Airport Privatization Pilot Program: Preliminary Application for Westchester County Airport, White Plains, NY, 90044-90045 [2016-29772]

Download as PDF 90044 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2016 / Notices pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES from all federal land covenants, subject to a reservation for continuing right of flight as well as restrictions on the released property as required in FAA Order 5190.6B section 22.16. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the disposal of the subject airport property nor a determination of eligibility for grant-in-aid funding from the FAA. Property Description A tract of land located in Section 10, T131N, R102W, NE1/4 of Section 9, T131N, R102W, and the SE1/4 of Section 4, T131N, R102W of the 5th Principal Meridian, Bowman County, North Dakota, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point on the West line of Section 10, T131N, R102W, a distance of 163.50 feet south of the NW corner of said section. Thence N 74°58′10″ W, a distance of 627.41 feet along the Southerly Right-of-Way line of the BNSF railroad to the North Section line of Section 9, T131N, R102W; thence continuing along said Right-of-Way line, a distance of 2,105.12 feet to the West line of the SE Quarter of Section 4; thence S 0°00′21″ W along the said West line, a distance of 548.58 feet; thence N 89°55′31″ E, a distance of 697.45 feet along the North line of said Section 9; thence S 54°56′42″ E, a distance of 2,373.23 feet along the South side of a tract described in document number 87877 to the West line of said Section 10; thence S 0°09′22″ E, a distance of 759.22 feet along the West line of said Section 10; thence S 89°58′09″ E, a distance of 544.00 feet along the North line of a tract described in document number 97571; thence S 0°05′30″ W, a distance of 511.00 feet along the East side of said document; thence S 89°53′05″ E, a distance of 118.90 feet along the North side of tract described in document number 127200; thence S 89°50′08″ E, a distance of 215.99 feet along the North side of a tract described in document number 82638; thence S 89°48′22″ E, a distance of 96.57 feet along the North side of a tract described in document number 115722; thence N 89°58′57″ E, a distance of 45.73 feet along the North side of a tract described in document number 115721; thence S 0°05′50″ E, a distance of 304.96 feet along the East side of said document to the Northerly Right-of-Way of U.S. Hwy 12; thence S 71°19′21″ E, a distance of 647.99 feet along said Highway Right-ofWay; thence N 0°12′16″ W, a distance of 511.21 feet along the West side of a tract described in document number 88616; thence S 89°54′17″ E, a distance of 295.26 feet along the North line of the SW Quarter of said section 10; thence S VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:08 Dec 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 1°22′57″ E, a distance of 160.93 feet along the East side of a tract described in document number 88616; thence S 86°43′07″ E along the North side of a tract described in document number 122157, a distance of 260.70 feet; thence S 54°54′35″ E along the Northeast side of a tract described in document number 137068, a distance of 547.96 feet; thence S 0°03′34″ E along the East side of said document, a distance of 372.30 feet to said Highway Right-of-Way; thence S 71°16′49″ E, a distance of 1,440.89 feet along said Highway Right-of-Way; thence N 8°30′03″ E, a distance of 436.22 feet along the West side of Anderson′s First Addition; thence N 8°15′25″ E, a distance of 261.34 feet along the West side of Anderson′s First Addition; thence N 54°53′39″ W, a distance of 1,479.76 feet along the Southwest side of a tract described in document number 103805; thence N 54°56′11″ W, a distance of 314.49 feet along the South side of Lot 11 of Wiffler′s First Addition; thence N 54°58′24″ W, a distance of 1,635.30 feet along the South side of a tract described in document number 179431; thence N 0°32′32″ E, a distance of 555.00 feet along the South side of said document; thence S 50°03′56″ W, a distance of 473.70 feet along the South side of said document; thence N 54°58′24″ W, a distance of 1154.80 feet along the South side of said document to the West Section line of said Section 10; thence N 0°03′06″ W, a distance of 227.10 feet along the West line of said Section 10 to the point of beginning. Said tract contains 160.8 acres, more or less. And a tract of land located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 4, T131N, R102W of the 5th P.M., more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the SE corner of said Section 4, thence N 00°05′21″ W, a distance of 43.06 feet to a point on the north right of way line of the South Dakota Railroad Authority (aka BNSF Railway); thence N 75°00′21″ W, a distance of 1310.55 feet along the north right of way line of said railroad to the True Point of Beginning; thence N 75°00′21″ W, a distance of 707.50 feet along the north right of way line of said railroad: thence N 35°05′00″ E, a distance of 342.68 feet; thence S 46°23′09″ E, a distance of 671.89 feet to the True Point of Beginning, excepting a tract of land described as follows: Beginning at a point 1,856.5 feet west of and 701.9 feet north of the SE corner of said Section 4; thence S 49°13′ E, a distance of 350.0 feet more or less to the north right of way line of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Co. (aka BNSF Railway) as the PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 same is platted and constructed across said Section 4; thence on a bearing of N 74°54′ W along the north right of way line of said railroad, a distance of 370.6 feet; thence N 35°05′ E, a distance of 161.0 feet to the point of beginning, less Railroad Right of Way. Said tract contains 1.91 acres, more or less. The total BPP land described above equals 162.71 acres, more or less. Issued in Minneapolis, MN, on November 30, 2016. Andy Peek, Manager, Dakota-Minnesota Airports District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. 2016–29773 Filed 12–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. 