Chamber gets OK to close street

DOWNEY - The Downey Chamber of Commerce received formal permission Tuesday to shut down a segment of Brookshire Avenue on April 28 so it can host its annual Street Faire.The chamber agreed to reimburse the city about $7,400 for safety and logistical services, including the cost of two Downey police officers working overtime as security. Public Works staff will set up the city's mobile stage, block streets and driveways, provide barricades and signs, and help with clean-up duties. The Downey Fire Department will man a first aid station. Brookshire Avenue will be closed that day from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

********** Published: March 15, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 48