In an effort to encourage more livestock development, the sale and use tax rebate programs (South Dakota Jobs Grant and Reinvestment Payment Program) are now available for that purpose. Last year, South Dakota counties turned down millions of dollars in capital investment related to livestock development. With the increased focus on agriculture at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) with the Ag Development division relocating into the agency, the GOED saw an opportunity to address this very important issue.
The GOED recognized that there was an opportunity to utilize two existing programs within the agency that have existed for several...
Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) is excited to announce the launch of Polco, an innovative engagement platform where community members can directly provide input to the local decision-making process. By using Polco, YAPG is making public participation easier for residents by meeting them where they are. Questions will be posted every couple of weeks to community members on Polco’s app and website, where locals can answer and comment directly on the questions.
YAPG is asking residents for their input on our community’s quality of life. We want to learn more about what community members think about current housing and career development...
The South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development team traveled to Yankton on September 21st. Here's their presentation about what opportunity zones are, what they can do for our state, and how to leverage them as a development tool.
(Disclaimer: This information is made available for educational purposes, not to provide specific business advice.)
Watch the full presentation below - please contact the YAPG office for copies of the PowerPoint.