Brookings City Council
February 18, 2020
The Brookings City Council held a Study Session on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 5:30 PM, at City Hall with the following City Council members present: Deputy Mayor Patty Bacon, Council Members Nick Wendell, Dan Hansen, Holly Tilton Byrne, and Ope Niemeyer. Absent: Mayor Keith Corbett and Council Member Leah Brink. City Attorney Steve Britzman, City Manager Paul Briseno, and City Clerk Bonnie Foster were also present.
Action to approve the agenda. A motion was made by Council Member Bacon, seconded by Council Member Tilton Byrne, to amend the agenda to remove items #3. A. Executive Session and #9 Action on City Manager Compensation Package from the agenda. The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 5 - Niemeyer, Hansen, Bacon, Wendell, and Tilton Byrne; Absent: 2 - Corbett and Brink.
A motion was made by Council Member Wendell, seconded by Council Member
Hansen, to approve the agenda, as amended. The motion carried by the following vote: Yes: 5 - Niemeyer, Hansen, Bacon, Wendell, and Tilton Byrne; Absent: 2 - Corbett and Brink.
2020 Census Marketing Campaign. Chelsie Bakken, City Public Information Officer, provided an overview of the 2020 Census Marketing Campaign for the City of Brookings.
Motion to allow Public Comment. A motion was made by Council Member Bacon, seconded by Council Member Niemeyer, to allow for public comment on the Study Session Agenda Items #5 SDSU Visitor Promotional Funding, and #6 Swiftel Center Operational Presentation and Discussion. The motion carried by the following vote:
Yes: 5 - Niemeyer, Hansen, Bacon, Wendell, and Tilton Byrne; Absent: 2 - Corbett and Brink.
2020 SDSU Visitor Promotional Fund. Paul Briseno, City Manager, led the discussion held on the 2020 SDSU Visitor Promotional Fund. Public Comment: Hattie Seten, SDSU Students Association Government Affairs Chair.
Swiftel Center Operational Presentation and Discussion. Tom Richter, Swiftel Center Executive Director, presented information the Swiftel Center’s mission, vision, opportunities, and future direction. Public Comment: Steve Peters, CEO and Founder of VenuWorks, Tim Sullivan, Sr. Vice-President of VenuWorks, Al Kurtenbach, and Doug Smith.
Facility Maintenance Projects. Matt Bartley, Street Superintendent and Facilities Manager, provided an update on the current plan for the maintenance of City facilities. A Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) was provided by McKinstry to assist in the process and devise a plan to be implemented over the next 30 years.
City Council Financial Policy Funds (CCFPF). Erick Rangel, Chief Financial Officer, provided an update on the estimated 2019 General Fund balance after applying the Comprehensive Financial Management Policy on reserves requirements results in a surplus.
Adjourn. A motion was made by Council Member Hansen, seconded by Council Member Wendell, that this meeting be adjourned at 7:31 p.m. The motion carried by a unanimous vote.
CITY OF BROOKINGS
ATTEST: Keith W. Corbett, Mayor
Bonnie Foster, City Clerk