Incumbents file for City Council, mayoral positions in Brookings


BROOKINGS — Incumbent Wayne Avery has filed sufficient signatures to be placed on the April 9 ballot for the position of Brookings City Council member, according to the City Clerk’s Office.

Current Mayor Oepke Niemeyer has also filed sufficient signatures to appear on the ballot for mayor.

Nominating petitions and candidate packets are available at the City Clerk’s Office for:

  • Mayor (three-year term)
  • Two City Council seats (three-year terms)

The last day to file petitions Feb. 23 at the City Clerk’s Office. For more information, contact Bonnie Foster, Brookings city clerk, at 605-692-6281 or bfoster@