Post Office Closing, 45882-45883 [2011-19380]

Download as PDF 45882 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2011 / Notices particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: Sunil Iyengar, National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 616, Washington, DC 20506–0001, telephone (202) 682–5424 (this is not a toll-free number), fax (202) 682–5677. Kathleen Edwards, Director, Administrative Services, National Endowment for the Arts. [FR Doc. 2011–19298 Filed 7–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7537–01–P NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD Sunshine Act Meetings: August 2011 All meetings are held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 3; Wednesday, August 10; Wednesday, August 17; Wednesday, August 24; Wednesday, August 31. PLACE: Board Agenda Room, No. 11820, 1099 14th St., NW., Washington DC 20570. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Pursuant to § 102.139(a) of the Board’s Rules and Regulations, the Board or a panel thereof will consider ‘‘the issuance of a subpoena, the Board’s participation in a civil action or proceeding or an arbitration, or the initiation, conduct, or disposition * * * of particular representation or unfair labor practice proceedings under section 8, 9, or 10 of the [National Labor Relations] Act, or any court proceedings collateral or ancillary thereto.’’ See also 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(10). srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES TIME AND DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Henry S. Breiteneicher, (202) 273–2917. Dated: July 28, 2011. Henry S. Breiteneicher, Associate Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–19486 Filed 7–28–11; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7545–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. A2011–28; Order No. 771] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Goodwin, Arkansas post office has been filed. It identifies preliminary steps and provides a procedural schedule. Publication of this document will allow the Postal Service, petitioners, and others to take appropriate action. DATES: Administrative record due (from Postal Service): August 8, 2011; deadline for notices to intervene: August 22, 2011. See the Procedural Schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for other dates of interest. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically by accessing the ‘‘Filing Online’’ link in the banner at the top of the Commission’s Web site (https:// www.prc.gov) or by directly accessing the Commission’s Filing Online system at https://www.prc.gov/prc-pages/filingonline/login.aspx. Commenters who cannot submit their views electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section as the source for case-related information for advice on alternatives to electronic filing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820 (case-related information) or DocketAdmins@prc.gov (electronic filing assistance). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 404(d), on July 22, 2011, the Commission received a petition for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the post office in Goodwin, Arkansas. The petition was filed by Randy Jones (Petitioner). The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2011–28 to consider Petitioner’s appeal. If Petitioner would like to further explain his position with supplemental information or facts, Petitioner may either file a Participant Statement on SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 PRC Form 61 or file a brief with the Commission no later than August 26, 2011. Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that: (1) The Postal Service failed to adequately consider the economic savings resulting from the closure (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iv)); and (2) that the Postal Service failed to consider whether or not it will continue to provide a maximum degree of effective and regular postal services to the community (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iii)). After the Postal Service files the administrative record and the Commission reviews it, the Commission may find that there are more legal issues than those set forth above, or that the Postal Service’s determination disposes of one or more of those issues. The deadline for the Postal Service to file the applicable administrative record with the Commission is August 8, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is August 8, 2011. Availability; Web site posting. The Commission has posted the appeal and supporting material on its Web site at https://www.prc.gov. Additional filings in this case and participants’ submissions also will be posted on the Commission’s Web site, if provided in electronic format or amenable to conversion, and not subject to a valid protective order. Information on how to use the Commission’s Web site is available online or by contacting the Commission’s webmaster via telephone at 202–789–6873 or via electronic mail at prc-webmaster@prc.gov. The appeal and all related documents are also available for public inspection in the Commission’s docket section. Docket section hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal government holidays. Docket section personnel may be contacted via electronic mail at prc-dockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202–789–6846. Filing of documents. All filings of documents in this case shall be made using the Internet (Filing Online) pursuant to Commission rules 9(a) and 10(a) at the Commission’s Web site, https://www.prc.gov, unless a waiver is obtained. See 39 CFR 3001.9(a) and 3001.10(a). Instructions for obtaining an account to file documents online may be found on the Commission’s Web site or by contacting the Commission’s docket section at prc-dockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202–789–6846. The