New Postal Product, 4138-4139 [2011-1335]

Download as PDF 4138 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2011 / Notices Dated: January 19, 2011. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. [FR Doc. 2011–1344 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2011–1373 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P Dated: January 19, 2011. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer. BILLING CODE 7555–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE); Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting: Name: Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (1173). Dates/Time: February 8, 2011, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. February 9, 2011, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Place: Arlington, Virginia 22203. Additional meeting location information will be available at http://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/ activities/ceose/index.jsp. Type of Meeting: Open. Contact Person: Dr. Margaret E.M. Tolbert, Senior Advisor and CEOSE Executive Liaison Office of Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone Numbers: (703) 292–4216, 703–292–8040 mtolbert@nsf.gov. Minutes: Minutes may be obtained from the Executive Liaison at the above address or the Web site at http://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/ activities/ceose/index.jsp. Purpose of Meeting: To study NSF programs and policies and provide advice and recommendations to the National Science Foundation (NSF) concerning broadening participation in science and engineering. Agenda: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Tuesday and Wednesday, February 8–9, 2011 Opening Statement by the CEOSE Chair. Remarks by the Interim Director of the NSF Office of Integrative Activities. Presentations and Discussions: ✓ Discussion of Plans for the MiniSymposium on the Science of Broadening Participation ✓ Reports from CEOSE Liaisons to NSF Advisory Committees ✓ Discussion of NSF Responses to CEOSE Recommendations ✓ Review of the Draft ‘‘2009–2010 CEOSE Biennial Report to Congress’’ ✓ Conversation with Dr. Subra Suresh, Director, National Science Foundation ✓ Report on OISE Technical Support to Minority Serving Institutions ✓ Update on the National Science Board Study of the NSF Merit Review Criteria ✓ The State of the National Science Foundation Relative to Diversity and Inclusion ✓ Discussion of Unfinished Business VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Jan 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering Solicitation of Recommendations for Membership The National Science Foundation (NSF) solicits recommendations for membership on the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) (1173). Recommendations should consist of the name of the recommended individual, the individual’s curriculum vita, and an expression of the recommended individual’s interest, and include the following contact information: recommended individual’s address, telephone number, FAX number, and e-mail address. Self recommendations are accepted. DATES: Recommendations must be received no later than March 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: Recommendations should be sent to Dr. Margaret Tolbert, CEOSE Executive Liaison at National Science Foundation, Room 935, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230 or to mtolbert@nsf.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please see http://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/ activities/ceose/index.jsp. Call the CEOSE Executive Liaison at 703–292– 8040, or send an e-mail message to mtolbert@nsf.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members are appointed by the Director of the NSF to serve on the Committee for a three year term. With appropriate justification, members may be reappointed for only one additional three year term (42 U.S.C. 1885c). CEOSE provides advice to NSF on the implementation of the provisions of the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act (42 U.S.C. 1885), and on NSF matters relating to opportunities for the participation in, and advancement of, women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in education, training, and science and engineering research programs (42 U.S.C. 1885c). NSF is dedicated to the support of education and fundamental research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. NSF’s mission is to ensure that the United States maintains leadership in scientific discovery and the development of new technologies. Broadening participation SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in STEM is a vital aspect of the NSF mission, and CEOSE recommendations assist NSF in fulfilling this aspect of its mission. Recommendations for membership are encouraged from the STEM community, including professional societies, academe, industry, and government. Recommended individuals should possess expertise in a disciplinary or interdisciplinary field(s) supported by NSF, as well as knowledge and experience related to broadening participation by underrepresented groups (women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities) in STEM. NSF seeks qualified individuals for current and future vacancies. Recommendations will be kept on file for 12 months from the recommendation deadline stated above. Dated: January 18, 2011. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–1272 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2011–58; Order No. 652] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to enter into an additional Global Reseller Expedited Package contract. This document invites public comments on the request and addresses several related procedural steps. DATES: Comments are due: January 24, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Commenters who cannot submit their views electronically should contact the person identified in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by telephone for advice on alternatives to electronic filing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, stephen.sharfman@prc.gov or 202–789– 6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Filing III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On January 14, 2011, the Postal Service filed a notice announcing that it E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2011 / Notices has entered into an additional Global Reseller Expedited Package (GREP) contract.1 The Postal Service believes the instant contract is functionally equivalent to the previously submitted GREP contracts, and is supported by Governors’ Decision No. 10–1, attached to the Notice and originally filed in Docket No. CP2010–36. Id. at 1, Attachment 3. The Notice explains that Order No. 445, which established GREP Contracts 1 as a