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Model Resolution Establishing Citizens Public Safety Advisory Committee

WHEREAS, Each year, residents in our (community or county) are needlessly injured in pedestrian accidents, biking accidents, sports injuries, slips and falls, playground accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and others; and

WHEREAS, many departments within the (community or county) touch on public safety issues; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to coordinate these efforts and encourage the involvement of educators, community groups as well as citizen volunteers.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the (governing body type) of the (local unit name) as follows:

  1. A Citizens Advisory Committee for Public Safety is hereby established to coordinate the programs to address such issues as pedestrian accidents, biking accidents, sports injuries, slips and falls, playground accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and others.
  2. The Committee's membership shall consist of (list appropriate departments) and citizen volunteers appointed by (appointing authority).
  3. The Committee's membership shall also include a member of the (governing body type) and a member of the Board of Education.
  4. The Committee shall periodically report its progress to the (governing body type) and the Board of Education.

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