Commission reserves the right to redact personal information which may infringe on an individual’s privacy E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2011 / Notices rights from documents filed in this proceeding. Intervention. Persons, other than the Petitioner and respondent, wishing to be heard in this matter are directed to file a notice of intervention. See 39 CFR 3001.111(b). Notices of intervention in this case are to be filed on or before August 22, 2011. A notice of intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the Commission’s Web site unless a waiver is obtained for hardcopy filing. See 39 CFR 3001.9(a) and 3001.10(a). Further procedures. By statute, the Commission is required to issue its decision within 120 days from the date it receives the appeal. See 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5). A procedural schedule has been developed to accommodate this statutory deadline. In the interest of expedition, in light of the 120-day decision schedule, the Commission may request the Postal Service or other participants to submit information or memoranda of law on any appropriate issue. As required by the Commission rules, if any motions are filed, responses are due 7 days after any such motion is filed. See 39 CFR 3001.21. It is ordered: 1. The Postal Service shall file the applicable administrative record 45883 regarding this appeal no later than August 8, 2011. 2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is due no later than August 8, 2011. 3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted. 4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Cassandra L. Hicks is designated officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public. 5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this Notice and Order in the Federal Register. PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE July 22, 2011 ...................... August 8, 2011 ................... August 8, 2011 ................... August 22, 2011 ................. August 26, 2011 ................. September 15, 2011 ........... September 30, 2011 ........... October 7, 2011 ................. November 21, 2011 ............ Filing of Appeal. Deadline for the Postal Service to file the applicable administrative record in this appeal. Deadline for the Postal Service to file any responsive pleading. Deadline for notices to intervene (see 39 CFR 3001.111(b)). Deadline for Petitioners’ Form 61 or initial brief in support of petition (see 39 CFR 3001.115(a) and (b)). Deadline for answering brief in support of the Postal Service (see 39 CFR 3001.115(c)). Deadline for reply briefs in response to answering briefs (see 39 CFR 3001.115(d)). Deadline for motions by any party requesting oral argument; the Commission will schedule oral argument only when it is a necessary addition to the written filings (see 39 CFR 3001.116). Expiration of the Commission’s 120-day decisional schedule (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5)). By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. [FR Doc. 2011–19380 Filed 7–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–64961; File No. SR–FINRA– 2011–026] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Regarding Cancellation or Rescheduling Fees for Qualification Examinations and Continuing Education Sessions srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES July 26, 2011. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on July 15, 2011, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (‘‘FINRA’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘SEC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which Items have been prepared by FINRA. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit 1 15 2 17 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:19 Jul 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change FINRA is proposing to amend Section 4(c) of Schedule A to the FINRA ByLaws to address cancellation/ rescheduling fees for qualification examinations and continuing education sessions. Specifically, the proposed rule change would (1) Establish a fee for individuals who cancel or reschedule a qualification examination or Regulatory Element Continuing Education (‘‘Regulatory Element’’) session three to ten business days prior to the appointment date, and (2) add a reference to the fee for individuals who fail to timely appear for a scheduled Regulatory Element session or who cancel or reschedule such a session within two business days prior to the appointment date. The text of the proposed rule change is available on FINRA’s Web site at https://www.finra.org, at the principal office of FINRA, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, FINRA included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. FINRA has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose As discussed in further detail below, the proposed rule change amends Section 4(c) of Schedule A to the FINRA By-Laws to (1) Establish a fee for individuals who cancel or reschedule a qualification examination or Regulatory Element session three to ten business days prior to the appointment date, and (2) add a reference to the fee for individuals who fail to timely appear for a scheduled Regulatory Element session or who cancel or reschedule such a session within two business days prior to the appointment date. Three- to Ten-Day Cancellation/ Rescheduling Fee Pursuant to NASD Rules 1021 and 1031, any person engaged in the investment banking or securities business of a FINRA member must register with FINRA in the category of registration appropriate to the function E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 147 (Monday, August 1, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45882-45883]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-19380]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. A2011-28; Order No. 771]


