Rapid City News Room (682 items)

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES $26.2 MILLION IN VISION FUND PROJECTS A total of 11 projects to receive funding; More than 100 projects approved since 1995 RAPID CITY, SD—The Rapid City Council approved several projects for City Vision Funds during a nearly four-hour special session Monday night.             Before a packed Council…
RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid Transit System (RTS) and the Rapid City Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are seeking public input on the community’s future transit plan.             The transit study addresses current service gaps and opportunities for enhancing service if additional operating funds can be identified.  Both…
The City is seeking to fill multiple vacancies on the Public Parking Advisory Board.          Interested citizens are encouraged to apply by submitting a Citizen Interest Application online. Application deadline is January 28th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.            Applicants must be residents of…
WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE? CITY EMPLOYEES SURVEYED FOR THEIR HOLIDAY FAVORITES Staff Picks Favorites in Movies, Music, Treats RAPID CITY, SD--When it comes to their favorite Christmas and holiday traditions in movies, music and treats, City employees are very diverse and varied in their selections.             This week, City employees were…
RAPID CITY, SD—After this upcoming weekend, the hustle and bustle of Christmas will begin to settle and attention focuses on what to do with all the extra cardboard, wrapping paper and trash, not to mention what to do with the tree and that string of lights that failed to light…
CITY SETS YEARLY RECORD FOR BUILDING PERMIT VALUATION $362 million total shatters previous mark with solid December underway RAPID CITY, SD—With several months of record or near-record building permit valuation totals, City officials remained hopeful in recent months the yearly valuation total would set a new record. Permits issued in…
VISION FUND COMMITTEE, MAYOR, STAFF MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS AT SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING City Council convening special session at 5:30 p.m. Monday RAPID CITY—The Rapid City Council will host a special meeting for presentations by the Vision Fund Citizen Committee, Mayor Allender, and city staff to make recommendations for the allocation of…
CITY COUNCIL APPROVES DEER HARVEST PLAN GF&P Survey Recommends 250 Deer; Meat Will Be Donated To Feeding South Dakota RAPID CITY—The Rapid City Council approved a Parks and Recreation Department proposal to harvest 250 deer within City limits during the 2021-22 season.  The proposal is part of the Department's annual…
WHAT TO DO WITH THOSE NON-WORKING HOLIDAY LIGHTS CITY AGAIN OFFERING CHRISTMAS LIGHTS RECYCLING PROGRAM RAPID CITY, SD--It's that time of year again!             You lug out the box of holiday lights from the attic, garage or crawl space.  You work tirelessly to unravel the strings, place them end-to-end on…
RAPID CITY, SD—When it comes to holiday traditions at Thanksgiving, City employees like most Americans will be dining on favorite side dishes while avoiding others, deciding where and how to spend the holiday and whether to shop for Black Friday specials or just sleep in. City employees and Council members…

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