NOVEMBER LOS ANGELES BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS MEETING SCHEDULE CHANGE


NOVEMBER LOS ANGELES BOARD OF HARBOR
COMMISSIONERS MEETING SCHEDULE CHANGE

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — November 9, 2007 — The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners will meet at 2:30pm on Thursday, November 15 at the Harbor Administration Building in San Pedro, a change from the previously posted meeting time and place. 

A special Board meeting will be held on Thursday, November 29 to consider the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Berth 136-147 (TraPac) Container Terminal Project.  The meeting will take place at Banning’s Landing Community Center in Wilmington beginning at 4 p.m.

If the Board certifies the FEIR and approves a project, a public hearing will then be held in the same location on the issuance of a proposed Coastal Development Permit for the TraPac Container Terminal Project.       

The agenda for each meeting and documents pertaining to the TraPac FEIR will be posted on the Port’s website at www.portoflosangeles.org.

Celebrating its Centennial in 2007, the Port of Los Angeles is America's premier port. As the leading seaport in the nation in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates 919,000 regional jobs and $39.1 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. A proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles, the Port is self-supporting and does not receive taxpayer dollars. At the Port of Los Angeles, high priority is placed on responsible and sustainable growth initiatives, combined with high security, environmental stewardship and community outreach. For its industry leading environmental initiatives, the Port received two Environmental Protection Agency awards in 2006. The Port of Los Angeles - A cleaner port. A brighter future.