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City Council Minutes: 11/22/2022

Brookings City Council

November 22, 2022

 

The Brookings City Council held a meeting on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 6:00 PM, at the Brookings City & County Government Center, Chambers, 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.  Absent:   Council Member Joey Collins and City Manager Paul Briseno.  Assistant City Manager Jacob Meshke, 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 Doran, that the agenda be approved.  The motion carried by the following vote:  Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker; Absent: 1 - Collins.

 

Open Forum.  Jeff Streuwe expressed compassion surrounding the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, CO, and ongoing concerns about the Drag Show held at SDSU. Cole Sartell made a brief statement on the events in Colorado as they tie in to the Brookings community and the State of South Dakota.

 

Consent Agenda.  A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Doran, to approve the Consent Agenda.  The motion carried by the following vote:  Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker; Absent: 1 - Collins.

A. Action to approve the 11/8/2022 and 11/15/2022 City Council Minutes.

B. Action on the 2023 City Council Meeting Calendar.  

 

Report:   Hobo Day 2022.  Grand Pooba Regen Weiderich reported to the City Council the impact of Hobo Day and Hobo Week on the Brookings community.  Hobo Day 2023 will be held on Saturday, October 14th.

 

FIRST READING – Ordinance 22-039.  An introduction and first reading was held on Ordinance 22-039, an Ordinance Authorizing Budget Amendment No. 10 to the 2022 Budget.  Second Reading: December 13, 2022.

 

FIRST READING – Ordinance 22-040.  An introduction and first reading was held on Ordinance 22-040, an Ordinance to amend Chapter 94, Zoning of the City of Brookings pertaining to Sections 94-131, 94-132, 94-133, 94-134, 94-135, 94-135.5, 94-136, 94-137, 94-161, and 94-399.1 for the purposes of Amending the Maximum Allowable Heights in the B-1, B-2, B-2A, B-3, B-4, B-5, I-1, I-1R and I-2 Districts and Associated Bufferyard Requirements.  Public Hearing and Action: December 13, 2022.

 

Resolution 22-090.  A public hearing was held on Resolution 22-090, a Resolution to Amend the 2040 Comprehensive Plan’s Future Land Use Map.  A motion was made by Council Member Wendell, seconded by Council Member Doran, that Resolution 22-090 be approved.  The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker Absent: 1 - Collins.

 

Resolution 22-090 - Resolution to Amend

the Brookings, South Dakota Comprehensive Plan 2040 

 

Whereas, the Comprehensive Plan provides a Major Street Plan Map, identifies a Future Land Use Map, projects population figures for the planning period, and describes an integrated land use vision for the City; and Whereas, the owner of property legally described as the East 620 feet of Block 3B, Excluding Platted Areas, in Prairie Hills Addition, an addition to the City of Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota wishes to amend the Future Land Use Map for the area described from and Urban-Low Intensity (U-L) and Open/Wetlands (O/W) to Medium Density Residential (MDR); and

 

Whereas, the City Council of the City of Brookings, SD held a public hearing in accordance with SDCL 11-6-18 on the proposed amendment to the Future Land Use Map of the Brookings, South Dakota Comprehensive Plan 2040; and 

 

Whereas, the City Planning Commission of the City of Brookings, SD has recommended approval of the amendment to the Future Land Use Map of the Brookings, South Dakota Comprehensive Plan 2040 in accordance with SDCL 11-6-17. 

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that said amendment to the Future Land Use Map of the Brookings South Dakota Comprehensive Plan 2040 is hereby adopted by the City of Brookings.

 

Amended Initial Development Plan.  A public hearing was held on an Amended Initial Development Plan for Block 3B of Prairie Hills Addition.  A motion was made by Council Member Wendell, seconded by Council Member Doran, that the amended Initial Development Plan, be approved.  Public Comment: Lane Warzecha, HME Management Development Project Manager.  The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker Absent: 1 - Collins.

 

Temporary Alcohol Application.  A public hearing was held on a Temporary Alcohol Application from St. Thomas More Catholic School, to operate within the City of Brookings, South Dakota, on February 4, 2023, for a Winter Gala and Grand Auction to be held at 1700 8th Street South.  A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Wendell, that the Temporary Alcohol Application be approved.  The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker Absent: 1 - Collins.

 

Resolution 22-091.  A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Wendell, that Resolution 22-091, a Resolution to Annex the North 18.84 acres of Tract 1 of BMU WTP Addition (Formerly Tract 1 Hansen Addition) in the NW ¼, Section 20, Township 110 North, Range 49 West of the 5th PM, Brookings County, South Dakota, be approved.  The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker Absent: 1 - Collins.

 

Resolution 22-091 - Resolution to Annex the North 18.84 Acres of 

Tract 1 of BMU WTP Addition in the Northwest ¼ of Section 20, Township 110 North, Range 50 West of the 5th P.M., in Brookings County, South Dakota

 

Whereas, the City of Brookings is authorized pursuant to South Dakota Codified Law 

9-4-1 to annex contiguous territory upon receipt of a written petition, describing said territory sought to be annexed, signed by not less than three-fourths (3/4) of the legal voters and by the owner or owners of not less than three-fourths (3/4) of the value of said territory; and 

 

Whereas, the City of Brookings desires to annex the following described property, to wit: the North 18.84 Acres of Tract 1 of BMU WTP Addition in the Northwest ¼ of Section 20, Township 110 North, Range 50 West of the 5th P.M., in Brookings County, South Dakota; and 

 

Whereas, the aforementioned land is contiguous to the present boundaries of the City of Brookings; and

 

Whereas, the City of Brookings has received a Petition for Annexation of Territory signed by the owners of greater than three-fourths (3/4) of the value of the aforementioned property and there being no legal voters residing in said territory. Now, 

 

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the City of Brookings, South Dakota, that the property described above is hereby annexed to the City of Brookings.

 

Resolution 22-089.  A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Wendell, that Resolution 22-089, a Resolution Amending the Consolidated Fee Schedule, be approved.  The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 6 - Niemeyer, Wendell, Tilton Byrne, Avery, Doran, and Specker Absent: 1 - Collins.

 

Resolution 22-089 - Resolution Amending the Consolidated Fee Schedule

 

Whereas, the adopted Municipal Code and City Policies make references to fees charged; and 

 

Whereas, it is prudent that the fees be reviewed for cost effectiveness. 

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, that the City of Brookings hereby adopts the following amendments to the Consolidated Fee Schedule: 

 

Description

Fee

Larson Nature Center

 

   Atrium (per hour)

$75.00

   Deluxe Event Package

$800.00

   Special Event Package

$500.00

Activity Center

 

   Community Room (per hour)

$30.00

   Set Up Fee (night before) – flat fee

$25.00

   Kitchen Fee – flat fee

$50.00

 

Progress Report.  Jacob Meshke, Assistant City Manager, provided a progress report highlighting the City’s activities/projects.

 

Adjourn.  A motion was made by Council Member Tilton Byrne, seconded by Council Member Wendell, that this meeting be adjourned at 6:57 p.m.  The motion carried by a

unanimous vote.

 

                                                                                    CITY OF BROOKINGS, SD

 

 

                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                    Oepke G. Niemeyer, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

 

                                                

Bonnie Foster, City Clerk

 

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