Commission Meeting Brookings City & County Government Center
520 3rd Street
Chambers, Suite 310 (3rd floor)
If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or believe you may have been exposed, please consider watching the Commission meeting from home, broadcast live on Swiftel channel 19, ITC channel 168, or the Brookings County Youtube channel. You can also call in by dialing 605-697-8255 and entering code 6056968205 when prompted.
8:30 AM Call to Order on Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Pledge of Allegiance
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.
Approval of Agenda
Action: Motion to Approve, Request Comments, Voice Vote
Consent Agenda Items
Action: Motion to Approve, Note Consent Agenda Items, Request Comments, Roll Call
Action to approve Resolution #21-05: a resolution giving permission to NorthWestern Corporation, a Delaware Corporation, d/b/a NorthWestern Energy to construct, lay, maintain and operate natural gas pipelines and mains on and along Brookings County roads.
Action to approve Agreement #21-07: an application made by NorthWestern Corporation, a Delaware Corporation, d/b/a NorthWestern Energy for permission to construct, lay, maintain and operate natural gas pipelines and mains in and along the right-of-way of public highways of Brookings County, South Dakota.
9:30 AM - Jeff Schaefer, Legislative Audit: Discussion on moving to cash basis reporting.
Action to approve Resolution #21-06: a resolution changing the financial reporting of Brookings County funds from GAAP “modified accrual basis” to special purpose reporting standards “modified cash basis.”
Action to approve Resolution #21-07: a plat of Block 1 of S & J Farms Addition located in the South ½ of the Northwest ¼ and North ½ of the Southwest ¼ and the West 2 acres of the Northeast ¼, all in Section 10, T112N, R50W of the 5th P.M., Brookings County, South Dakota.
Action to automatically supplement for unanticipated expenses incurred and reimbursement made to the Brookings County Sheriff's Department in the amount of $7,847.24, receipt #539012, to GL line 101-4-211-4251 for reimbursement from insurance for a damaged patrol vehicle.
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
Action: Motion to Approve, Voice Vote
February 15, Monday: County offices closed for the Presidents' Day holiday..
March 16-18, Tuesday-Thursday: SDACC Spring Workshop, Ramkota in Pierre, SD.
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.