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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, August 4, 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.

Highway Department

7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Jackie Lanning: update on 20th Street South BUILD project.

i.

Discussion and possible action on pavement type for the County's portion east of I-29 to 34th Avenue.

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

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Agreement #20-41: an Easement for Use of County Road Right-of-Way made by Golden Dakota Farms, LLC in Parnell Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-42: an Easement for Use of County Road Right-of-Way made by Golden Dakota Farms, LLC in Elkton Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-43: an application for occupancy of right-of-way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Oslo Township.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for an Equipment Operator in the Highway Department.

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

Action to declare items as surplus property to sell, transfer or destroy.

Documents:
  1. Surplus List.pdf
10.

States Attorney's Office Report

11.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

12.

Executive Session

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

  • August 3-6: Brookings County 4-H Achievement Days
  • August 10, Monday: Brookings Empowerment Project Picnic. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pioneer Park, Brookings
  • August 13, Thursday: CDI Golf Outing at the Brookings Country Club
  • September 7, Monday: County offices closed due to the Labor Day holiday.
  • September 13-15: SDACC Fall Convention. Ramkota, Sioux Falls.

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