Rapid City News Room (768 items)

CITY APPROVED FOR STATE GRANT TO REMOVE DEAD & DISEASED TREES **Contractors to focus on north Rapid City neighborhoods RAPID CITY, SD—Beginning this month, contractors will begin removing dead and diseased trees in the north Rapid City area.  The work is funded through a $90,000 grant awarded last month to the City…
CITY ISSUES JANUARY BUILDING PERMIT REPORT RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Building Services Division issued 161 building permits in January with a combined valuation total of more than $35.3 million.  The valuation total is the highest total for the month of January since 2018 and higher than the $30.6 million in building…
CITY EMPLOYEES PICK WINNER OF SUNDAY’S BIG GAME Also predict points to be scored, where they’ll watch game; Identify best snacks & their favorite NFL teams RAPID CITY, SD (February 9, 2024)—When it comes to Sunday’s NFL championship game, just about everyone has an opinion – whether it’s picking the winner,…
**HELP WANTED** PARKS & REC SEEKS SEASONAL HELP IN MANY AREAS Lifeguards, Concessions, Golf Course, Parks/Landscape Maintenance, Cemetery Maintenance, Greenhouse Workers Needed RAPID CITY, SD—As the calendar flips to February and the thermometer reflects some spring-like temperatures, some City officials are already thinking about the summer – with visions of pools filled…
A YEAR IN REVIEW CITY GRANTS DIVISION MANAGER TO PROVIDE OVERVIEW OF FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION RAPID CITY, SD—In its first year of operations, the City’s Grants Division has secured $4.67 million in state and federal grant funding with another $15.6 million pending in submitted grant applications.             City Grants…
Rapid City Regional Airport Set a new record for passenger enplanements in 2023 RAPID CITY, S.D. (01/15/2024) Rapid City Regional Airport set a new record for passenger enplanements in 2023, with 352,388 passengers boarding flights. This number exceeds the previous record of 350,960 set in 2019, and represents an increase…
NATIONAL POPCORN DAY/City Employees Share Popcorn Favorites RAPID CITY, SD--Friday (1/19/24) is National Popcorn Day, and most everyone has a favorite popcorn flavor, a brand of popcorn they prefer over others, and where they like to enjoy the popular snack.  City employees were surveyed this week on their popcorn favorites…
  Click below on the summary report and also on the list and details of projects supported by the utility rates, and other information. Cost of Service and Utility Rate Analysis Recommendation Summary ( pdf, 474 KB ) Rapid City Preliminary Summary Report ( pdf, 391 KB ) CIP detail…
CITY REMINDS RESIDENTS OF UTILITY RATE RELIEF PROGRAM RAPID CITY--Rapid City utility customers can apply for a reduction of their monthly utility charges through a decade-long program administered by the City's Public Works Department.             The program, entitled the Utility Rate Relief Program, is designed to lower the monthly utility expense…
CITY ALREADY PREPARING FOR ‘ORANGE CONE’ CONSTRUCTION SEASON Public can check status, details of projects on City’s home page RAPID CITY, SD—Although the calendar just flipped to January and a new year, and the thermometer hovers near or below freezing temperatures, it won’t be long before ‘orange cone’ season begins.…
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