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Posted on: January 10, 2018


The City of Brookings has a vacancy effective immediately on the Traffic Safety Committee for the Citizen-at-large Representative to fill an unexpired term through 12/31/2018.

The Traffic Safety Committee’s purpose is to develop and implement coordinated traffic safety programs that meet local needs; act in an advisory capacity to the City Manager, City Engineer and the City Council as a whole in the coordination of traffic safety activities of the official agencies and departments of the City of Brookings; establish safety priorities for the City; review and approve project applications for funding; serve in a liaison capacity between the City of Brookings and the South Dakota Highway Safety Program in developing the State Highway Safety Program and in meeting the National Highway Safety Program Standards; promote public acceptance of official programs proposed or instigated by the City; foster public knowledge and support of traffic law enforcement and traffic engineering problems; cooperate with city schools in promoting educational traffic safety aids; educate the public in traffic safety; and generally aid the overall reduction of traffic accidents, injuries and deaths on the city streets.

Membership:    13 (representing the following organizations):

  • Brookings Chief of Police (or their designee)
  • Chamber of Commerce Representative
  • City Engineer (or their designee)
  • SDSU Chief of Security (or their designee)
  • School Superintendent (or their designee)
  • Street Superintendent (or their designee)
  • Automobile Insurance Representative
  • Senior Citizen Representative
  • Industry Representative
  • Jogger/Bicyclist Representative
  • Citizen-at-large (3)

The Committee meets on a monthly basis. Members serve three-year terms, and residency is required for a majority of members. Applications for Appointment are available at the link below or at City Hall, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling 605-692-6281. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk no later than Friday, February 9, 2018.

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