The South Dakota Legislature's Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force is scheduled to meet Monday in Mitchell.
Several Brown County officials are to discuss drainage issues.
The agenda includes:
- 9:30 a.m.: State climatologist Dennis Todey, South Dakota State University, to discuss the implications of climate data on watershed management and drainage issues.
- 10:40 a.m.: Chris Hay, South Dakota State University, to discuss drainage practices and issues.
- 11:40 a.m.: Jeff Zimprich, Natural Resources Conservation Service, to give a soil health and water quality demonstration.
- 1 p.m.: Clark Moeckley, Upper Crow Creek Watershed District, to discuss watershed management and drainage issues.
- 1:30 p.m.: Duane Sutton, chairman of the Brown County Commission; Gary Vetter, Brown County Commission assistant and representatives from McCook, Kingsbury and Yankton counties to discuss experiences with drainage issues.
- 3:45 p.m.: Public testimony.
- 4:30 p.m.: Task force discussion and action.
The meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the Ramada Inn and Suites Conference Center, 1525 W. Havens.