Any person or organization may make nominations, and nominations from all segments of the community are encouraged. Nomination forms will be returned to the Veteran's Commission for selection. The City Council Representatives from the recipient's ward will assist the mayor in presenting this award at the second City Council meeting of each month.
The nominee shall reside within the Black Hills community. City of Rapid City employees, and elected or appointed officials are not eligible for nomination, but are eligible to bring nominations forward.
The Veteran of the Month honoree will be presented with a certificate of appreciation, at the second regular City Council meeting, during the month the recipient is chosen to be honored. A photo and biography of the recipient will be posted on the Veteran of the Month webpage on the City of Rapid City's website: rcgov.org.