Fort Pierre City Council To Form Task Force With Verendrye Museum To Discuss Future

A task force has been established to look at the future of the Verendrye Museum in Fort Pierre. The Fort Pierre City Council held a special meeting to discuss the museum just prior to their regular meeting Tuesday night. The task force would consist of three members from the Verendrye Museum Board and three from the City Council…

Rick Hahn with the City of Fort Pierre says some work on the museum building is planned…

One of the topics was how long the lease for the building should be. Alderman Larry Cronin doesn’t think a shorter lease would be right…

The Fort Pierre City Council was to consider an agreement with the Verendrye Museum, but that agreement was tabled until the task force can meet and come up with recommendations to move forward with.