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News Release

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Media Relations

The New Harbor Station Topping Off Ceremony


What:
“Topping Off” ceremony for Harbor Division facilities reaching half way construction milestone

When:
Thursday, September 28, 2006
10:00 a.m.

Where:
Harbor Station
2175 John S. Gibson Boulevard
Willmington, CA 90744

Why:
A "topping off ceremony" is typically done by the contractor for personnel involved in the project. The name comes from when the building is about 50% completed, has a roof (top) and work can continue regardless of adverse weather conditions. Dignitaries and City officials will sign their name on a piece of steel beam, and the beam will be mounted to the structure.

Who:
Janice Hahn, City Councilmember, 15th District
Jim McDonnell, Assistant Chief
Sharon Papa, Assistant Chief
Earl Paysinger, Assistant Chief
Joan McNamara, Harbor Area Commanding Officer
Paul Pesqueira, Harbor Area Patrol Captain

For more information, please call Police Officer Peter Yan, Facilities Management Division, 213-482-7395 or 213-610-3522.


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