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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, May 18, 2021

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.

Finance Office

Documents:
  1. Finance Report.pdf
ii.

Highway Department

Documents:
  1. Highway Report.pdf
iii.

County Development Department

C.

Finance Officer's Report

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

Be it Noted Items:

i.

The following are BCOAC RSOs to be added to our volunteer list for work comp purposes: Donald Dolence, Kasper Frantzen, Kelly Harmelink

7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Discussion with Mary Beth Fishback, Executive Director, Brookings Behavioral Health & Wellness

8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #21-21: a plat of Lot 1 of Smyer Addition in the W ½ of Section 25, T112N, R48W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

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

Action to approve Resolution #21-22: a resolution authorizing the purchase of the 2021 John Deere 772G based upon the prices established through the State of Minnesota bid process.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-75: an application for occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Medary Township.

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

Action to approve Agreement #21-76: an application for occupancy of right of way of county highways made by Sioux Valley Energy in Argo Township.

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

Action to approve a request of $500 from the Elkton Special Days Committee for their 4th of July fireworks display.

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

Action to approve a petition for a road district on West Oakwood Shoreline Drive.

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

Action to approve a request to fill vacancy for a Welder/Fabricator/Mechanic in the Highway Department.

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

Action to approve a fireworks display on Friday, June 11, 2021 as part of the Old Timer's Day celebration in Volga.

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

Action to approve a statement of support for the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad's RAISE grant appliation.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote
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
     Motion to Come Out of Executive Session, Voice Vote
13.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
14.

Jail Tour - following adjournment of the regular meeting

15.

Public Notices

  • May 25, Tuesday: 8:30 AM, Special Joint Meeting: County Commission and Planning & Zoning Commission in the Chambers of the Government Center in Brookings.
  • May 31, Monday: Offices closed due to the Memorial Day holiday.
  • June 24, Thursday: 8:15 AM, Budget Hearings in the Community Room of the Brookings City & County Government Center.
  • July 18, Sunday: 2:00 PM, Medary Monument Rededication.

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.