Morinville to vote on future of photo radar

People in Morinville will start voting this week on whether to allow photo radar in their town.

Vote will be held next Saturday

People in Morinville will start voting this week on whether to allow photo radar in their town. 1:53

People in Morinville will start voting this week on whether to allow photo radar in their town.

Speaking to CBC’s Travis McEwan, Morinville Mayor Lisa Holmes said there are a lot of factors to consider in making the decision.

“For our community this is a new process. It's something that's exciting, but it's also very interesting for the public to have to learn about,” she said.

“We would be deciding what traffic looks like for the town and we'd have to revamp all of our programs. We'd have to have conversations with RCMP see what capacity is for them to increase patrols.”

Advanced polls open this Wednesday, with voting day happening next Saturday.

Strathcona County banned photo radar two years ago.

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