Post Office Closing, 72727-72728 [2011-30272]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 227 / Friday, November 25, 2011 / Notices changed. By this action, the NRC is requesting comments on these changes. The NRC will make a final determination regarding issuance of the LR–ISG after considering comments received in response to this request, in addition to those comments received in response to the original request. By the Commission. Ruth Ann Abrams, Acting Secretary. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 16th day of November, 2011. Melanie A. Galloway, Acting Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [Docket No. A2012–51; Order No. 980] [FR Doc. 2011–30397 Filed 11–23–11; 8:45 am] This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Lafayette, Kentucky 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: November 18, 2011: Administrative record due (from Postal Service); December 12, 2011, 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time: Deadline for notices to intervene. 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 November 3, 2011, the Commission received a petition for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the Lafayette post office in Lafayette, Kentucky. The petition for review was filed by Ellin Francis, Mayor of Lafayette (Petitioner) and is postmarked October 17, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012–51 to consider Petitioner’s appeal. If Petitioner would like to further explain her position with supplemental information or facts, Petitioner may POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at 11 a.m. PLACE: Commission Hearing Room, 901 New York Avenue NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268–0001. STATUS: Part of this meeting will be open to the public. The rest of the meeting will be closed to the public. The open session will be audiocast. The audiocast may be accessed via the Commission’s Web site at https:// www.prc.gov. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The agenda for the Commission’s December 2011 meeting includes the items identified below. TIME AND DATE: Portions Open to the Public 1. Election of the Vice Chairman. 2. Report on legislative activities. 3. Report on public participation. 4. Report on international activities. 5. Report on the status of the strategic rulemaking process. 6. Report on pending dockets. 7. Report on the activities of the Office of the Secretary. Portion Closed to the Public 8. Discussion of pending litigation. wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, Postal Regulatory Commission, 901 New York Avenue NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268–0001, at (202) 789–6820 (for agenda-related inquiries) and Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary of the Commission, at (202) 789–6800 or shoshana.grove@prc.gov (for inquiries related to meeting location, access for handicapped or disabled persons, the audiocast, or similar matters). VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:31 Nov 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Dated: November 21, 2011. [FR Doc. 2011–30512 Filed 11–22–11; 4:15 pm] PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72727 either file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 61 or file a brief with the Commission no later than December 8, 2011. Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that (1) 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)); and (2) there are factual errors contained in the Final Determination. 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 November 18, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service is November 18, 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 participant’s submissions also will be posted on the 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, https://www.prc.gov, or by contacting the Commission’s docket section at prcdockets@prc.gov or via telephone at (202) 789–6846. Commission reserves the right to redact personal information which may infringe on an individual’s privacy E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 72728 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 227 / Friday, November 25, 2011 / Notices rights from documents filed in this proceeding. Intervention. Persons, other than the Petitioners and respondents, 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 December 12, 2011. A notice of intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the Commission’s Web site, https:// www.prc.gov, 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 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 November 18, 2011. 2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is due no later than November 18, 2011. 3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted. 4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Pamela A. Thompson 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 and Procedural Schedule in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Ruth Ann Abrams, Acting Secretary. PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE November November November December December 3, 2011 ................................... 18, 2011 ................................. 18, 2011 ................................. 12, 2011 ................................. 8, 2011 ................................... December 28, 2011 ................................. January 12, 2012 ..................................... January 19, 2012 ..................................... February 14, 2012 ................................... 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)). [FR Doc. 2011–30272 Filed 11–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. A2012–52; Order No. 983] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Swaledale, 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: November 21, 2011: Administrative record due (from Postal Service); December 13, 2011, 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time: Deadline for notices to intervene. 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 wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:31 Nov 23, 2011 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. Jkt 226001 Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, at (202) 789–6820 (case-related information) or DocketAdmins@prc.gov (electronic filing assistance). Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 404(d), the Commission received three petitions for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the Swaledale post office in Swaledale, Iowa. The first petition for review received November 4, 2011, was filed by Kim Groh. The second petition for review received November 10, 2011, was filed by Scott Bonner. The third petition for review received November 14, 2011, was filed by John Drury, Mayor. The earliest postmark date is October 25, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012–52 to consider Petitioners’ appeal. If Petitioners would like to further explain their position with supplemental information or facts, Petitioners may either file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 61 or file a brief SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with the Commission no later than December 9, 2011. Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioners contend 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)); (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)); (3) the Postal Service failed to adequately consider the economic savings resulting from the closure (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iv)); (4) the Postal Service failed to follow procedures required by law regarding closures (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5)(B)); and (5) there are factual errors contained in the Final Determination. 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 November 21, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service is November 21, 2011. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 227 (Friday, November 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-30272]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. A2012-51; Order No. 980]


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 Lafayette, Kentucky 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: 
    November 18, 2011: Administrative record due (from Postal Service);
    December 12, 2011, 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time: Deadline for notices to 
intervene. 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 November 3, 2011, the Commission received a petition 
for review of the Postal Service's determination to close the Lafayette 
post office in Lafayette, Kentucky. The petition for review was filed 
by Ellin Francis, Mayor of Lafayette (Petitioner) and is postmarked 
October 17, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 
39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012-51 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 December 8, 2011.
    Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that 
(1) 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)); and (2) 
there are factual errors contained in the Final Determination.
    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 November 18, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, 
the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service is 
November 18, 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 participant's submissions also will 
be posted on the 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, https://www.prc.gov, or by contacting the 
Commission's docket section at prc-dockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 
(202) 789-6846.
    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 Petitioners and respondents, 
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 December 12, 2011. A notice of 
intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the 
Commission's Web site, https://www.prc.gov, 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 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 November 18, 2011.
    2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is 
due no later than November 18, 2011.
    3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted.
    4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Pamela A. Thompson 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 and Procedural Schedule in the Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Ruth Ann Abrams,
Acting Secretary.

                           Procedural Schedule
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November 3, 2011.............  Filing of Appeal.
November 18, 2011............  Deadline for the Postal Service to file
                                the applicable administrative record in
                                this appeal.
November 18, 2011............  Deadline for the Postal Service to file
                                any responsive pleading.
December 12, 2011............  Deadline for notices to intervene (see 39
                                CFR 3001.111(b)).
December 8, 2011.............  Deadline for Petitioners' Form 61 or
                                initial brief in support of petition
                                (see 39 CFR 3001.115(a) and (b)).
December 28, 2011............  Deadline for answering brief in support
                                of the Postal Service (see 39 CFR
                                3001.115(c)).
January 12, 2012.............  Deadline for reply briefs in response to
                                answering briefs (see 39 CFR
                                3001.115(d)).
January 19, 2012.............  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).
February 14, 2012............  Expiration of the Commission's 120-day
                                decisional schedule (see 39 U.S.C.
                                404(d)(5)).
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