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Posted on: September 27, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Receives $1.6 M Grant to Address Food Insecurity

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The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development has awarded over $1.6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) COVID-19 mitigation funds to the City of Brookings to address food insecurity within Brookings County. ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Parks Restrooms will be Closed Due to Vandalism

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The City of Brookings Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department will be closing all public restrooms within park facilities until further notice. The choice to do so is in response to recent acts of vandalism that have occurred over the past two weeks af...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for City Boards

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CITY BOARDS

The following appointed city boards, committees, and commissions may have position(s) eligible for new appointment. 

 

Board of Appeals

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 15th Street South & 7th Avenue South Project

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The 15th Street South & 7th Avenue South Project will result in the closure of 7th Avenue South at the 12th Street South intersection. The typical parking area for the dog park will not be available through the construction process. 

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: Liquor Store to Revamp Discounts and Pricing Structure to Provide Cost Savings to All

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The Brookings Municipal Liquor Store will be discontinuing all discount programs. The decision to do so will provide more opportunity to revamp the overall pricing structure of the store.“By implementing the discontinu...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Asphalt Paving Project Update

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Construction has begun on the City of Brookings asphalt paving project with Bowes Construction, Inc. as the general contractor. The project includes milling off the top layer of asphalt from the street and placing new asphalt pavement. The contractor anti...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Construction Work on the Jefferson Avenue Drainage Project

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Bowes Construction will be starting construction work on the second phase of the Jefferson Avenue Drainage Improvement Project, July 26th.  The project area is primarily on Jefferson Avenue from Olwein Street to Morningside Drive with some work o...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Wendell Resigns from Brookings City Council

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Councilmember Nick Wendell will resign his position on the Brookings City Council effective Friday, July 30th, 2021, citing an upcoming relocation to Sioux Falls.

During his time on the council, Wendell has been a dedicated public servant. He joined the Br...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Route Change for Hillcrest Aquatic Center Parking Lot Access

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Annual overlay and concrete projects have begun for the 2021 construction season. A portion of the work has affected access to the Hillcrest Aquatic Center parking lots. Individuals can access the main parking lot north of the Hillcrest tennis courts from...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Brookings Community Survey Results Released

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Survey results from the COVID-19 Brookings Community Survey have been released. The survey was created and distributed by the City of Brookings in order to learn about experiences of Brookings community individuals during this time of COVID-19, including ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Approves Mask Mandates

On September 8, the Brookings City Council approved Ordinance 20-019, which revised Ordinance 20-010, which included mask mandates.

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