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


1.

8:30 AM Call to Order on Tuesday, November 2, 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.

Highway Department

7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Supplemental Budget Public Hearing

i.

Action to approve Resolution #21-48: a Supplemental Budget Resolution

Action: Motion to approve, Open/Close Public Hearing, Comments, Roll Call

ii.

Action to approve a cash transfer from General Fund to 304 Fund : $4,000,000

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to remove Agreement #21-125 from the table.

Action: Motion to Remove from Table, Comments, Voice Vote

i.

Action to approve Agreement #21-125: a lease agreement for fiber optic windows between Brookings County and Swiftel Communications from the Government Center to the Sheriff’s Department.

a.

Motion was made on 10/19/20201 by Bartley, seconded by Boersma to approve Agreement #21-125.

Action: Comments, Roll Call

B.

Action to remove Agreement #21-126 from the table.

Action: Motion to Remove from Table, Comments, Voice Vote

i.

Action to approve Agreement #21-126: a lease agreement for fiber optic windows between Brookings County and Swiftel Communications from the Government Center to the County Highway Department.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

C.

Action to approve Agreement #21-127: a contract for supply of road salt between Brookings County, the City of Brookings and Black Strap, Inc. of Neligh, NE.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

D.

Action to approve Agreement #21-128: a lease renewal agreement with Den-Wil Investments, Inc. for the Community Health Services office.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

E.

Action to automatically supplement for unanticipated expenses incurred and reimbursement made to Brookings County to Veteran's Service GL line 101-4-165-4260 in the amount of $346.58, receipt #00567508 for use of remaining veterans assistance account funds for Disabled American Veterans (DAV) program.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

F.

Action to automatically supplement for unanticipated expenses incurred and reimbursement made to Brookings County to Commission Department GL line 101-4-111-4267 in the amount of $4,563, receipt #00574072 for payment from Dakota Mailing for remaining lease amount of postage machine.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

G.

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for a Jail Administrator in the Jail/Sheriff's Office.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

H.

Action to donate $500 to the "Christmas, Kids, and Cops" program.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

I.

Action to approve appointments to the following boards and commissions:

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

i.

Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center Advisory Board

a.

4-H Leader/Extension Board Member: 1 position, 2-year term

b.

Pistol Range Committee Member: 1 position, 2-year term

c.

Community at Large Member: 1 position, 2-year term

d.

4-H Shooting Sports Board Member: 1 position, 1-year term

ii.

Brookings Health System Board: 1 position, 3-year term

iv.

Housing & Redevelopment Commission: 1 position, 5-year term

v.

Planning & Zoning Commission, District 1: 1 position, 4-year term

vi.

Weed & Pest Board: 1 position, 3-year term

9.

Commission Department Director's Report

10.

States Attorney's Office Report

A.

Diversion Fiscal Incentive Program

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.

Recess until 1:00 PM

14.

1:00 PM - Executive Session - in accordance with SDCL §1-25-2(1): Personnel (Department Head Reviews)

15.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
16.

Public Notices

  • November 2, Tuesday: Innovation Celebration Open House, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Brookings Innovation Center Rotunda
  • November 9, Tuesday: Commission Planning Retreat, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Government Center Community Room, Brookings
  • November 9, Tuesday: 4-H Recognition Awards Night at the BCOAC, Meal 5:00 PM, Awards 6:30 PM
  • November 10, Wednesday: Sioux Valley Commissioner's Meeting, 12:00 PM, Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center, Brookings
  • November 11, Thursday: County offices closed in honor of the Veterans Day holiday
  • November 25-26, Thursday-Friday: County Offices closed in honor of the Thanksgiving Day holiday
  • December 7, Tuesday: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Appreciation Banquet, 5:00 PM at the Swiftel Center
  • December 8, Wednesday: Virtual Chamber Pre-Legislative Luncheon, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM via Zoom

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.