Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, Texas, 73133-73134 [2014-28796]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 9, 2014 / Notices Issued in Memphis, TN, on December 3, 2014. Phillip Braden, Manager, Memphis Airports District Office. [FR Doc. 2014–28822 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. PE–2014–141] Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA’s regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition. DATES: Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before December 29, 2014. 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[FR Doc. 2014–28732 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the AustinBergstrom International Airport, Austin, Texas Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Request to Release Airport Property AGENCY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73133 Comments must be received on or before (from 30 days of the posting of this Federal Register Notice). ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the FAA at the following address: Mr. Edward Agnew, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW– 650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to the Mr. Shane Harbinson, Engineering & Planning Manager, at the following address: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, 3600 Presidential Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78719. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Marcelino Sanchez, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW– 650, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650, Telephone: (817) 222–5652, email: marcelino.sanchez@faa.gov, fax: (817) 222–5989. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at the AustinBergstrom International Airport under the provisions of the AIR 21. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Austin requests the release of 0.60 acre tract (26,149 SF) of non-aeronautical airport property. In 1942, the City of Austin donated land to the United States government for a military installation (Bergstrom Air Force Base), with the stipulation that the land would revert back to the City of Austin when the government no longer needed it. The Air Force Base was officially closed on September 30, 1996. On July 27, 2001, the United States of America/Secretary of the Air Force conveyed 1989.252 acres back to the City of Austin as a result of the base closure. The 0.60 acre (26,149 SF) tract is a part of the larger 1989.252 acre tract. The property to be released will be sold to allow for highway improvements along State Highway 71. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at the AustinBergstrom International Airport, telephone number (512) 530–5562. DATES: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1 73134 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 9, 2014 / Notices Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 26, 2014. Edward Agnew, Acting Manager, Airports Division. [FR Doc. 2014–28796 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of Grant Applications for FY 2014 Tribal Transit Program Funds. AGENCY: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $5 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), as authorized by 49 U.S.C. Section 5311(j), as amended by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21), Public Law 112–41 (July 6, 2012). This notice is a national solicitation for project proposals and includes the selection criteria and program eligibility information for Fiscal Year 2014 projects. FTA may choose to fund the program for more or less than the announcement amount, including applying any FY 2015 appropriations or other funding toward projects proposed in response to the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This announcement is available on the FTA Web site at: http:// www.fta.dot.gov/grants/15926_ 3553.html. Additionally, a synopsis of the funding opportunity will be posted in the FIND module of the governmentwide electronic grants Web site at http://www.grants.gov. FTA requires that all project proposals be submitted electronically through http://www.GRANTS.GOV by 11:59 p.m. EDT on February 18, 2015. Mail and fax submissions will not be accepted. A complete proposal submission will consist of at least two files: (1) The SF 424 Mandatory form (downloaded from GRANTS.GOV) and (2) the Tribal Transit supplemental form found on the FTA Web site at http:// www.fta.dot.gov/grants/15926_ 3553.html. The Tribal Transit supplemental form provides guidance and a consistent format for applicants to respond to the criteria outlined in this NOFA. Once completed, the applicant must place the supplemental form in the attachments section of the SF–424 rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Dec 08, 2014 Jkt 235001 Mandatory form. Applicants must use the supplemental form designated for TTP and attach the form to their submission in GRANTS.GOV to complete the application process. A proposal submission may contain additional supporting documentation as attachments. Within 24–48 hours after submitting an electronic application, the applicant should receive three email messages from GRANTS.GOV: (1) Confirmation of successful transmission to GRANTS.GOV; (2) confirmation of successful validation by GRANTS.GOV; and (3) confirmation of successful validation by FTA. If the applicant does not receive confirmations of successful validation and instead receives a notice of failed validation or incomplete materials, the applicant must address the reason for the failed validation or incomplete materials, as described in the notice, and resubmit the proposal before the submission deadline. If making a resubmission for any reason, the applicant must include all original attachments regardless of which attachments are updated and check the box on the supplemental form indicating this is a resubmission. Complete instructions on the application process can be found at http://www.fta.dot.gov/grants/15926_ 3553.html. Important: FTA urges applicants to submit their project proposals at least 72 hours prior to the due date to allow time to receive the validation message and to correct any problems that may have caused a rejection notification. FTA will not accept submissions after the stated submission deadline. GRANTS.GOV scheduled maintenance and outage times are announced on the GRANTS.GOV Web site http:// www.GRANTS.GOV. The deadline will not be extended due to scheduled maintenance or outages. Applicants may submit one proposal for each project or one proposal containing multiple projects. Applicants submitting multiple projects in one proposal must be sure to clearly define each project by completing a supplemental form for each project. Additional supplemental forms must be added within the proposal by clicking the ‘‘add project’’ button in Section II of the supplemental form. Information such as applicant name, Federal amount requested, description of areas served, and other information may be requested in varying degrees of detail on both the SF 424 form and supplemental form. Applicants must fill in all fields unless stated otherwise on the forms. Applicants should use both the ‘‘Check Package for Errors’’ and the PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ‘‘Validate Form’’ validation buttons on both forms to check all required fields on the forms, and ensure that the Federal and local amounts specified are consistent. Complete proposals for the Tribal Transit Program announced in this Notice must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EDT on February 18, 2015. All proposals must be submitted electronically through the GRANTS.GOV APPLY function. Any tribe intending to apply should initiate the process of registering on the GRANTS.GOV site immediately to ensure completion of registration before the submission deadline. Instructions for applying can be found on FTA’s Web site at http://www.fta.dot.gov/grants/ 15926_3553.html and in the ‘‘FIND’’ module of GRANTS.GOV. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact the appropriate FTA Regional Office at http://www.fta.dot.gov for proposal-specific information and issues. For general program information, ´ contact Elan Flippin, Office of Program Management, (202) 366–3800, email: elan.flippin@dot.gov. A TDD is available at 1–800–877–8339 (TDD/FIRS). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents A. Overview B. Program Purpose C. Program Information 1. Eligible Applicants 2. Eligible Projects 3. Cost Sharing and Matching 4. Proposal Content D. Technical Assistance and Other Program Information List of Appendices Appendix A: List of Regional Tribal Liaisons Appendix B: Technical Assistance Contacts Appendix C: Registering in SAM and Grants.gov A. Overview The Tribal Transit Program was established by section 3013 of SAFETEA–LU and modified under Section 20010 of MAP–21, Public Law 112–41 (July 6, 2012) and codified at 49 U.S.C. 5311(j). MAP–21 amended the Tribal Transit Program to consist of a $25 million formula allocation and a $5 million discretionary program. The program authorizes direct grants ‘‘under such terms and conditions as may be established by the Secretary’’ to Indian tribes for any purpose eligible under FTA’s Rural Areas Formula Program, 49 U.S.C. 5311. Approximately $5 million is available for the Tribal Transit discretionary allocation in FY 2014 to projects selected pursuant to the process described in the following sections. E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 236 (Tuesday, December 9, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73133-73134]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-28796]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property 
at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, Texas

