Brookings City Council
August 17, 2021
The Brookings City Council held a Study Session on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 5:30 PM, at the Brookings City & County Government Center Chambers with the following City Council members present: Mayor Oepke Niemeyer; City Council Members Nick Wendell, Joey Collins, Leah Brink, Wayne Avery, and Holly Tilton Byrne. Absent: Council Member Patty Bacon. Assistant City Attorney Eric Rasmussen, City Manager Paul Briseno, and City Clerk Bonnie Foster were also present.
Action to approve the agenda. A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Collins, that the agenda be approved. The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Brink, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, and Collins. Absent: 1 – Bacon.
COVID-19 Update. City Manager Paul Briseno provided an update on COVID-19 to the City Council and public.
Discussion on fuel prices. City Manager Paul Briseno provided information on the price of fuel in the City of Brookings to the City Council and public.
Discussion on Medical Marijuana. The City Council discussed proposed ordinances regulating marijuana facilities quantity, zoning, and licensing. The City’s Consultant, Bill Efting, provided insight into the proposed regulation and experience from the state of Colorado.
Adjourn. A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Collins, that this meeting be adjourned at 7:30 p.m. The motion carried by an
CITY OF BROOKINGS
ATTEST: Oepke G. Niemeyer, Mayor
Bonnie Foster, City Clerk