Perkins County Commissioners have made the decision that it is time to implement a Perkins County Comprehensive Plan.
They contacted the Black Hills Council of Local Governments, and requested assistance in this step towards protecting our future in Perkins County. Several meetings have been held, and the Draft Comprehensive Plan has been approved and available for review at the County Courthouse.
May 22, 2013 Committee Meeting
September 17, 2013 Committee Meeting
October 24, 2013 Committee Meeting
January 22, 2014 Committee Meeting
April 22, 2014 Public Hearing with Planning Committee
Perkins County Comprehensive Plan passed by Commissioners
Planning Committee Members
Todd Fink - Chairman
Chuck Anderson - Vice Chairman
Vaughn Meyer - Secretary
To Be Determined - Commissioner Representative
To Be Determined - County Staff Liaison
The First Step in this process was to gain public understanding. The Black Hills Council of Local Governments gave the following presentation to Perkins County residents at the Bentley Building in Bison.
The 2nd step in this process was to gather public input. The Black Hills Council of Local Governments sent out surveys both online and in paper. Below is a link to a compilation of those surveys.
The 3rd Step in this process was to hold a hearing with the planning committee to gain public input. This meeting was held April 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Bentley Building in Bison, SD.
The Black Hills Council of Local Government was present to give a presentation on this document, and to answer questions during public comment.
The Planning Committee, voted unanimously to recommend to the Perkins County Commissioners to adopt the Comprehensive Plan as drafted.