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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 18, 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

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
i.

Action to approve the third quarter General Fund transfer per budget appropriations from General Fund 101-4-911-4294 to Highway Fund 201-3-371-0000 in the amount of $750,000.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #20-46; a plat of Lot 11A, 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 #20-47: a plat of Lots 1-5 in Block 1 in Paradise Point Addition in Government Lot 2, Section 22 Township 112 North, Range 47 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-48: a plat of Lot 44A of the First Addition of Lake Poinsett Heights Subdivision in Lot 2, Section 5, T112N, R52W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-49: a plat of Lot 12 of Ramlo Shores Subdivision in Government Lot 4 in Section 21-T112N-R47W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Discussion and possible action on Alton Township grant request.

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

Action to automatically supplement for unanticipated expenses incurred and reimbursement made to Brookings County for reimbursement due to double payment in the amount of $2,142.00, receipt #00518169, Human Services Department GL line 101-4-441-4241.

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

Action to approve a request to fill vacancy for three (3) temporary election workers in the Finance Office.

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

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a Truck Driver - split position between Weed & Pest and Highway Departments.

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

A.

Correspondence received

12.

Executive Session - in accordance with SDCL §1-25-2(1)(3)(4)(6): personnel, consulting with legal counsel, contract negotiations, security.

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

  • September 7, Monday: County offices closed due to the Labor Day holiday.
  • September 13-15: SDACC Fall Convention. Ramkota, Sioux Falls
  • September 29, Tuesday: County Tour starting at 8:30 a.m. from the Highway Department in Brookings.

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