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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, February 1, 2022

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.

Recognition of Employees' Anniversaries

A.

Richard Cofell, 15 years in January

B.

Mike Giegling, 15 years in February

6.

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

7.

Routine Business

A.

Approval of claims

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

Documents:
  1. 2.1.22 CLAIMS.pdf
B.

Department Head reports

i.

Highway Department

Documents:
  1. Highway Report.pdf
8.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Public Hearing and action to approve Resolution #22-05: a resolution providing for at-large elections of county commissioners.

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

B.

9:05 AM - Research Park update: Dwaine Chapel, CEO/Executive Director of Research Park at SDSU.

C.

9:30 AM - Action to approve a funding request for the Aurora Fire Department from the current year and long-term funds.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

i.

Dave Jacobson, President of the Brookings County Firefighters Association

9.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Abatement #22-09: an abatement request made by Shane Johnson Living Trust, parcel #20000-11150-193-00 in the amount of $290.80.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

Documents:
  1. Abatement 22-09.pdf
B.

Action to approve Agreement #22-07: a Brookings County Pictometry Purchase Agreement between Brookings County and Brookings Municipal Utilities.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

C.

Action to approve Agreement #22-08: a Brookings County Pictometry Purchase Agreement between Brookings County and the City of Brookings.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

D.

Action to approve Agreement #22-09: a Brookings County Pictometry Purchase Agreement between Brookings County and the East Central Regional Community Council (E911).

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

E.

Action to approve weed chemical bids on all items listed.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Roll Call

F.

Action to approve the bid letting for 2022 Bridge Improvement Grant Project BRF 6030(00)19-2, PCN 076E for structure number 06-112-080.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

G.

Action to approve a Request to Fill Vacancy for temporary election workers in the Finance Office.

Action: Motion to Approve, Comments, Voice Vote

11.

States Attorney's Office Report

12.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

13.

Executive Session - in accordance with SDCL §1-25-2(6): Security Information

Action: Motion to Enter into Executive Session, Voice Vote
Action: Motion to Come Out of Executive Session, Voice Vote

14.

Adjournment

Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
15.

Public Notices

  • February 12, Saturday: Legislative Forum, 9:30 AM, via Zoom
  • February 14, Monday: Towns & Townships Meeting, 10:00 AM, BCOAC, Brookings
  • February 21, Monday: Offices closed in honor of the Presidents Day holiday
  • February 26, Saturday: Legislative Forum, 9:30 AM, Brookings City & County Government Center Chambers, Brookings

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.