Post Office Closing, 55426-55427 [2011-22805]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 7, 2011 / Notices 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. 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 55427 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 13, 2011. 2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is due no later than September 13, 2011. 3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted. 4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James Waclawski 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 29, 2011 .............................. September 13, 2011 ....................... September 13, 2011 ....................... September 26, 2011 ....................... October 3, 2011 .............................. October 24, 2011 ............................ November 8, 2011 .......................... November 15, 2011 ........................ December 19, 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. 2011–22805 Filed 9–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Investment Company Act Release No. 29777; 812–13876] Horizon Technology Finance Corporation, et al.; Notice of Application August 31, 2011. Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission). ACTION: Notice of an application for an order under section 6(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the ‘‘Act’’) for an exemption from sections 18(a) and 61(a) of the Act. emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Applicants: Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (the ‘‘Company’’), VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:37 Sep 06, 2011 Jkt 223001 Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC (the ‘‘Investment Adviser’’), Longview SBIC GP LLC (the ‘‘General Partner’’), and Longview SBIC LP (‘‘Horizon SBIC’’). Summary of the Application: The Company requests an order to permit it to adhere to a modified asset coverage requirement. DATES: Filing Dates: The application was filed on March 1, 2011, and amended on August 29, 2011. Hearing or Notification of Hearing: An order granting the application will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Commission’s Secretary and serving applicants with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the Commission by 5:30 p.m. on September 26, 2011, and should be accompanied by proof of service on the Applicants, in the form PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Commission’s Secretary. ADDRESSES: Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549– 1090. Applicants, 312 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deepak T. Pai, Senior Counsel, at (202) 551–6876, or Dalia Osman Blass, Branch Chief, at (202) 551–6821 (Division of Investment Management, Office of Investment Company Regulation). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following is a summary of the application. The complete application may be obtained via the Commission’s Web site by searching for the file E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 173 (Wednesday, September 7, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55426-55427]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-22805]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. A2011-57; Order No. 836]


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 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.

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 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, 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

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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.
    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 13, 2011.
    2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is 
due no later than September 13, 2011.
    3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted.
    4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James Waclawski 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 29, 2011...................  Filing of appeal.
September 13, 2011................  Deadline for the Postal Service to
                                     file the applicable administrative
                                     record in this appeal.
September 13, 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)).
October 3, 2011...................  Deadline for Petitioner's Form 61 or
                                     initial brief in support of
                                     petition (see 39 CFR 3001.115(a)
                                     and (b)).
October 24, 2011..................  Deadline for answering brief in
                                     support of the Postal Service (see
                                     39 CFR 3001.115(c)).
November 8, 2011..................  Deadline for reply briefs in
                                     response to answering briefs (see
                                     39 CFR 3001.115(d)).
November 15, 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 19, 2011.................  Expiration of the Commission's 120-
                                     day decisional schedule (see 39
                                     U.S.C. 404(d)(5)).
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