Extension of Deadline for Applications for Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Designation, 11754-11755 [2014-04631]

Download as PDF 11754 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 41 / Monday, March 3, 2014 / Notices through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: February 21, 2014. Tony Hernandez, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2014–04534 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Proposed collection; Comments requested. 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Abstract: The information collected is used by the Agency to manage, plan, evaluate, and account for Government resources. The reports are required to ensure the proper and judicious use of public funds. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:40 Feb 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes per response. Respondents: Individuals, corporations, associations, trusts, Indian tribes, public or private non-profit organizations, which may include faithbased, consumer cooperative, or partnership. Estimated Average Number of Respondents: 150,000 Estimated Total Annual Responses: 2,284,118 Estimated Total Number of Man Hours: 1,097,330 Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Brigitte Sumter, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0042. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of RHS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Brigitte Sumter, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: February 10, 2014. Tony Hernandez, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2014–04529 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration [140224172–4172–01] Extension of Deadline for Applications for Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Designation Economic Development Administration, Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is extending the application period for communities seeking to be designated as manufacturing communities (Manufacturing Community or Manufacturing Communities) through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP). Manufacturing Communities will receive preference for a range of future Federal economic development funding and technical assistance offered by IMCP participating agencies. Some Manufacturing Communities, subject to the availability of funds, may receive financial assistance awards from IMCP participating agencies to assist in cultivating an environment for businesses to create well-paying manufacturing jobs in regions across the country. On December 10, 2013, EDA published a notice describing the IMCP and the application process. The original application period expires on March 14, 2014, and this extension is to ensure that all interested entities have an opportunity to apply to this program. DATES: Applications must be received on or before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 14, 2014. Applications received after this deadline will not be reviewed or considered. Applicants are advised to carefully read the application and submission information provided in the Supplementary Information section of the notice published on December 10, 2013. You may send applications, identified by EDA Docket No. 131121981–3981 by one of the following methods: • Email: IMCP@eda.gov. Include ‘‘Proposals for designation as a Manufacturing Community’’ and Docket No. 131121981–3981 in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 482–2838, Attention: Office of Performance and National Programs. Please indicate ‘‘Proposals for designation as a Manufacturing Community’’ and Docket No. 131121981–3981 on the cover page. • Mail: Economic Development Administration, Office of Performance and National Programs, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite 71030, Washington, DC 20230. Please indicate ‘‘Proposals for designation as a Manufacturing Community’’ and Docket No. 131121981–3981 on the envelope. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Hedgepeth, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, 1401 Constitution ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 41 / Monday, March 3, 2014 / Notices Avenue NW., Suite 78006, Washington, DC 20230 or via email at rhedgepeth@ eda.gov. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE On December 10, 2013, EDA published a notice describing the IMCP (78 FR 74106), as well as the application criteria and process. The IMCP is a new government-wide initiative that will help communities cultivate an environment for businesses to create well-paying manufacturing jobs in regions across the country and thereby accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing. The IMCP is designed to reward communities that demonstrate best practices in attracting and expanding manufacturing by bringing together key local stakeholders and using long-term planning that integrates targeted investments across a community’s industrial ecosystem to create broad-based prosperity. A welldesigned public investment is a key part of developing a self-sustaining ecosystem that attracts private investment from new and existing manufacturers and leads to broad-based prosperity. Designation as an IMCP Manufacturing Community will be given to communities with the best strategies for designing and making such investments in public goods. EDA will designate up to 12 communities as Manufacturing Communities through the IMCP. See the FRN (78 FR 74106) for further information on how to submit an application and how EDA will handle applications received. [B–17–2014] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Extension of Application Period EDA has determined that a 30-day extension of the application period is necessary to provide the public adequate time to submit an application. Accordingly, the application period for the competition is extended through April 14, 2014. Matthew S. Erskine, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development. [FR Doc. 2014–04631 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:40 Feb 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 50—Long Beach, California; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Forged Metals Inc. (Aerospace and Industrial Turbine Engine Parts, Forgings); Fontana, California The Board of Harbor Commissioners of the Port of Long Beach, grantee of FTZ 50, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Forged Metals Inc. (FMI), located in Fontana, California. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 4, 2014. The FMI facility is located within Site 23 of FTZ 50. The facility is used for the production of nickel, aluminum, and titanium-based forgings and parts of turbine engines (e.g., rings and discs) used in aerospace and industrial gas turbine applications. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. The proposed scope of FTZ production authority would not involve inverted tariff benefits on foreign titanium inputs (all foreign titanium will be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41)). Production under FTZ procedures could exempt FMI from customs duty payments on the foreign status material inputs used in export production. On its domestic sales, FMI would be able to defer payment of customs duties on the foreign titanium inputs (duty rate— 15%). Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The materials sourced from abroad include: titanium alloy, aluminum alloy, and nickel alloy (duty rate ranges from free to 15%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is April 14, 2014. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11755 Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov or (202) 482–1378. Dated: February 20, 2014. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–04640 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–15–2014] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 126—Reno, Nevada; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Schlosser Forge Company d/b/a Schlosser Forge Company North (Aerospace and Industrial Turbine Engine Parts, Forgings); Verdi, Nevada The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, grantee of FTZ 126, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Schlosser Forge Company d/b/a Schlosser Forge Company North (Schlosser), located in Verdi, Nevada. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 4, 2014. The Schlosser facility is located within Site 20 of FTZ 126. The facility is used for the production of nickel, aluminum, and titanium-based closed die forgings and parts of turbine engines (e.g., rings and discs) used in aerospace and industrial gas turbine applications. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. The proposed scope of FTZ production authority would not involve inverted tariff benefits on foreign titanium inputs (all foreign titanium will be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41)). Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Schlosser from customs duty payments on the foreign status material inputs used in export production. On its domestic sales, Schlosser would be able to defer payment of customs duties on the foreign titanium inputs (duty rate— 15%). Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 41 (Monday, March 3, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11754-11755]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04631]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration

