Rapid City receives $20,000 Mosquito Control and West Nile Prevention Grant
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health announced Tuesday that the City of Rapid City has received a Mosquito Control and West Nile Prevention Grant for $20,000.
The state gave more than $500,000 in grant awards to cities, counties, towns, districts and tribes. The grants range from $500-$20,000.
The West Nile Virus Prevention Grant helps local governments in mosquito control efforts.
City Parks Division Manager Scott Anderson says that most of the City’s grant will go towards replenishing chemicals and briquettes that were used earlier this season for mosquito control.