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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, June 16, 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

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.

BCOAC

Documents:
  1. BCOAC Report.pdf
C.

Finance Officer's Report

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

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Action to approve an annual request to shut down a portion of Broadway Avenue in Aurora for Gala Days, August 1, 2020 at 6:00 AM to August 2, 2020 at 3:00 AM.

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

9:05 AM - Preston Township, Barry Loomis - request for funding for a portion of a township road affected by the Big Sioux River.

Documents:
  1. Road Pics.pdf
i.

Discussion and possible action on a potential funding request.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #20-34: a resolution establishing a discretionary formula for reduced taxation of new commercial residential structures and additions in the County of Brookings, South Dakota and amending Resolution #95-16.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-35: a resolution establishing a discretionary formula for reduced taxation of new industrial structures and additions in the County of Brookings, South Dakota and amending Resolution #96-52.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-36: a resolution establishing a discretionary formula for reduced taxation of new nonresidential agricultural structures and additions in the County of Brookings, South Dakota and amending Resolution #96-53.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-37: a resolution establishing a discretionary formula for reduced taxation of new commercial structures and additions in the County of Brookings, South Dakota and amending Resolution #00-48.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-38: a plat of Block 1, Elenkiwich Addition in the Northeast ¼ of Section 10, T110N, R50W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-39: a plat of Block 1, Ommen Second Addition in Government Lot 8 and 9 in the Northeast ¼ of Section 12, T112N, R48W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-40: a plat of Block 1, Intermill-Misar Addition in the Southeast ¼ of Section 12, T110N, R51W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota and Block 2, Intermill-Misar Addition in the Northeast ¼ of Section 13, T110N, R51W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-41: a plat of Block 1, Jensen Addition in the Northeast ¼ of the Northwest ¼ of Section 32, T110N, R48W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Abatement #20-30: an application for abatement made by Broadacre Mobile Homes for parcel #40999-00001-020-00 in the amount of $21.79.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-26: a letter of contract for engineering and environmental services – feasibility memo between Brookings County and Banner Associates, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $40,000.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-27: an agreement between Brookings County and TopKote Inc. for the 2020 Brookings County chip seal project.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-28: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Double D Gravel in Elkton Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-29: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Marvin O. Rentsch in Oakwood Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-30: 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
O.

Action to approve Agreement #20-31: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Victor Construction in Lake Hendricks Township.

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

Approval of grant applications for culvert replacements:

i.

Action to approve an application made by Oak Lake Township in the amount of $5,127.

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

Action to approve an application made by Volga Township in the amount of $5,408.13.

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

Discussion and possible action on generator needs at the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center.

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

Action to automatically supplement for unanticipated expenses incurred and reimbursement made to Brookings County for reimbursement for the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan in the amount of $11,283.75, receipt #511829, to Emergency Management GL line 226-4-222-4290.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a full-time male correctional officer in the Sheriff's Office.

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

Action to approve the Commission's citizen board appointment policy.

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

Work Plan Update

9.

Commission Department Director's Report

10.

States Attorney's Office Report

11.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

A.

Correspondence received

12.

Executive Session

13.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
14.

Public Notices

  • June 18, Tuesday: FY2021 budget hearings, 8:00 AM in the Community Room (Rm 300) of the Brookings City & County Government Center.
  • June 24, Wednesday: Steel cell demonstration, 9:00 AM west of the courthouse along 6th Avenue.
  • July 2, Thursday: Jail Expansion bid opening, 2:00 PM in Suite 210 of the Brookings City & County Government Center.
  • July 3, Friday: County offices will be closed in honor of the Independence Day holiday.
  • July 20-24: Safety Week.
    • Safety Picnic: Thursday, July 23, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the BCOAC.

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