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Brule County, South Dakota

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Transparency grading process


Brule County is one of 66 counties in South Dakota.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of South Dakota county websites


This website was reviewed on March 19, 2012.

The good

  • County commissioners are listed.[1]
  • Contact information is available for some administrative officials.[2]
  • Zoning information[3] and building permits are posted.[4]
  • Property tax payment information is posted.[5]
  • Interactive GIS mapping is available.[6]

The bad

  • The site has no search function.
  • Meeting minute archives are not posted.
  • Contact information is not available for county commissioners and some administrative officials.
  • There is no information on how to obtain public records.
  • No information is available on Taxpayer-funded lobbying.
  • Tax rates are not posted.
  • Budgets and audits are not posted.
  • Contracts and bid opportunities are not available.

Commission Stance on Ballot Measures

"Brule County strongly opposes Initiated Measure #10 and urges the citizens of South Dakota to vote “NO” on the measure."[7]

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