Designation for Aberdeen (SD), Decatur (IL), Hastings (NE), Clinton (IA), Missouri, South Carolina, and Wisconsin Areas, and Amendment to the Eastern Iowa (IA) Area, 52069-52070 [05-17270]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 169 / Thursday, September 1, 2005 / Notices Import Quota Manager, Import Policies and Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Customs Service. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority in order to reimburse the Department of Agriculture for the costs of administering the licensing system under this regulation. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to be issued for the 2006 calendar year. Notice The total cost to the Department of Agriculture of administering the licensing system during 2005 has been determined to be $383,000 and the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,550. Of the total cost, $210,000 represents staff and supervisory costs directly released to administering the licensing system for 2005; $50,000 represents the total computer costs to monitor and issue import licenses for 2005; and $123,000 represents other miscellaneous costs, including travel, postage, publications, forms, Internet software development, and ADP system contractors. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license issued to a person or firm for the 2006 calendar year, in accordance with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $150.00 per license. Issued at Washington, DC the 23rd day of August, 2005. Michael Hankin, Licensing Authority. [FR Doc. 05–17414 Filed 8–31–05; 8:45 am] FR 2876), is chartered to provide advice to the Secretary on implementing the terms of the Federal Interagency Partnership on the Lake Tahoe Region and other matters raised by the Secretary. The meeting will be held September 20, 2005, beginning at 1 p.m. and ending at 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the North Tahoe Conference Center, 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, CA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gloria Trahey, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Forest Service, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, (530) 543–2643. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee will meet jointly with the Lake Tahoe Basin Executives Committee. Items to be covered on the agenda include: (1) A Public Workshop co-hosted by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; and (2) and an update on the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act Process. All Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public. Interested citizens are encouraged to attend at the above address. Issues may be brought to the attention of the Committee during the open public comment period at the meeting or by filing written statements with the secretary for the committee before or after the meeting. Please refer any written comments to the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit at the contact address stated above. DATES: Dated: August 25, 2005. Tyrone Kelley, Deputy Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–17407 Filed 8–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BILLING CODE 3410–10–M Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE [05–01–S] Forest Service Designation for Aberdeen (SD), Decatur (IL), Hastings (NE), Clinton (IA), Missouri, South Carolina, and Wisconsin Areas, and Amendment to the Eastern Iowa (IA) Area Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on September 20, 2005, at the North Tahoe Conference Center, 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, CA. This Committee, established by the Secretary of Agriculture on December 15, 1998 (64 VerDate Aug<18>2005 16:30 Aug 31, 2005 Jkt 205001 Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) announces designation of the following organizations to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52069 Act, as amended (Act): Aberdeen Grain Inspection, Inc. (Aberdeen); Decatur Grain Inspection, Inc. (Decatur); Hastings Grain Inspection, Inc. (Hastings); John R. McCrea Agency, Inc. (McCrea); Missouri Department of Agriculture (Missouri); South Carolina Department of Agriculture (South Carolina); and Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection and Weighing Service, Inc. (Eastern Iowa). The designation of Eastern Iowa has been amended to include the area formerly designated to Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, excluding the export locations delegated to Wisconsin. EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2005. ADDRESSES: USDA, GIPSA, Janet M. Hart, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance Division, STOP 3604, Room 1647–S, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–3604. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet M. Hart at (202) 720–8525, e-mail Janet.M.Hart@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This action has been reviewed and determined not to be a rule or regulation as defined in Executive Order 12866 and Departmental Regulation 1512–1; therefore, the Executive Order and Departmental Regulation do not apply to this action. In the March 1, 2005 Federal Register (70 FR 9911), GIPSA asked persons interested in providing official services in the geographic areas assigned to the official agencies named above to submit an application for designation. Applications were due by April 1, 2005. Aberdeen, Decatur, Hastings, McCrea, Missouri, and South Carolina, were the sole applicants for designation to provide official services in the entire area currently assigned to them, so GIPSA did not ask for additional comments on them. There were two applicants for the Wisconsin area: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (Wisconsin) and Eastern Iowa. Wisconsin applied for designation to provide official services in the entire state of Wisconsin which was currently assigned to them. Eastern Iowa also applied for designation in all or part of the area currently assigned to Wisconsin. GIPSA asked for comments on the applicants for providing service in the Wisconsin area in the June 1, 2005, Federal Register (70 FR 31417). Comments were due by July 1, 2005. GIPSA received one favorable comment supporting Eastern Iowa from a customer in Wisconsin. Wisconsin E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 52070 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 169 / Thursday, September 1, 2005 / Notices subsequently withdrew their application for designation. GIPSA evaluated all available information regarding the designation criteria in Section 7(f)(l)(A) of the Act and, according to Section 7(f)(l)(B), determined that Aberdeen, Decatur, Eastern Iowa, Hastings, McCrea, Missouri, and South Carolina, are able to provide official services in the geographic areas specified in the March 1, 2005, Federal Register, for which they applied. These designation actions to provide official inspection services are effective October 1, 2005, and terminate September 30, 2008, for Aberdeen, Decatur, Hastings, McCrea, Missouri and South Carolina. For Eastern Iowa, the designation term is concurrent with their present designation, which began April 1, 2004, and terminates March 31, 2007. Interested persons may obtain official services by calling the telephone numbers listed below. Official agency Headquarters location and telephone Aberdeen ..................................... Decatur ........................................ Eastern Iowa ............................... Aberdeen, SD; (605) 225–8432; Additional location: Mitchell, SD ........................... Decatur, IL; (217) 429–2466 ...................................................................................... Davenport, IA; (563) 322–7149; Additional locations: Dubuque and Muscatine, IA, Gulfport, IL, Beloit, WI. Hastings, NE; (402) 462–4254; Additional location: Grand Island, NE .................... Clinton, IA; (563) 242–2073 ....................................................................................... Jefferson City, MO; (573) 751–5515; Additional locations: Kansas City, Laddonia, Marshall, New Madrid, and St. Joseph, MO. Columbia, SC; (843) 296–7522 ................................................................................. Hastings ...................................... McCrea ........................................ Missouri ....................................... South Carolina ............................ Authority: Pub. L. 94–582, 90 Stat. 2867, as amended (7 U.S.C. 71 et seq.). David R. Shipman, Acting Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 05–17270 Filed 8–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–EN–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration [05–03–A] Opportunity for Designation in the Jamestown (ND), Lincoln (NE), Memphis (TN), Omaha (NE), and Sioux City (IA), Areas, Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Serving These Areas, and Amendment to the Sioux City (IA) Area Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The designations of the official agencies listed below will end in March 2006. Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is asking persons interested in providing official services in the areas served by these agencies to submit an application for designation. GIPSA is also asking for comments on the quality of services provided by these currently designated agencies: Grain Inspection, Inc. (Jamestown); Lincoln Inspection Service, Inc. (Lincoln); Midsouth Grain Inspection Service (Midsouth); Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Omaha); and Sioux City Inspection and Weighing Service Company (Sioux City). The designation of Sioux City has been VerDate Aug<18>2005 16:30 Aug 31, 2005 Jkt 205001 amended to include the former Fort Dodge, Iowa, area. DATES: Applications and comments must be postmarked or electronically dated on or before October 3, 2005. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit applications and comments on this notice. You may submit applications and comments by any of the following methods: • Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver to Janet M. Hart, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance Division, GIPSA, USDA, Room 1647–S, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250. • Fax: Send by facsimile transmission to (202) 690–2755, attention: Janet M. Hart. • E-mail: Send via electronic mail to Janet.M.Hart@usda.gov. • Mail: Send hardcopy to Janet M. Hart, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance Division, GIPSA, USDA, STOP 3604, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–3604. Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(b)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet M. Hart at (202) 720–8525, e-mail Janet.M.Hart@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Action has been reviewed and determined not to be a rule or regulation as defined in Executive Order 12866 and Departmental Regulation 1512π1; therefore, the Executive Order and Departmental Regulation do not apply to this Action. Section 7(f)(1) of the United States Grain Standards Act, as amended (Act), authorizes GIPSA’s Administrator to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Designation term 10/1/2005–9/30/2008 10/1/2005–9/30/2008 4/1/2004–3/31/2007 10/1/2005–9/30/2008 10/1/2005–9/30/2008 10/1/2005–9/30/2008 10/1/2005–9/30/2008 area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services. Section 7(g)(1) of the Act provides that designations of official agencies shall terminate not later than triennially and may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in Section 7(f) of the Act. 1. Current Designations Being Announced for Renewal For Jamestown, main office in Jamestown, North Dakota; Lincoln, main office in Lincoln, Nebraska; Midsouth, main office in Memphis, Tennessee; Omaha, main office in Omaha, Nebraska; and Sioux City, main office in Sioux City, Iowa; the current designations started April 1, 2003 and will end March 31, 2006. Sioux City amended their designation due to the purchase of the formerly designated corporation, A.V. Tischer and Son, Inc., main office in Fort Dodge, Iowa, effective September 1, 2005. a. Pursuant to Section 7(f)(2) of the Act, the following geographic area, in the State of North Dakota, is assigned to Jamestown. Bounded on the North by Interstate 94 east to U.S. Route 85; U.S. Route 85 north to State Route 200; State Route 200 east to U.S. Route 83; U.S. Route 83 southeast to State Route 41; State Route 41 north to State Route 200; State Route 200 east to State Route 3; State Route 3 north to the northern Wells County line, the northern Wells and Eddy County lines east; the eastern Eddy County line south to the northern Griggs County line; the northern Griggs county line east to State Route 32; Bounded on the East by State Route 32 south to State Route 45; State Route 45 south to State Route 200; State Route 200 west to State Route 1; State Route E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 169 (Thursday, September 1, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52069-52070]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-17270]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration

