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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, April 4, 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 the Human Services report.
Documents:
  1. HS Report.pdf
6.
Routine Business
A.
Approval of claims.
B.
Department Head reports.
7.
Scheduled Agenda Items
A.
9:00 AM Brookings County citizen Marvin Skovlund would like to discuss an easement Sioux Valley Energy is trying to get to put more poles on his land.
B.
9:15 AM Discussion and possible action on a proposal from the Brookings Farmers Market to add benches and bike racks to the courthouse grounds.
Documents:
  1. Benches.pdf
C.
9:30 AM 2015 Brookings County Audit Closing Conference: Jeff Schaefer, Legislative Audit.
Documents:
  1. Audit.pdf
D.
10:00 AM Jail Expansion
i.
Discussion and possible action to approve Resolution #17-12: a resolution to move forward with the renovation and improvement project to the current Brookings County Detention Center.
ii.
Discussion and possible action to approve Resolution #17-13: a resolution relating to lease-purchase of the county jail renovation and improvement project; authorizing the execution and delivery of a ground lease agreement and a lease-purchase agreement and approving and authorizing execution of related documents and levy of taxes for the payment thereof.
8.
Regular Business
A.
Action to approve Resolution #17-14: a resolution authorizing Brookings County's participation in the County Site Analysis Program Phase II.
B.
Action to approve Resolution #17-15: a resolution authorizing the purchase of concrete pipe based upon the price established through the Codington County, South Dakota, bid process.
C.
Action to approve Resolution #17-16: a resolution authorizing the purchase of bridge construction labor based upon the price established through the County of Spink, South Dakota, bid process.
D.
Action to approve Resolution #17-17: a resolution authorizing the purchase of one 2017 or newer tractor based upon the price established through the Brookings County Highway bid process.
E.
Action to approve Agreement #17-20: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy.
F.
Action to approve Agreement #17-21: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy.
G.
Action to approve Agreement #17-22: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy.
H.
Action to approve Agreement #17-23: a State of South Dakota Department of Transportation Joint Powers Agreement for Weed Spraying Services by County.
I.
Action to approve Agreement #17-24: a State of South Dakota Department of Transportation Joint Powers Agreement for Pocket Gopher Baiting Services.
J.
Discussion and possible action to approve the updated Brookings County Employee Policies & Procedures manual.
10.
Deputy States Attorney's Report
11.
Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items
12.
Adjournment
13.
Public Notices
  • April 3, Monday: Public Hearing - Brookings County Detention Center Expansion. 7:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Brookings City & County Government Center, Brookings.
  • April 4, Tuesday: The Commissioners have been invited to the groundbreaking of the new fire station in Brookings at 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of Main Avenue South and 26th Street.
  • April 5, Wednesday: Sioux Valley Commissioners Association quarterly meeting at 12:00 p.m. at the Lake Norden Community Center, Lake Norden.
  • April 11, Tuesday: Brookings County Board of Equalization Meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Brookings City & County Government Center, Brookings.
  • April 12, Wednesday: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce's Post Legislative Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Club 71 at Dykhouse Stadium, Brookings.

NOTE: Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact Brookings County (605-696-8205) 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make necessary arrangements.  The County of Brookings is responsive to requests for communication aids and the need to provide appropriate access and will provide alternative formats and accessible locations consistent with the American's With Disabilities Act.