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Posted on: August 18, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings To Hold Meet and Greet with New Police Chief

City of Brookings To Hold Meet and Greet With New Police Chief

 

Brookings, SD – The City of Brookings invites the public to a meet and greet session with Police Chief Michael Drake from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23rd at t...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL VACANCY

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APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL VACANCY

 

The City of Brookings is seeking applications for the Brookings Sustainability Council.  Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office not later than 12:00 p.m....

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Hires Next Public Works Director

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City of Brookings Hires Next Public Works Director

 

Brookings, SD – The City of Brookings is happy to announce John Thompson will start on September 6th as the next City of Brookings Public Works Director. John currently lives in Clovis,...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Hillcrest Aquatic Center Leisure Pool Closed for Remainder of the Season

Leisure Pool Area of the Hillcrest Aquatic Center Closed for Remainder of Season 

Brookings, SD – The Leisure pool area of the Hillcrest Aquatic Center will be closed for the remainder of the season. All other pool areas will remain open...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Closure planned for the Intersection of 20th Street South and 22nd Avenue

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Closure planned for the Intersection of 20th Street South and 22nd Avenue

 

Brookings, SD - The City of Brookings will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, August 10th, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM to provide information to the public on the detour ro...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Hires Next Police Chief

City of Brookings Hires Next Police Chief

 

Brookings, SD – The City of Brookings is happy to announce Michael Drake will start on August 22nd as the next City of Brookings Police Chief, pending all final background checks. Drake currentl...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Road construction to begin on 8th Street South and 8th Street

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The Department of Public Works will begin road work on the 8th Street South (Main Avenue to Medary Avenue) and 8th Street (Medary Avenue to east of 14th Avenue) starting on August 1, 2022. Work will include: milling of the existing asphalt surface, concre...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Street Chip Sealing to Begin August 1st

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The Brookings Street Department will be sealing streets with oil and rock starting Monday, August 1st, 2022 (weather permitting).  Streets and avenues to be sealed will include areas east of 17th Avenue to 22nd Avenue from 6th Street to Derdall D...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Road Construction begins on 14th Avenue from 6th St. to 8th St, Brookings, SD

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The Department of Public Works will begin reconstruction of 14th Avenue starting on July 22, 2022. Work will include: removal of the existing asphalt surface and turning it into gravel, replacement of ramps, sewer manhole work, new water main installation...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Police Department announces organizational restructuring

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Recently the City commissioned the Center for Public Safety Management, LLC. (CPSM), a subsidiary of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) to conduct a study and review operations at the Brookings Police Department. The consultant&am...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Household hazardous waste disposal event returns for second year

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The Brookings Regional Landfill is encouraging Hamlin, Deuel, Kingsbury, Lake, Brookings, and Moody County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste (HHW) in a safe and environmentally responsible way at its Household Hazardous Waste even...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Road Construction at 8th Street South and Main Avenue South - Street Parking Update

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As part of the road construction project at 8th Street South and Main Avenue, the City will be temporarily prohibiting parking along 7th Avenue South from 5th Street South to 8th Street South to accommodate the detour route for the project. This parking p...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Construction Set to Begin at 8th Street South and Main Avenue

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The Department of Public Works will begin reconstruction of the 8th Street South and Main Avenue Intersection starting the week of June 6, 2022.  This work will include removal of the existing asphalt surface in the intersection and replacing it ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Road Construction at 8th Street South and Main Avenue South - Informational Meeting

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The Department of Public Works will hold an informational meeting on the 8th Street South and Main Avenue intersection project on June 9, 2022 at 5:30 pm to provide details on the scope of work and detour route for the project.  The informational...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Bringing Back Urban Forest Initiative for Residents

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The City of Brookings has announced it will be bringing back the Brookings Urban Forest Initiative for 2022. The program, which started in 2021, is designed to enhance the health, long-term sustainability and beauty of the community’s trees.

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Call for Community Involvement – Brookings’ Next Police Chief

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Recently Brookings Police Chief Dave Erickson announced he would be retiring at the end of April after 30 years of service in law enforcement. The City is grateful for Chief Erickson’s outstanding commitment and leadership to the police department. To fil...

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