[05-01-S]


Designation for Aberdeen (SD), Decatur (IL), Hastings (NE), 
Clinton (IA), Missouri, South Carolina, and Wisconsin Areas, and 
Amendment to the Eastern Iowa (IA) Area

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration 
(GIPSA) announces designation of the following organizations to provide 
official services under the United States Grain Standards Act, as 
amended (Act): Aberdeen Grain Inspection, Inc. (Aberdeen); Decatur 
Grain Inspection, Inc. (Decatur); Hastings Grain Inspection, Inc. 
(Hastings); John R. McCrea Agency, Inc. (McCrea); Missouri Department 
of Agriculture (Missouri); South Carolina Department of Agriculture 
(South Carolina); and Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection and Weighing 
Service, Inc. (Eastern Iowa). The designation of Eastern Iowa has been 
amended to include the area formerly designated to Wisconsin Department 
of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, excluding the export 
locations delegated to Wisconsin.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2005.

ADDRESSES: USDA, GIPSA, Janet M. Hart, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance 
Division, STOP 3604, Room 1647-S, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-3604.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet M. Hart at (202) 720-8525, e-
mail Janet.M.Hart@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This action has been reviewed and determined 
not to be a rule or regulation as defined in Executive Order 12866 and 
Departmental Regulation 1512-1; therefore, the Executive Order and 
Departmental Regulation do not apply to this action.
    In the March 1, 2005 Federal Register (70 FR 9911), GIPSA asked 
persons interested in providing official services in the geographic 
areas assigned to the official agencies named above to submit an 
application for designation. Applications were due by April 1, 2005.
    Aberdeen, Decatur, Hastings, McCrea, Missouri, and South Carolina, 
were the sole applicants for designation to provide official services 
in the entire area currently assigned to them, so GIPSA did not ask for 
additional comments on them.
    There were two applicants for the Wisconsin area: Wisconsin 
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (Wisconsin) 
and Eastern Iowa. Wisconsin applied for designation to provide official 
services in the entire state of Wisconsin which was currently assigned 
to them. Eastern Iowa also applied for designation in all or part of 
the area currently assigned to Wisconsin.
    GIPSA asked for comments on the applicants for providing service in 
the Wisconsin area in the June 1, 2005, Federal Register (70 FR 31417). 
Comments were due by July 1, 2005. GIPSA received one favorable comment 
supporting Eastern Iowa from a customer in Wisconsin. Wisconsin

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subsequently withdrew their application for designation.
    GIPSA evaluated all available information regarding the designation 
criteria in Section 7(f)(l)(A) of the Act and, according to Section 
7(f)(l)(B), determined that Aberdeen, Decatur, Eastern Iowa, Hastings, 
McCrea, Missouri, and South Carolina, are able to provide official 
services in the geographic areas specified in the March 1, 2005, 
Federal Register, for which they applied. These designation actions to 
provide official inspection services are effective October 1, 2005, and 
terminate September 30, 2008, for Aberdeen, Decatur, Hastings, McCrea, 
Missouri and South Carolina. For Eastern Iowa, the designation term is 
concurrent with their present designation, which began April 1, 2004, 
and terminates March 31, 2007. Interested persons may obtain official 
services by calling the telephone numbers listed below.

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               Official agency                   Headquarters location and telephone         Designation term
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Aberdeen....................................  Aberdeen, SD; (605) 225-8432; Additional       10/1/2005-9/30/2008
                                               location: Mitchell, SD.
Decatur.....................................  Decatur, IL; (217) 429-2466..............      10/1/2005-9/30/2008
Eastern Iowa................................  Davenport, IA; (563) 322-7149; Additional       4/1/2004-3/31/2007
                                               locations: Dubuque and Muscatine, IA,
                                               Gulfport, IL, Beloit, WI.
Hastings....................................  Hastings, NE; (402) 462-4254; Additional       10/1/2005-9/30/2008
                                               location: Grand Island, NE.
McCrea......................................  Clinton, IA; (563) 242-2073..............      10/1/2005-9/30/2008
Missouri....................................  Jefferson City, MO; (573) 751-5515;            10/1/2005-9/30/2008
                                               Additional locations: Kansas City,
                                               Laddonia, Marshall, New Madrid, and St.
                                               Joseph, MO.
South Carolina..............................  Columbia, SC; (843) 296-7522.............      10/1/2005-9/30/2008
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    Authority: Pub. L. 94-582, 90 Stat. 2867, as amended (7 U.S.C. 
71 et seq.).

David R. Shipman,
Acting Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 05-17270 Filed 8-31-05; 8:45 am]
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