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Welcome to our web site!

On this home page we'll introduce you to Brule County government and highlight important areas on our site.
Brule County CourthouseCourthouse
300 S Courtland Street
Chamberlain, SD 57325
population: 5,255
figures are from 2010 census
county seat: Chamberlain, SD

Governing a County in an efficient and friendly manner is a significant challenge. It is difficult to get information to the County or out to many people in a short time. This web site is a way to quickly introduce people to the issues facing the County.

We hope you'll find the information you need on this site. We look forward to hearing from you if you have any questions or need further information.

For more information for counties around the state go to SDACO website: www.sdcounties.org



SDCL 7-21-22

Notice is herby given that a supplemental budget hearing will be held in the Commissioner’s room of the Brule County Courthouse, Chamberlain, SD at 10:15 a.m. on February 6, 2018. This hearing is to supplement the 2018 Highway Budget in the amount of $483,680.00 for an overlay project of 1 ˝” on 249th Street (4.5 miles).

Pamela Petrak

Brule County Auditor

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January 24, 2018



WHEREAS, during the winter of 2016 and spring of 2017, Brule County has received substantially less than normal moisture; and

WHEREAS, the lack of moisture and ensuing dry conditions have caused dugouts to dry out and extensive damage to pasture, hay lands and crops; and

WHEREAS, the citizens of Brule County, especially those engaged in agricultural, are in need of assistance in coping with the hardships resulting for such drought; and

NOW IT THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Brule County, as follows:

  1. Brule County is hereby declared to be in a state of disaster and emergency from lack of moisture and drought.

  2. The Board of County Commissioners request that Brule County be designated as a disaster area and be eligible for emergency and disaster assistance, by the Governor of the State of South Dakota and other appropriate authorities of the State of South Dakota and of the United States Government and that its residents be afforded an opportunity to participate in State and Federal disaster relief programs and benefits.

  3. That the Brule County Auditor is authorized and directed to communicate this declaration to the appropriate State and Federal authorities, and to interested parties, including the press.

    Dated this 20th day of June, 2017. Signed by Chairman Brad Carson. Attest: Pamela Petrak, Auditor.

    Burn Ban Lifted... The Brule County commissioners have changed the County Wide Burn Ban to a Controlled Burn Status. Any controlled open burning should be reported to dispatch at (605-995-8400) and/or the Brule County Sheriff's Office  before starting the controlled burn.



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