Port Commission Regular Meeting Set for December 11


HOUSTON, Dec. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, December 11, at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston.

Please note that because of the upcoming holidays, the Port Commission is meeting earlier this month.

The meeting agenda is available on the Port of Houston Authority website, http://www.portofhouston.com/the-port-commission/public-meetings/agendas.

Immediately following the meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority and the Board of Pilot Commissioners, a joint meeting of the Procurement and Small Business Development and Community Relations Task Forces of the Port Commission will be held. That meeting will be followed by a meeting of the Pension and Benefits Task Force at 11 a.m., and a meeting of the Audit Task Force will be held at 11:30 a.m., or each may be convened later, following adjournment of the previous task force meetings.

About the Port of Houston Authority

For nearly 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned or operated the public cargo-handling facilities of the Port of Houston – the nation's largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage. The port is an economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas and the nation. It supports the creation of more than one million statewide jobs and more than 2.1 million nationwide jobs, and the generation of economic activity totaling more than $178.5 billion in Texas and $499 billion across the nation. For more information, visit the Port Authority website at: www.portofhouston.com

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CONTACT: Bill Hensel, Manager, Corporate Communications Office: (713) 670-2893 Cell: (832) 452-5776 E-mail: bhensel@poha.com

Source:Port of Houston Authority