 123 W. Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room to consider the adoption and amendment of proposed rules numbered §§ 20:69:05:01 to 20:69:05:03, inclusive, and 20:69:05.05, 20:69:05.08, inclusive. Anyone interested in sitting in on any part or all of this meeting is welcomed to do so. For more information, please contact Melissa Miller at 605.773.3600 or melissa.miller@state.sd.us or visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=84.

 

Thursday, Sept. 7, to Friday, Sept. 8, Sioux Falls – Beginning Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. CDT, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Commission will meet at the Ramada Hotel and Suites in Sioux Falls. A public hearing will begin at 2 p.m. CDT discussing the finalizations of July’s meeting. The GFP Commission serves as the advocate and liaison between the department and its stakeholders – the people of South Dakota. The Commission meets monthly (except for February and August) and consists of eight members; which are appointed by the Governor for four year terms. The full agenda for the September meeting can be found here: http://gfp.sd.gov/agency/commission/default.aspx. For more information, please contact wildinfo@state.sd.us or call 605.773.3718.

 

Thursday, Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals will hold a board of directors meeting at Park Place Center, 3101 W. 41st St in the conference room. Public input will begin at 11 a.m. For more information please contact Tina Nelson at 605-332-6778. To view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=29.

 

Friday, Sept. 8, 12 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – The Department of Social Services’ Psychologists Board of Examiners will hold a board meeting at 629 Main St. The meeting will also be held via teleconference. For more information on joining the meeting by teleconference, please view the agenda at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=81.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Tuesday, Sept. 5, to Thursday, Sept. 7 – 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 include resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. JSAP will be offered at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at 116 W. Missouri Ave. For more information, call 605-773-3372 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
  • Thursday, Sept. 7, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 5, to Thursday, Sept. 7 – 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, Sept. 5, 8a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, 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, Sept. 5, 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, Samantha McGrath or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information is available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, DeSmet – at Kingsbury County Courthouse, 101 2nd St. SE. For more information on programs and services, call Scott Kwasniewski or Kris Warnke at 605-688-4350.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5, 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, Sept. 6, 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, Sept. 7, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, 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.
  • Thursday, Sept. 7, 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, Samantha McGrath or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 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. 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
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Fort Thompson, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Desmet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Howard, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Wednesday, Sept. 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. 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
  • Britton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, Sept. 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. MDT
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
  • 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
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

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