Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 51194 [E6-14310]

Download as PDF jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 51194 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 29, 2006 / Notices SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Dates and Place: September 12, 2006, Washington, DC. The meeting will be held in the Continental Ballroom of the George Washington University Marvin Center Building, 800 21st St. NW., Washington DC 20052. Type of Meeting: Open. Further details on the meeting agenda will be posted on the PCAST Web site at: http://www.ostp.gov/PCAST/pcast.html. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology is scheduled to meet in open session on Tuesday September 12, 2006, at approximately 9 a.m. The PCAST is tentatively scheduled to discuss its report and recommendations related to energy technology. The co-chairs of the PCAST subcommittee on networking and information technology are tentatively scheduled to provide an update on subcommittee activities and lead a discussion on the PCAST review of the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. A presentation on ethical and societal issues related to emerging technology capabilities is also tentatively scheduled to occur. This session will end at approximately 5 p.m. Additional information and the final agenda will be posted at the PCAST Web site at: http://www.ostp.gov/ PCAST/pcast.html. Public Comments: There will be time allocated for the public to speak on the above agenda items. This public comment time is designed for substantive commentary on PCAST’s work topics, not for business marketing purposes. Please submit a request for the opportunity to make a public comment five (5) days in advance of the meeting. The time for public comments will be limited to no more than 5 minutes per person. Written comments are also welcome at any time following the meeting. Please notify Celia Merzbacher, PCAST Executive Director, at (202) 456–7116, or fax your request/ comments to (202) 456–6021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding time, place and agenda, please call Celia Merzbacher at (202) 456–7116, prior to 3 p.m. on Friday, September 8, 2006. Information will also be available at the PCAST Web site at: http://www.ostp.gov/PCAST/ pcast.html. Please note that public VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Aug 28, 2006 Jkt 208001 seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology was established by Executive Order 13226, on September 30, 2001. The purpose of PCAST is to advise the President on matters of science and technology policy, and to assist the President’s National Science and Technology Council in securing private sector participation in its activities. The Council members are distinguished individuals appointed by the President from non-Federal sectors. The PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John H. Marburger, III, the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and by E. Floyd Kvamme, a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Celia Merzbacher, PCAST Executive Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy. [FR Doc. E6–14451 Filed 8–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3170–W4–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from the National Information Center Web site at http://www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than September 25, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. Southcrest Financial Group, Inc., Fayetteville, Georgia; to merge with Maplesville Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire Peachtree Bank, both of Maplesville, Alabama. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291: 2. Baldwin Bancshares, Inc., Baldwin, Wisconsin; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Gavic Services, Inc., Spring Valley, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The Bank of Spring Valley, Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 24, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–14310 Filed 8–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act Meeting Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. TIME AND DATE: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2006. PLACE: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20551. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Personnel actions (appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments, and salary actions) involving individual Federal Reserve System employees. 2. Any items carried forward from a previously announced meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202–452–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202–452–3206 beginning at approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 167 (Tuesday, August 29, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 51194]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-14310]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 
Companies

    The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for 
approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 
1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and all other 
applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company 
and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the 
power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 
banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, 
including the companies listed below.
    The applications listed below, as well as other related filings 
required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the 
Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available 
for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested 
persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated 
in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the 
acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether 
the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards 
in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, 
nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. 
Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained 
from the National Information Center Web site at http://www.ffiec.gov/
nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these 
applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than September 25, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 
1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
    1. Southcrest Financial Group, Inc., Fayetteville, Georgia; to 
merge with Maplesville Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire 
Peachtree Bank, both of Maplesville, Alabama.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, 
Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    2. Baldwin Bancshares, Inc., Baldwin, Wisconsin; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of Gavic Services, Inc., Spring Valley, 
Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The Bank of 
Spring Valley, Spring Valley, Wisconsin.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 24, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-14310 Filed 8-28-06; 8:45 am]
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