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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, February 21, 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
A.
Approval of claims.
B.
Department Head reports.
i.
Sonia Mack - 4-H Promotion & Expansion Committee discussion
C.
Finance Officer's report.
Be it noted:
  1. Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer
  2. Payroll & Additive Totals
  3. Highway Expenditure Report
  4. Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected
i.
Action to approve the first quarter of 2017 General Fund transfers as per budget appropriations:
  1. From General Fund 101-4-911-4294 to Highway & Bridge Fund 201-3-371-0000 in the amount of $750,000.
  2. From General Fund 101-4-911-4290 to Emergency Management Fund 226-3-371-0000 in the amount of $15,531.25.
7.
Scheduled Agenda Items
A.
9:00 AM - Al Heuton, Executive Director of the Brookings Economic Development Corporation.
  • Update on BEDC activity
B.
9:15 AM - Tom Grimmond, Senior Vice President with Dougherty & Company, LLC.
  • Discussion on bonding for the jail expansion project - informational only.
C.
9:45 AM - Zeno Wicks and members from Delta Chi to discuss the Boulevard Tree Project.
  • Discussion and possible action for funding for the Boulevard Tree Project.
8.
Regular Business
A.
Action to approve Abatement #17-001 made by Bradley Olson for parcel #13295-11248-011-01 in the amount of $308.59.
B.
Action to approve Abatement #17-002 made by Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for parcel #31183-00500-020-00 in the amount of $34.35.
C.
Action to approve Abatement #17-003 made by Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for parcel #31183-00500-021-00 in the amount of $34.35.
D.
Action to approve Abatement #17-004 made by Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for parcel #31183-00500-023-00 in the amount of $34.35.
E.
Action to approve Abatement #17-005 made by Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for parcel #31183-00500-024-00 in the amount of $34.35.
F.
Action to approve Abatement #17-006 made by Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for parcel #31183-00600-006-00 in the amount of $82.44.
G.
Action to approve Abatement #17-007 made by Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for parcel #31183-00600-007-00 in the amount of $82.44.
H.
Action to approve Utilities Certificate - Bridge Improvement Grant Project, Project Number BRF6030(00)16-5 PCN 05QR for bridge number 06-143-080.
I.
Action to approve a Right-of-Way Certificate for Project Number BRF6030(00)16-5 PCN 05QR.
Documents:
  1. ROW Certificate.pdf
J.
Action to approve Agreement #17-04: a Letter of Contract-Construction Administration Services between Brookings County and Banner Associates, Inc. for the Brookings County Road No. 5 Overlay Project.
K.
Action to approve Agreement #17-05: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy.
Documents:
  1. Agr 17-05 ROW.pdf
L.
Action to approve Agreement #17-06: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy.
Documents:
  1. Agr 17-06 ROW.pdf
M.
Discussion on the 5th Street Gym/1921 Building parking lot.
N.
Strategic Plan discussion
  • Review of the Employee Handbook
Documents:
  1. Strategic Plan.pdf
10.
Deputy States Attorney's Report
11.
Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items
A.
12.
Adjournment

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