Testifying to Save Vernon

Editor’s note: The
following is the prepared text of Mr. Corselli’s testimony before the Assembly
Local Government Committee yesterday opposing AB 46, which would dissolve the
City of Vernon. The bill passed
the committee

afternoon Mr. Chair and members of the committee.  My name is Peter Corselli.  I am the engineering manager for US Growers
Cold Storage, we have been in the City of Vernon for 61 years, and I am opposed
to AB 46.

US Growers
employs 150 people directly and several hundred more through contractors and
other business operations throughout the city. 
Ninety percent of our employees are members of either the Teamsters or
the Operating Engineers union.