Business Improvement District (BID) Board - Downtown

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The purpose of the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) Board is to manage the administration of the Downtown Business Improvement District, to supervise the construction and maintenance of facilities, to establish programs for the economic development of the District, to oversee completion of the District's projects, and to direct the funding priorities of the District.

The Downtown Business Improvement District was created forthe purpose of funding a portion of all of the future proposed public activities, facilities and improvements along with the costs of acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation and repair of such improvements, facilities or activities:

   A.   Construction, operation, management, maintenance, repair, marketing, promotion, programming and success of the Main Street Square Plaza.

   B.   Projects allowed by SDCL Ch. 9-55 that encourage economic development within the district.




The board shall consist of five owners of property within the business area.  Of the five members, three shall own property within Zone 1 and two shall own property within Zone 2.

A single property owner who owns property in both zones may be appointed to represent either zone.  A property owner includes the following: an officer or director of a corporate property owner; a manager or member of a limited liability company that owns property; a partner of a partnership that owns property; and a person designated in writing as the representative of an owner of property within the District.


The Board has the ability to contract for all services necessary to carry out the purpose. The Board shall annually determine the amount needed to achieve the purposes of the district for the following calendar year. This amount, along with a proposed assessment role shall be presented to the City Council as a recommendation for the special assessments to be assessed pursuant Chapt. 3.25 of the Rapid City Municipal Code.


Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the first month of every quarter or as otherwise scheduled. Meetings are held at the offices of Destination Rapid City. 


Trevor Johnson - Zone 1 - Term Expires - February 2026
Todd Hollan - Zone 1 - Term Expires - February 2026
Jerry Schmidt - Zone 2 -Term Expires - February 2026
Nick Patton - Zone 1 - Term Expires - February 2025
Rick DenHerder - Zone 2 - Term Expires - February 2025


John Roberts - Term Expires - July 2026

Domico Rodriguez

Rapid City Sports Commission
512 Main Street, Ste 980
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Chapt. 3.25 Muncipal Code  
pdf Bylaws (128 KB) Ordinance No. 6370
pdf  BID ZonES Map (1.85 MB)
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