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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, October 20, 2020

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Invitation for a Citizen to schedule time on the Commission Agenda for an item not listed.

Five (5) minute time limit per person. 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
  • Auditors Account with the Treasurer 
  • Payroll and Additive Totals 
  • Highway Expenditure Report 
  • Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected 

i.

Action to approve the following transfer as per budget appropriations for the fourth quarter of 2020: from General Fund 101-4-911-4290 to Highway Road & Bridge Fund 201-3-371-0000 in the amount of $750,000.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call
7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #20-59: a plat of Lot 1 of Weiss’s Addition in the NW ¼ of Section 24, Township 109 North, Range 52 West of the 5th P.M. in Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-60: a plat of Lot 1 of Dahl Addition in the SW ¼ of Section 2, T110N, R51W, of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #20-61: a plat of Lots 1 and 2 of Oppelt Addition in the NW ¼ of Section 3, T109N, R48W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-55: a retail sales agreement between Brookings County and AVI Systems, Inc. for audio upgrades in Courtroom A at the Brookings County Courthouse.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-56: a retail sales agreement between Brookings County and AVI Systems, Inc. for audio upgrades in Courtroom B at the Brookings County Courthouse.

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

Action to approve an automatic supplement in the Emergency Management Department for reimbursement from a Homeland Security grant to GL line 226-4-222-4390, receipt #519893, in the amount of $4,088.

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

Approval of board appointments:

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

Brookings Health System Board of Trustees: 1 position, 3 year term

a.

Mary Anne Krogh

ii.

Extension Board: 6 positions, 1 year terms

a.

Debra Ford

b.

Ronda Houtman

c.

Ronny Parmely

d.

Jennifer Pickard

e.

Laura Stern

f.

Richard Waldner

iii.

Brookings County 4-H Promotion & Expansion Committee: 2 positions, 2 year terms

a.

Joel Foster

Documents:
  1. 4-H - Foster.pdf
b.

No applicant by deadline

iv.

Planning & Zoning Commission: 2 positions, 4 year terms

a.

Chad Ford - District 2

b.

Spencar Diedrich - District 4

v.

Weed & Pest Board: 1 position, 3 year term

a.

Joel Ripley

vi.

BCOAC Advisory Board - 5 positions, 1 year terms

a.

Andy Dupraz - 4-H Leader and/or Extension Board member

b.

Terry Wendt - 4-H Shooting Sports member

Documents:
  1. BCOACAB - Wendt.pdf
c.

Arden Sigl - OAC Pistol Range volunteer

Documents:
  1. BCOACAB - Sigl.pdf
d.

Tim Reed - Community at Large member

Documents:
  1. BCOACAB - Reed.pdf
e.

No applicant by deadline - OAC Archery Range volunteer

vii.

First District Planning Board - 1 position, 2 year term

a.

No applicant by deadline

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

  • October 27, Tuesday: Department Head Reviews, 8:00 a.m. in the Chambers of the Brookings City & County Government Center
  • November 11, Wednesday: County Offices closed in honor of the Veterans Day holiday
  • November 13, Friday: Retirement Open House for Finance Officer Vicki Buseth, 2:00-4:00 p.m. with a short program at 3:00 p.m. in the Chambers of the Brookings City & County Government Center
  • November 26-27, Thursday & Friday: County Offices closed in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday

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