The City of Brookings is now accepting applications for the City Council Member position which will be vacated by Council Member Oepke “Ope” Niemeyer, who was elected as Mayor. The appointment term would be from June 8, 2021 - April 30, 2022. Applicants must be a Brookings resident for a minimum of six months and registered to vote in Brookings. Applications are available on the city website (www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov/citycouncil ) or at the City Clerk’s Office, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, Brookings, SD 57006, (605) 692-6281. The completed application and other required documents must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office no later than Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.
All applicants will be invited to attend the May 18th City Council Study Session at 5:30 p.m. to provide additional information and respond to questions. The City Council is scheduled to vote on the appointment at the June 8th City Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m.