Agendas 10-13-20

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

• Approve minutes

• Action on appointments to city boards, committees and commisions

• Introduction of new and/or promoted city employees

• Update on the settlement agreement and release regarding the Brookings County Detention Center project

• Open forum

• SDSU Student Association report

 Action on a resolution awarding bids on 2020-2021 contractor snow removal equipment contracts

• Action on a resolution awarding bids on 2020-2021 snow and ice removal road salt

• Action on the city general employee contract

• Action on the Police Department union contract 

• Action on a resolution authorizing the execution of a real estate sale acquisition agreement

• Introduction and first reading on an ordinance establishing a Public Works Department: Second reading: Oct. 20

• Public hearing and action on an ordinance amending Chapter 51, Subdivision Regulations, pertaining to information required for a preliminary plat and final plat

• Public hearing and action on a resolution giving approval to certain storm drainage improvements; giving approval to the issuance and sale off a revenue bond to finance, directly or indirectly, the improvements to the facilities; approving the form of the loan agreement and the revenue bond and pledging revenues and collateral to secure the payment of the revenue bond; and creating special funds and accounts for the administration of funds for operating of the system and retirement of the revenue bond (State Avenue watershed improvement project) 

• Public hearing and action on a resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into an operating agreement for an on-sale liquor operating agreement for Gonz Productions, Inc., dba Main Street Pub, Garner Hansen, owner, 408 Main Ave.

• COVID-19 update

• City council member introduction of topics for future discussion

Brookings School Board

The Brookings School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday 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 Camelot Intermediate School - Darcy Vincent, fifth-grade math and learners will discuss Pathways of Customized Learning

• Performance Oversight Committee report

• Facilities and Construction Committee report 

• Policy and Governance Committee report 

• Human Rights Ad Hoc Committee report

• Negotiations Ad Hoc Committee report

• School Finance Ad Hoc Committee report

• Intergovernmental Relations Ad Hoc Committee report

• Mental Health Coalition report

• General Board Member Communications report 

• Superintendent report 

• High School administrative report 

• Middle School administrative report 

• Camelot administrative report 

• Dakota Prairie administrative report 

• Hillcrest administrative report

• Medary Administrative report 

• Director of curriculum and instruction administrative report 

• Director of special services administrative report 

• Director of activities administrative report 

• Director of child nutrition administrative report 

• Director of instructional technology and knowledge management report 

• Director of transportation and buildings/grounds administrative report 

• Director of business services administrative report 

• Monthly financial overview

• Notification of reviewing policy GCD-E teacher’s assistant job description to delete information

• The superintendent will give an update of the facility construction progress

• The superintendent will give an update on COVID-19 items

• Approve minutes

• Approve financial report

• Approve bills

• Approve personnel report

• Approve open enrollments

• Approve donated items

• Change order  No. 012 of Bid Pack No. 3 for Gray Construction of the Mickelson Middle School Construction Project

• Selection of the 2020 Associated School Boards of South Dakota delegate 

• Appointing a board member to Associated School Boards of South Dakota Legislative Action Network (LAN)

• Approval of negotiated settlement with Gray Construction

Sustainability Council

The Brookings Sustainability Council will meet via teleconference (408-650-3123) at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• Approve minutes

• Plastic score presentation

• City update

• Downtown business signage

• Committee structure

• Marketing plan and funding approval

• Marketing and communication committee report

• Waste committee report

• Energy committee report

• Local foods committee report

• Bicycle committee liaison report

• Call for future agenda items


The East Dakota Water Development District Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday. 

The meeting will be held via a video conference (Zoom).  Persons interested in participating should contact the District Office at 688-6741 for log-in information.

Items on the agenda include:

• Presentation on the expansion and upgrading of the South Dakota DENR stream gaging network

• Project assistance requests from the City of Sioux Falls in support of the 2020 Big Sioux River Water Summit and the South Dakota  Lakes and Streams Association for acquisition of stream flow monitoring equipment

• Report on the status of the Big Sioux River Watershed Project and efforts to expand public awareness of the project

• Updates on district activities 

• Other items of interest to EDWDD

Board of Adjustment

The Brookings Board of Adjustment will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Brookings City & County Government Center at 520 Third St. Items on the agenda include:

• Approve agenda

• Approve minutes

• Bauman variance request – 1734 Third St. – construct a 1,064-square-foot accessory structure 3 feet from side property line 

• Maize variance request – 241 34th Ave. – construct a third access drive onto 34th Avenue 


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