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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, June 22, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For June 23 – 29, 2018

                                          

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

 

Monday, June 25, to Wednesday, June 27, Rapid City, SD. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host the Western Governors’ Annual Meeting in Rapid City. Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference with the governors on Monday, June 25, at 12:30 p.m. MDT at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza, as well as the workforce development initiative panel and other portions of the meeting. Registration is required. Journalists can register on WGA’s website or by contacting Joe Rassenfoss at 303-803-8008 or joe@westgov.org. A complete agenda is available here

 

Monday, June 25, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Cosmetology Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the adoption and amendment of proposed rules at the Commission office, 221 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 101, and via conference call. For more information, including the public notice of hearing, agenda and proposed rules, please visit http://dlr.sd.gov/cosmetology/meetings.aspx.

 

Monday, June 25, 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 Brookings, Mitchell, Pierre and Rapid City. 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, June 25, 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Administrators Practices and Standards Commission will meet on first floor of the MacKay Building, Conference Room 2, 800 Governors Drive, in Pierre. A proposed agenda is available at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=80.

 

Tuesday,  June 26, to Thursday, June 27, Brookings – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet on the campus of South Dakota State University for its regular business meeting. All meetings are held at the SDSU Alumni Center, 815 Medary Ave. (corner of 8th Street and Medary Avenue). The regents will convene in open session at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, to conduct informal budget hearings. The regents’ business meeting convenes at 9 a.m. Wednesday. 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, June 27, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Health Care Solutions Coalition will meet on Wednesday in the Governor’s Large Conference Room in the Capitol Building. For more information, go to https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=145.

 

Wednesday, June 27, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Huron DENR staff will be among speakers during an environmental training session for operators of concentrated animal feeding operations at the Crossroads Convention Center, 100 Fourth St. Southwest., Huron. The session fulfills the training requirement for producers to obtain a state water pollution control permit for concentrated animal feeding operations. Training includes information on proper manure management and how to comply with the state permit. Producers not needing a permit may also be interested in attending to learn about manure management practices that protect water quality. For more information contact Bob Thaler, SDSU, at 605-688-5435 or visit https://igrow.org/news/livestock-environmental-training-workshop/.

 

Wednesday, June 27, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – The Black Hills Veterans Job Fair will take place at Western Dakota Technical Institute, 800 Mickelson Dr.  Approximately 100 service providers and employers will be in attendance to meet with interested military members, veterans and dependents. Showcase yourself, share your resume, check out available jobs and meet with multiple local employers. This event is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, along with the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations.  DLR Rapid City Job Service can help you prepare. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit the website www.bhvetsjobfair.com

 

Thursday, June 28, 8 a.m. MDT, Lead – The Science and Technology Authority will meet at the Education and Outreach Building at the Sanford Underground Research Facility on Thursday. For more information, go to https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=89.

 

Thursday, June 28, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre DENR’s Board of Water and Natural Resources will meet over the Digital Dakota Network at sites in Aberdeen, Brookings, Huron, Mitchell, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown. Agenda items are available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=108. For more information, contact Lukus Leidholt at 605-773-4216.

 

Thursday, June 28, 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will be holding a public hearing for administrative rules at 4305 South Louise Ave., Suite 201. For more information please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

 

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Wednesday, June 20, to Tuesday, June 26 – The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has posted the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) State Plan Amendment for public comment this week at http://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/individuals/scsep/default.aspx. The comment period is open through Tuesday, June 26. For more information, contact Rick Augusztin at 605-773-4212.

 

Monday, June 25, to Thursday, June 28:  The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Field Service Officers will be at the following County and Tribal Veterans Service Offices to assist with veteran related claims, issues, and questions.

Monday, June 25:

  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – 101 1st Ave., SE, Suite 100 605-280-4306
  • 10:30 a.m. 2 p.m.  CDT, Clark – 200 N. Commercial St. N. 605-280-4306
  • 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Flandreau – 101 E. Pipestone Ave. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Mobridge – 212 Main St. 605-280-4308
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – 725 N. LaCrosse St. #200 605-280-4307

Tuesday, June 26

  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Belle Fourche – 830 6th Ave., 605-280-4307
  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT, Britton – 909 S. Main St., 605-280-4306
  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Eureka – 717 7th St. 605-280-4308
  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Parker – 400 S. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Webster – 711 W. 1st St. 605-280-4306

Wednesday, June 27:

  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Martin – 105 E. Hwy 18 605-208-4308
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – 725 N. LaCrosse St. #200 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton – 321 W. 3rd St. 605-360-7819

Thursday, June 28:

  • 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
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Mission – 315 N. Lincoln St. 605-280-4308

 

Tuesday, June 26 – 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

 

Tuesday, June 26, to Wednesday, June 27 – 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, June 26, 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, June 26, 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, June 27, 1– 4:30 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, June 27, 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.

 

Wednesday, June 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.

  • 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

 

Wednesday, June 27, to Thursday, June 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, June 27, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Vermillion at 904 E. Cherry St. A presentation on financial health will be offered by the Wells Fargo at Work Program as part of JSAP. For more information or to register for this workshop, please call 605-677-6900. For more information, please visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Thursday, June 28, 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. Wednesday, June 27. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, June 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.

  • 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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