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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 21, 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.

Routine Business

A.

Approval of claims

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

Department Head reports

i.

Highway Department

Documents:
  1. Highway Report.pdf
C.

Finance Officer's Report

Be it Noted Items:
  • Auditor's Account with the Treasurer
  • Payroll & Additive Totals
  • Highway Expenditures Report
  • Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected
7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #20-14: a plat of Lot 1A, Block 2, Sunset Point Addition in Government Lots 3 & 4 of Section 22, Township 112 North, Range 47 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-15: a plat of East Water Tower Addition in the E ½ of the SE ¼, except the S880’ thereof, and except the North 33 feet (N33’) Highway Right of Way thereof, in Section 23-T110N-R51W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-16: a plat of Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8A and 9A in Cedar Pointe Addition in Government Lot 3 of the NW ¼ of Section 28-T109N-R50W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-17: a plat of Block 21; Block 22; Block 23; Silverthorne Circle; and Castle Rock Circle of Timberline Addition, in the East 1635 feet of the N ½ of the NW ¼, except Clites Addition, and except the East 264 feet thereof, in Section 34-T110-R50W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Abatement #20-28: an abatement application made by Dustin Nelson for parcel #31026-00100-003-05 in the amount of $1,473.16.

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

Action to approve Abatement #20-29: an abatement application made by Dustin Nelson for parcel #31026-00100-004-05 in the amount of $487.46.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-16: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Big Sioux Community Water System in Trenton Township.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
Documents:
  1. Agr 20-16 ROW.pdf
H.

Action to approve Agreement #20-17: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Sterling Township.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
Documents:
  1. Agr 20-17 ROW.pdf
I.

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for two Temporary Seasonal Laborers in the Highway Department.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
Documents:
  1. RFV - Highway.pdf
J.

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a Finance Assistant II in the Finance Office.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a Finance Assistant I in the Finance Office.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for Temporary Election Workers in the Finance Office.

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(6): Security Information

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

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