Post Office Closing, 80986-80987 [2011-33055]

Download as PDF 80986 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Notices the instant IBRS contingency arrangement bears similar market characteristics to the two other IBRS Competitive Contract 1 agreements. Id. at 5–6. The Postal Service also incorporates by reference its arguments about functional equivalence in Docket No. CP2009–22. Id. at 6. Postal Service’s position. The Postal Service maintains that, based on the reasons provided in its Notice and the financial data filed under seal, it has established that the instant contingency prices under an expired IBRS contract are in compliance with the requirements of 39 U.S.C. 3633. Id. It further asserts that the contingency arrangement is also functionally equivalent to those contemplated by the IBRS contracts filed in Docket Nos. CP2009–20 and CP2009–22. Id. The Postal Service therefore asserts that this arrangement should be added to the IBRS Competitive Contract 1 product on the Competitive Products List. Id. II. Additional Matters Interested persons may submit comments on whether the Postal Service’s filing in the captioned docket is consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632 and 3633 and 39 CFR part 3015. Comments are due no later than December 28, 2011. The public portions of the Postal Service filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (https:// www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints James F. Callow to serve as Public Representative in this docket. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2012–5 to consider matters raised by the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James F. Callow is appointed to serve as officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public. 3. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no later than December 28, 2011. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–33061 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:00 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. A2012–86; Order No. 1042] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the McCallsburg, 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: Deadline for notices to intervene: January 9, 2012, 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. 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 29, 2011 the Commission received a petition for review of the Postal Service’s determination to close the McCallsburg post office in McCallsburg, Iowa. The petition for review was filed by Robin Pruisner (Petitioner) and is postmarked November 21, 2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012–86 to consider Petitioner’s appeal. If Petitioner would like to further supplement information or facts, Petitioner may either file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 61 or file a brief with the Commission no later than January 3, 2012. Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that (1) the Postal Service failed to consider whether it will continue to provide a maximum degree of effective and regular postal service to the community (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iii); and (2) failed to follow SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 procedures required by law regarding closures (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5)(B)). 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 December 14, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is December 14, 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 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 January 9, 2012. A notice of intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the Commission’s Web site, E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Notices 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 December 14, 2011. 2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is due no later than December 14, 2011. 3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted. 80987 4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Malin Moench 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. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE November 29, 2011 ........................................ December 14, 2011 ........................................ December 14, 2011 ........................................ January 9, 2012 .............................................. January 3, 2012 .............................................. January 23, 2012 ............................................ February 7, 2012 ............................................ February 14, 2012 .......................................... March 20, 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)). www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2012–4 and CP2012–8. International Product Change—Global Expedited Package Services—NonPublished Rates AGENCY: ACTION: Postal ServiceTM. Notice. The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Global Expedited Package Services—NonPublished Rates 3 (GEPS—NPR 3) to the Competitive Products List. SUMMARY: DATES: December 27, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret M. Falwell, (202) 268–2576. The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642, on December 20, 2011, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to add Global Expedited Package Services—Non-Published Rates 3 (GEPS—NPR 3) to the Competitive Products List and Notice of Filing GEPS—NPR 3 Model Contract and Application for Non-public Treatment of Materials Filed Under Seal. Documents are available at https:// sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:00 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 [FR Doc. 2011–33031 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P BILLING CODE 7710–12–P POSTAL SERVICE POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement POSTAL SERVICE Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Legal Policy & Legislative Advice. [FR Doc. 2011–33161 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2012–2, CP2012–6. Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Legal Policy & Legislative Advice. [FR Doc. 2011–33055 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement AGENCY: ACTION: Postal ServiceTM. AGENCY: Notice. ACTION: The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. SUMMARY: DATES: December 27, 2011. Postal ServiceTM. Notice. The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. SUMMARY: DATES: December 27, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, (202) 268–3179. Elizabeth A. Reed, (202) 268–3179. The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on December 20, 2011, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 37 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at https:// SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on December 20, 2011, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 36 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at https:// E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 248 (Tuesday, December 27, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 80986-80987]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-33055]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. A2012-86; Order No. 1042]


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 McCallsburg, 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: Deadline for notices to intervene: January 9, 2012, 4:30 p.m., 
Eastern Time. 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 29, 2011 the Commission received a petition 
for review of the Postal Service's determination to close the 
McCallsburg post office in McCallsburg, Iowa. The petition for review 
was filed by Robin Pruisner (Petitioner) and is postmarked November 21, 
2011. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 
404(d)(5) and establishes Docket No. A2012-86 to consider Petitioner's 
appeal. If Petitioner would like to further supplement information or 
facts, Petitioner may either file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 
61 or file a brief with the Commission no later than January 3, 2012.
    Categories of issues apparently raised. Petitioner contends that 
(1) the Postal Service failed to consider whether it will continue to 
provide a maximum degree of effective and regular postal service to the 
community (see 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(iii); and (2) failed to follow 
procedures required by law regarding closures (see 39 U.S.C. 
404(d)(5)(B)).
    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 December 14, 2011. See 39 CFR 3001.113. In addition, 
the due date for any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this 
notice is December 14, 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 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 January 9, 2012. A notice of 
intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the 
Commission's Web site,

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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 December 14, 2011.
    2. Any responsive pleading by the Postal Service to this notice is 
due no later than December 14, 2011.
    3. The procedural schedule listed below is hereby adopted.
    4. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Malin Moench 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.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.

                           Procedural Schedule
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November 29, 2011...................  Filing of Appeal.
December 14, 2011...................  Deadline for the Postal Service to
                                       file the applicable
                                       administrative record in this
                                       appeal.
December 14, 2011...................  Deadline for the Postal Service to
                                       file any responsive pleading.
January 9, 2012.....................  Deadline for notices to intervene
                                       (see 39 CFR 3001.111(b)).
January 3, 2012.....................  Deadline for Petitioners' Form 61
                                       or initial brief in support of
                                       petition (see 39 CFR 3001.115(a)
                                       and (b)).
January 23, 2012....................  Deadline for answering brief in
                                       support of the Postal Service
                                       (see 39 CFR 3001.115(c)).
February 7, 2012....................  Deadline for reply briefs in
                                       response to answering briefs (see
                                       39 CFR 3001.115(d)).
February 14, 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 20, 2012......................  Expiration of the Commission's 120-
                                       day decisional schedule (see 39
                                       U.S.C. 404(d)(5)).
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