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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, August 10, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For August 11 – 17, 2018

                                          

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

 

Monday, August 13, 2 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will speak at the 125th Anniversary Open House at Hub City, Inc. in Aberdeen.

 

Saturday, August 11, 9 a.m. CDT - The Governor’s Snowmobile Advisory Council will meet in LRC room 413 at the Capitol Building in Pierre, S.D. The meeting’s agenda can be viewed online at https://gfp.sd.gov/snowmobiling/. For more information, contact Ryan Raynor, 605-773-2885.

 

Monday, August 13, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls - The South Dakota State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will be holding a meeting at the Best Western Ramkota in Sioux Falls. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=103. For more information, please contact the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners at 605-773-3321.

 

Tuesday, August 14, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) board will meet on Tuesday, August 14 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. https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=31.

 

Wednesday, August 15, 8:30 – 10 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Accountancy will hold a meeting at Eide Bailly, 200 E. 10th St., in the 5th Floor Conference Room. To view the meeting agenda, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=4. For more information, call Nicole at 605-367-5770.

 

Wednesday, August 15, 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Railroad Board 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/Template.aspx?id=88. For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, August 16, 8 a.m. CDT, State Penitentiary The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet in the Jameson Annex Visit Room. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Thursday, August 16, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – DENR’s Board of Minerals and Environment 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 through the South Dakota Boards & Commission Portal at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=67. For more information, contact Brenda Binegar, DENR, at 605-773-4216.

 

Thursday, August 16, 10 a.m. CDT, Brookings – Neal Konda, P.E. with DENR’s Feedlot Permit Program will make a presentation on Manure Spill Prevention, Planning, and Response at the 2018 North American Manure Expo at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, South Dakota. More information can be found on the Manure Expo’s website at https://www.manuremanager.com/manure-expo/.

 

Thursday, August 16, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Behavioral Health Advisory Council will hold a meeting at RedRossa Italian Grille. For more information, or to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=55.

 

Friday, August 17, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry will be holding a board meeting at Tieszen Law Office, 306 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 300. For more information or to view the agenda please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=70.

 

Friday, August 17, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Athletic Commission will meet at the Department of Labor and Regulation Conference Room, 811 E. 10th St. Meeting agenda and materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=9.

 

Friday, August 17, 3 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Athletic Commission will meet at the Sanford Pentagon, 2210 W. Pentagon Place, during the mixed martial arts event. Meeting agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=9.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, August 13 - Wednesday, August 15 - The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will be collecting pesticide containers at the following locations. For a full schedule of container pick up times and locations, please visit http://sdda.sd.gov/ag-services/pesticide-program/container-recycling-waste-pesticide-collection-program/Gallery/2018collections_Final.pdf. For more information on these collections, please contact SDDA at 605-773-4432.

 

  • Monday, August 13 – Lake Preston, Lake Preston Soil Service, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. CDT
  • Monday, August 13 - Howard, Cenex Agronomy Center, 1:30 p.m.- 4 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, August 14 - Madison, Helena Chemical Company, 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, August 14 - Flandreau, Rivers Edge Coop, 1:30 p.m.- 4 p.m. CDT
  • Wednesday, August 15 – Renner, Renner Fire Hall, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT

 

Monday, August 13, to Thursday, August 16: 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, August 13:

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Burke – 221 E. 8th St. 605-280-4306
  • 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Hayti – 300 4th St. 605-360-7819

 

Tuesday, August 14:

  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Vets Home) - 2500 Minnekahta Ave. 605-280-4308
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Plankinton – 401 N. Main St. 605-280-4306

 

Wednesday, August 15:

  • 10 a.m. – 12 a.m. CDT, Huron – 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Wessington Springs – 205 Wallace Ave. S. 605-280-4306

 

Thursday, August 16:

  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Kadoka – 700 Main St. 605-280-4308
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – 1420 N. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306

 

Monday, August 13, to Thursday, August 16 – 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:

  • Monday, August 13, 9 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.
    • Tuesday, August 14, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Madison At 223 S. Van Eps Ave. For more information, call 605-256-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org
    • Wednesday, August 15, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Sisseton – At 10 E. Hickory St., Suite 3. For more information, call 605-698-3964 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
    • Wednesday, August 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – At 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, August 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Wagner – At 106 SE Sheridan Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, August 16, 8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. CDT, Brookings – At 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information or to register, call 605-688-4350.

 

Tuesday, August 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. – 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, August 14, to Wednesday, August 15 – 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, August 14, 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, August 15, 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.

 

Tuesday, August 14, to Thursday, August 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. Bring Your ‘A’ Game is being offered at no cost to businesses and individuals. For more information or to register online, visit http://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/individuals/training_opportunities/soft_skills_training.aspx.

The workshop will be offered at the following location(s):

  • Tuesday, August 14, and Thursday, August 16, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is a two-day workshop. To register, call 605-773-4755 or register online at the link above by Wednesday, August 8. Any classes without three people registered by the previous Wednesday will be canceled.
  • Tuesday, August 14, through August 16, 6 – 9 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is a three-day workshop. To register, call 605-773-4755 or register online at the link above by Wednesday, August 8. Any classes without three people registered by the previous Wednesday will be canceled.

 

  • Wednesday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Rapid City– Black Hills Special Services will offer the training program at the Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave. Lunch is provided. To register, call 605-394-5120 or register online at the link above.
    • Thursday, August 16, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, Watertown – At Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI), Student Center Room. Please register in advance for the class. For more information or to register, please call 605-882-5284. You may also register online at the link above.

 

  • Thursday, August 16, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Vermillion – Cornerstones Career Learning Center will offer the training program at the Vermillion Job Service, 904 E. Cherry St. For more information or to register, please call 605-677-6912 or register online at the link above.

 

Wednesday, August 15 – 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
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

 

Thursday, August 16 – 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. – 4:30 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
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Monday, August 13, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, August 14, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, August 14, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Brookings – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at the Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information, call 605-688-4370 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Wednesday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at the Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Thursday, August 16, 12:30 – 2 p.m. CDT, Brookings – Aramark will conduct walk-in interviews at Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103, every Thursday through August 30. For more information call 605-688-4350.

 

Thursday, August 16, 10:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Appraiser Certification Program Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting at Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room. For more information or to request accommodations for the meeting, contact Sherry Bren at 605-773-4608.

 

Thursday, August 16, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Thursday, August 16, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Yankton – Vermeer Freeman will conduct walk-in interviews at the Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. Positions include welders, painters and assemblers. Apply in person or online at www.vermeerjobs.com. For more information, call 605-668-2900.

 

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