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

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or believe you may have been exposed, please consider watching the Commission meeting from home, broadcast live on Swiftel channel 19, ITC channel 168, or the Brookings County Youtube channel. You can also call in by dialing 605-697-8255 and entering code 6056968205 when prompted.

1.

8:30 AM Call to Order on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Invitation for a Citizen to schedule time on the Commission Agenda for an item not listed.

Anyone wanting to speak during this agenda item must sign in prior to the start of the meeting. Any requested action items must be scheduled for a future meeting date.
4.

Approval of Agenda

Action: Motion to Approve, Request Comments, Voice Vote
5.

Consent Agenda Items

Action: Motion to Approve, Note Consent Agenda Items, Request Comments, Roll Call
A.

Approval of minutes

B.

Approval of travel requests

C.

Approval of personnel action notices

D.

Approval of cellular authorizations

E.

Approval of the Human Services report

6.

Recognition of:

A.

Appraiser Rusty Brandsrud on becoming a "Certified Appraiser Assessor."

B.

2020 Disabled American Veterans awards

i.

Outstanding DAV Member - Michael Holzhauser

ii.

Outstanding DAV Transportation Network Driver - Calvin Tolle

iii.

Outstanding State Representative - Representative Tim Reed, District 7

iv.

Outstanding DAV and All Veterans Support and Patriotic Values for the Community - Brookings Radio

v.

Outstanding DAV Veteran Advocate - Connie Johnson

vi.

Outstanding Support by a Small Business - Best Choice Real Estate (Kari Westlund)

vii.

Outstanding Support to the DAV Transportation Network - 727th Transportation Unit of Brookings, SD

7.

Routine Business

A.

Approval of claims

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
Documents:
  1. 7.7.20 CLAIMS.pdf
B.

Department Head reports

i.

BCOAC

Documents:
  1. BCOAC Report.pdf
ii.

Highway

Documents:
  1. Highway Report.pdf
8.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Public hearing and action to approve a Special Events License for Jay Street Pub.

Action: Motion to Approve, Open/Close Public Hearing, Comments, Roll Call
B.

9:05 AM - Public Hearing and action to approve a Malt Beverage & SD Farm Wine license for SVK Properties.

Action: Motion to Approve, Open/Close Public Hearing, Comments, Roll Call
9.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #20-42: a resolution authorizing the purchase of HVAC systems, installation and service with related products and supplies through Sourcewell.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
B.

Action to approve Resolution #20-43: a resolution forgiving juvenile liens and authorizing the Finance Office and Register of Deeds to remove them from the County’s records.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
C.

Action to approve Resolution #20-44: a resolution placing mobile homes on the uncollectable list.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
D.

Action to approve Resolution #20-45: a resolution authorizing the execution of contractual documents with the State of South Dakota for the receipt of CARES Act funds to address the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
E.

Action to approve Agreement #20-32: a State of South Dakota local government COVID recovery fund reimbursement agreement.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
F.

Action to approve Agreement #20-33: Amendment 1 to Agreement #20-20: a State of South Dakota Department of Health, Division of Family and Community Health sub-recipient agreement between Brookings County and the State of South Dakota Office of Child and Family Services.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
G.

Action to approve Agreement #20-34: Brookings City & County Government Center custodial contract general specifications between Brookings County, City of Brookings, and ISS Facilities Services.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
H.

Action to approve Agreement #20-35: the first amendment to Agreement #17-27: an agreement with Election Systems & Software, LLC for election services.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
I.

Action to approve Agreement #20-36: an independent contractor agreement between Brookings County and Southpaw Defense, LLC.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
J.

Action to approve Agreement #20-37: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Richland Township.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
K.

Action to approve Agreement #20-38: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Brookings Municipal Utilities in Medary Township.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
L.

Action to approve Agreement #20-39: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Trenton Township.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
M.

Action to approve the third and fourth quarter General Fund transfer as per budget appropriations from General Fund 101-4-911-4290 to Emergency Management Fund 226-3-371-0000 in the amount of $42,500.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
N.

Action to approve the renewal of a retail on-off sale malt beverage and SD farm wine license for Smokin's Pub N Grub.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
O.

Action to declare buttresses as surplus property to be transferred to Deuel County.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
P.

Action to approve a fireworks display at Lake Poinsett on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at dusk.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
Q.

Action to appoint a County Delegate and approve the voting credentials for the NACo Virtual Annual Business Meeting on July 20, 2020. If someone knows they will attend this meeting, the Board can appoint them as the County's delegate. Otherwise the Board can authorize our State Association to receive our ballot.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
11.

States Attorney's Office Report

12.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

A.

Correspondence received

13.

Executive Session - in accordance with SDCL §1-25-2(1)(4): personnel and contract negotiations.

Action: Motion to Enter Into Executive Session, Voice Vote
Action: Motion to Come Out of Executive Session, Voice Vote
14.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
15.

1:00 PM - Budget Work Session, Community Room (Rm 300)

16.

Public Notices

  • July 3, Friday: County offices will be closed in honor of the Independence Day holiday.
  • July 4, Saturday: Dedication ceremony for POW/MIA bench at the courthouse at 10:00 a.m.
  • July 7, Tuesday: Budget Hearings at the Brookings City & County Government Center, Community Room (300)
  • July 9, Thursday: Jail Expansion bid opening, 2:00 PM in Suite 210 of the Brookings City & County Government Center.
  • July 20-24: Safety Week.
    • Safety Picnic: Thursday, July 23, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the BCOAC.

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