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Parnall, Nathan Pelkey, Samuel Popielarz, Sage Reid, Kyle Reid, Kylie Reil, Brett Ringland, Tristan Robinson, Garrett

Robinson, Jaden Romaniuk, Kyle Rose, Samantha Ross, Ashley Sashuk, Wade Saulnier, Duane Schmutz, River Seefried, Katie

Congratulations Hats off to the
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h Graduates. Good
holds, but I know who holdsolds, but I know who holds
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308 50 St., Edson 780-723-6677

Extended hours for school zones passes first reading

by Adrienne Tait The issue was discussed originally at the
protective services meeting on April 23 and has
A proposed change to bylaw 2163 would see now been approved by council.
school zone speed limits within the town of Edson Councillor Chouinard spoke in favor of the
be amended to be in effect from 8 a.m. until 4:30 bylaw and said that “lunch times and check out
p.m. on any day that school is held. times vary” between schools and the new times
The change in times would encompass those would ensure that the zones were in effect when
which are provincially regulated but falls just shy needed.
of the request received from the GYPSD to extend Councillor Boyce also spoke in favor of the
the hours until 5 p.m. The Alberta Traffic Safety bylaw as the change would keep things simple and
Act does allow municipalities to enact a bylaw consistent for motorists as well as fall within the
setting school zone hours within their municipal provincial envelope.
borders. With early dismissal on Fridays, varying lunch
hours, outside recess, and physical education
classes the change to an enforceable speed zone
CONGRATULATIONS throughout the day is thought to enhance safety.

The proposed amendment passed first reading
to all during the regular Tuesday evening council
Should it pass second and third readings the
2015 Graduates change in times would follow other municipalities
in the province.
In Edmonton school zones are in effect between
the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Fox Creek's
municipal bylaw has school zones in effect from 8
Good Luck a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. In Grande
Prairie school zones are in effect from 7:30 a.m. to
in your 4:30 p.m. In Red Deer school zone speed limits
come into effect at 8 a.m. until one hour after
sunset on school days. Calgary amended their The Town of Edson is considering
implementing school zone speed limits within
future school zone times in July of 2014 to fall between the town borders between 8 a.m. and 4:30
7:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.
The matter will return for a second reading at a
endeavours! later date in order to allow time for public input. p.m. The proposed amendment passed first
reading during the June 16 council meeting.
Photos Adrienne Tait
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