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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/February 1, 2017    CITY OPENS 2017 WITH SECOND-HIGHEST JANUARY PERMIT VALUATION ON RECORD City Issues 168 Permits With More Than $35 Million in Valuation   RAPID CITY--Rapid City has started 2017 on a high note, issuing 168 building permits in January with a total valuation of $35,427,528. …
The City of Rapid City, Pennington County, Rapid City Police Department, Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Rapid City Fire Department, Pennington County Fire Service, and Pennington County Emergency Management have partnered with the 211 Helpline Center to provide information to the public of important information via text messaging.  Subscribers will receive…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/January 18, 2017   JACE OLDFIELD IS CITY'S JANUARY VETERAN OF THE MONTH RAPID CITY--Jace Oldfield, who joined the United States Army the day after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and served nearly 13 years including tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, is Rapid City's Veteran of the Month for…
Rapid City, S.D. – The Rapid City Police Department is making public its annual statistical analysis for the 2016 calendar year.  With a wide variety of statistics ranging from total calls-for-service to arrests in a variety of crime categories, this report offers the RCPD a by-the-numbers analytical review that will…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/January 10, 2017     CITY UNVEILING NEW UTILITY BILLING SYSTEM   RAPID CITY--The City is implementing a new utility billing system effective January 30, 2017.              Beginning January 30, the City's 23,000 utility customers will be issued a new account number and there will be a new…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/January 9, 2017     YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN RAPIDRIDE CONTINUES TO CLIMB December's limited schedule yields 9.75 percent increase over November; 105 more students using transit services per day than September (27.70% increase)   RAPID CITY--The City's youth continue to utilize Rapid Transit services, with a solid increase…
Rapid City will serve as host of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) May 20-25. The ICPC is the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world's universities.  The competition is sponsored by IBM and over the past four decades, it has grown to be a game-changing…
Mayor Steve Allender and a half dozen members of the Rapid City Council, along with various City department directors shared insights and comments at Tuesday's Mayor's Legislative Breakfast. Several state legislators attended the breakfast, which also included several mayors from Black Hills communities.  Taxation issues, the impact of meth use…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 27, 2016    PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE APPROVES DEER HARVEST PLAN FOR CITY   RAPID CITY--The City's Public Works Committee approved a measure Tuesday authorizing the Parks and Recreation Department to harvest 100 deer during the 2016-17 season.             The measure goes before the full City Council Tuesday…
FOR IMMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 29, 2016    CITY WILL ATTEMPT TO ANNEX BIG SKY SUBDIVISION   RAPID CITY--Property owners in the Big Sky Subdivision in Rapid Valley are receiving letters this week regarding Rapid City's intent to annex 131 properties in the 40-acre area.             A Notice of Hearing and Resolution…

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