Post Office Closing, 55425-55426 [2011-22705]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 7, 2011 / Notices a. reviewing the present structure of the CFC and recommending changes; b. reviewing current processes and recommending changes; c. developing recommendations for innovative ways to improve the CFC; and d. developing recommendations for changes to the regulations and/or legislation to improve and strengthen the CFC. 5. Agency Official to Whom the Commission Reports. The Commission will report recommendations to the OPM Director. 6. Support. OPM is responsible for providing administrative services and support to the Commission. 7. Estimated Annual Operating Costs and Staff Years. The estimated annual operating expenses of the Commission are $70,000. These expenses include funds to cover actual staff time devoted to preparation for meetings and technical discussions at meetings, expenses for preparing and printing discussion materials and administrative costs for filing the charter, preparing Federal Register notices, preparing minutes of the meetings and travel cost of some members to attend meetings. Approximately 0.5 FTE. 8. Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The Director, Combined Federal Campaign at OPM shall be appointed as the DFO of the Commission. The DFO will approve or call all of the Commission’s and subcommittees’ meetings, prepare and approve all meeting agendas, attend all Commission and subcommittee meetings, adjourn any meeting when they determine adjournment to be in the public interest, and chair meetings when directed to do so by the official to whom the Commission reports. 9. Estimated Frequency of Meetings. The frequency of meetings will be determined by the co-chairs of the Commission with the approval of the DFO. It is estimated there will be three meetings. 10. Duration. It is expected that the Commission will conclude its work in approximately six months. 11. Termination. March 31, 2012. 12. Membership and Designation. The Commission will include a total of approximately 28 Federal workers and non-government individuals, including civilian, postal and military personnel. The Commission members will represent various perspectives from the CFC community including donors, Federal campaign volunteers, nongovernment administrators of the campaign, participating charities and watchdog groups. These members will VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:37 Sep 06, 2011 Jkt 223001 consist of both representatives and special government employees. 13. Subcommittees. The co-chairs of the Commission, with the Agency’s approval, are responsible for directing the work of the Commission, including the creation of subcommittees necessary to carry out the Commission’s mandate. Such committees report to the Commission and will not provide advice directly to the Agency. 14. Recordkeeping. The records of the Commission, as well as any formally and informally established subcommittees, shall be maintained in accordance with General Records Schedule 26, Item 2 or other appropriate agency records disposition schedule. These records shall be available for public inspection and copying, subject to applicable exemptions of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. John Berry, Director. [FR Doc. 2011–22875 Filed 9–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–46–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. A2011–56; Order No. 831] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Watson, Alabama 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): September 12, 2011; deadline for notices to intervene: September 26, 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55425 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 August 26, 2011, the Commission received a petition for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the Watson post office in Watson, Alabama. The petition was filed by Lori Rich Parsons (Petitioner) and is postmarked August 23, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2011–56 to consider Petitioner’s appeal. If Petitioner would like to further explain her 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 September 30, 2011. Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that the Postal Service failed to consider the effect of the closing on the community. See 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(i). After the Postal Service files the administrative record and the Commission reviews it, the Commission may find that there are more legal issues than the one 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 September 12, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is September 12, 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., eastern time, Monday through Friday, except on Federal government holidays. Docket section personnel may be contacted via electronic mail at prcdockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202–789–6846. E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 55426 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 7, 2011 / Notices 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 rights from documents filed in this proceeding. Intervention. Persons, other than 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 September 26, 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 September 12, 2011. 2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is due no later than September 12, 2011. 3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted. 4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth E. Richardson 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. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE August 26, 2011 .............................. September 12, 2011 ....................... September 12, 2011 ....................... September 26, 2011 ....................... September 30, 2011 ....................... October 20, 2011 ............................ November 4, 2011 .......................... November 14, 2011 ........................ December 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 Petitioner’s 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)). [FR Doc. 2011–22705 Filed 9–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. A2011–57; Order No. 836] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Ottosen, Iowa 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): September 13, 2011; deadline for notices to intervene: September 26, 2011. See the Procedural Schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for other dates of interest. emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Submit comments electronically by accessing the ‘‘Filing Online’’ link in the banner at the top of the Commission’s Web site (https:// ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:37 Sep 06, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 August 29, 2011, the Commission received a petition for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the Ottosen post office in Ottosen, Iowa. The petition was filed by the Citizens of Ottosen (Petitioner) and is postmarked August 19, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2011–57 to consider Petitioner’s appeal. If Petitioner would like to further explain its position with supplemental information or facts, PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Petitioner may either file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 61 or file a brief with the Commission no later than October 3, 2011. Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that: (1) The Postal Service failed to consider the effect of the closing on the community (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(i)); and (2) 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 September 13, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is September 13, 2011. Availability; Web site posting. The Commission has posted the appeal and supporting material on its Web site at E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 173 (Wednesday, September 7, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55425-55426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22705]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. A2011-56; Order No. 831]


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 Watson, Alabama 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): September 12, 
2011; deadline for notices to intervene: September 26, 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 August 26, 2011, the Commission received a petition 
for review of the Postal Service's determination to close the Watson 
post office in Watson, Alabama. The petition was filed by Lori Rich 
Parsons (Petitioner) and is postmarked August 23, 2011. The Commission 
hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and 
establishes Docket No. A2011-56 to consider Petitioner's appeal. If 
Petitioner would like to further explain her 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 September 30, 2011.
    Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that 
the Postal Service failed to consider the effect of the closing on the 
community. See 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(i).
    After the Postal Service files the administrative record and the 
Commission reviews it, the Commission may find that there are more 
legal issues than the one 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 September 12, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, 
the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this 
Notice is September 12, 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., eastern time, 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.

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    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 rights from documents 
filed in this proceeding.
    Intervention. Persons, other than 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 September 26, 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 September 12, 2011.
    2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this Notice is 
due no later than September 12, 2011.
    3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted.
    4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth E. Richardson 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.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.

                           Procedural Schedule
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August 26, 2011...................  Filing of Appeal.
September 12, 2011................  Deadline for the Postal Service to
                                     file the applicable administrative
                                     record in this appeal.
September 12, 2011................  Deadline for the Postal Service to
                                     file any responsive pleading.
September 26, 2011................  Deadline for notices to intervene
                                     (see 39 CFR 3001.111(b)).
September 30, 2011................  Deadline for Petitioner's Form 61 or
                                     initial brief in support of
                                     petition (see 39 CFR 3001.115(a)
                                     and (b)).
October 20, 2011..................  Deadline for answering brief in
                                     support of the Postal Service (see
                                     39 CFR 3001.115(c)).
November 4, 2011..................  Deadline for reply briefs in
                                     response to answering briefs (see
                                     39 CFR 3001.115(d)).
November 14, 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).
December 21, 2011.................  Expiration of the Commission's 120-
                                     day decisional schedule (see 39
                                     U.S.C. 404(d)(5)).
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