2016–9477] Airport Privatization Pilot Program: Preliminary Application for Westchester County Airport, White Plains, NY Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of receipt and acceptance for review. AGENCY: The FAA has completed its review of the Westchester County Airport (HPN) preliminary application for participation in the Airport Privatization Pilot Program. The preliminary application is accepted for review, with a filing date of November 4, 2016. The County of Westchester, the airport sponsor, may select a private operator, negotiate an agreement and submit a final application to the FAA for exemption under the pilot program. DATES: Comments must be received February 13, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin C. Willis, Director, Airport Compliance and Management Analysis, ACO–1, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–3085 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background Title 49 U.S.C. 47134 establishes an airport privatization pilot program and authorizes the Department of Transportation to grant exemptions from certain Federal statutory and regulatory requirements for up to five airport privatization projects. The application procedures require the FAA to publish a notice in the Federal Register after E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2016 / Notices review of a preliminary application. The FAA must publish a notice of receipt of the final application in the Federal Register for public review and comment for a sixty-day period. The HPN preliminary application is available for public review at http:// www.regulations.gov. The docket number is FAA Docket NO. 2016–9477. Title 49 U.S.C 47134 authorizes the Secretary of Transportation, and through delegation, the FAA Administrator, to exempt a sponsor of a public-use airport that has received Federal assistance, from certain Federal requirements in connection with the privatization of the airport by sale or lease to a private party. Specifically, the Administrator may exempt the sponsor from all or part of the requirements to use airport revenues for airport-related purposes, to pay back a portion of Federal grants upon the sale or lease of an airport, and to return airport property deeded by the Federal Government upon transfer of the airport. The Administrator is also authorized to exempt the private purchaser or lessee from the requirement to use all airport revenues for airport-related purposes, to the extent necessary to permit the purchaser or lessee to earn compensation from the operations of the airport. On September 16, 1997, the FAA issued a Notice of procedures to be used in applications for exemption under the Airport Privatization Pilot Program (62 FR 48693). A request for participation in the pilot program must be initiated by the filing of either a preliminary or final application for exemption with the FAA. The County of Westchester submitted a preliminary application to the FAA for Westchester County Airport on November 4, 2016; the preliminary application is accepted for review, with a filing date of November 4, 2016. The County may select a private operator, negotiate an agreement and submit a final application to the FAA for exemption. If the FAA accepts the final application for review, the application will be made available for public review and comment for a 60-day period. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2016. Kevin C. Willis, Director, Office of Airport Compliance and Management Analysis. [FR Doc. 2016–29772 Filed 12–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:08 Dec 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. PE–2016–120] Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Drone Seed, Co. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of petition for exemption received. AGENCY: 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 January 3, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA– 2016–9247 using any of the following methods: • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Fax: Fax comments to the Docket Management Facility at 202–493–2251. • Hand Delivery: Bring comments to the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy: We will post all comments we receive, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information you provide. Using the search function of our docket Web site, anyone can find and read the comments received into any of our dockets, including the name of the individual sending the comment (or signing the comment for an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–78). Docket: To read background documents or comments received, go to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 90045 http://www.regulations.gov at any time or to the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Morris, (202) 267–4418, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2016. Lirio Liu, Director, Office of Rulemaking. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2016–9247 Petitioner: Drone Seed, Co. Section of 14 CFR Affected: 107.36; 137.19(c), (d), (e)(2)(ii), (iii), and (v); 137.31(a) and (b); 137.33(a) and (b); 49 CFR 175.9 Description of Relief Sought: Drone Seed, Co., (‘‘DRONESEED’’) an operator of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) seeks an exemption to operate UAS for commercial agricultural related services. The custom UAS is capable of providing a wide array of essential agricultural spraying services, including: Watering, fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. Initial customers will be timber companies in Oregon and Washington, the sites are extremely remote and often several thousand acres controlled by the customer timber company. [FR Doc. 2016–29780 Filed 12–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Buy America Waiver Notification Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice provides information regarding FHWA’s finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the use of non-domestic iron and steel components of trunnion bearings for emergency repair of Willow Avenue Lift Bridge in Cleveland, Ohio. DATES: The effective date of the waiver is December 14, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about this notice, please contact Mr. Gerald Yakowenko, FHWA Office of Program Administration, (202) 366–1562, or via email at Gerald.Yakowenko@dot.gov. For legal SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 239 (Tuesday, December 13, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-29772]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. 2016-9477]


