Solicitation of Applications for FY 2007 Border Enforcement Grant Funding, 55820 [06-8121]

Download as PDF 55820 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 185 / Monday, September 25, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of the Availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that Evaluated the Proposed Relocation of the Panama City-Bay County International Airport, Panama City, Florida, Published in May 2006 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Availability for Record of Decision. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public that it has issued a ROD for the FEIS that evaluated a proposal to relocate the existing Panama City-Bay County International Airport (PFN) to a new site in western Bay County, Florida. The ROD provides final agency determination and approvals for those federal actions by the FAA necessary for the proposed relocation of PFN. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA has completed and is publishing its Record of Decision for the proposed relocation of the Panama City-Bay County International Airport to a new site in western Bay County, Florida. The Environmental Protection Agency published FAA’s notice of availability of the FEIS for this airport relocation project in the Federal Register on May 19, 2006. The FEIS was prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. Section 4321, et seq.], the implementing regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) [40 CFR Parts 1500–1508] and FAA directives [Order 1050.1E and Order 5050.4A], and assessed the potential impact of six development alternatives, as well as the No Action Alternative where the airport would be neither improved at the existing site nor relocated to a new site in western Bay County. The FAA accepted comments on the Final EIS and these comments, along with the FAA’s responses, are included in Appendix B of the ROD. The FAA has identified the West Bay Site 8,400 foot Alternative, the Airport Sponsor’s Proposed Project (Proposed Project), as its preferred alternative in the FEIS and selected alternative in the ROD. The Proposed Project consists of relocation of the existing PFN to a new site in Bay County, Florida, called the West Bay Site. The Proposed Project is identified as Phase 1 (initial development area), which encompasses approximately 1,378 acres of the 4,000acre West Bay Site. The relocation of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:46 Sep 22, 2006 Jkt 208001 airport includes, but is not limited to, construction of a primary air carrier runway 8,400 feet in length, a crosswind runway 5,000 feet in length, airside and landside facilities to support the runway operations (such as taxiways, aprons, a commercial passenger terminal, access roads and parking, fuel storage facilities, an Air Traffic Control Tower, etc.), general aviation and fixed base operator facilities, and navigation aids. The FAA is selecting and granting approval of a layout plan for the FAA’s preferred alternative, the West Bay Site 8,400 foot Alternative, with conditions as noted in Section 12 of the ROD. Copies of the ROD and FEIS are available for public review at the following locations during normal business hours: Panama City-Bay County International Administration Office, 3173 Airport Road, Panama City, Florida 32405, Telephone (850) 783–6751, Bay County Public Library, 25 West Government Street, Panama City, Florida 32401, Telephone (850) 872–7500; Federal Aviation Administration, Orlando Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, Orlando, Florida 32822, Telephone (407) 812– 6331; Federal Aviation Administration Southern Region Office, 1701 Columbia Avenue, College Park, GA, 30337, Telephone (404) 305–6700. The FEIS is available for review at http://www.pcairport.com. The ROD will also be available for review at this Web site by late September 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Virginia Lane, Environmental Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Orlando Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, Orlando, Florida 32822, Telephone (407) 812–6331 Extension 129. Issued in Orlando, Florida on September 15, 2006. Matthew J. Thys, Acting Manager, Orlando Airports District Office. [FR Doc. 06–8128 Filed 9–22–06; 8:45 am] (BEG) funding on the grants.gov Web site. Section 4110 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users established the BEG program. The program is a discretionary grant program that provides funding for border commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety programs and related enforcement activities and projects. An entity or a State that shares a land border with another country is eligible to receive grant funding. To apply for funding, applicants must register online with the grants.gov Web site (http:// www.grants.gov/applicants/ get_registered.jsp), and submit an application in accordance with instructions provided. Applications for grant funding must be submitted electronically to the FMCSA through the grants.gov Web site. DATES: FMCSA will initially consider funding of applications submitted by November 1, 2006 for qualified applicants. If additional funding remains available, applications submitted after November 1, 2006 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Funds will not be available for allocation until such time as FY2007 appropriations legislation is passed and signed into law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Milt Schmidt, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Office of Safety Programs, North American Borders Division (MC–ESB), (518) 431–4239, extension 262, Leo W. O’Brien Federal Building, Room 742, Clinton Avenue and North Pearl Street, Albany, New York 12207. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued on: September 15, 2006. John H. Hill, Administrator. [FR Doc. 06–8121 Filed 9–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–00–7006, FMCSA–00– 7165, FMCSA–04–17984] Solicitation of Applications for FY 2007 Border Enforcement Grant Funding Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that it has published an opportunity to apply for FY2007 Border Enforcement Grant SUMMARY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 185 (Monday, September 25, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 06-8121]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration


Solicitation of Applications for FY 2007 Border Enforcement Grant 
Funding

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that it has published an opportunity to apply 
for FY2007 Border Enforcement Grant (BEG) funding on the grants.gov Web 
site. Section 4110 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient 
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users established the BEG 
program. The program is a discretionary grant program that provides 
funding for border commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety programs and 
related enforcement activities and projects. An entity or a State that 
shares a land border with another country is eligible to receive grant 
funding. To apply for funding, applicants must register online with the 
grants.gov Web site (http://www.grants.gov/applicants/get_
registered.jsp), and submit an application in accordance with 
instructions provided. Applications for grant funding must be submitted 
electronically to the FMCSA through the grants.gov Web site.

DATES: FMCSA will initially consider funding of applications submitted 
by November 1, 2006 for qualified applicants. If additional funding 
remains available, applications submitted after November 1, 2006 will 
be considered on a case-by-case basis. Funds will not be available for 
allocation until such time as FY2007 appropriations legislation is 
passed and signed into law.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Milt Schmidt, Federal Motor 
Carrier Safety Administration, Office of Safety Programs, North 
American Borders Division (MC-ESB), (518) 431-4239, extension 262, Leo 
W. O'Brien Federal Building, Room 742, Clinton Avenue and North Pearl 
Street, Albany, New York 12207. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 
p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Issued on: September 15, 2006.
John H. Hill,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 06-8121 Filed 9-22-06; 8:45 am]
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