Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan, 1763-1764 [2017-00024]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 4 / Friday, January 6, 2017 / Notices [Docket No. 50–461; NRC–2016–0207] Exelon Generation Company LLC; Clinton Power Station, Unit 1 Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon, the licensee), to withdraw its application dated July 28, 2016, for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF–62. The proposed amendment request would have changed the organization, staffing, and training requirements contained in Section 5.0 of the Technical Specifications after the license no longer authorizes operation of the reactor or placement or retention of fuel in the reactor pressure vessel. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2016–0207 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. 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[FR Doc. 2017–00045 Filed 1–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. ACR2016; Order No. 3718] Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: On December 29, 2016, the Postal Service filed the FY 2016 Performance Report and FY 2017 Performance Plan with its FY 2016 Annual Compliance Report. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: February 8, 2017. Reply Comments are due: February 22, 2017. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1763 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: ADDRESSES: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Background III. Request for Comments IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction Each fiscal year, the Postal Service must discuss its performance goals in its annual performance plan and annual performance report. 39 U.S.C. 2803 and 2804. The Postal Service must submit its most recent annual performance plan and annual performance report to the Commission. Id. 3652(g). On December 29, 2016, the Postal Service filed its FY 2016 Annual Report to Congress in Docket No. ACR2016.1 The FY 2016 Annual Report includes the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan. FY 2016 Annual Report at 11–29. Each year, the Commission must evaluate whether the Postal Service met the performance goals established in the annual performance plan and annual performance report. 39 U.S.C. 3653(d). The Commission 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 evaluated whether the Postal Service met its performance goals in the Annual Compliance Determination (ACD). The Commission later determined that its evaluation of the Postal Service’s performance under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d) is distinguishable from its determination of compliance or non-compliance in the ACD under 39 U.S.C. 3653(b). In Docket Nos. ACR2013, ACR2014, and ACR2015, the Commission issued separate reports evaluating whether the Postal Service met its performance goals.2 By issuing separate reports, the 1 United States Postal Service FY2016 Annual Report to Congress, Library Reference USPS–FY16– 17, December 29, 2016 (FY 2016 Annual Report). 2 Docket No. ACR2013, Postal Regulatory Commission, Review of Postal Service FY 2013 E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM Continued 06JAN1 1764 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 4 / Friday, January 6, 2017 / Notices Commission provided more in-depth analysis of the Postal Service’s progress toward meetings its performance goals and plans to improve performance in future years. As it did in recent years, the Commission will evaluate whether the Postal Service met its FY 2016 performance goals in a report separate from the FY 2016 ACD. To facilitate this review, the Commission invites public comment on the following issues: • Did the Postal Service meet its performance goals in FY 2016? • Do the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 Annual 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 recommendations or observations should the Commission make concerning the Postal Service’s strategic initiatives? 3 • What other matters are relevant to the Commission’s analysis of the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d)? III. Request for Comments Comments by interested persons are due no later than February 8, 2017. Reply comments are due no later than February 22, 2017. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Katalin K. Clendenin 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 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan. IV. Ordering Paragraphs sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES It is ordered: 1. The Commission invites public comment on the Postal Service’s FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Katalin K. Clendenin to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding with respect to issues related to the Performance Report and FY 2014 Performance Plan, July 7, 2014; Docket No. ACR2014, Postal Regulatory Commission, Analysis of the Postal Service’s FY 2014 Program Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan, July 7, 2015; Docket No. ACR2015, Postal Regulatory Commission, Analysis of the Postal Service’s FY 2015 Annual Performance Report and FY 2016 Performance Plan, May 4, 2016. 3 See FY 2016 Annual Report at 69–71. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Jan 05, 2017 Jkt 241001 Commission’s analysis of the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan. 3. Comments are due no later than February 8, 2017. 4. Reply comments are due no later than February 22, 2017. 5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–00024 Filed 1–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. ACR2016; Order No. 3717] FY 2016 Annual Compliance Report Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Postal Service has filed an Annual Compliance Report on the costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with its products in fiscal year 2016. Within 90 days, the Commission must evaluate that information and issue its determination as to whether rates were in compliance with title 39, chapter 36, and whether service standards in effect were met. To assist in this, the Commission seeks public comments on the Postal Service’s Annual Compliance Report. DATES: Comments are due: February 2, 2017. Reply Comments are due: February 13, 2017. 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. Overview of the Postal Service’s FY 2016 ACR III. Procedural Steps IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On December 29, 2016, the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) filed with the Commission, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3652, its Annual Compliance PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Report (ACR) for fiscal year (FY) 2016.1 Section 3652 requires submission of data and information on the costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with postal products within 90 days of the closing of each fiscal year. In conformance with other statutory provisions and Commission rules, the ACR includes the Postal Service’s FY 2016 Comprehensive Statement, its FY 2016 annual report to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Competitive Products Fund, and certain related Competitive Products Fund material. See respectively, 39 U.S.C. 3652(g), 39 U.S.C. 2011(i), and 39 CFR 3060.20–23. In line with past practice, some of the material in the FY 2016 ACR appears in non-public annexes. The filing begins a review process that results in an Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) issued by the Commission to determine whether Postal Service products offered during FY 2016 were in compliance with applicable title 39 requirements. II. Overview of the Postal Service’s FY 2016 ACR Contents of the filing. The Postal Service’s FY 2016 ACR consists of a 94page narrative; extensive additional material appended as separate folders and identified in Attachment One; and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials, along with supporting rationale, filed as Attachment Two. The filing also includes the Comprehensive Statement,2 Report to the Secretary of the Treasury, and information on the Competitive Products Fund filed in response to Commission rules. This material has been filed electronically with the Commission, and some also has been filed in hard copy form. Scope of the filing. The material appended to the narrative consists of: (1) Domestic product costing material filed on an annual basis summarized in the Cost and Revenue Analysis (CRA); (2) comparable international costing material summarized in the International Cost and Revenue Analysis (ICRA); (3) worksharing-related cost studies; and (4) billing determinant 1 United States Postal Service FY 2016 Annual Compliance Report, December 29, 2016 (FY 2016 ACR). Public portions of the Postal Service’s filing are available on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.prc.gov. 2 In years prior to 2013, the Commission reviewed the Postal Service’s reports prepared pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 2803 and 39 U.S.C. 2804 (filed as the Comprehensive Statement by the Postal Service) in its ACD. However, as it did last year, the Commission intends to issue a separate notice soliciting comments on the comprehensive statement and provide its related analysis in a separate report from the ACD. E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM 06JAN1

