Resolution in Support of an Application for Financial Assistance to the South Dakota Housing and Development Authority by Branch Creek, LLC, and / or its Affiliates, Agents, or Assigns, for the Benefit of Multi or Single-Family Development
Whereas, the City of Brookings and Branch Creek, LLC have determined it is necessary to proceed with improvements to the City's infrastructure, thus enabling additional single and multifamily units to be constructed in the city limits of Brookings; and
Whereas, the City and Developer have determined financial assistance will be necessary to undertake the Project and an application for financial assistance to the South Dakota Housing and Development Authority shall be prepared by Branch Creek, LLC (Developer) for the proposed development; and
Whereas, the City will work with the Developer's engineer to ensure the preliminary project infrastructure plans meet the City's requirements for adequate drinking water, water treatment capacity and distribution, storm sewer, and all other necessary improvements as needed; and
Whereas, the City has adequate treatment facilities and water supply to accommodate the proposed development; and
Whereas, the City is committed to the ownership and long-term maintenance of said infrastructure upon acceptance and the conditions set forth in the certificate of completion that the said infrastructure and system shall meet the specifications, materials and equipment set forth as shown on the approved plans in said agreement; and
Whereas, the 2022 Brookings County Housing Study identified the need for additional owner-occupied housing in the moderate to market price range, an increase in the variety of housing types, designs, and densities; and
Whereas, the City acknowledges that there is a significant housing shortage in City of Brookings and this proposed development will help, but not resolve the housing shortage.
Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the City of Brookings as follows:
- The City hereby supports the submission of an Application for financial assistance by Branch Creek, LLC, to the South Dakota Housing and Development Authority.
- City officials of the City of Brookings are hereby authorized to deliver such other documents as necessary, to assist with the Application
Adopted this 23rd day of May, 2023.
CITY OF BROOKINGS, SD
Oepke G. Niemeyer, Mayor
Bonnie Foster, City Clerk