Business Improvement District (BID) Board - Downtown

Agenda  folder Minutes


Deadline Extended – March 29, 2019

  pdf Updated 2019 Downtown BID Grant Program Information (1.28 MB)

  pdf Update 2019 Downtown BID Grant Application (1.17 MB)


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 ten owners of property within the business area.  Of the ten members, 6 shall own property within Zone 1 and four 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; or a partner of a partnership that owns property.


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. 


Erik Braun - Zone 2 - Term Expires - August 2019
Jerry Schmidt - Zone 2 - Term Expires - August 2019
Chance Whelchel - Zone 1 - Term Expires - August 2019
Trevor Johnson - Zone 1 - Term Expires - August 2019
Jon Machacek - Zone 1 -Term Expires - August 2019
Todd Hollan - Zone 1 - Term Expires - August 2020
Nick Patton - Zone 1 - Term Expires - August 2020
Don Hedrick - Zone 1 - Term Expires - August 2020
Kelly Gibson - Zone 2 - Term Expires - August 2020
Dawn Claymore - Zone 2 - Term Expires - August 2020


Dan Senftner
Destination Rapid City
512 Main Street, Ste 980
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Chapt. 3.25 Muncipal Code  
pdf Bylaws (128 KB)
pdf Downtown Zoning Map (1.85 MB)
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