Commission

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCE 2017-03 – An Ordinance Providing for the Amendment
of Ordinance No. 86-02 of Brookings County, South Dakota,
for Increasing the Wheel Tax Rate for Vehicles Over 6000 Pounds


The Brookings County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing and second reading on Ordinance 2017-03 on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 9:30 AM in the Brookings City and County Government Center Chambers, Room 310, 520 3rd Street, Brookings, South Dakota.  All interested persons are encouraged to attend and comment on Ordinance 2017-03, an ordinance providing for the amendment of Ordinance No. 86-02 of Brookings County, South Dakota, for increasing the wheel tax rate for vehicles over 6000 pounds.  The proposed Ordinance 2017-03 will be made available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Brookings County Commission Office, 520 3rd Street, Suite 210, Brookings, South Dakota or at the link below:

Ordinance 2017-03 - An Ordinance Providing for the Amendment of Ordinance No. 86-02 of Brookings County, South Dakota, for Increasing the Wheel Tax Rate for Vehicles Over 6000 Pounds 

Commission Office


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.