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

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1.

8:30 AM Call to Order on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

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

Five (5) minute time limit per person. 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

Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
C.

Approval of personnel action notices

D.

Approval of cellular authorizations

E.

Approval of the Human Services report

6.

Routine Business

A.

Approval of claims

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

Department Head reports

i.

Community Health

C.

Finance Officer's Report

Be it Noted Items:
  • Correction to claims process on January 5, 2020
  • Auditor's Account with the Treasurer
  • Payroll & Additives Report
  • Highway Expenditures Report
  • Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected
D.

Be it Noted Items:

i.

Volunteer Listings - Storm Spotters and BCOAC Volunteers

ii.

Wage Listings

7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Legislative Audit: FY2019 audit update and approval of engagement letter.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Agreement #21-02: a Memorandum of Understanding between SDSU Extension and Brookings County.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-03: a scheduled service agreement between Brookings County and Trane USA, Inc. for the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center.

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

Action to approve four (4) late elderly tax freeze applications.

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

Action to approve the 4-H Promotion and Expansion Committee Roster.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for an Investigations Sergeant in the Sheriff's Office.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for two Deputy Sheriffs in the Sheriff's Office.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
Documents:
  1. RFV - Deputies.pdf
G.

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for an Appraiser in Equalization Office.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
Documents:
  1. RFV - Appraiser.pdf
H.

Action to approve board appointments:

i.

Housing & Redevelopment Commission: 1 position, 5 year term expiring December 31, 2025

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
9.

Commission Department Director's Report

10.

States Attorney's Office Report

11.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

12.

Executive Session - in accordance with SDCL §1-25-2(1): Personnel

Action: Motion to Enter Into Executive Session, Voice Vote
Action: Motion to Come Out of Executive Session, Voice Vote
13.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
14.

Public Notices

  • January 18, Monday: County offices closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
  • January 20, Wednesday: Virtual Brookings/SDSU Day at the Capitol.
  • February 15, Monday: County offices closed for the Presidents' Day holiday.

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 Americans with Disabilities Act.