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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, April 6, 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
Documents:
  1. 4.6.2021 CLAIMS.pdf
B.

Department Head reports

i.

Highway Department

Documents:
  1. Highway Report.pdf
7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

8:55 AM - Public Hearing and action to approve a retail on/off sale wine and cider license for Good Roots Farm & Garden.

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

9:00 AM - Second Reading, Public Hearing and action to approve Ordinance #21-01: an ordinance amending Ordinance #91-3: an ordinance establishing a county Housing & Redevelopment Commission for the administration of HUD Section Eight (8) existing certificate, voucher, moderate rehabilitation and other related housing programs.

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

Action to appoint a Commissioner to the Housing & Redevelopment Commission upon approval of the Ordinance.

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

9:15 AM - AD HOC Drainage Committee Presentation

D.

Following Drainage Committee - Register of Deeds 2020 Year End Report

8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #21-11: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-210-198.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-12: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-248-040.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-13: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-160-017.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-14: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-287-040.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-15: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-190-041.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-16: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-209-100.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-17: a Federal Aid Bridge Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects for structure #06-140-021.

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

Action to approve Abatement #21-12: an abatement application made by Madison Air Craft, LLC for parcel #40991-40005-000-20 in the amount of $1,398.91.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-40: a State of South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge Improvement Grant Agreement for Rehabilitation/Replacement – Local Administration for structure #06-280-172.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-41: a State of South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge Improvement Grant Agreement for Rehabilitation/Replacement – Local Administration for structure #06-227-230.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-42: an agreement for voluntary right of way donation between Brookings County and Ron Knutson.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-43: an agreement for voluntary right of way donation between Brookings County and John and Marlys Heylens.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-44: an application for occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Medary Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-45: an application for occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Medary Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-46: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 1.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-47: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 3.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

Q.

Action to approve Agreement #21-48: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 4.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-49: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 5.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-50: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 6.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-51: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 7.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-52: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 8.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-53: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 10.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-54: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 12.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-55: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 13.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-56: an application of occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Valley Telecommunications Coop on County Road 16.

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

Action to approve the low bid from Diamond Surface, Inc. for the 2021 Brookings County Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation project at the bid amount of $767,762.98.

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

Action to approve the purchase of a mobile fingerprint computer system.

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

Action to approve a request to fill vacancy for a BCOAC Assistant at the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center.

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

Action to approve a request to fill vacancy for a Senior Finance Assistant in the Finance Office.

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

Action to approve a request to fill vacancy for a Finance Assistant in the Finance Office.

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

Action to approve a request to fill vacancy for a General Maintenance Worker in the Commission Department.

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

Action to approve publication of a supplemental budget hearing.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
10.

States Attorney's Office Report

11.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

12.

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
13.

Regular Business Continued

A.

Action to approve the bid for weed chemicals on all items listed from VanDiest Supply and AgFirst Farmer's Coop.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
14.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
15.

Public Notices

  • April 2, Friday: Offices close at 12:00 PM in honor of the Good Friday holiday.
  • April 13, Tuesday: 8:30 AM, Equalization Boards, Government Center Chambers, Brookings
  • April 14, Wednesday: Award presentation from the South Dakota Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment for the South Dakota Resilient Communities Initiative, 10:30 AM, Government Center Chambers, Brookings
  • May 12, Wednesday: 5:00 PM, Commission Study Session, Government Center Community Room, Brookings

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