Rapid City's Civic Center is in need of upgrades to conform to the ADA. The city's solution to spend $180 million to add onto the center rather than just fix the deficiencies was shot down in the March 10 public vote. Now a simpler less extravagant plan is called for.
"More than 60 people turned up to offer their input on how to move forward.
city council member Malcolm Chapman led the group -- that included both
opponents and proponents -- of the expansion plan in a wide ranging
discussion about what to do with the nearly 40-year-old complex."