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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. ACR2016; Order No. 3718]


Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On December 29, 2016, the Postal Service filed the FY 2016 
Performance Report and FY 2017 Performance Plan with its FY 2016 Annual 
Compliance Report. This notice informs the public of the filing, 
invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: February 8, 2017. Reply Comments are due: 
February 22, 2017.

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 must discuss its performance 
goals in its annual performance plan and annual performance report. 39 
U.S.C. 2803 and 2804. The Postal Service must submit its most recent 
annual performance plan and annual performance report to the 
Commission. Id. 3652(g). On December 29, 2016, the Postal Service filed 
its FY 2016 Annual Report to Congress in Docket No. ACR2016.\1\ The FY 
2016 Annual Report includes the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and 
the FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan. FY 2016 Annual Report at 11-29.
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    \1\ United States Postal Service FY2016 Annual Report to 
Congress, Library Reference USPS-FY16-17, December 29, 2016 (FY 2016 
Annual Report).
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    Each year, the Commission must evaluate whether the Postal Service 
met the performance goals established in the annual performance plan 
and annual performance report. 39 U.S.C. 3653(d). The Commission 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 evaluated whether the Postal Service 
met its performance goals in the Annual Compliance Determination (ACD). 
The Commission later determined that its evaluation of the Postal 
Service's performance under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d) is distinguishable from 
its determination of compliance or non-compliance in the ACD under 39 
U.S.C. 3653(b). In Docket Nos. ACR2013, ACR2014, and ACR2015, the 
Commission issued separate reports evaluating whether the Postal 
Service met its performance goals.\2\ By issuing separate reports, the

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Commission provided more in-depth analysis of the Postal Service's 
progress toward meetings its performance goals and plans to improve 
performance in future years.
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    \2\ Docket No. ACR2013, Postal Regulatory Commission, Review of 
Postal Service FY 2013 Performance Report and FY 2014 Performance 
Plan, July 7, 2014; Docket No. ACR2014, Postal Regulatory 
Commission, Analysis of the Postal Service's FY 2014 Program 
Performance Report and FY 2015 Performance Plan, July 7, 2015; 
Docket No. ACR2015, Postal Regulatory Commission, Analysis of the 
Postal Service's FY 2015 Annual Performance Report and FY 2016 
Performance Plan, May 4, 2016.
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    As it did in recent years, the Commission will evaluate whether the 
Postal Service met its FY 2016 performance goals in a report separate 
from the FY 2016 ACD. To facilitate this review, the Commission invites 
public comment on the following issues:
     Did the Postal Service meet its performance goals in FY 
2016?
     Do the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 
Annual 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 recommendations or observations should the Commission 
make concerning the Postal Service's strategic initiatives? \3\
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    \3\ See FY 2016 Annual Report at 69-71.
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     What other matters are relevant to the Commission's 
analysis of the FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 
Annual Performance Plan under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d)?

III. Request for Comments

    Comments by interested persons are due no later than February 8, 
2017. Reply comments are due no later than February 22, 2017. Pursuant 
to 39 U.S.C. 505, Katalin K. Clendenin 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 2016 Annual Performance Report and the FY 2017 Annual 
Performance Plan.

IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission invites public comment on the Postal Service's FY 
2016 Annual Performance Report and FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Katalin K. 
Clendenin 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 2016 Annual Performance Report 
and the FY 2017 Annual Performance Plan.
    3. Comments are due no later than February 8, 2017.
    4. Reply comments are due no later than February 22, 2017.
    5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Stacy L. Ruble,
Secretary.
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