Yankton County Commission decides not to add Juneteenth Day as an official holiday

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Yankton County Commission this week declined to add Juneteenth as another official holiday for county workers.

Commission Chairman Joe Healy says the discussion first came up last year.

Healy says the state action put Juneteenth on their agenda.

Healy says a holiday can be observed and still be a work day.

Healy says it will be part of their ongoing talks with county employees.