Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone-Brattleboro, VT Application and Public Hearing, 6617 [05-2432]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 8, 2005 / Notices (Dell Computer Corporation) in Austin, Texas, within and adjacent to the Austin Customs port of entry (FTZ Docket 18– 2004; filed 5/5/04); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (69 FR 26358, 5/12/04) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize and expand FTZ 183 and reduce zone space at SZ 183A is approved, subject to the Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28, and further subject to the Board’s standard 2,000acre activation limit for the overall general-purpose zone project. Signed at Washington, DC, this 27th day of January 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Attest: Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–2435 Filed 2–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 7–2005] Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone— Brattleboro, VT Application and Public Hearing An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Brattleboro Foreign Trade Zone LLC, a Vermont limited liability corporation, to establish a general-purpose foreign-trade zone at sites in Brattleboro, Vermont, adjacent to the Springfield, Massachusetts, Customs port of entry. The FTZ application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the FTZ Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on January 31, 2005. The applicant is authorized to make the proposal under Vermont Statutes Annotated, Title 9, Chapter 111, Sections 4121–4122. The proposed zone would be the second general-purpose zone in the VerDate jul<14>2003 18:12 Feb 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 Springfield, Massachusetts, Customs, port of entry area. The existing zone is FTZ 201, Holyoke, Massachusetts (Grantee: Holyoke Economic Development and Industrial Corporation, Board Order 684, 59 FR 33254, 6/16/93). The proposed zone would consist of 18 sites covering 333 acres in the Brattleboro, Vermont area: Site 1 (8 acres)—the DeWitt Beverage Inc. facility, 1568 Putney Road, Brattleboro; Site 2 (5 acres)—the Leader Distribution Systems, Inc. complex, 1566 Putney Road, Brattleboro; Site 3 (4 acres)—the Farmstead Realty LLC complex, 222– 226 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro; Site 4 (64 acres) C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. facility, 47 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro; Site 5 (18 acres)—Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation Business Park, 22 Browne Court, Brattleboro; Site 6 (11 acres)—World Learning, Inc. complex, #1 Kipling Road, Brattleboro; Site 7 (4 acres)— Town Crier building, 16 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro; Site 8 (61 acres)—VT Collateral Holdings, LLC complex, 90 Technology Drive, Brattleboro; Site 9 (.89 acres, 14,600 sq. ft.)—Rollerdrome LLC, 464 Putney Road, Brattleboro; Site 10 (.24 acres, 30,000 sq. ft.)—Midtown Mall building, 22–28 High Street, Brattleboro; Site 11 (.12 acres, 19,764 sq. ft.) Worden Properties complex, 106– 110 Main St., Brattleboro; Site 12 (.31 acres, 13,229 sq. ft.)—Baker Realty Exchange building, 79–93 Main Street, Brattleboro; Site 13 (.08 acres, 3,060 sq. ft.)—Emerson’s Realty warehouse, 52 Elliott Street, Brattleboro; Site 14 (3 acres)—Estey Organ Factory complex, 96–130 Birge Street, Brattleboro; Site 15 (11 acres)—Cotton Mill, 76 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro; Site 16 (2 acres)— Fischbach Industrial Building, 112 Mercury Drive, Brattleboro; Site 17 (7 acres)—Famolare Inc. industrial lot, 350 John Seitz Drive, Brattleboro; Site 18 (133 acres, 7 parcels)—Delta Industries LLC, Delta Business campus, 21 Omega Drive, Brattleboro. The sites are owned by a number of public and private corporations. The application indicates a need for zone services in the Brattleboro, Vermont, area. Several firms have indicated an interest in using zone procedures for warehousing/distribution activities for products such as baskets, robotic assembly parts and clothing. Specific manufacturing requests are not being sought at this time. Requests would be made to the Board on a caseby-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6617 investigate the application and report to the Board. As part of the investigation, the Commerce examiner will hold a public hearing on March 3rd, at 2 p.m., at the Vermont Agricultural Business Education Center (VABEC), Community Room, 11 University Way, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301. Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at one of the following addresses: 1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Service: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building—Suite 4100W, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005; or 2. Submissions via the U.S. Postal Service: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, FCB— Suite 4100W, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. The closing period for their receipt is April 11, 2005. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to April 25, 2005). A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at the first address listed above, and Assessor’s Office, Brattleboro Town Hall, 230 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont. Dated: February 1, 2005. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–2432 Filed 2–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DG–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Competitive Enhancement Needs Assessment Survey Program Notice and request for comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 7-2005]


Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone--Brattleboro, VT Application and 
Public Hearing

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the Brattleboro Foreign Trade Zone LLC, a Vermont 
limited liability corporation, to establish a general-purpose foreign-
trade zone at sites in Brattleboro, Vermont, adjacent to the 
Springfield, Massachusetts, Customs port of entry. The FTZ application 
was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the FTZ Act, as amended (19 
U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It 
was formally filed on January 31, 2005. The applicant is authorized to 
make the proposal under Vermont Statutes Annotated, Title 9, Chapter 
111, Sections 4121-4122.
    The proposed zone would be the second general-purpose zone in the 
Springfield, Massachusetts, Customs, port of entry area. The existing 
zone is FTZ 201, Holyoke, Massachusetts (Grantee: Holyoke Economic 
Development and Industrial Corporation, Board Order 684, 59 FR 33254, 
6/16/93).
    The proposed zone would consist of 18 sites covering 333 acres in 
the Brattleboro, Vermont area: Site 1 (8 acres)--the DeWitt Beverage 
Inc. facility, 1568 Putney Road, Brattleboro; Site 2 (5 acres)--the 
Leader Distribution Systems, Inc. complex, 1566 Putney Road, 
Brattleboro; Site 3 (4 acres)--the Farmstead Realty LLC complex, 222-
226 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro; Site 4 ( 64 acres) C&S Wholesale 
Grocers, Inc. facility, 47 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro; Site 5 (18 
acres)--Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation Business Park, 22 
Browne Court, Brattleboro; Site 6 (11 acres)--World Learning, Inc. 
complex, 1 Kipling Road, Brattleboro; Site 7 (4 acres)--Town 
Crier building, 16 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro; Site 8 (61 acres)--VT 
Collateral Holdings, LLC complex, 90 Technology Drive, Brattleboro; 
Site 9 (.89 acres, 14,600 sq. ft.)--Rollerdrome LLC, 464 Putney Road, 
Brattleboro; Site 10 (.24 acres, 30,000 sq. ft.)--Midtown Mall 
building, 22-28 High Street, Brattleboro; Site 11 (.12 acres, 19,764 
sq. ft.) Worden Properties complex, 106-110 Main St., Brattleboro; Site 
12 (.31 acres, 13,229 sq. ft.)--Baker Realty Exchange building, 79-93 
Main Street, Brattleboro; Site 13 (.08 acres, 3,060 sq. ft.)--Emerson's 
Realty warehouse, 52 Elliott Street, Brattleboro; Site 14 (3 acres)--
Estey Organ Factory complex, 96-130 Birge Street, Brattleboro; Site 15 
(11 acres)--Cotton Mill, 76 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro; Site 16 (2 
acres)--Fischbach Industrial Building, 112 Mercury Drive, Brattleboro; 
Site 17 (7 acres)--Famolare Inc. industrial lot, 350 John Seitz Drive, 
Brattleboro; Site 18 (133 acres, 7 parcels)--Delta Industries LLC, 
Delta Business campus, 21 Omega Drive, Brattleboro. The sites are owned 
by a number of public and private corporations.
    The application indicates a need for zone services in the 
Brattleboro, Vermont, area. Several firms have indicated an interest in 
using zone procedures for warehousing/distribution activities for 
products such as baskets, robotic assembly parts and clothing. Specific 
manufacturing requests are not being sought at this time. Requests 
would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ 
Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and 
report to the Board.
    As part of the investigation, the Commerce examiner will hold a 
public hearing on March 3rd, at 2 p.m., at the Vermont Agricultural 
Business Education Center (VABEC), Community Room, 11 University Way, 
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301.
    Public comment on the application is invited from interested 
parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the 
Board's Executive Secretary at one of the following addresses:
    1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Service: Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building--
Suite 4100W, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005; or
    2. Submissions via the U.S. Postal Service: Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, FCB--Suite 4100W, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    The closing period for their receipt is April 11, 2005. Rebuttal 
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period 
may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to April 25, 
2005).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board's Executive Secretary at the first address listed above, 
and Assessor's Office, Brattleboro Town Hall, 230 Main Street, 
Brattleboro, Vermont.

    Dated: February 1, 2005.
Dennis Puccinelli,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-2432 Filed 2-7-05; 8:45 am]
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