Aitkin County TZD Coalition meets for March, gearing up for Spring initiatives

Aitkin County TZD Coalition meets for March, gearing up for Spring initiatives

March 18, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/18/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — The month of March serves as a jumping off point for the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition with this monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Aitkin Police Station and also held virtually.

Minnesota State Patrol Lieutenant Keith Benz touched on the Patrol’s recent Speed Enforcement and its effect on traffic flow through the Lakes area.

MnDOT’s Frank Scherf spoke about the Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priority

The Lifesavers Conference will be held virtually April 26-28. Aitkin County Engineer John Welle presented to members of law enforcement, media, public health, and community members the latest conversations with the Highway 169 Project from the west side of the City of Aitkin.

The Aitkin County TZD Coalition meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month with their next meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 14th at 1pm.

Lieutenant Benz will be featured as the monthly TZD guest on Community Connection Thursday morning at 8am with host Tom Martin.