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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 23, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For March 24 – 30, 2018

                                          

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

 

Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Teen Mock Legislative Session for Middle and High Schoolers on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building.

 

Monday, March 26, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The State Board of Examiners in Optometry will meet at the board’s offices at the Tieszen Law Office Conference Room, 306 E. Capitol Ave. For more information visit: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=70

 

Monday, March 26, 10 a.m. CDT, Digital Dakota Network – The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), which works closely with local emergency planning committees, 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.

 

Tuesday, March 27, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Technical Education will meet in the auditorium of The HUB at Southeast Technical Institute, 2320 N. Career Ave. A meeting agenda, including call-in information, is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=192. The meeting will also be livestreamed at http://sd.net.

 

Tuesday, March 27, 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.

 

Tuesday, March 27, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Aeronautics 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=5. For more information contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Tuesday, March 27, to Thursday, March 29, Spearfish – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet on the campus of Black Hills State University for its regular business meeting. Limited board work and a regents’ workshop begin at 3 p.m. MDT Tuesday, March 27. 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 reconvenes at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the Student Union’s Jacket Legacy Room (Room 202) 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 Tracy Mercer, 605-773-3455.

 

 

Wednesday, March 28, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, and Thursday, March 29, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Ft. Pierre - The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will hold its quarterly meeting at the AmericInn in Ft. Pierre. For more information, please contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Thursday, March 29, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI Credit Committee Meeting will take place at 711 E Wells Ave. Contact Cassie Stoeser at 605-773-GOED for more information.

 

Thursday, March 29, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Transportation Commission 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/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, March 29, 1:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Board of Geographic Names is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=44.

 

Thursday, March 29, 8 a.m. MDT, Lead – The Science and Technology Authority is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=89.

 

Thursday, March 29, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Health Care Solutions Coalition is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=145.

 

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Monday, March 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – David Jones Fashions will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for sales/customer service specialists. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Monday, March 26, to Thursday, March 29 – The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Field Service Officers will be on site with the County and Tribal Veterans Service Officers to provide veterans with information for services, and answer any questions veterans have regarding VA Healthcare, compensation and pension, mental health services and much more. Spouses are welcome to attend as well.  Dates and times are subject to change on short notice. More information on programs and services is available at www.vetaffairs.sd.gov. The Field Officer and CTVSOs will be in the following locations:

 

Monday, March 26:

  • 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT, Brookings – 520 3rd St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Burke 221 E. 8th St. 605-280-4306
  • 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. CDT, Flandreau 101 E. Pipestone Ave. 605-360-7819
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Sturgis 1300 Sherman St. #212 605-280-4307

 

Tuesday, March 27:

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Belle Fourche 830 6th Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT, Howard 301 N. Main 605-360-7819
  • 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CDT, Madison 200 E. Center St. 605-360-7819
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – 104 E. Capital Ave. 605-280-4308
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Redfield 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306

 

Wednesday, March 28:

  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Deadwood 80 Sherman St. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Martin 105 E. Hwy. 18 605-280-4308
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Olivet – 140 Euclid 605-360-7819
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT, Tyndall 300 W. 18th Ave. 605-360-7819

 

Thursday, March 29:

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Bison 100 E. Main 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Mission 315 N. Lincoln St. 605- 280-4308
  • 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Mitchell 1420 N. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Rosebud Veterans Affairs Bldg. 605-280-4308

 

Tuesday, March 27, to Thursday, March 29 – 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 27, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MDT, Rapid City – at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212. For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, March 27, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor. For more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, March 27, 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 28, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT, Wagner at City Hall, 60 S Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607, ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, March 28, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement. For more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, March 29, 1 – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212. For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, March 27 – 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. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT

 

Wednesday and Thursday, March 28-29, 7:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The 30th Annual Environmental and Ground Water Quality Conference will be held at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, 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 related 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/.

 

Wednesday, March 28 – 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, March 28, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
  • Wednesday, March 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, 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.

  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT

 

Thursday, 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.

  • 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
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT

 

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