Mitchell-Rapid City Regional Railroad Authority-Modified Rail Certificate-Between Caputa and Rapid City, SD, 36592 [E8-14631]

Download as PDF 36592 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 125 / Friday, June 27, 2008 / Notices No. 35147 (Sub-Nos. 1 through 3) are accepted for consideration. 2. The parties to this proceeding must comply with the procedural schedule adopted by the Board in this proceeding as shown in the Appendix. 3. The parties to this proceeding must comply with the procedural requirements described in this decision. 4. This decision is effective on June 27, 2008. Decided: June 23, 2008. By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and Commissioner Buttrey. Vice Chairman Mulvey commented with a separate expression. Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary. Vice Chairman Mulvey, commenting: While I vote today to accept for consideration this transaction as ‘‘minor’’ in accordance with the statutory definition of that type of transaction, I believe the time may have come to redefine what is ‘‘minor’’ and what is ‘‘significant.’’ This transaction involves several hundred miles of rail line in the New England region and affects a number of carriers. It is by no means ‘‘minor’’ as that term is commonly used. APPENDIX—PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE 11 May 30, 2008 ....................... June 27, 2008 ...................... July 7, 2008 .......................... July 11, 2008 ........................ August 11, 2008 ................... September 5, 2008 .............. TBD ...................................... October 20, 2008 ................. November 4, 2008 ............... 11 This Application, related notices of exemption, and motion to establish procedural schedule filed. Notice of acceptance of application and notices of exemption to be published in Federal Register. Comments on the Environmental Appendix due. Notices of intent to participate in the proceeding due. Comments, protests, requests for conditions, and supporting evidence, including filings for government agencies, due. Responses to comments, protests, and requests for conditions, and rebuttal in support of Application due. Public hearing or oral argument may be held. Service of final decision. Final decision effective. schedule will be amended, if necessary, to accommodate formal environmental review, if needed. This schedule would meet the procedural deadlines in 49 U.S.C. 11325(a) and (d). [FR Doc. E8–14633 Filed 6–26–08; 8:45 AM] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35149] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Mitchell-Rapid City Regional Railroad Authority—Modified Rail Certificate— Between Caputa and Rapid City, SD On June 6, 2008, Mitchell-Rapid City Regional Railroad Authority (MRCRRA)1 filed a notice for a modified certificate of public convenience and necessity under 49 CFR Part 1150, Subpart C, Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, to operate a line of railroad between Caputa and Rapid City, SD (Caputa-Rapid City segment), owned by the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT). The Caputa-Rapid City segment extends from milepost 646.0, near Caputa, to milepost 659.6 in Rapid City, in Pennington County, SD, a distance of approximately 13.6 miles. The Caputa-Rapid City segment is part of a larger line of railroad, extending from Mitchell, SD, to Rapid City, that was acquired by the State of South Dakota from the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad 1 MRCRRA is a political subdivision of the State of South Dakota. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:47 Jun 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Company after the line was approved for abandonment.2 The State of South Dakota, through SDDOT, leased the Caputa-Rapid City segment to MRCRRA by agreement dated April 7, 2008. The line is currently out of service and requires rehabilitation before rail operations can commence. MRCRRA would provide service in its own name through a thirdparty contract operator, or by a sublease of the line to a third-party carrier. The rail segment qualifies for a modified certificate of public convenience and necessity. See Common Carrier Status of States, State Agencies and Instrumentalities and Political Subdivisions, Finance Docket No. 28990F (ICC served July 16, 1981). MRCRRA states that as of now no subsidy is involved and that there are no preconditions for shippers to meet in order to receive rail service. This notice will be served on the Association of American Railroads (Car Service Division) as agent for all railroads subscribing to the car-service and car-hire agreement: Association of American Railroads, 50 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001; and on the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, 50 F Street, NW., Suite 7020, Washington, DC 20001. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. 2 See Richard B. Olgivie, Trustee of the Property of Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Company—Abandonment—In South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska, Docket No. AB–7 (Sub-No. 88) (ICC served May 14, 1980). PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Decided: June 23, 2008. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–14631 Filed 6–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 730 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 730, Tax on Wagering. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 26, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35149]


Mitchell-Rapid City Regional Railroad Authority--Modified Rail 
Certificate--Between Caputa and Rapid City, SD

    On June 6, 2008, Mitchell-Rapid City Regional Railroad Authority 
(MRCRRA)\1\ filed a notice for a modified certificate of public 
convenience and necessity under 49 CFR Part 1150, Subpart C, Modified 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, to operate a line of 
railroad between Caputa and Rapid City, SD (Caputa-Rapid City segment), 
owned by the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT). The 
Caputa-Rapid City segment extends from milepost 646.0, near Caputa, to 
milepost 659.6 in Rapid City, in Pennington County, SD, a distance of 
approximately 13.6 miles.
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    \1\ MRCRRA is a political subdivision of the State of South 
Dakota.
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    The Caputa-Rapid City segment is part of a larger line of railroad, 
extending from Mitchell, SD, to Rapid City, that was acquired by the 
State of South Dakota from the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific 
Railroad Company after the line was approved for abandonment.\2\
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    \2\ See Richard B. Olgivie, Trustee of the Property of Chicago, 
Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment--In 
South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska, Docket No. AB-7 (Sub-No. 88) (ICC 
served May 14, 1980).
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    The State of South Dakota, through SDDOT, leased the Caputa-Rapid 
City segment to MRCRRA by agreement dated April 7, 2008. The line is 
currently out of service and requires rehabilitation before rail 
operations can commence. MRCRRA would provide service in its own name 
through a third-party contract operator, or by a sublease of the line 
to a third-party carrier.
    The rail segment qualifies for a modified certificate of public 
convenience and necessity. See Common Carrier Status of States, State 
Agencies and Instrumentalities and Political Subdivisions, Finance 
Docket No. 28990F (ICC served July 16, 1981).
    MRCRRA states that as of now no subsidy is involved and that there 
are no preconditions for shippers to meet in order to receive rail 
service.
    This notice will be served on the Association of American Railroads 
(Car Service Division) as agent for all railroads subscribing to the 
car-service and car-hire agreement: Association of American Railroads, 
50 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001; and on the American Short Line 
and Regional Railroad Association: American Short Line and Regional 
Railroad Association, 50 F Street, NW., Suite 7020, Washington, DC 
20001.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: June 23, 2008.

    By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Anne K. Quinlan,
Acting Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E8-14631 Filed 6-26-08; 8:45 am]
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