Aitkin County TZD meeting from January 13th

Aitkin County TZD meeting from January 13th

January 14, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — After taking the month of December off, the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition began the new year with laying out the year ahead of initiatives. 

TZD Coordinator Amy Dotzler alluded to the year end On-Air Drinking event, held in conjunction with KKIN Radio, local volunteers, and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Dotzler also mentioned the success of the DWI enforcement from over the Holidays and upcoming period around the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

State Trooper Drew Olson mentioned the Patrol’s effort with speed enforcement in 2021.

During the Roundtable Discussion, Holly Kostzewski of MnDOT District 1 noted specific statistics with speed related crashes which is why the speed enforcement will be occurring.

Aitkin County Engineer John Welle spoke to fellow TZD contributors on the highway projects update into 2021.

The Aitkin TZD Coalition will next meet on Tuesday, February 10th.