[140224172-4172-01]


Extension of Deadline for Applications for Investing in 
Manufacturing Communities Partnership Designation

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is extending the 
application period for communities seeking to be designated as 
manufacturing communities (Manufacturing Community or Manufacturing 
Communities) through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities 
Partnership (IMCP). Manufacturing Communities will receive preference 
for a range of future Federal economic development funding and 
technical assistance offered by IMCP participating agencies. Some 
Manufacturing Communities, subject to the availability of funds, may 
receive financial assistance awards from IMCP participating agencies to 
assist in cultivating an environment for businesses to create well-
paying manufacturing jobs in regions across the country. On December 
10, 2013, EDA published a notice describing the IMCP and the 
application process. The original application period expires on March 
14, 2014, and this extension is to ensure that all interested entities 
have an opportunity to apply to this program.

DATES: Applications must be received on or before 11:59 p.m. Eastern 
Time on April 14, 2014. Applications received after this deadline will 
not be reviewed or considered. Applicants are advised to carefully read 
the application and submission information provided in the 
Supplementary Information section of the notice published on December 
10, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may send applications, identified by EDA Docket No. 
131121981-3981 by one of the following methods:
     Email: IMCP@eda.gov. Include ``Proposals for designation 
as a Manufacturing Community'' and Docket No. 131121981-3981 in the 
subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 482-2838, Attention: Office of Performance and 
National Programs. Please indicate ``Proposals for designation as a 
Manufacturing Community'' and Docket No. 131121981-3981 on the cover 
page.
     Mail: Economic Development Administration, Office of 
Performance and National Programs, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Suite 71030, Washington, DC 20230. Please 
indicate ``Proposals for designation as a Manufacturing Community'' and 
Docket No. 131121981-3981 on the envelope.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ryan Hedgepeth, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Economic Development Administration, 1401 Constitution

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Avenue NW., Suite 78006, Washington, DC 20230 or via email at 
rhedgepeth@eda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  On December 10, 2013, EDA published a 
notice describing the IMCP (78 FR 74106), as well as the application 
criteria and process.
    The IMCP is a new government-wide initiative that will help 
communities cultivate an environment for businesses to create well-
paying manufacturing jobs in regions across the country and thereby 
accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing. The IMCP is designed to 
reward communities that demonstrate best practices in attracting and 
expanding manufacturing by bringing together key local stakeholders and 
using long-term planning that integrates targeted investments across a 
community's industrial ecosystem to create broad-based prosperity. A 
well-designed public investment is a key part of developing a self-
sustaining ecosystem that attracts private investment from new and 
existing manufacturers and leads to broad-based prosperity.
    Designation as an IMCP Manufacturing Community will be given to 
communities with the best strategies for designing and making such 
investments in public goods. EDA will designate up to 12 communities as 
Manufacturing Communities through the IMCP.
    See the FRN (78 FR 74106) for further information on how to submit 
an application and how EDA will handle applications received.

Extension of Application Period

    EDA has determined that a 30-day extension of the application 
period is necessary to provide the public adequate time to submit an 
application. Accordingly, the application period for the competition is 
extended through April 14, 2014.

Matthew S. Erskine,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development.
[FR Doc. 2014-04631 Filed 2-28-14; 8:45 am]
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