Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

Government and Citizenship

Civic life and citizen engagement should be at the heart of every community. Below you will find a variety of issue topics which provide background information to subjects discussed at the local and county level. For information about your local and state representatives, visit the South Dakota Legislative Research Council or 2017 South Dakota Legislature Issue Hub page.

Deadwood Revitalization Project

2017 South Dakota State Legislature

Billboards - Rapid City

Cobell Settlement

EB-5 Scandal

-Ellsworth Air Force Base

-Ellsworth Air Force Base Story Spans Flying Fortresses, Nuclear Missles and Drones

Downtown Development in Rapid City

Death Penalty in South Dakota

General Sales and Use Tax to Build Civic Center

Rapid City Vision Fund

Presidents Plaza Project in Rapid City 2006-2016

Meadowbrook Golf Course Restaurant

Mount Rushmore Road Corridor

New Markets Tax Credit

Open Meetings Law in South Dakota

Downtown Parking in Rapid City

Pawnbrokers, Secondhand Stores and Gem and Precious Metal Dealers in Rapid City

Pennington County Septic System Ordinance

Priority Driven Budgeting in Rapid City

Rapid City Area Road Construction

Rapid City Code of Conduct

Rapid City COMPASS Independent Audit Program

Rapid City Comprehensive Plan

South Dakota Legislator Pay

Rapid City's Storm Drainage Utility

Tax Increment Financing Information

Texting While Driving Laws

Types of Governments and Home Rule in Rapid City

Union Contract Negotiations With City of Rapid City, AFSCME, IAFF, and FOP

Urban Beekeeping in Rapid City

Vision Fund (Rapid City Economic Development and Civic Improvement Fund)

West Memorial Park Parking Lot Proposal

Wildwood Drive Question: Residential or Commercial

Rapid City Resource Pages by Department

Rapid City Departments- Airport

Rapid City Departments- Attorney's Office

Current Cases of the City Attorney's Office

Rapid City Departments- Civic Center

Rapid City Departments- Community Planning and Development Services

Rapid City Departments- Community Resources

Rapid City Departments- Finance

Rapid City Departments- Fire

Rapid City Departments- Library

Rapid City Departments- Mayor and City Council

Rapid City Departments- Parks and Recreation

Rapid City Departments- Police

Rapid City Departments- Public Works

Rapid City Housing Inspections

Rapid City Regional Airport Water Main Project 

-Rapid City Zoning

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