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Posted on: November 6, 2018


The City of Brookings has vacancies on the Traffic Safety Committee. 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 online at the link below, or at City Hall, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling (605) 692-6281. Closing date on applications is November 30, 2018.

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