Post Office Closing

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing 
of the Goodwin, Arkansas post office has been filed. It identifies 
preliminary steps and provides a procedural schedule. Publication of 
this document will allow the Postal Service, petitioners, and others to 
take appropriate action.

DATES: Administrative record due (from Postal Service): August 8, 2011; 
deadline for notices to intervene: August 22, 2011. See the Procedural 
Schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for other dates of 
interest.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically by accessing the ``Filing 
Online'' link in the banner at the top of the Commission's Web site 
(https://www.prc.gov) or by directly accessing the Commission's Filing 
Online system at https://www.prc.gov/prc-pages/filing-online/login.aspx. Commenters who cannot submit their views electronically 
should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section as the source for case-related information for advice 
on alternatives to electronic filing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 
at 202-789-6820 (case-related information) or DocketAdmins@prc.gov 
(electronic filing assistance).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 39 
U.S.C. 404(d), on July 22, 2011, the Commission received a petition for 
review of the Postal Service's determination to close the post office 
in Goodwin, Arkansas. The petition was filed by Randy Jones 
(Petitioner). The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 
U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2011-28 to consider 
Petitioner's appeal. If Petitioner would like to further explain his 
position with supplemental information or facts, Petitioner may either 
file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 61 or file a brief with the 
Commission no later than August 26, 2011.
    Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that: 
(1) The Postal Service failed to adequately consider the economic 
savings resulting from the closure (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iv)); 
and (2) that the Postal Service failed to consider whether or not it 
will continue to provide a maximum degree of effective and regular 
postal services to the community (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iii)).
    After the Postal Service files the administrative record and the 
Commission reviews it, the Commission may find that there are more 
legal issues than those set forth above, or that the Postal Service's 
determination disposes of one or more of those issues. The deadline for 
the Postal Service to file the applicable administrative record with 
the Commission is August 8, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the 
due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this 
Notice is August 8, 2011.
    Availability; Web site posting. The Commission has posted the 
appeal and supporting material on its Web site at https://www.prc.gov. 
Additional filings in this case and participants' submissions also will 
be posted on the Commission's Web site, if provided in electronic 
format or amenable to conversion, and not subject to a valid protective 
order. Information on how to use the Commission's Web site is available 
online or by contacting the Commission's webmaster via telephone at 
202-789-6873 or via electronic mail at prc-webmaster@prc.gov.
    The appeal and all related documents are also available for public 
inspection in the Commission's docket section. Docket section hours are 
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal 
government holidays. Docket section personnel may be contacted via 
electronic mail at prc-dockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202-789-
6846.
    Filing of documents. All filings of documents in this case shall be 
made using the Internet (Filing Online) pursuant to Commission rules 
9(a) and 10(a) at the Commission's Web site, https://www.prc.gov, unless 
a waiver is obtained. See 39 CFR 3001.9(a) and 3001.10(a). Instructions 
for obtaining an account to file documents online may be found on the 
Commission's Web site or by contacting the Commission's docket section 
at prc-dockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202-789-6846.
    The Commission reserves the right to redact personal information 
which may infringe on an individual's privacy

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rights from documents filed in this proceeding.
    Intervention. Persons, other than the Petitioner and respondent, 
wishing to be heard in this matter are directed to file a notice of 
intervention. See 39 CFR 3001.111(b). Notices of intervention in this 
case are to be filed on or before August 22, 2011. A notice of 
intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the 
Commission's Web site unless a waiver is obtained for hardcopy filing. 
See 39 CFR 3001.9(a) and 3001.10(a).
    Further procedures. By statute, the Commission is required to issue 
its decision within 120 days from the date it receives the appeal. See 
39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5). A procedural schedule has been developed to 
accommodate this statutory deadline. In the interest of expedition, in 
light of the 120-day decision schedule, the Commission may request the 
Postal Service or other participants to submit information or memoranda 
of law on any appropriate issue. As required by the Commission rules, 
if any motions are filed, responses are due 7 days after any such 
motion is filed. See 39 CFR 3001.21.
    It is ordered:
    1. The Postal Service shall file the applicable administrative 
record regarding this appeal no later than August 8, 2011.
    2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is 
due no later than August 8, 2011.
    3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted.
    4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Cassandra L. Hicks is designated 
officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the 
interests of the general public.
    5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this Notice and 
Order in the Federal Register.

                           Procedural Schedule
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July 22, 2011.............................  Filing of Appeal.
August 8, 2011............................  Deadline for the Postal
                                             Service to file the
                                             applicable administrative
                                             record in this appeal.
August 8, 2011............................  Deadline for the Postal
                                             Service to file any
                                             responsive pleading.
August 22, 2011...........................  Deadline for notices to
                                             intervene (see 39 CFR
                                             3001.111(b)).
August 26, 2011...........................  Deadline for Petitioners'
                                             Form 61 or initial brief in
                                             support of petition (see 39
                                             CFR 3001.115(a) and (b)).
September 15, 2011........................  Deadline for answering brief
                                             in support of the Postal
                                             Service (see 39 CFR
                                             3001.115(c)).
September 30, 2011........................  Deadline for reply briefs in
                                             response to answering
                                             briefs (see 39 CFR
                                             3001.115(d)).
October 7, 2011...........................  Deadline for motions by any
                                             party requesting oral
                                             argument; the Commission
                                             will schedule oral argument
                                             only when it is a necessary
                                             addition to the written
                                             filings (see 39 CFR
                                             3001.116).
November 21, 2011.........................  Expiration of the
                                             Commission's 120-day
                                             decisional schedule (see 39
                                             U.S.C. 404(d)(5)).
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    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.
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