Rapid City News Room (517 items)

MAYOR PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER 21-25 AS DIAPER NEED AWARENESS WEEK Public Can Donate Packaged, Boxed Diapers to City Hall through October 2 RAPID CITY--Mayor Steve Allender is proclaiming next week, September 21-25, as Diaper Need Awareness Week in Rapid City and encourages citizens to donate generously to diaper banks, diaper drives…
More Than $416,000 Awarded To Assist Households Facing Eviction RAPID CITY, SD--The City of Rapid City is set to receive $416,515 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds as part of the remaining $1.988 billion in CARES Act funding set aside for CDBG programs nationwide.  The United States Department of…
CANDIDATES CAN CIRCULATE PETITIONS FOR NOVEMBER 3 SPECIAL ELECTION *Petition packets available at City Finance Office; *Deadline to file petitions is October 2 RAPID CITY--Candidates for the vacant Ward One position on the Rapid City Council can circulate petitions now for the special election set for Tuesday, November 3.  …
CITY ISSUES THIRD MOST BUILDING PERMITS; FIFTH-HIGHEST VALUATION MONTH SINCE 2000 RAPID CITY, SD--Construction and home repairs continued at a very solid pace in August as Rapid City issued the third-most monthly building permits with the fifth-highest monthly valuation total dating back to 2000.  The City's Building Services Division issued…
SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC IMPACT East Boulevard / Main Street Effective tomorrow, September 11th at 6 am, traffic traveling through the intersection of East Boulevard and Main Street should expect delays up to 20 minutes. Simon Contractors will be paving East Boulevard from the railroad crossing south into the intersection of Main…
CITY OFFICES CLOSED ON LABOR DAY *Monday trash collection altered **Swim Center/Ice Arena open ***City Council meeting moved to Tuesday RAPID CITY--City offices will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day with the City Council meeting moved to Tuesday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.…
RAPID CITY, SD--Effective Saturday (September 5), Rapid Transit System (RTS) will resume Saturday transit services with its RapidRide and Dial-a-Ride transportation operations.    Saturday services were halted May 30 when RTS suspended all operations after three drivers tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Monday to Friday transit services resumed in…
Facilities reopened September 1 with changes in use, capacity limits RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Roosevelt Swim Center and Roosevelt Park Ice Arena reopened to the public September 1 with changes in use and capacity numbers at both facilities.             The facilities were closed March 18 due to the onset of…
City Council Provides Unanimous Approval RAPID CITY, SD--The Rapid City Council tonight confirmed Jason Culberson as Rapid City's next fire chief and Don Hedrick as the City's next police chief.  Both Council votes were unanimous and the actions culminate a process that began in June and included the work of…
(SEPTEMBER 3 UPDATE) The Rapid City Council approved first reading of the City's 2021 budget at a special session August 26.  The Council will take up second reading of the proposed $176 million budget at its meeting Tuesday, September 8 in Council Chambers.  The meeting is moved to Tuesday due…

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