February 15, 2010

Contact: Gina Gilliam 215.446.4909

U.S. General Services Administration Confirms Dates for Workshops and Public Forums and Extends Public Comment Period to March 12th

Philadelphia The new confirmed dates for the State Department Foreign Affairs Security Training Center workshops and public forums are:

Public Forum
Queen Anne’s County High School
Tuesday, February 16th
7:00-9:00 pm

There also will be workshops on Tuesday, February 16th held at Queen Anne’s County High School from 5:00-6:30 pm for citizens who would like to come and hear details about the project and address their concerns by topic in a smaller group format. These workshops will be held in classrooms.

Public Forum
Queen Anne’s County High School
Tuesday, February 23rd

At the public forums on February 16th and 23rd, there will be a presentation followed by an opportunity for the community to ask questions. Both public forums will begin with the same presentation followed
by a question and answer session.

Also, the public comment period has been extended to Friday, March 12th.

Please visit the website www.state.gov/recovery/fastc/ for project information.


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