New Postal Product, 70229 [2014-27812]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 / Notices OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Senior Executive Service-Performance Review Board U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the OPM Performance Review Board. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carmen Garcia, Employee Services— OPM Human Resources, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, (202) 606– 4999. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 4314(c) (1) through (5) of Title 5, U.S.C., requires each agency to establish, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, one or more SES performance review boards. The board reviews and evaluates the initial appraisal of a senior executive’s performance by the supervisor, and considers recommendations to the appointing authority regarding the performance of the senior executive. SUMMARY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Katherine Archuleta, Director. The following have been designated as members of the Performance Review Board of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management: Ann Marie Habershaw, Chief of Staff Angela Bailey, Chief Operating Officer Dennis Coleman, Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Foley, Director—Office of Planning and Policy Analysis Joseph Kennedy, Associate Director for Human Resources Solutions Mark Reinhold, Associate Director for Employee Services and Chief Human Capital Officer Kamala Vasagam, General Counsel Veronica Villalobos, Director—Office of Diversity and Inclusion Andrea Bright, Deputy Associate Director for Human Resources— Executive Secretariat [FR Doc. 2014–27950 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–45–P wreier-aviles on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2015–8; Order No. 2254] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:41 Nov 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 removal of Return Receipt for Merchandise service from the Mail Classification Schedule. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: December 3, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: II. Notice of Filings Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs 70229 III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On November 17, 2014, the Postal Service filed a formal request to remove Return Receipt for Merchandise service from the Mail Classification Schedule (MCS).1 To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the request, a Statement of Supporting Justification required by 39 CFR 3020.32, and proposed changes to the MCS. The Postal Service seeks to remove Return Receipt for Merchandise service from both the Market Dominant and Competitive parts of the MCS. Request at 1; Attachment C. The Postal Service notes that the service does not provide purchasers with the ability to track packages online and is therefore outdated given the availability of alternative Ancillary Services that provide overlapping or improved features compared to those offered by Return Receipt for Merchandise. Id. at 2. The Postal Service states that the volumes and revenues for the service have declined over the past few years and that removal would allow the Postal Service to simplify the entire Ancillary Services product. Id. 2–3. The Postal Service also asserts that removal of the service will improve customer satisfaction by requiring customers to adopt alternative services that provide online tracking and other improved features. Id. at 3. 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Remove Return Receipt for Merchandise Service from the Mail Classification Schedule, November 17, 2014 (Request). PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Commission establishes Docket No. MC2015–8 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed removal of Return Receipt for Merchandise service from the MCS. Interested persons may submit comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned docket are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3010, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B and subpart E. Comments are due no later than December 3, 2014. The public portions of the filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Anne C. O’Connor to serve as Public Representative in this docket. It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. MC2015–8 to consider the Postal Service’s Request. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Anne C. O’Connor is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings. 3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no later than December 3, 2014. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–27812 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL SERVICE Removal of Return Receipt for Merchandise Service From the MarketDominant Product List Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Postal Service hereby provides notice that it has filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to remove Return Receipt for Merchandise service from the Mail Classification Schedule’s marketdominant product list. DATES: Effective date: November 25, 2014. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: F. Rosato, 202–268–8597, or john.f.rosato@usps.gov. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 John

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 70229]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27812]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. MC2015-8; Order No. 2254]


New Postal Product

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 
concerning removal of Return Receipt for Merchandise service from the 
Mail Classification Schedule. This notice informs the public of the 
filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: December 3, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing 
Online system at http://www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments 
electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing 
alternatives.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 
202-789-6820.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Notice of Commission Action
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On November 17, 2014, the Postal Service filed a formal request to 
remove Return Receipt for Merchandise service from the Mail 
Classification Schedule (MCS).\1\
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    \1\ Request of the United States Postal Service to Remove Return 
Receipt for Merchandise Service from the Mail Classification 
Schedule, November 17, 2014 (Request).
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    To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the 
Governors' Decision authorizing the request, a Statement of Supporting 
Justification required by 39 CFR 3020.32, and proposed changes to the 
MCS.
    The Postal Service seeks to remove Return Receipt for Merchandise 
service from both the Market Dominant and Competitive parts of the MCS. 
Request at 1; Attachment C. The Postal Service notes that the service 
does not provide purchasers with the ability to track packages online 
and is therefore outdated given the availability of alternative 
Ancillary Services that provide overlapping or improved features 
compared to those offered by Return Receipt for Merchandise. Id. at 2. 
The Postal Service states that the volumes and revenues for the service 
have declined over the past few years and that removal would allow the 
Postal Service to simplify the entire Ancillary Services product. Id. 
2-3. The Postal Service also asserts that removal of the service will 
improve customer satisfaction by requiring customers to adopt 
alternative services that provide online tracking and other improved 
features. Id. at 3.

II. Notice of Filings

    The Commission establishes Docket No. MC2015-8 to consider the 
Request pertaining to the proposed removal of Return Receipt for 
Merchandise service from the MCS.
    Interested persons may submit comments on whether the Postal 
Service's filings in the captioned docket are consistent with the 
policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3010, 39 CFR 
part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B and subpart E. Comments are 
due no later than December 3, 2014. The public portions of the filings 
can be accessed via the Commission's Web site (http://www.prc.gov).
    The Commission appoints Anne C. O'Connor to serve as Public 
Representative in this docket.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. MC2015-8 to consider the 
Postal Service's Request.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Anne C. O'Connor is appointed to 
serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to 
represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings.
    3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no 
later than December 3, 2014.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-27812 Filed 11-24-14; 8:45 am]
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