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Mortenson/Scull to hold Contractor Forum for Expansion Project
(RAPID CITY, SD – May 3, 2019) – M.A. Mortenson and Scull Construction Service, the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the Civic Center Arena Expansion Project are holding a Contractor Forum, Wednesday, May 22nd at 4pm in LaCroix Hall.
Representatives from Mortenson/Scull, as well as the design team and owner representatives will be present to give an overview of the project, the tentative bidding and construction schedules, and information regarding the procurement process moving forward. Following a brief presentation, the team will be available to answer questions regarding the project and timeline.
This Forum is open to all contracting firms that are interested in serving on the project in a sub-contractor capacity.
"A project of this magnitude is going need all hands on deck, and this Forum is a great way for local contractors to learn about how they can get involved. It also happens to be an unofficial kick-off to the construction phase of this project, which we cannot wait to get started." said Civic Center Director Craig Baltzer.
Any questions about the Forum can be directed to Jake Losett of Scull Construction at [email protected] or 605-342-2379.
Public Committees Announced
The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center is pleased to announce the selection of our Citizen Design and Operation Committees. We believe that these groups represent diverse perspectives, expertise, affiliations, and experiences.
We received a high number of applicants to serve on these committees and are excited by the enthusiasm of those selected:
Ann Bretlinger – Rapid City, SD
Chuck Henrie – Rapid City, SD
Curt Cressy – Piedmont, SD
Don Wrede – Rapid City, SD
Doug Noyes – Rapid City, SD
Erin Krueger – Rapid City, SD
Jeff Lage – Rapid City, SD
Jim Hunt – Faith, SD
Joni Anderson – Rapid City, SD
Kristin Stephenson – Rapid City, SD
Matt Brunner – Rapid City, SD
Mutch Usera – Rapid City, SD
Andrea Serna – Rapid City, SD
Chuck Wilson – Mission, SD
Jacob Rissler – Chadron, NE
Jim Aberle – Lead, SD
John Krogstrand – Pierre, SD
Jordan Bauer – Rapid City, SD
Kellie Dean – Spearfish, SD
Mike Taicher – Rapid City, SD
Nate Brown – Summerset, SD
Rorey Lemmel – Whitewood, SD
Steve Sutton – Onida, SD
Tim Johnson – Rapid City, SD
The Committees will begin their work right away with their first meetings slated for November. They will be providing important feedback on the potential design and operation elements to be included in the new building.
"We were thrilled with the response from the community and surrounding areas. These committees will have a strong voice as we move forward on this project and we look forward to hearing what they have to say," said Civic Center Director Craig Baltzer.
Any questions about the committees can be directed to Priscilla Dominguez, Director of Corporate Sales and Marketing at 605.394.4115 or [email protected]