"Groundbreaking of West Valley Community Police Station and Grand Opening of West Valley Regional Branch Library"
Groundbreaking of West Valley Community Police Station and Grand Opening of West Valley Regional Branch Library
Wednesday, October 30, 2002
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
19036 Vanowen Street
Los Angeles City Mayor James Hahn
Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine
Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton and other City Dignitaries
Los Angeles: Newly appointed Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton and Los Angeles City Mayor James Hahn, along with other City dignitaries, will be participating in a ground breaking ceremony.
In 2002, voters approved Proposition Q which including the construction of a new police station to accommodate approximately 350 officers, a multi level parking structure with a rooftop helipad and a 10,000 square foot car repair facility to support patrol cars. The new building will be 54,000 square feet and will include a large community meeting room with an outdoor patio area and a new communication tower. The projected total cost is estimated at $17.5 million and is scheduled for completion in December 2004.
Other Valley Proposition Q projects in progress are the new Bomb Squad Facility (estimated cost $3.95 Million) and new Valley Police Station with Valley Traffic Division (estimated cost $32.4 million). These two projects are on-schedule in the site/land acquisition phase. All proposition Q projects are scheduled for completion within seven years of the day the bond passed.
The media is invited to cover this important event.
This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.