Village of Donnelly

National Rail Safety Week Proclamation – September 20 – 26, 2021

NATIONAL RAIL SAFETY WEEK PROCLAMATION

September 20 – 26, 2021

 

WHEREAS  it is in the public’s interest to raise citizens’ awareness of the dangers of ignoring safety warnings at level crossings and trespassing on rail property to reduce avoidable deaths, injuries and damage caused by incidents involving trains and citizens;

WHEREAS  CN’s aim is to work with the public, rail industry, governments, police services, media and others to raise rail safety awareness

WHEREAS  CN has requested Council adopt this resolution in support of its ongoing efforts to raise awareness, save lives and prevent injuries in communities, including our municipality;

THEREFORE  It is hereby resolved to support National Rail Safety Week. I, Mayor Myrna Lanctot, do hereby designate the week of September 20th – 26th as Rail Safety Week.

DATED AT CITY HALL, Village of Donnelly, the 25th day of August, 2021

           Myrna Lanctot, Mayor