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Commission Meeting
Brookings City & County Government Center
520 3rd Street
Chambers, Suite 310 (3rd floor)

1.
8:30 AM Call to Order on Tuesday, January 17, 2017
2.
Pledge of Allegiance
3.
Invitation for a Citizen to schedule time on the Commission Agenda for an item not listed.
Action items will be scheduled for a future meeting date.
4.
Approval of Agenda
5.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Approval of minutes.
B.
Approval of travel & education requests.
Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
C.
Approval of personnel action notices.
D.
Approval of the Human Services report.
6.
Routine Business
B.
Department Head reports.
i.
Veterans & Human Services
ii.
County Development Department
iii.
Community Health
C.
Finance Officer's report.
Be it noted:
  • Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer
  • Payroll & Additive Totals
  • Highway Expenditure Report
  • Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected
7.
Scheduled Agenda Items
8.
Regular Business
A.
Be it noted items:
i.
Volunteers recognized by Brookings County for work comp purposes.
ii.
Brookings County employee wages for 2017.
iii.
Authorize Chairperson Jensen to sign the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management Report of Personnel Action for Robert Hill.
iv.
Authorize Chairperson Jensen to sign the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management Report of Personnel Action for Richard Haugen.
B.
Action to authorize the Finance Office to issue distress warrants to the Sheriff's Office for collection in accordance with SDCL 10-22-31.
C.
Action to declare items as surplus and sell via online auction.
D.
Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a full-time Finance Assistant in the Finance Office.
E.
Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a part-time Finance Assistant in the Finance Office.
F.
Action to approve Agreement #17-01: a Memorandum of Understanding between SDSU Extension and Brookings County, South Dakota.
Documents:
  1. MOU Extension.pdf
10.
Deputy States Attorney's Report
11.
Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items
12.
Executive Session
In accordance with SDCL 1-25-2(4) contract negotiations.
13.
Adjournment
14.
Public Notices
  • January 16, Monday: County offices will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
  • January 18, Wednesday: Commissioners will be traveling to Pierre to participate in Brookings Day at the Legislature.
  • January 19, Thursday: South Dakota Pipeline Association Coordinated Response Exercise, 11:30 a.m. at the Swiftel Center.
  • January 19, Thursday: Commissioners are invited to a retirement reception for Banner Associates' David Odens from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Innovation Center in Brookings.
  • January 24, Tuesday: The County Holiday Party starts at 5:30 p.m. at the VFW in Brookings.

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