Fort Pierre Embarking On Development Initiatives

With the excitement of Fort Pierre’s 200th Bi-Centennial behind them, officials of the Stanley County seat are looking to the future, 20 to 30 years in the future. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says the Forward Fort Pierre initiative is slowly on its way to reality…

Chris Maxwell is facilitating the initiative. He says the groundwork has been laid for the program years go…

Maxwell declined to say if any specific ideas have come up and is fully expecting to hold public hearings to gain input on how to proceed from the community….

Fort Pierre is also using a million dollars in grant funds from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to fund the Bulldoze, Build and Beautify program to clean up residential areas of vacant and blighted properties.