Airport Privatization Pilot Program: Preliminary Application for 
Westchester County Airport, White Plains, NY

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of receipt and acceptance for review.

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SUMMARY: The FAA has completed its review of the Westchester County 
Airport (HPN) preliminary application for participation in the Airport 
Privatization Pilot Program. The preliminary application is accepted 
for review, with a filing date of November 4, 2016. The County of 
Westchester, the airport sponsor, may select a private operator, 
negotiate an agreement and submit a final application to the FAA for 
exemption under the pilot program.

DATES: Comments must be received February 13, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin C. Willis, Director, Airport 
Compliance and Management Analysis, ACO-1, Federal Aviation 
Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, 
telephone (202) 267-3085

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    Title 49 U.S.C. 47134 establishes an airport privatization pilot 
program and authorizes the Department of Transportation to grant 
exemptions from certain Federal statutory and regulatory requirements 
for up to five airport privatization projects. The application 
procedures require the FAA to publish a notice in the Federal Register 
after

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review of a preliminary application. The FAA must publish a notice of 
receipt of the final application in the Federal Register for public 
review and comment for a sixty-day period. The HPN preliminary 
application is available for public review at http://www.regulations.gov. The docket number is FAA Docket NO. 2016-9477.
    Title 49 U.S.C 47134 authorizes the Secretary of Transportation, 
and through delegation, the FAA Administrator, to exempt a sponsor of a 
public-use airport that has received Federal assistance, from certain 
Federal requirements in connection with the privatization of the 
airport by sale or lease to a private party. Specifically, the 
Administrator may exempt the sponsor from all or part of the 
requirements to use airport revenues for airport-related purposes, to 
pay back a portion of Federal grants upon the sale or lease of an 
airport, and to return airport property deeded by the Federal 
Government upon transfer of the airport. The Administrator is also 
authorized to exempt the private purchaser or lessee from the 
requirement to use all airport revenues for airport-related purposes, 
to the extent necessary to permit the purchaser or lessee to earn 
compensation from the operations of the airport.
    On September 16, 1997, the FAA issued a Notice of procedures to be 
used in applications for exemption under the Airport Privatization 
Pilot Program (62 FR 48693). A request for participation in the pilot 
program must be initiated by the filing of either a preliminary or 
final application for exemption with the FAA.
    The County of Westchester submitted a preliminary application to 
the FAA for Westchester County Airport on November 4, 2016; the 
preliminary application is accepted for review, with a filing date of 
November 4, 2016. The County may select a private operator, negotiate 
an agreement and submit a final application to the FAA for exemption.
    If the FAA accepts the final application for review, the 
application will be made available for public review and comment for a 
60-day period.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2016.
Kevin C. Willis,
Director, Office of Airport Compliance and Management Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2016-29772 Filed 12-12-16; 8:45 am]
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