Date: Sep 16, 2013
Press Release Number: 94-2013
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, September 18, on the 15th floor of Port Authority headquarters at 225 Park Avenue South in Manhattan. The public session of the Board will begin at 1:30 p.m.
The following Committee meetings will be held in public session in the same location: Committee on Finance, 9 a.m., Committee on Operations, 9:30 a.m., World Trade Center Redevelopment Subcommittee, 10:30 a.m. and the Committee on Capital Planning, Execution and Asset Management, 11:30 a.m.
In addition, a meeting of the Committee on Finance, the Committee on Operations, the World Trade Center Redevelopment Subcommittee and the full Board will be held in executive session on September 18.
The agency will post the agenda for the meetings on September 18 on the Port Authority’s website at www.panynj.gov at 3 p.m. tomorrow, September 17. The agency also will broadcast the public sessions of the Board and its Committees at www.panynj.gov.
Members of the public wishing to address the Board should register by sending an email including their name, affiliation (if any) and topic to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18. Speakers are limited to three minutes and speaking time may not be transferred. The public comment period may be limited to 30 minutes. Appropriate identification is required.
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.