LOCAL HIRE REPORT ON ROSE BOWL PROJECT TO BE HEARD OCT. 24
PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to hear the latest status on local hiring activities related to the Rose Bowl Renovation Project. The meeting of the Rose Bowl Local Hiring Advisory Group will be held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24, at the Brookside Clubhouse, 1133 Rosemont Ave. near the Rose Bowl.
The latest results and achievements related to local hiring efforts for the project will be presented, including information from Pasadena residents who worked on the project as well as data from contractors and others organizations who have assisted with local hiring efforts.
“The meeting was requested by the Local Hiring Advisory Group to update the community on the latest results,” Pasadena Finance Director Andrew Green said. “It is important that both the Advisory Group and the public know about efforts and accomplishments to date.”
The Local Hiring Advisory Group has worked with the City and the Rose Bowl staff in support of local hiring. The Advisory Group’s contributions, leadership and broad discussions have been essential to integrating the community’s concerns about local hiring and sharing information on the project, Green said.
Some of the highlights from the 18-month update to be presented on Oct. 24 include:
- The 161 Pasadena residents employed on the Rose Bowl project have earned wages totaling $883,576
- More than $4.7 million has been paid to local subcontractors based in Pasadena.
- More than $3.4 million has been paid for goods and services purchased from Pasadena businesses.
- Total direct local economic benefit to the Pasadena community from the Rose Bowl Renovation Project exceeds $9 million
For more information go online to http://cityofpasadena.net/Pasadena_First/ or call (626) 744-8382.
For more information about Pasadena, go to www.cityofpasadena.net.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2012, #082-12
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