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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 21, 2017

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Invitation for a Citizen to schedule time on the Commission Agenda for an item not listed.

Action items will be scheduled for a future meeting date.
4.

Approval of Agenda

5.

Consent Agenda Items

A.

Approval of minutes.

B.

Approval of travel & education requests.

Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
C.

Approval of personnel action notices.

D.

Approval of the Human Services report.

Documents:
  1. HS Report.pdf
6.

Routine Business

A.

Approval of claims.

B.

Department Head reports.

C.

Finance Officer's report.

Be it noted:
  • Auditors Account with the Treasurer
  • Payroll and Additive Totals
  • Highway Expenditure Report
  • Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected
i.

Action to approve the quarterly transfers as per budget appropriations for the fourth quarter of 2017.

a.

From General Fund 101-4-911-4294 to Highway Bridge Fund 201-3-371-0000 in the amount of $750,000.

b.

From General Fund 101-4-911-4290 to Emergency Management Fund 226-3-371-0000 in the amount of $15,531.25.

7.

Scheduled Agenda Items

A.

9:00 AM - Public Hearing on the proposal to issue revenue bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $10,000,000, pursuant to SDCL Chapter 9-54, as amended, in order to finance projects on behalf of South Dakota State University Foundation, a South Dakota nonprofit corporation, which supports the educational mission of South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota.

i.

Public Hearing

ii.

Action to authorize Chairperson Jensen to confirm the public approval of the proposed issuance of the Bonds.

B.

9:30 AM - District 7 State Representative Spence Hawley - Discussion on drainage issues and concerns.

C.

10:00 AM - Executive Session - 1-25-2(4): Contract Negotiations.

D.

1:00 PM - Work Session, Don Tuff with the South Dakota Department of Revenue.

  • Sales tax discussion
8.

Regular Business

A.

Action to approve Resolution #17-49: a resolution authorizing the purchase of one new 2018 truck chassis.

B.

Action to approve Resolution #17-50: a plat of Lots 7A and 8A Reaves Subdivision of Government Lot 4, Section 5, Township 112 North, Range 52 West of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

C.

Approval of Resolution #17-51: a Plat of South Dakota Soybean Processor's Tract 3A & 3B in the NW 1/4 of Section 24-T110-N-R51W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.

D.

First Reading of Ordinance #2017-02: An ordinance providing for the amendment of Ordinance 2015-03.

  • Second Reading & Public Hearing will be held at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
E.

First Reading of Ordinance #2017-05: an ordinance authorizing rezoning of "South Dakota Soybean Processor's Tract 3B in the NW 1/4 of Section 24, T110N, R51W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota (Volga Township)" from an Agricultural District to a Commercial/Industrial District.

  • Second Reading & Public Hearing will be held at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
F.

Action to remove Agreement #17-75 from the table. (Tabled on October 17, 2017)

i.

Action to Approve Agreement #17-75: a software license agreement between BPro, Inc. of Pierre, South Dakota and Brookings County.

  • Motion was made by Miller, seconded by Bartley.
G.

Action to approve Agreement #17-80: an agreement between Brookings County and South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks to enhance and maintain the indoor pistol range at the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center.

H.

Action to approve Agreement #17-81: a public use agreement between Brookings County and South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks regarding the indoor pistol range at the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center.

I.

Action to approve Agreement #17-82: a Minnehaha County jail bed per diem contract.

J.

Action to approve Agreement #17-83: a request to fill vacancy for a Deputy Sheriff's position to begin January 1, 2018.

Documents:
  1. RFV - Deputy.pdf
K.

Action to authorize the Finance Office to publish a Notice of Supplemental Budget for Fund 248.

10.

Deputy States Attorney's Report

11.

Commissioner Reports and Discussion Items

12.

Adjournment

13.

Public Notices

  • November 20, Monday: Brookings Chamber's Intergovernmental Meeting at 10:00 AM at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.
  • November 20, Monday: Brookings Chamber's Pre-Legislative Luncheon at 12:00 PM at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.
  • November 23-24, Thursday-Friday: County offices will be closed in honor of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
  • November 29, Wednesday: Sioux Valley Commissioners Association (8-County) meeting at the Codington County Extension Office in Watertown.
  • December 7, Thursday: Mayor’s Holiday Celebration from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the McCrory Gardens Visitor Center, Brookings.
  • December 13, Wednesday: City/County/State Holiday Potluck from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the City & County Government Center Break Room. 

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 American's With Disabilities Act.