Planning & Development DISTRICT III

Welcome to our website ***PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO COVID-19 ***

Planning & Development District III will be open to visitors by appointment only. We are still available to you and will continue to work on your applications and projects! Please call us at 605-665-44089 or 1-800-952-3562.

*** JOB ANNOUNCEMENT for the following positions ***

Assistant Financial Officer - The position will support the operation of District III and the administration of the Areawide Business Council (ABC), which serve 15 counties in southeastern South Dakota. The position may evolve into the Finance Officer role as part of a future transition. A full job description may be viewed here at JOB DESCRIPTION

Assistant Revolving Loan Fund Manager - The position will support the management of the Areawide Business Council (ABC), which serves 15 counties in southeastern South Dakota. A full job description may be viewed here at JOB DESCRIPTION

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. CDT, Friday, August 28, 2020.

Application can be downloaded here: APPLICATION

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Planning & Development District III - Region

Planning and Development District III is a voluntary association of county, municipal and Tribal governments. Its mission is to provide comprehensive development assistance to its membership and the private sector. The district offers a full range of services that help the region maintain public services and expand economic opportunities. The association is governed by a committee of elected officials, non-profit organization representatives and business interests. The district employs a professional staff with extensive experience in a variety of development and technical fields.

Planning and Development District III service area includes 15 counties in South Central South Dakota - Aurora, Bon Homme, Brule, Buffalo, Charles Mix, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Lyman, Sanborn, Tripp, and Yankton. Within our 15 counties are 3 Tribal Governments - Crow Creek, Lower Brule Sioux, and Yankton Sioux. Also within our service area are 60 cities. The total population of the region is 100,582 with 13,218 square miles.

District III Service Area