Commission

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Current Meeting Overview

Acting within its legislative mandates, the GFP Commission serves as the advocate and liason between the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and its customers and partners. The Commission consists of eight members, appointed by the Governor for four year terms. 

Live Stream of Commission meetings is avaible for users wanting to listen to the meeting, but are unable to make it to the meeting itself.

October 1| 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. CT

October 2 | 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. CT
Zoom/Conference Call | Livestream link https://www.sd.net/remote1/

COVID-19 Information

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, this meeting will be held via zoom/conference call and livestream.  To listen to the entire meeting beginning at 1:00 p.m. CT via livestream at https://www.sd.net/The public is encouraged to participate remotely to limit our number of in person attendees and ensure social distancing.


The public hearing followed by the open forum will begin at 2:00 p.m. CT on October 1st.  To provide comments join the meeting via zoom or conference call per the info below.  To conduct the public hearing and open forum as efficiently as possible we ask those wishing to testify to register by 1:00 pm CT by email to Rachel.comes@state.sd.us. Testifiers should provide their full names, whom they are representing, city of residence, and which proposed topic they will be addressing.


Written comments can be submitted at https://gfp.sd.gov/forms/positions/. To be included in the public record comments must include full name and city of residence and meet the submission deadline of seventy-two hours before the meeting (not including the day of the meeting)

Click on the link below to join Zoom Meeting.  Depending on the application you use you may be required to enter the meeting ID and password.  Remember to enter your display name and mute your microphone. To help keep background noise to a minimum and distractions to a minimum, make sure you mute your microphone and turn off your video when you are not speaking.

THURSDAY
Zoom Meeting Link https://state-sd.zoom.us/j/96136992416?pwd=SHFkTUQrYVMxZjB4Z3ZaUkt6aVJsdz09  
or join via conference call       Dial 1 669 900 9128        Meeting ID: 961 3699 2416           Password: 734856


FRIDAY
Zoom Meeting Link https://state-sd.zoom.us/j/94361522499?pwd=TENyZjNBbjNvOEdEaVp6bTZnandwUT09
or join via conference call       Dial 1 669 900 9128         Meeting ID: 943 6152 2499           Password: 886500

Governance Agenda
October 1 | 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. CT
Zoom/Conference Call 

THURSDAY

Zoom Meeting Link https://state-sd.zoom.us/j/95022507962?pwd=T0FERVQzTlorc0w3bmRuQ0JZY1pOdz09 or join via conference call Dial 1 669 900 9128 Meeting ID: 950 2250 7962 Password: 861820

Conflicts of Interest Disclosure Requirements 

All South Dakota state government boards and commissions are subject to the conflicts of interest disclosure requirements contained in Chapter 3-23 of the South Dakota Codified Laws. The GFP Commission will comply with the requirements of this law by following a procedure for the conflict of interest disclosure. At the beginning of each GFP Commission meeting, the chair reads paragraphs 1-5 and asks if any commissioner has a conflict that needs to be disclosed. If any commissioner discloses conflict, the chair will finish reading paragraphs 5-9. Then the Commission will consider and act upon the conflict.