Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan, 6778-6779 [2015-02420]

Download as PDF 6778 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 25 / Friday, February 6, 2015 / Notices POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2015–28 and CP2015–37; Order No. 2339] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning an addition of Priority Mail Contract 109 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: February 9, 2015. 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. SUMMARY: 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 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add Priority Mail Contract 109 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product under 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3) and 39 CFR 3015.5. Id. Attachment B. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the contract, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule, a Statement of Supporting Justification, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers. 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 109 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, January 30, 2015 (Request). 18:52 Feb 05, 2015 III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2015–28 and CP2015–37 to consider the matters raised in each docket. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Curtis E. Kidd is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings (Public Representative). 3. Comments are due no later than February 9, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. I. Introduction VerDate Sep<11>2014 II. Notice of Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2015–28 and CP2015–37 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Contract 109 product and the related contract, respectively. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than February 9, 2015. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. Jkt 235001 BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. ACR2014; Order No. 2342] Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: On December 29, 2014, the Postal Service filed the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan with its FY 2014 Annual Compliance Report. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: February 25, 2015. Reply Comments are due: March 4, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Background III. Request for Comments IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction Each fiscal year, the Postal Service prepares an annual performance plan (Performance Plan) and a report on program performance (Performance Report) as required under 39 U.S.C. 2803 and 2804. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3652(g), on December 29, 2014, the Postal Service filed the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan with the Commission along with its FY 2014 Annual Compliance Report.1 The Commission is required to evaluate whether the Postal Service has met the goals established in the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan. See 39 U.S.C. 3653(d). It may also provide recommendations to the Postal Service related to the protection or promotion of public policy objectives set out in title 39. Id. II. Background [FR Doc. 2015–02343 Filed 2–5–15; 8:45 am] ACTION: comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. Sfmt 4703 In past years, the Commission included its analysis of Performance Reports and Performance Plans in its Annual Compliance Determination (ACD).2 In FY 2014, the Commission determined that its obligations under section 3653(d) are distinguishable from its ACD obligations under section 3653(b).3 Thus, in FY 2014, the Commission issued a separate report analyzing the Postal Service’s FY 2013 Performance Report and FY 2014 Performance Plan. See id. That report provided an in-depth analysis of legal 1 The FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan are included in the Postal Service’s 2014 Annual Report to Congress. United States Postal Service, United States Postal Service 2014 Annual Report to Congress, at 37–45; see Library Reference USPS–FY14–17, December 29, 2014. 2 See, e.g., Docket No. ACR2012, Postal Regulatory Commission, Annual Compliance Determination Report Fiscal Year 2012 (Revised May 7, 2013), May 7, 2013, at 35–46. 3 Docket No. ACR2013, Postal Regulatory Commission, Review of Postal Service FY 2013 Performance Report and FY 2014 Performance Plan, July 7, 2014, at 3. E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 25 / Friday, February 6, 2015 / Notices requirements, performance goals, and strategic initiatives. In FY 2015, the Commission will also analyze the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan in a separate report. To facilitate its review, the Commission is establishing a separate comment period for the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan. The Commission invites public comment to consider the following issues related to the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan: • Did the Postal Service meet the goals established in the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan? • Do the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan meet applicable statutory requirements, including 39 U.S.C. 2803 and 2804? • What recommendations should the Commission provide to the Postal Service that relate to protecting or promoting public policy objectives in title 39? • What is the role of strategic initiatives in the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan? • What other matters are relevant to the Commission’s analysis of the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d)? III. Request for Comments Comments by interested persons are due no later than February 25, 2015. Reply comments are due no later than March 4, 2015. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth R. Moeller is appointed to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this docket with respect to issues related to the Commission’s analysis of the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan. 4. Reply comments are due no later than March 4, 2015. 5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–02420 Filed 2–5–15; 8:45 am] gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on January 30, 2015, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 108 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2015–27, CP2015–36. Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Requirements. BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P [FR Doc. 2015–02353 Filed 2–5–15; 8:45 am] POSTAL SERVICE BILLING CODE 7710–12–P Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement POSTAL SERVICE Postal ServiceTM. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement 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. DATES: Effective date: February 6, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on January 30, 2015, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 107 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2015–26, CP2015–35. SUMMARY: Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Requirements. [FR Doc. 2015–02355 Filed 2–5–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P Postal Service TM. Notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Effective date: February 6, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service ® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on January 30, 2015, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 109 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2015–28, CP2015–37. SUMMARY: Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Requirements. [FR Doc. 2015–02365 Filed 2–5–15; 8:45 am] IV. Ordering Paragraphs asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 6779 POSTAL SERVICE BILLING CODE 7710–12–P It is ordered: 1. The Commission invites public comment on the Postal Service’s FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Kenneth R. Moeller to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding with respect to issues related to the Commission’s analysis of the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan. 3. Comments on the Postal Service’s FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan are due no later than February 25, 2015. Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement POSTAL SERVICE Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Notice. Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Feb 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 AGENCY: 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. DATES: Effective date: February 6, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service® hereby SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Postal Service TM. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Effective date: February 6, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 25 (Friday, February 6, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6778-6779]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-02420]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. ACR2014; Order No. 2342]


Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On December 29, 2014, the Postal Service filed the FY 2014 
Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan with its FY 2014 Annual 
Compliance Report. This notice informs the public of the filing, 
invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: February 25, 2015. Reply Comments are due: 
March 4, 2015.

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. Background
III. Request for Comments
IV. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    Each fiscal year, the Postal Service prepares an annual performance 
plan (Performance Plan) and a report on program performance 
(Performance Report) as required under 39 U.S.C. 2803 and 2804. 
Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3652(g), on December 29, 2014, the Postal Service 
filed the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan with 
the Commission along with its FY 2014 Annual Compliance Report.\1\
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    \1\ The FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan 
are included in the Postal Service's 2014 Annual Report to Congress. 
United States Postal Service, United States Postal Service 2014 
Annual Report to Congress, at 37-45; see Library Reference USPS-
FY14-17, December 29, 2014.
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    The Commission is required to evaluate whether the Postal Service 
has met the goals established in the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 
2015 Performance Plan. See 39 U.S.C. 3653(d). It may also provide 
recommendations to the Postal Service related to the protection or 
promotion of public policy objectives set out in title 39. Id.

II. Background

    In past years, the Commission included its analysis of Performance 
Reports and Performance Plans in its Annual Compliance Determination 
(ACD).\2\ In FY 2014, the Commission determined that its obligations 
under section 3653(d) are distinguishable from its ACD obligations 
under section 3653(b).\3\ Thus, in FY 2014, the Commission issued a 
separate report analyzing the Postal Service's FY 2013 Performance 
Report and FY 2014 Performance Plan. See id. That report provided an 
in-depth analysis of legal

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requirements, performance goals, and strategic initiatives.
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    \2\ See, e.g., Docket No. ACR2012, Postal Regulatory Commission, 
Annual Compliance Determination Report Fiscal Year 2012 (Revised May 
7, 2013), May 7, 2013, at 35-46.
    \3\ Docket No. ACR2013, Postal Regulatory Commission, Review of 
Postal Service FY 2013 Performance Report and FY 2014 Performance 
Plan, July 7, 2014, at 3.
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    In FY 2015, the Commission will also analyze the FY 2014 
Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan in a separate report. 
To facilitate its review, the Commission is establishing a separate 
comment period for the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 
Performance Plan. The Commission invites public comment to consider the 
following issues related to the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 
Performance Plan:
     Did the Postal Service meet the goals established in the 
FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan?
     Do the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance 
Plan meet applicable statutory requirements, including 39 U.S.C. 2803 
and 2804?
     What recommendations should the Commission provide to the 
Postal Service that relate to protecting or promoting public policy 
objectives in title 39?
     What is the role of strategic initiatives in the FY 2014 
Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan?
     What other matters are relevant to the Commission's 
analysis of the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan 
under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d)?

III. Request for Comments

    Comments by interested persons are due no later than February 25, 
2015. Reply comments are due no later than March 4, 2015. Pursuant to 
39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth R. Moeller is appointed to serve as Public 
Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this 
docket with respect to issues related to the Commission's analysis of 
the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan.

IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission invites public comment on the Postal Service's FY 
2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Kenneth R. 
Moeller to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of 
the general public in this proceeding with respect to issues related to 
the Commission's analysis of the FY 2014 Performance Report and FY 2015 
Performance Plan.
    3. Comments on the Postal Service's FY 2014 Performance Report and 
FY 2015 Performance Plan are due no later than February 25, 2015.
    4. Reply comments are due no later than March 4, 2015.
    5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-02420 Filed 2-5-15; 8:45 am]
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