Post Office Closing, 77273-77274 [2011-31696]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 238 / Monday, December 12, 2011 / Notices comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642 and 39 CFR part 3015 and 39 CFR 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than December 12, 2011. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Natalie R. Ward is appointed as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in the abovecaptioned docket. Supplemental information. Pursuant to 39 CFR 3015.6, the Postal Service is requested to provide a written response to the questions below. To assist in the completion of the record, answers should be provided as soon as possible, but by no later than December 5, 2011. 1. Please refer to the redacted tables attached to the Filing, which present Competitive Product Contribution & Cost Coverage Analysis’’ for FY 2012 ‘‘January 22, 2011 Implementation’’ and ‘‘October 3, 2011 Implementation.’’ a. Provide FY 2012 volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage data similar to that provided in Docket No. CP2011–26 to support all data in both the redacted and unredacted tables.3 b. Provide a narrative explaining the method used to forecast data in the referenced tables. c. Provide attributable costs, revenues, and volumes data for each product grouped in ‘‘Competitive International (including Services)’’ at the same level of detail provided for all other competitive products in this docket. For each of these international products, explain how the expected revenues and costs comply with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a). d. Please explain how the price adjustments for Parcel Select are consistent with 3633(a) and Docket No. MC2011–22, Order No. 689.4 2. Please refer to Governors’ Decision No. 11–8. The Postal Service provides overall price increases for the following products: Express Mail 3.3 percent, Priority Mail 3.1 percent, Parcel Select 8.5 percent, Parcel Return Service 4.6 percent, First-Class Package Services 3.7 percent, Premium Forwarding Service 3.4 percent, Address Enhancement Service 7.3 percent, Global Express Guaranteed 6.0 percent, Express Mail International 11.6 percent, Priority Mail International 8.7 percent, International Priority Airmail 1.0 percent, International Surface Airlift 13.7 percent, Airmail M–Bags 3.5 percent, International Ancillary Services 5.0 percent, and international money orders 4.7 percent. Please describe the weights used to derive the Before Rates and After Rates indices relied upon to calculate the overall (average) percentage price increase for each product and service referenced above similar to the supplemental data filed in Docket No. CP2011–26. ld. Please show all calculations in Excel, and explain any adjustments made due to classification changes. 3. Please provide the specific prices assigned to the competitive SemiAnnual Fees for each Box Size and Fee Group. (Attachment at 141.) 4. The following refers to Note 3 at 142. Please clarify what is meant regarding the portion of the fee that ‘‘may serve as postage on packages delivered to competitive Post Office box service customers after being brought to the Post Office by a private carrier.’’ It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2012–2 to provide interested persons an opportunity to express views and offer comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642 and 39 CFR part 3015 and 39 CFR 3020, subpart B. 2. Comments on the Filing are due no later than December 12, 2011. 3. The Commission appoints Natalie R. Ward as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 4. The Postal Service shall provide a written response to the supplemental information requested in this order no later than December 5, 2011. 5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Ruth Ann Abrams, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–31814 Filed 12–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 3 See, e.g., Docket No. CP2011–26, Notice of the United States Postal Service of Filing Supplemental Information Under Seal in Response to Commission Order No. 575, November 12, 2010; Supplemental Information Provided by the United States Postal Service in Response to Commission Order No. 575, Question 2 and Notice of Filing Material Under Seal, November 16, 2010. 4 Docket No. MC2011–22, Order Conditionally Granting Request to Transfer Commercial Standard Mail Parcels to the Competitive Product List, March 2, 2011 (Order No. 689). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:55 Dec 09, 2011 Jkt 226001 [Docket No. A2012–79; Order No. 1022] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Burns, Colorado post office has been PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77273 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: December 6, 2011: Administrative record due (from Postal Service); December 27, 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), the Commission received two petitions for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the Burns post office in Burns, Colorado. The first petition for review received November 21, 2011, was filed by Jackie Schlegel. The second petition for review received November 23, 2011, was filed by Patricia Lee Strubi. The earliest postmark date is November 17, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012–79 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 with the Commission no later than December 27, 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)); 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 E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 77274 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 238 / Monday, December 12, 2011 / Notices 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 is within 15 days after the date in which the petition for review was filed with the Commission. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service is also within 15 days after the date in which the petition for review was filed with the Commission. 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 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 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 27, 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 procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Natalie Rea Ward is designated officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public. 3. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this notice and order and Procedural Schedule in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE November December December December December 21, 2011 .................................. 6, 2011 .................................... 6, 2011 .................................... 27, 2011 .................................. 27, 2011 .................................. January 17, 2012 ...................................... February 1, 2012 ...................................... February 8, 2012 ...................................... March 16, 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. 2011–31696 Filed 12–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Sunshine Act Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a Closed Meeting on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 3 p.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:55 Dec 09, 2011 Jkt 226001 will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matter also may be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Aguilar, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the Closed Meeting in a closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 will be: A litigation matter. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: December 7, 2011. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 238 (Monday, December 12, 2011)]
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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. A2012-79; Order No. 1022]


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 Burns, Colorado 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: December 6, 2011: Administrative record due (from Postal 
Service); December 27, 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), the Commission received two petitions for review of the 
Postal Service's determination to close the Burns post office in Burns, 
Colorado. The first petition for review received November 21, 2011, was 
filed by Jackie Schlegel. The second petition for review received 
November 23, 2011, was filed by Patricia Lee Strubi. The earliest 
postmark date is November 17, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a 
proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012-
79 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 with the Commission no later than December 27, 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)); 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

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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 is within 15 days 
after the date in which the petition for review was filed with the 
Commission. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any 
responsive pleading by the Postal Service is also within 15 days after 
the date in which the petition for review was filed with the 
Commission.
    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 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 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 27, 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 procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Natalie Rea Ward is designated 
officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the 
interests of the general public.
    3. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this notice and 
order and Procedural Schedule in the Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.

                           Procedural Schedule
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November 21, 2011.................................  Filing of Appeal.
December 6, 2011..................................  Deadline for the
                                                     Postal Service to
                                                     file the applicable
                                                     administrative
                                                     record in this
                                                     appeal.
December 6, 2011..................................  Deadline for the
                                                     Postal Service to
                                                     file any responsive
                                                     pleading.
December 27, 2011.................................  Deadline for notices
                                                     to intervene (see
                                                     39 CFR
                                                     3001.111(b)).
December 27, 2011.................................  Deadline for
                                                     Petitioners' Form
                                                     61 or initial brief
                                                     in support of
                                                     petition (see 39
                                                     CFR 3001.115(a) and
                                                     (b)).
January 17, 2012..................................  Deadline for
                                                     answering brief in
                                                     support of the
                                                     Postal Service (see
                                                     39 CFR
                                                     3001.115(c)).
February 1, 2012..................................  Deadline for reply
                                                     briefs in response
                                                     to answering briefs
                                                     (see 39 CFR
                                                     3001.115(d)).
February 8, 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).
March 16, 2012....................................  Expiration of the
                                                     Commission's 120-
                                                     day decisional
                                                     schedule (see 39
                                                     U.S.C. 404(d)(5)).
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