Rail Safety Week

Whereas

Public – Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from April 24 to April 30, 2017; and,

Whereas

It is in the public’s interest to raise citizens’ awareness on reduction 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 Council of the Town of Peace River adopts this resolution in support of the ongoing effort to save lives and prevent injuries in communities  including ours;

Be it Resolved

That the Mayor and Council of the Town of Peace River hereby proclaims April 24 – 30, 2017 as “Public – Rail Safety Week,” in the Town of Peace River, Alberta.