Global Expedited Package Services 1 Contract, 60368 [E8-24162]

Download as PDF 60368 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 198 / Friday, October 10, 2008 / Notices Secretary and Director of Public Affairs. Effective August 12, 2008. Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR 1954–1958 Comp., p. 218. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Howard Weizmann, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. E8–23967 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–39–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2009–1; Order No. 113] Global Expedited Package Services 1 Contract Postal Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service Global Expedited Package Services 1 negotiated service agreement. This action is consistent with changes in a recent law governing postal operations. DATES: Comments are due October 14, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 202–789–6820 and stephen.sharfman@prc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES I. Introduction On October 3, 2008, the Postal Service filed a notice announcing that it has entered into an additional Global Expedited Package Services 1 (GEPS 1) contract.1 GEPS 1 provides volumebased incentives for mailers that send large volumes of Express Mail International (EMI) and/or Priority Mail International (PMI). The Postal Service believes the instant contract is functionally equivalent to previously submitted GEPS agreements, and supported by the Governors’ Decision filed in Docket No. CP2008–5.2 Id. at 1– 2. It further notes that in Order No. 86, which established GEPS 1 as a product, the Commission held that additional 1 Notice of United States Postal Service Filing of Functionally Equivalent Global Expedited Package Services 1 Negotiated Service Agreement, October 3, 2008 (Notice). 2 See Docket No. CP2008–5, Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on the Establishment of Prices and Classifications for Global Expedited Package Services Contracts (Governors’ Decision No. 08–7), May 6, 2008, and Docket No. CP2008–5, United States Postal Service Notice of Filing Redacted Copy of Governors’ Decision No. 08–7, July 23, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:11 Oct 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 contracts may be included as part of the GEPS 1 product if they meet the requirements of 39 U.S.C. 3633 and if they are functionally equivalent to the initial GEPS 1 contract filed in Docket No. CP2008–5.3 Id. at 1. The instant contract. The Postal Service filed the instant contract pursuant to 39 CFR 3015.5. In addition, the Postal Service contends that the contract is in accordance with Order No. 86. It submitted the contract and supporting material under seal, and attached a redacted (public) copy of the certified statement required by 39 CFR 3015.5(c)(2) to the Notice. Id. at 1–2. The Notice addresses reasons why the instant GEPS 1 contract fits within the Mail Classification Schedule language for GEPS 1, explains expiration terms, and discusses the Postal Service’s interest in confidential treatment for the contract and related material.4 Id. at 2– 3. It also provides the Postal Service’s rationale for concluding that the instant contract is functionally equivalent to the initial contract filed in Docket No. CP2008–5 and therefore should be included within the GEPS 1 product. Id. at 3–5. II. Notice of Filing The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2009–1 for consideration of matters related to the contract identified in the Postal Service’s Notice. The public portion of the filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). Interested persons may express views and offer comments on whether the contract is consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642. Comments are due no later than October 14, 2008. The Commission appoints Paul L. Harrington to serve as Public Representative in the captioned filings. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2009–1 for consideration of the matters raised in the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. The Commission, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, appoints Paul L. Harrington to serve as officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public. 3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no later than October 14, 2008. 3 See Docket No. CP2008–5, Order Concerning Global Expedited Package Services Contracts, June 27, 2008, at 7 (Order No. 86). 4 Contract expiration is tied to one year after the Postal Service notifies the customer that all necessary approvals and reviews have been obtained. Id. at 2. PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Steven W. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24162 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings NAME OF AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission. TIME AND DATE: October 16, 2008 at 10 a.m. Commission conference room, 901 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268–0001. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Selection of vice-chairman. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Stephen L. Sharfman, general counsel, Postal Regulatory Commission, 202– 789–6820. PLACE: Dated: October 7, 2008. Steven W. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24233 Filed 10–8–08; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P PRESIDIO TRUST Notice To Extend Comment Period and Notice of Rescheduled Public Meeting The Presidio Trust. Notice to extend comment period and notice of rescheduled public meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: By Federal Register notice of August 1, 2008 (73 FR 45092), the Presidio Trust (Trust) extended the Environmental Protection Agencycalculated 45-day time period for public review of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to September 19, 2008. The previous deadline for comments was July 31, 2008. By Federal Register notice of September 15, 2008 (73 FR 53295), the Trust (i) further extended the time period for public review of the SEIS to October 20, 2008, and (ii) announced a public meeting of the Trust Board of Directors scheduled for October 14, 2008. By this notice, the Trust is (i) further extending the public comment period to November 17, 2008, and (ii) in accordance with § 103(c)(6) of the Presidio Trust Act, 16 U.S.C. 460bb note, Title I of Public Law 104–333, 110 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 198 (Friday, October 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2009-1; Order No. 113]


