Agendas 01-10-22


Brookings School Board

The Brookings School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Dakota Prairie Elementary School at 111 26th St. S. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• Conflict of interest declarations

• Comments from the audience

• BEST Award recipients

• Presentation from Heather Asmussen, special education director

• Performance Oversight Committee report

• Facilities and Construction Committee report

• Policy and Governance Committee report

• Human Rights Ad Hoc Committee report

• School Finance Ad Hoc Committee report

• Mental Health Coalition report

• General board member communications report

• Superintendent’s report

• High school report 

• Middle school report 

• Camelot report 

• Dakota Prairie report 

• Hillcrest report 

• Medary report

• Director of curriculum and instruction report 

• Director of special services report 

• Director of activities report 

• Director of child nutrition report 

• Director of instructional technology and knowledge management report 

• Director of transportation and buildings/grounds report 

• Director of business services report

• Monthly financial overview

• Discussion on bond amount and project scope

• Update on COVID-19 items

• Update on facility plan progress

• Approve minutes

• Approve financial report

• Approve bills

• Approve personnel report

• Approve open enrollments

• Approve donated items

• Authorization for administration to obtain request for proposals for construction management at risk

• Approve ESSER proposed budget and expenditure plan

• Extension of administrator contract for the 2022-2023 school year

• Extension of the superintendent contract for the 2023-2024 school year with an option to extend for an additional year

• Approve negotiations protocol

• Moving the Jan. 24 school board meeting

Arlington City Council

The Arlington City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Municipal Building at 202 West Elm St. Items on the agenda include:

• Amending the water and wastewater funding application

• Second reading of election ward changes

• Time for public comment

Rutland School Board

The Rutland School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Rutland school media center. Items on the agenda include:

• Public forum

• Approve minutes

• Consideration of claims

• Financial report

• Northeast Educational Services Co-op report

• Superintendent’s report

• Conflict of interest disclosures

• Set school board election date – April 12 or June 7

• Resignation of two members of the teaching staff

• Executive session for personnel issues

Sioux Valley School Board

The Sioux Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the school library media center. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• Approve minutes

• District financial report

• Consideration of claims

• Public input on agenda or non-agenda items

• Northeast Educational Services Co-op report

• BASE report

• Activities director’s report

• Administrative reports

• Open enrollments

• Update on COVID numbers

• Follow-up discussion regarding the 2021 strategic planning survey

• Establish board election date; authorize the publication of board vacancy notices and set voting precincts in Volga, Bruce and Sinai

• Set date for evaluations of the superintendent and the business manager

• Executive session

• Clarify language to teachers’ negotiated agreement

• Amend part-time teachers contract due to change in schedule

Brookings City Council

The Brookings City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Brookings City & County Government Center at 520 Third St. Items on the agenda include: 

• Approve agenda

• Open forum

• Approve minutes

• Action on a resolution designating the depositories for municipal funds

• Action on a resolution designating the official newspaper

• Introduction and first reading of an ordinance authorizing budget amendment No.1 to the 2022 budget: Second reading: Jan. 25 

• Second reading and action on an ordinance authorizing budget amendment No. 6 to the 2021 budget

• Public hearing and action on a resolution of intent to lease real property at Brookings Airport to Medary Aviation, LLC

• Action on a resolution transferring Capital Improvement Project (CIP) sinking fund funds to the Brookings Public Library’s capital projects 2022 budget

• Action on a resolution approving Brookings Scholarship Program funding

• Action on a resolution authorizing the licensing of TK Cannabis LLC, dba Prairie Grass, as a medical cannabis dispensary

• City council member introduction of topics for future discussion

Sustainability Council

The Brookings Sustainablitiy Council will hold a virtual meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Items on the agenda include: 

• Approve agenda

• Approve minutes

• Open forum

• Guest speaker – Albert Patin, fabric recycling update

• City update

• 2022 budget

• Strategic plan update

• Subcommittee structure and membership

• Vacancies

• Marketing and communication subcommittee report

• Waste subcommittee report

• Energy subcommittee report

• Local foods subcommittee report

• Bicycle committee liaison report

• Human Rights Commission liaison report

• CLEAR liaison report

• Call for future agenda items

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