Commission Meeting
Brookings City & County Government Center
520 3rd Street
Chambers, Suite 310 (3rd floor)

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or believe you may have been exposed, please consider watching the Commission meeting from home, broadcast live on Swiftel channel 19, ITC channel 168, or the Brookings County Youtube channel. You can also call in by dialing 605-697-8255 and entering code 6056968205 when prompted.


3:30 PM Call to Order on Thursday, August 20, 2020


Pledge of Allegiance


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.

Approval of Agenda

Action: Motion to Approve, Request Comments, Voice Vote

Regular Business


Action to approve and authorize Chairperson Bartley to sign Agreement #20-44: a Settlement Agreement and Release between the City of Brookings and Brookings County.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

Action to approve Agreement #20-45: Exhibit A, an amendment to Agreement #20-14: an American Institute of Architects agreement between Brookings County and Henry Carlson Construction, LLC for the Brookings County Detention Center and Remodel Project.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

Update and discussion on the issuance of the bonds for the detention center remodel and expansion project.


Tom Grimmond, Senior Vice President with Colliers Securities


Action to approve Agreement #20-46: a proposal for reception desk modifications made by Architecture, Incorporated.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call


Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote

Public Notices

  • September 7, Monday: County offices closed due to the Labor Day holiday.
  • September 9, Wednesday: "Resilient Communities: Brookings" Zoom meeting. 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
  • 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.

NOTE: Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact Brookings County (605-696-8205) 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make necessary arrangements. The County of Brookings is responsive to requests for communication aids and the need to provide appropriate access and will provide alternative formats and accessible locations consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act.