Brookings City Council
October 18, 2022
The Brookings City Council held a Study Session on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 5:30 PM, at the Brookings City & County Government Center Community Room with the following City Council members present: Mayor Oepke Niemeyer, Council Members Nick Wendell, Joey Collins, Holly Tilton Byrne, Wayne Avery, Brianna Doran, and Bonny Specker. City Manager Paul Briseno, City Attorney Steve Britzman, and City Clerk Bonnie Foster were also present.
Agenda. A motion was made by Council Member Wendell, seconded by Council Member Tilton Byrne, that the agenda be approved. The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 7 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Collins, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker.
Outside Agency Funding. City Manager Paul Briseno presented outside agency funding recommendations to the City Council and public. The following outside agencies provided overviews of their requests: Brookings Economic Development Corporation, the Research Park at SDSU, and Brookings School District.
Brookings Scholarship Program. Discussion was held on the Scholarship Program. SDSU Foundation and BEDC shared information on their efforts with this new program.
Open Forum portion of the City Council Meeting. Discussion was held on potential changes to the Open Forum portion of the City Council meeting.
Adjourn. A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Doran, that this meeting be adjourned at 7:23 p.m. The motion carried by a unanimous vote.
CITY OF BROOKINGS, SD
Oepke G. Niemeyer, Mayor
Bonnie Foster, City Clerk