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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, November 17, 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.

4-H Report

Documents:
  1. 4-H Report.pdf
C.

Finance Officer's Report

Be it noted items:
  • Auditor's Account with the Treasurer
  • Payroll & Additive Totals
  • Highway Expenditure Report
  • Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected
7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

8:35 AM - Oath of Office: Interim Finance Officer, Lori Schultz

B.

9:00 AM - Public Hearing: Supplemental Budget Emergency Management and Highway

Action: Motion to Approve, Open/Close Public Hearing, Comments, Roll Call
i.

Action to approve Resolution #20-64: a supplemental budget resolution.

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

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #20-65: a plat of Tract 1 of Rasmussen’s Addition in the southeast quarter of Section 34, Township 109 North, Range 49 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-65: a Planned Service Agreement between Brookings County and Johnson Controls, Inc. for preventative maintenance services for the HVAC system at the Courthouse.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-66: an addendum to the lawn care and snow removal agreement between the City of Brookings, Brookings County and Razor’s Edge.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-67: an agreement for general law enforcement services between Brookings County and the City of White, SD.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-68: a right-of-way easement with Sioux Valley Energy.

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

Action to approve Agreement #20-69: Clark Drew proposal for the Finance Office project.

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

Action to approve liquor license renewals for 2021.

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

Cuzbins, LLC (The Boathouse)

Documents:
  1. Cuzbins.pdf
ii.

Skyview Junction, LLC

iii.

Wagon Wheel Resort, LLC

Documents:
  1. Wagon Wheel.pdf
iv.

SVK Properties, LLC

Documents:
  1. SVK Properties.pdf
v.

Smokin's Pub & Grub, LLC

Documents:
  1. Smokins.pdf
vi.

Danceland Campground

Documents:
  1. Danceland.pdf
H.

Approval of board appointments:

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

4-H Promotion & Expansion Committee: 1 position, 2 year term

a.

Zeno Wicks

Documents:
  1. 4-H - Wicks.pdf
ii.

BCOAC Advisory Board, archery range volunteer - 1 position, 1 year term

a.

Dale Storhaug

b.

Paul Wiese

Documents:
  1. BCOAC - Wiese.pdf
I.

Action to declare three office chairs from the BCOAC as surplus property to be disposed of.

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

Discussion and Possible Action on submitting a comment by the County Commission on the proposed layout of the ramps for the I-29 Interchange.

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

Presentation on the 24/7 Program kiosk by Sheriff Stanwick and Jail Administrator Sweebe.

9.

Commission Department Director's Report

10.

States Attorney's Office Report

11.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

12.

Executive Session - in accordance with SDCL §1-25-2(1)(4): personnel and contract negotiations.

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

  • 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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