product, also authorized functionally equivalent agreements to be included within the product, provided that they meet the requirements of 39 U.S.C. 3633. Id. at 1–2. Additionally, the Postal Service requested to have the contract in Docket No. CP2010–36 serve as the baseline contract for future functional equivalence analyses of the GREP Contracts 1 product. The instant contract. The Postal Service filed the instant contract pursuant to 39 CFR 3015.5. In addition, the Postal Service contends that the instant contract is in accordance with Order No. 445. The term of the contract is 1 year from the date the Postal Service notifies the customer that all necessary regulatory approvals have been received. Notice at 3. It may, however, be terminated by either party on not less than 30 days’ written notice. Id. Attachment 1, at 5. In support of its Notice, the Postal Service filed four attachments as follows: • Attachment 1—a redacted copy of the contract and applicable annexes; • Attachment 2—a certified statement required by 39 CFR 3015.5(c)(2); • Attachment 3—a redacted copy of Governors’ Decision No. 10–1 which establishes prices and classifications for GREP contracts, a description of applicable GREP contracts, formulas for prices, an analysis of the formulas, and certification of the Governors’ vote; and • Attachment 4—an application for non–public treatment of materials to maintain redacted portions of the contract and supporting documents under seal. The Notice advances reasons why the instant GREP contract fits within the Mail Classification Schedule language for GREP Contracts 1. The Postal Service identifies customer-specific information and general contract terms that distinguish the instant contract from the baseline GREP agreement. It states that the instant contract differs from the contract in Docket No. CP2010–36 1 Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing a Functionally Equivalent Global Reseller Expedited Package Negotiated Service Agreement and Application For Non-Public Treatment of Materials Filed Under Seal, January 14, 2011 (Notice). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Jan 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 pertaining to customer-specific information, e.g., customer’s name, address, representative, signatory, notice of postage changes and minimum revenue. Id. at 4–5. The Postal Service states that the differences, which include price variations based on updated costing information and volume commitments, do not alter the contract’s functional equivalency. Id. at 4. The Postal Service asserts that ‘‘[b]ecause the agreement incorporates the same cost attributes and methodology, the relevant characteristics of this GREP contract are similar, if not the same, as the relevant characteristics of the contract filed in Docket No. CP2010–36.’’ Id. The Postal Service concludes that its filing demonstrates that the new GREP contract complies with the requirements of 39 U.S.C. 3633 and is functionally equivalent to the baseline GREP contract. It states that the differences do not affect the services being offered or the fundamental structure of the contract. Therefore, it requests that the instant contract be included within the GREP Contracts 1 product. Id. at 6. II. Notice of Filing The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2011–58 for consideration of matters related to the contract identified in the Postal Service’s Notice. Interested persons may submit comments on whether the Postal Service’s contract is consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642. Comments are due no later than January 24, 2011. The public portions of this filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Paul L. Harrington to serve as Public Representative in the captioned proceeding. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2011–58 for consideration of matters raised by the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no later than January 24, 2011. 3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Paul L. Harrington is appointed to serve as the Officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this Order in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4139 By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–1335 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY National Ocean Council; Development of Strategic Action Plans for the National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes Notice of Intent To Prepare Strategic Action Plans for the Nine Priority Objectives for Implementation of the National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes. Request for comments. ACTION: On July 19, 2010, President Obama signed Executive Order 13547 establishing a National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, our Coasts, and the Great Lakes (‘‘National Policy’’). That Executive Order adopts the Final Recommendations of the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force (‘‘Final Recommendations’’) and directs Federal agencies to take the appropriate steps to implement them. The Executive Order creates an interagency National Ocean Council (NOC) to strengthen ocean governance and coordination, identifies nine priority actions for the NOC to pursue, and adopts a flexible framework for effective coastal and marine spatial planning to address conservation, economic activity, user conflict, and sustainable use of the ocean, our coasts and the Great Lakes. Purpose: The NOC is announcing its intent to prepare strategic action plans for the nine priority objectives identified in the Final Recommendations and is requesting input on the development of these strategic action plans. (For general information about the NOC and a copy of Executive Order 13547 and the Final Recommendations, please see: http:// www.WhiteHouse.gov/oceans). Public comments will inform the preparation of the strategic action plans. All comments will be collated and posted on the NOC Web site. Public Comment: The NOC is seeking public input as it develops the strategic action plans for the priority objectives. To be considered during the development of the draft strategic action plans, comments should be submitted by April 29, 2011. Draft strategic action plans will be released for public review in the summer of 2011, allowing SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 15 (Monday, January 24, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-1335]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2011-58; Order No. 652]


New Postal Product

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service 
request to enter into an additional Global Reseller Expedited Package 
contract. This document invites public comments on the request and 
addresses several related procedural steps.

