• City leaders also choose gifts and subsidies policy as future ‘talking points’
BROOKINGS – Three topics were proposed Tuesday when Brookings city councilors had the chance to plan for future discussion. Probably the hottest of these issues was brought up by councilor Tom Bezdicheck: A $1 million donation by Brookings Health System to the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.
Some people in the community have protested that the health system, through its foundation, would first raise more than $620,000 in private donations to furnish its new skilled-care center, The Neighborhoods at Brookview, and then make the large donation to SDSU’s athletic center just a few months later.
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