Accountability task force plans public hearings

The Legislature’s Government Accountability Task Force is scheduled to hold public hearings next week in Rapid City and Sioux Falls.

The Rapid City hearing starts at 5 p.m. MT on Monday, Sept. 11. The agenda is here. The meeting is at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Event Center, 800 Mickelson Dr.

The Sioux Falls hearing starts at 5 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The agenda is here. The meeting is at Southeast Technical Institute, Sullivan Health Center, room 257, 2320 N. Career Ave.

Subcommittees headed by Sen. Jordan Youngberg, R-Madison, will conduct each hearing. He is the task force chairman.

The task force seeks comments from citizens regarding various proposals under consideration.

The task force met twice earlier this summer. The June 19 documents and minutes are here. The Aug. 29 documents are here.