Pierre, S.D. – The City of Pierre is reminding the community that next week it will host its second town hall meeting regarding a proposed recreation and events center.
The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 18. The meeting will be held in Room 106 of Capital University Center and will begin at 7 p.m.
The February town hall meeting is the second in a series of three town hall meetings concerning the recreation and events center project. The first meeting was held in mid-December; the third meeting is tentatively scheduled for April.
People who aren’t able to attend a town hall meeting are encouraged to provide feedback at cityofpierre.org. A feedback tool has been established on the proposed recreation and events center page.
The proposed $14.5-million dollar facility would replace the recreation space that was lost when the City Auditorium closed in 2011. As proposed, the recreation and events center would be 57,000 square feet and capable of accommodating a wide variety of activities.
The proposal timeline suggests construction could begin as early as 2017 with the facility opening as soon as 2019.