Important Information

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

May 23, 2024

PENNINGTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER SOUGHT

The Pennington County Board of Commissioners will be accepting applications from individuals who are interested in serving on the Pennington County Planning Commission. Currently there is one (1) position open for a three-year term. All residents of Pennington County are eligible to serve. Individuals who have backgrounds in planning, zoning, development, construction, real estate or other related fields are encouraged to apply.

The Pennington County Planning Commission is a seven-member board whose members are appointed by the Pennington County Board of Commissioners. The job of the Planning Commission is to plan the long-range growth of Pennington County and review development requests in the unincorporated areas of the county. Regular meetings of the County Planning Commission are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 9:00 a.m. Board members are reimbursed for mileage and are paid $50.00 per day, per diem for attendance at official meetings and functions.

Those who want to be considered for an appointment are asked to submit a citizen interest form describing their qualifications and background to the Pennington County Board of Commissioners. Please include your agency or community affiliation (if applicable), your particular interests as related to a board of this kind, and what you can contribute to such a board. You may also submit supporting information such as a resume. Citizen interest forms can be found on the County website at http://www.pennco.org/boardopenings.

All citizen interest forms must be received in the Commission Office located on the first floor of the County Administration Building, 130 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, SD by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 in order to be considered.

Individual interviews will be conducted on Tuesday June 11th and the recommendation for appointment will be presented for Board consideration at the June 18th and July 2nd Commission Meetings. The applicant appointed by the Board will start with their first official Planning Commission meeting to be held on Monday, July 8, 2024.   

For more information, contact Planning Director Brittney Molitor at (605) 394-2186, ext. 1408.

 

MAY 22, 2024

ANDERSON ROAD CLOSURE

Effective Tuesday, May 28, 2024, Anderson Road will be closed to through traffic for water and sewer line work from approximately 0.7 miles south of Long View Road to SD Highway 44.  The closure is expected to last until June 6.

Morris Lane will be closed at the intersection of Anderson Road.

This closure will be detailed on the Pennington County Public Safety Hub map which can be found at www.pennco.org/publicsafetyhub.

If you have questions, please call the Pennington County Highway Department at 605-394-2166.

May 15, 2024

NEMO ROAD OVERLAY PROJECT TO BEGIN MAY 20, 2024

An asphalt overlay project will begin Monday, May 20, 2024 on Nemo Road from Pine Drive east for approximately 2.5 miles. The road will not be closed during construction; however, a pilot vehicle will be used to direct vehicles through the work zone. Travelers should expect up to 15 minute delays and are cautioned to reduce speed and watch for construction equipment and personnel.

Operations will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for approximately two weeks. 

This closure will be detailed on the Pennington County Public Safety Hub map which can be found at www.pennco.org/publicsafetyhub.

If you have questions, please call the Pennington County Highway Department at 605-394-2166.