Global Expedited Package Services 1 Contract

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service 
Global Expedited Package Services 1 negotiated service agreement. This 
action is consistent with changes in a recent law governing postal 
operations.

DATES: Comments are due October 14, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing 
Online system at http://www.prc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 
202-789-6820 and stephen.sharfman@prc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Introduction

    On October 3, 2008, the Postal Service filed a notice announcing 
that it has entered into an additional Global Expedited Package 
Services 1 (GEPS 1) contract.\1\ GEPS 1 provides volume-based 
incentives for mailers that send large volumes of Express Mail 
International (EMI) and/or Priority Mail International (PMI). The 
Postal Service believes the instant contract is functionally equivalent 
to previously submitted GEPS agreements, and supported by the 
Governors' Decision filed in Docket No. CP2008-5.\2\ Id. at 1-2. It 
further notes that in Order No. 86, which established GEPS 1 as a 
product, the Commission held that additional contracts may be included 
as part of the GEPS 1 product if they meet the requirements of 39 
U.S.C. 3633 and if they are functionally equivalent to the initial GEPS 
1 contract filed in Docket No. CP2008-5.\3\ Id. at 1.
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    \1\ Notice of United States Postal Service Filing of 
Functionally Equivalent Global Expedited Package Services 1 
Negotiated Service Agreement, October 3, 2008 (Notice).
    \2\ See Docket No. CP2008-5, Decision of the Governors of the 
United States Postal Service on the Establishment of Prices and 
Classifications for Global Expedited Package Services Contracts 
(Governors' Decision No. 08-7), May 6, 2008, and Docket No. CP2008-
5, United States Postal Service Notice of Filing Redacted Copy of 
Governors' Decision No. 08-7, July 23, 2008.
    \3\ See Docket No. CP2008-5, Order Concerning Global Expedited 
Package Services Contracts, June 27, 2008, at 7 (Order No. 86).
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    The instant contract. The Postal Service filed the instant contract 
pursuant to 39 CFR 3015.5. In addition, the Postal Service contends 
that the contract is in accordance with Order No. 86. It submitted the 
contract and supporting material under seal, and attached a redacted 
(public) copy of the certified statement required by 39 CFR 
3015.5(c)(2) to the Notice. Id. at 1-2. The Notice addresses reasons 
why the instant GEPS 1 contract fits within the Mail Classification 
Schedule language for GEPS 1, explains expiration terms, and discusses 
the Postal Service's interest in confidential treatment for the 
contract and related material.\4\ Id. at 2-3. It also provides the 
Postal Service's rationale for concluding that the instant contract is 
functionally equivalent to the initial contract filed in Docket No. 
CP2008-5 and therefore should be included within the GEPS 1 product. 
Id. at 3-5.
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    \4\ Contract expiration is tied to one year after the Postal 
Service notifies the customer that all necessary approvals and 
reviews have been obtained. Id. at 2.
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II. Notice of Filing

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2009-1 for consideration of 
matters related to the contract identified in the Postal Service's 
Notice. The public portion of the filing can be accessed via the 
Commission's Web site (http://www.prc.gov). Interested persons may 
express views and offer comments on whether the contract is consistent 
with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642. Comments are due no 
later than October 14, 2008.
    The Commission appoints Paul L. Harrington to serve as Public 
Representative in the captioned filings.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2009-1 for consideration 
of the matters raised in the Postal Service's Notice.
    2. The Commission, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, appoints Paul L. 
Harrington to serve as officer of the Commission (Public 
Representative) to represent the interests of the general public.
    3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no 
later than October 14, 2008.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Steven W. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-24162 Filed 10-9-08; 8:45 am]
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