PORT OF LOS ANGELES HOLDS SECOND PUBLIC MEETING TO ADDRESS TARIFF CHANGES AFFECTING RECREATIONAL BOATERS


PORT OF LOS ANGELES HOLDS SECOND PUBLIC MEETING TO ADDRESS TARIFF CHANGES AFFECTING RECREATIONAL BOATERS

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — January 25, 2008 — The Port of Los Angeles will hold a second public meeting on Tuesday, February 12, at 6 p.m., to discuss a proposed addition to Port of Los Angeles Tariff No. 4 titled "Rules and Regulations for Vessels Berthed in Marinas."

This meeting will take place in the Liberty Hill Plaza Multipurpose Room, located at 100 W. 5th Street in San Pedro, and is expected to last until 7:30 p.m. Local recreational boaters and owners of small craft vessels are encouraged to attend.

The proposed Tariff requirements are part of the Port's larger Responsible Marina Program which will enhance safety and security, and improve the environment for the 3,700 recreational boaters and 17 marinas in the Port of Los Angeles. 

For more information on the upcoming meeting or the proposed Tariff , please call (310) 732-3810. For more information on Port of Los Angeles Tariff No. 4, visit the Port's Web site at www.portoflosangeles.org.

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