The Commission Office is located on the second floor of the Brookings City and County Government Center. The Commission Department coordinates efforts that happen on a countywide basis.

Department Divisions

Commission Responsibilities

  • Coordinate countywide HR programs including recruitment, hiring, performance management, safety programs, wages, benefits, liability and workers compensation, and employee and management training efforts.
  • Coordinate daily county administration on behalf of the Brookings County Commission.
  • Coordinate the countywide technology program including GIS, resource allocation, network administration and help desk support.
  • Oversee the county buildings and grounds projects, annual budgets, maintenance, and staffing.
  • Prepare and coordinate board agendas, packets, schedules, and ongoing projects.
  • Prepares budget requests and analysis for review by the County Commission.
  • Serve as a liaison between the board and county departments, media, public, and other governmental entities.
  • Serve as the county representative for labor relations with the county’s two labor unions including negotiations and grievance resolution.

Commission Department Year in Review