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News Tips For November 10 – 16, 2018





Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, November 9, 2018

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For November 10 – 16, 2018

                                         

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

 

Wednesday, November 14, 8 a.m. CDT, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2018 Bureau of Human Resources (BHR) Leadership Conference, Ramkota, Pierre.

 

Thursday, November 15, 9 a.m. CDT, Brookings – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Livestock Development Summit, SDSU Performing Arts Center, Brookings.

 

Thursday, November 15, 1:30 p.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be the speaker at the Second Circuit Court Drug Team Graduation, Minnehaha County Courthouse, Sioux Falls.

 

Thursday, November 15, 3 p.m. CDT, Dell Rapids – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Carstensen Contracting Ribbon Cutting ceremony, 800 E. Quartzite, Dell Rapids.

 

Thursday, November 15, 5 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Gov. Dennis Daugaard attend and speak at Sioux Falls Development Foundation Annual Meeting, Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls.

 

Friday-Sunday, November 16-18, Colorado Springs, CO. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the 2018 National Governors Association Seminar for New Governors, Colorado Springs, CO.

 

Tuesday, November 13, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. CDT in the GOED board room at Dolly-Reed Plaza, 711 E Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED’s director of finance, at 605-773-4633 or cassie.stoeser@sdreadytowork.com for more information or go to https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=31.

 

Wednesday, November 14, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Teachers Practices and Standards Commission will meet on first floor of the MacKay Building in the Library Commons, 800 Governors Drive. A proposed agenda is available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=79.

 

Wednesday, November 14, 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 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Template.aspx?id=88. For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, November 15, 8:15 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The State Conservation Commission will hold a meeting at the Pierre Chamber of Commerce. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/Conservation%20Commission%20Agenda%20November%2015%20%202018.pdf.

 

Thursday, November 15, 8:30 – 11 a.m. MDT, Rapid City – The Board of Technical Professions will hold a regular meeting at the Board office, 2525 W. Main St., Suite 211. Meeting agenda and materials can be viewed at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=37. If you have questions, please contact Kathryn Patterson at 605-394-2510 or Kathryn.Patterson@state.sd.us.

 

Thursday, November 15, 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 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information call 605-773-3265

 

Thursday, November 15, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will be holding a board meeting at 4305 S. Louise Ave., Suite 201. For more information or to view the agenda please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Thursday, November 15, 10 a.m. CDT, Telephone Conference Call DENR’s Board of Minerals and Environment will meet via Teleconference. Agenda items are available at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=67. For more information, contact Brenda Binegar at 605-773-4216.

 

Thursday, November 15, 1 4 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.

 

Thursday, November 15, 1 p.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, November 15, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The School Finance Accountability Board will meet on fourth floor of the Capitol Building in Room 412, 500 E. Capitol Ave. A proposed agenda, including call-in information, is available at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=165.

 

Thursday, November 15, 3 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota State Interagency Coordinating Council will meet via webinar. A proposed agenda, including access information, is available at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=57.

 

Friday, November 16, 8 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls, 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.

 

Friday, November 16, 10 a.m. CDT – The 9-1-1 Coordination Board meets in the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners Building, 211 E. Prospect Ave., Pierre. Draft agenda will be added. For more information, contact Shawnie Rechtenbaugh at 605-773-8145.

 

 

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Monday, November 12 to Thursday, November 15: 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, November 12: State Offices Closed

 

Tuesday, November 13:

  • 9:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. MDT, Belle Fourche – 849 5th Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT, Clear Lake – 415 3rd Ave. S. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Eagle Butte – Tribal Office 605-280-4308
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Hayti – 300 4th St. 605-360-7819
  • 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Sturgis – 1300 Sherman St. #212 605-280-4307
  • 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Webster – 711 W. 1st St. 605-280-4306

 

Wednesday, November 14:

  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – 101 1st Ave. SE, Suite 100 605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Britton – 909 S. Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT Herreid – American Legion 605-280-4308
  • 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. CDT, Parker – 700 S. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Pine Ridge – 1 Veterans Dr. 605-280-4307
  • 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Vermillion – 211 W. Main St. #203 605-360-7819

 

Thursday, November 15:

  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT, Brookings – 530 3rd St., Suite 210 605-360-7819
  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, McIntosh – 108 1st East Main 605-280-4307
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – 104 E. Capitol Ave. 605-280-4308
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306

 

Tuesday, November 13, to Wednesday, November 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:

  • Tuesday, November 13, 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.
  • Tuesday, November 13, 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, November 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – At 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, November 13, to Wednesday, November 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, November 13, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – At the Spink County Court House, third floor or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – At the Day County Court House basement or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 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.

 

Tuesday, November 13, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Sanford Health will be conducting an employer information session at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for environmental service technicians, food service assistants and nursing assistants. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, November 13, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Mitchell The Department of Labor and Regulation will host the Start Today SD Summit to promote Registered Apprenticeships and kick off National Apprenticeship Week at Mitchell Technical Institute, Technology Center, 1800 E. Spruce St. The summit features apprentice and sponsor testimonials. Recipients of the Start Today SD incentive funding will be announced. Businesses, apprenticeship sponsors, policy makers, and workforce and education professionals are invited to attend at no cost. Register online at https://www.starttodaysd.com/Summit2018.

 

Tuesday, November 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.

  • 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, November 14, to Thursday, November 15 – 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 https://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/individuals/training_opportunities/soft_skills_training.aspx. The workshop will be offered at the following location(s):

  • Wednesday, November 14, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – At Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information or to register, contact Gloria at 605-394-5120. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Wednesday November 14, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – At 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300. You may also register online at the link above. Any class without four people registered by the previous Friday will be canceled.
  • Thursday, November 15, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Vermillion At Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 904 E. Cherry St. For more information or to register, call 605-677-6912. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, November 15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell At Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 1315 N. Main St. For more information or to register, call 605-995-8927. You may also register online at the link above.

 

Wednesday, November 14, 8:30 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.

 

Wednesday, November 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.

  • 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
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, November 15, 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, November 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.

  • 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

 

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