Agendas 01-12-22


The East Dakota Water Development District will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the American Legion Cabin at 520 S. Pierre St. in Pierre. Items on the agenda include:

• Presentation on the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems Rural Water Center

• Project assistance requests in support of the 2022 Big Sioux and Sioux Empire Water Festivals

• A preview of the upcoming 2022 Session of the South Dakota Legislature and possible water resource related legislation

• Election of board officers for 2022

• Designation of official district newspapers for 2022

• Establish a 2022 Board meeting schedule

• Updates on district activities 

• Other items of interest to EDWDD.

Sustainability Council

The Brookings Sustainability 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

Brookings School Board

The Brookings School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dakota Prairie Elementary School at 111 26th St. S. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• Conflict of interest declarations

• Comments from audience

• Approve plan to move from Phase I to Phase II of the Bobcat Tracks Back to the Classroom plan

• Executive section for a student matter

• Possible action on student if needed after executive session

Public Arts Commission

The Brookings Public Arts Commission will hold a GoTo Phone meeting at noon Thursday. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• Approve minutes

• Poet laureate poetry walk

• Conditions and maintenance report and recommendations

• Update on art opportunity at Bob Shelden Field

• Collection at city/county building

• Upcoming public art opportunities

• Next meeting

Library Board

The Brookings Library Board will meet at noon Thursday in the Historical Room of the Brookings Public Library at 515 Third St. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• 2022 elections

• Approve minutes

• Continuing education hours

• Approve bills

• Video surveillance policy

• Meet the librarians: Nancy Swenson, technology services librarian

• Librarian’s report

• Public comment on items not on the agenda

Historic Preservation Commission

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

• Approve minutes

• Review updates

• Upcoming events

• Other items and reports

• Next meeting


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