April 29, 2020
Prior to the outbreak, an item on the forefront of Rapid City’s Common Council was the possibility of home rule.
The council authorized Mayor Steve Allender to create a home rule charter committee. There were 40 applicants, two people from each of the city’s five wards were recommended by council members. In the end, 19 people were nominated for the committee, they’ll be recommended at the council’s meeting on Monday.