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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 8, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Sept. 9 – 15, 2017

 

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

 

Monday, Sept. 11, 1 p.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on KGFX’s South Dakota Perspective with Mark Swartzell.

 

Tuesday, Sept, 12, 9:30 a.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on KXLG 99.1FM with David Law.

 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:15 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be the keynote speaker at the Sioux Empire Housing Annual Breakfast at the Holiday Inn Downtown Starlight Room in Sioux Falls.

 

Monday, Sept. 11, 4:15 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Administrators Practices and Standards Commission will meet at the MacKay Building, Conference Room 3, 800 Governors Drive, in Pierre. A proposed agenda is available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=80.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. CDT, Huron The Board of Operator Certification will meet at the Crossroads Hotel, 100 4th St. SW. An agenda can be found by visiting http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=187. For more information, contact Rob Kittay, DENR, at 605-773-4208.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Economic Development Board will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 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.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 5 p.m. MDT, Deadwood – The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), which works closely with local emergency planning committees, will meet at the Holiday Inn Express, 22 Lee St. The quarterly SERC meeting will be held in conjunction with the South Dakota Emergency Management Association 2017 Fall Conference. For a complete agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=36. For more information, contact Trish Kindt, DENR, at 605-773-3296.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. CDT, 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.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Weed & Pest Commission will be holding a meeting at the SDSU Regional Extension Center, 2001 E. 8th St. in Sioux Falls. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=109.  For more information, please contact the Dept. of Agriculture at 605.773.3796.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls The Corrections Commission will meet in the second floor conference room of the South Dakota State Penitentiary, 1600 North Drive, in Sioux Falls. For a proposed agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=17.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2 p.m. CDT, Chamberlain – The South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners will meet at the AmericInn. For public access information and an agenda see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact Marcia Walter at 605-668-9017 or sdbce@iw.net.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Board Opioid Abuse Advisory Committee will meet at Red Rossa. For more information, visit http://doh.sd.gov/news/Opioid.aspx.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. CDT, Chamberlain – The Fire Marshal’s Advisory Board will meet at St. Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain, 1301 N. Main St. A draft agenda can found at: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/FMAB%20Meeting%20Agenda%20.pdf.  Attendees also can dial into the meeting at 1-866-906-7447; access code – 2594262. For more information, contact Paul Merriman at 773-3562.

 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners will meet at the board’s office at 101 N. Main Ave. For public access information and an agenda see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact the board at 605-367-7781.

 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The Governor’s Tourism Advisory Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. CDT the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History in the KELOLAND Education Center. Contact Katlyn Richter, global public relations and media director, at 605-773-3301 or katlyn.richter@travelsouthdakota.com for more information.

 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 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.

 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 1p.m. – 5p.m. CDT, and Friday, Sept. 15, 8:15a.m. – 12p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will hold its quarterly meeting at the Ramkota Hotel. For more information, please contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Thursday, Sept. 14, to Friday, Sept. 15, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Department of Education Special Education Advisory Panel will meet at the University Center, 4801 N. Career Ave., in Sioux Falls. Thursday’s meeting will begin at 1 p.m. CDT, and Friday’s meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. CDT. An agenda will be posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=16.

 

Friday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – The South Dakota Board of Technical Professions will hold a meeting at the Board office, 2525 W. Main St., Suite 211. For more information and meeting materials, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=37.

 

Friday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. CDT – The South Dakota Abstracters’ Board of Examiners will hold a meeting via teleconference. To participate in the meeting via telephone, please contact the South Dakota Abstracters Board of Examiners at 605-558-1030, 605-366-2752 or sdabe@midconetwork.com. For meeting materials and more information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=3.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Washington Inventory Services will hold walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Interested job seekers can apply ahead of time at www.wisintl.com. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Monday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Phillip 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, Sept. 12 – 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
  • Wessington Springs, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12, to Thursday, Sept. 14 – 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. 12, 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 available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 12, 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, Sept. 12, 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.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, 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, Sept. 14, 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.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, 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, Sept. 12, to Saturday, Sept. 16 – Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work encompasses seven different skills including Appreciation, Attitude, Attendance, Appearance, Ambition, Accountability and Acceptance. These soft skills and a willingness to take direction are generally more desired by employers than the specific skills a particular job requires. This workshop will be offered at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at the Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part one of the two-part course. Contact Kriss at The Right Turn to sign up at 605-773-4755. The last day to sign up for this class is Sept. 6.
  • Thursday, Sept. 14, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part two of the two-part course. Contact Kriss at The Right Turn to sign up at 605-773-4755. The last day to sign up for this class is Sept. 6.
  • Saturday, Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. Contact Kriss at The Right Turn to sign up at 605-773-4755. The last day to sign up for this class is Sept. 13.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – There will be a motor fuel tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue’s Pierre office, located at 445 E. Capitol Ave. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, to Thursday, Sept. 14 – 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:

  • Wednesday Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10thSt. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
    • Thursday, Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Watertown – at 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200. For more information, call 605-882-5131 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
    • Thursday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, 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.   

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2 – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – There will be a motor fuel tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue’s Pierre office, located at 445 E. Capitol Ave. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, Sep. 13 – 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

 

Thursday, Sept. 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
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT

 

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