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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19

Date: Mar 17, 2014
Press Release Number: 59-2014

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, March 19, on the 3rd floor of Port Authority offices at 2 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, N.J. The public session of the Board will begin at 1:30 p.m. (The offices are located less than a block from Exchange Place PATH Station)

The following Committee meetings will be held in public session in the same location: Committee on Operations, 9:30 a.m.; World Trade Center Redevelopment Subcommittee, 10 a.m.; Committee on Capital Planning, Execution and Asset Management, 10:30 a.m.; and Special Oversight Committee, 11 a.m.

In addition, a meeting of the Committee on Finance, the World Trade Center Redevelopment Subcommittee, the Nominating Committee and the full Board will be held in executive session on March 19.

The public sessions of the Board and its Committees will be broadcast on the Port Authority’s Web site – www.panynj.gov.

The agenda for the meetings to be held on March 19 will be posted on the Port Authority’s Web site, www.panynj.gov, at 3 p.m. tomorrow, March 18.

Members of the public wishing to address the Board on Port Authority-related matters may do so at its public Board Meeting. Those wishing to address the Board should register by completing and submitting a speaker registration form, which is located on the Port Authority Website at http://www.panynj.gov/corporate-information/board-meeting-schedule.html by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 19. 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.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

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.


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