Town of Vegreville proclaims September 23-29, 2019 as "Rail Safety Week"

Author: Town Of Vegreville Posted on: Sep 24, 2019

Town of Vegreville
Proclamation

Rail Safety Week
September 23-29, 2019

Whereas, Public-Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 23-29, 2019; and

Whereas, It is in the public's interest to raise citizens' awareness on reducing avoidable accidents, injuries and damage caused by collisions at level crossings or incidents involving trains and citizens; and

Whereas, Operation Lifesaver is a public/private partnership whose aim is to work with the rail industry, governments, police services, the media and other agencies and the public to raise rail safety awareness; and

Whereas, Operation Lifesaver has requested the Town of Vegreville adopt this resolution in support of its ongoing effort to save lives and prevent injuries in communities, including municipalities

Now Therefore, I, Mayor Tim MacPhee, by and with the advice and consent of the Council of the Town of Vegreville, do hereby proclaim September 23-29, 2019 as "Rail Safety Week" in the Town of Vegreville.

"Rail Safety Week"
 Vegreville, Alberta