DATES: Comments are due: January 24, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing 
Online system at http://www.prc.gov. Commenters who cannot submit their 
views electronically should contact the person identified in FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by telephone for advice on alternatives to 
electronic filing.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Notice of Filing
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On January 14, 2011, the Postal Service filed a notice announcing 
that it

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has entered into an additional Global Reseller Expedited Package (GREP) 
contract.\1\ The Postal Service believes the instant contract is 
functionally equivalent to the previously submitted GREP contracts, and 
is supported by Governors' Decision No. 10-1, attached to the Notice 
and originally filed in Docket No. CP2010-36. Id. at 1, Attachment 3. 
The Notice explains that Order No. 445, which established GREP 
Contracts 1 as a product, also authorized functionally equivalent 
agreements to be included within the product, provided that they meet 
the requirements of 39 U.S.C. 3633. Id. at 1-2. Additionally, the 
Postal Service requested to have the contract in Docket No. CP2010-36 
serve as the baseline contract for future functional equivalence 
analyses of the GREP Contracts 1 product.
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    \1\ Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing a 
Functionally Equivalent Global Reseller Expedited Package Negotiated 
Service Agreement and Application For Non-Public Treatment of 
Materials Filed Under Seal, January 14, 2011 (Notice).
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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 instant contract is in accordance with Order No. 445. The term 
of the contract is 1 year from the date the Postal Service notifies the 
customer that all necessary regulatory approvals have been received. 
Notice at 3. It may, however, be terminated by either party on not less 
than 30 days' written notice. Id. Attachment 1, at 5.
    In support of its Notice, the Postal Service filed four attachments 
as follows:
     Attachment 1--a redacted copy of the contract and 
applicable annexes;
     Attachment 2--a certified statement required by 39 CFR 
3015.5(c)(2);
     Attachment 3--a redacted copy of Governors' Decision No. 
10-1 which establishes prices and classifications for GREP contracts, a 
description of applicable GREP contracts, formulas for prices, an 
analysis of the formulas, and certification of the Governors' vote; and
     Attachment 4--an application for non-public treatment of 
materials to maintain redacted portions of the contract and supporting 
documents under seal.
    The Notice advances reasons why the instant GREP contract fits 
within the Mail Classification Schedule language for GREP Contracts 1. 
The Postal Service identifies customer-specific information and general 
contract terms that distinguish the instant contract from the baseline 
GREP agreement. It states that the instant contract differs from the 
contract in Docket No. CP2010-36 pertaining to customer-specific 
information, e.g., customer's name, address, representative, signatory, 
notice of postage changes and minimum revenue. Id. at 4-5. The Postal 
Service states that the differences, which include price variations 
based on updated costing information and volume commitments, do not 
alter the contract's functional equivalency. Id. at 4. The Postal 
Service asserts that ``[b]ecause the agreement incorporates the same 
cost attributes and methodology, the relevant characteristics of this 
GREP contract are similar, if not the same, as the relevant 
characteristics of the contract filed in Docket No. CP2010-36.'' Id.
    The Postal Service concludes that its filing demonstrates that the 
new GREP contract complies with the requirements of 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 
is functionally equivalent to the baseline GREP contract. It states 
that the differences do not affect the services being offered or the 
fundamental structure of the contract. Therefore, it requests that the 
instant contract be included within the GREP Contracts 1 product. Id. 
at 6.

II. Notice of Filing

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2011-58 for consideration 
of matters related to the contract identified in the Postal Service's 
Notice.
    Interested persons may submit comments on whether the Postal 
Service's contract is consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 
3633, or 3642. Comments are due no later than January 24, 2011. The 
public portions of this filing can be accessed via the Commission's Web 
site (http://www.prc.gov).
    The Commission appoints Paul L. Harrington to serve as Public 
Representative in the captioned proceeding.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2011-58 for 
consideration of matters raised by the Postal Service's Notice.
    2. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no 
later than January 24, 2011.
    3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Paul L. Harrington is appointed to 
serve as the Officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to 
represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this Order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-1335 Filed 1-21-11; 8:45 am]
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