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News Tips For December 1 – 7, 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 30, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For December 1 – 7, 2018

                                         

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

 

Tuesday, December 4, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will give his final annual Budget Address in the State House Chamber.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 1 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the Board of Technical Education December Meeting at The HUB Center, Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls.

 

Monday, December 3, 2 p.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit Committee meeting will be on Monday, December 3 at 2 p.m. CST 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.

 

Tuesday-Thursday, December 4-6, Aberdeen – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet on the campus of Northern State University for its regular business meeting. All business sessions will be held at the NSU Student Center, 1200 S. Jay St. The regents convene for limited board work at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Executive sessions for the Board of Regents 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, December 5, in the NSU Student Center. 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.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 12:30p.m.-4:30p.m. CST– The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will hold a meeting via the DDN network. For more information on how to participate, please contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-4644.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 1 p.m. CST, Huron – The State Fair Commission will hold a meeting at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Nordby Hall. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=39.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 8 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Teachers Practices and Standards Commission will meet on first floor of the MacKay Building in Conference Room 1, 800 Governors Drive. A proposed agenda will be available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=79.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 8 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Technical Education will hold a joint meeting with the Build Dakota Scholarship Board beginning at 8 a.m. CST at Southeast Technical Institute in the HUB Center, 2320 N. Career Ave., in Sioux Falls. The Board of Technical Education will begin its regular meeting at 10:30 a.m. CST. A proposed agenda is posted at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=192.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 8 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Prescription Opioid Abuse Advisory Committee will meet from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Governor’s Large Conference Room in the Capitol Building. See http://doh.sd.gov/news/Opioid.aspx for an agenda or contact Tom Martinec at 605-773-3361 for more information.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 8:30 a.m. CST, 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. SW, Huron. The training 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. To register for the training, contact Erin Cortus, SDSU, at 605-688-5144. For more information, visit http://denr.sd.gov/des/fp/ManureManagementTraining.aspx.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 9 – 10 a.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Accountancy will meet via teleconference. Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=4. Questions about the meeting may be directed to Nicole Kasin, Executive Director, at 605-367-5770.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 11 a.m. CST, Pierre – DENR’s Water Management Board will meet via telephone conference call 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 Boards & Commission Portal at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=106. For more information, contact Eric Gronlund, DENR, at 605-773-3352.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Brand Board will hold a meeting at the Brand Board office located at 209 W. Dakota Ave. in Pierre. For more information, please contact the Brand Board at 605-773-3324.

 

Wednesday, December 5, 1:30 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=18.

 

Thursday, December 6 – Friday, December 7, Pierre – Beginning December 6 at 1 p.m. CST, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Commission will meet at the Ramkota Hotel in Pierre. The GFP Commission serves as the advocate and liaison between the department and its stakeholders - the people of South Dakota. The Commission meets monthly (except for February and August) and consists of eight members; which are appointed by the Governor for four-year terms. The full agenda for the December meeting can be found here: https://gfp.sd.gov/commission/information/. For more information, please contact wildinfo@state.sd.us or call 605-773-3718.

 

Thursday, December 6, 9 a.m. CST, Brookings – The Nutrient Research and Education Council (NREC) will hold a meeting at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitors Center in Brookings. For more information, please contact NREC at 605-773-5425.

 

Thursday, December 6, 2 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Animal Industry Board will hold a teleconference meeting at 411 S. Fort St. in Pierre. A Full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=8.

 

Thursday, December 6, 2:30 p.m. CST, via Statewide DDN sites – The Council of Juvenile Services will meet. For a proposed agenda, DDN sites and meeting materials, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Friday, December 7, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Ft. Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired will hold their quarterly meeting at the Holiday Inn Express located at 110 E. Stanley Road in Ft. Pierre. For more information, please contact Gaye Mattke at 605-773-4644.

 

Friday, December 7, 8:45 a.m CST, Pierre – The South Dakota State Historical Society board of trustees will be meeting at the Cultural Heritage Center, 900 Governors Dr., in Pierre. For more information contact Jay D. Vogt, State Historical Society director, at 605-773-3458 or Jay.Vogt@state.sd.us.

 

Friday, December 7, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Medicaid Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee will hold a meeting at 500 E. Capitol, Capitol Building DDN, Rm. CAP A. For more information and to view the agenda, please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=204.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, December 3, to Thursday, December 6 – 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):

  • Monday, December 3, through Thursday, December 6, 6 – 8 p.m. CST, Pierre At The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. Please register in advance. To register, call 605-773-4755 or register online using the above link. Any classes without three people registered by the previous Wednesday will be canceled.

 

Monday, December 3, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Phillip Benefits Specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available in Phillip. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

 

Tuesday, December 4, to Wednesday, December 5 – 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, December 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – At 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, December 5, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – At 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.

 

Tuesday, December 4, to Wednesday, December 5 – 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, December 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, De Smet – Kingsbury County Courthouse, 101 2nd St. SE. For more information during these hours, call 605-854-3309 or 605-688-4350 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, December 4, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST, Wagner – At the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 29775 Main Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, December 5, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, 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, December 4 – 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. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
  • De Smet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

 

Wednesday, December 5 – 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. MST
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Fort Thompson, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, December 6 – 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. – 5 p.m. CST
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

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