City to bring back 15 crossing guards

DOWNEY - The City Council this week renewed its contract for crossing guard services at 15 locations throughout Downey.All City Management Services' contract expired June 30. The renewal extends the deal to June 30, 2013 at the same rate of $150,000 per year. All City, based in Santa Fe Springs, also provides crossing guards to Norwalk, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Paramount, South Gate and Whittier. According to the contract, All City will place crossing guards on weekday mornings and afternoons at the following locations: Florence and Woodruff avenues; Brookshire Avenue and Gallatin Road; Dunrobin Avenue and Spry Street; Imperial Highway and La Reina Street; Imperial and Paramount Boulevard; Laura Street and Old River School Road; Cherokee Drive and Downey Avenue; Suva Street and Tweedy Lane; 7th Street and Rives Avenue; Alameda Street and Patton Road; Barlin Avenue and Adoree Street; Barlin and Gardendale Street; Adwen Street and Old River School Road; Rives and Stewart and Gray Road; and Rives and Adwen Street. Downey will pay All City $14.23 per hour for the services, with the yearly total not to exceed $150,000.

********** Published: August 30, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 20