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Request to Release Airport Property

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SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the 
release of land at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport under the 
provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment 
Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before (from 30 days of the 
posting of this Federal Register Notice).

ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to 
the FAA at the following address: Mr. Edward Agnew, Manager, Federal 
Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas 
Airports Development Office, ASW-650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193-0650.
    In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be 
mailed or delivered to the Mr. Shane Harbinson, Engineering & Planning 
Manager, at the following address: Austin-Bergstrom International 
Airport, 3600 Presidential Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78719.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Marcelino Sanchez, Program 
Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Texas Airports Development 
Office, ASW-650, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76193-0650, 
Telephone: (817) 222-5652, email: marcelino.sanchez@faa.gov, fax: (817) 
222-5989.
    The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this 
same location.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the 
request to release property at the Austin-Bergstrom International 
Airport under the provisions of the AIR 21.
    The following is a brief overview of the request:
    The City of Austin requests the release of 0.60 acre tract (26,149 
SF) of non-aeronautical airport property. In 1942, the City of Austin 
donated land to the United States government for a military 
installation (Bergstrom Air Force Base), with the stipulation that the 
land would revert back to the City of Austin when the government no 
longer needed it. The Air Force Base was officially closed on September 
30, 1996. On July 27, 2001, the United States of America/Secretary of 
the Air Force conveyed 1989.252 acres back to the City of Austin as a 
result of the base closure. The 0.60 acre (26,149 SF) tract is a part 
of the larger 1989.252 acre tract. The property to be released will be 
sold to allow for highway improvements along State Highway 71.
    Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office 
listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, 
notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at the 
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, telephone number (512) 530-
5562.


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    Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 26, 2014.
Edward Agnew,
Acting Manager, Airports Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-28796 Filed 12-8-14; 8:45 am]
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