Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting, 1046 [2018-00254]

Download as PDF 1046 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 6 / Tuesday, January 9, 2018 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 3652(g). On December 29, 2017, the Postal Service filed its FY 2017 Annual Report to Congress in Docket No. ACR2017.1 The FY 2017 Annual Report includes the Postal Service’s FY 2018 annual performance plan (FY 2018 Plan) and FY 2017 annual performance report (FY 2017 Report). FY 2017 Annual Report at 13–28. The FY 2018 Plan reviews the Postal Service’s plans for FY 2018. The FY 2017 Report discusses the Postal Service’s progress during FY 2017 toward its four performance goals: • High-Quality Service • Excellent Customer Experiences • Safe Workplace and Engaged Workforce • Financial Health 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. Since Docket No. ACR2013, the Commission has evaluated whether the Postal Service met its performance goals in reports separate from the Annual Compliance Determination.2 The Commission continues this current practice to provide a more in-depth analysis of the Postal Service’s progress toward meetings its performance goals and plans to improve performance in future years. To facilitate this review, the Commission invites public comment on the following issues: • Did the Postal Service meet its performance goals in FY 2017? • Do the FY 2017 Report and the FY 2018 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? 1 United States Postal Service FY 2017 Annual Report to Congress, Library Reference USPS–FY17– 17, December 29, 2017 (FY 2017 Annual Report). 2 See 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; Docket No. ACR2016, Postal Regulatory Commission, Analysis of the Postal Service’s FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and FY 2017 Performance Plan, April 27, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:58 Jan 08, 2018 Jkt 244001 • 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 2017 Report and the FY 2018 Plan under 39 U.S.C. 3653(d)? For the Board. Dated: January 5, 2018. Martha P. Rico, Secretary to the Board. II. Request for Comments SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Comments by interested persons are due no later than February 8, 2018. Reply comments are due no later than February 22, 2018. 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 proceeding with respect to issues related to the Commission’s analysis of the FY 2017 Report and the FY 2018 Plan. It is ordered: 1. The Commission invites public comment on the Postal Service’s FY 2017 Report and FY 2018 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 2017 Report and the FY 2018 Plan. 3. Comments are due no later than February 8, 2018. 4. Reply comments are due no later than February 22, 2018. 5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–00165 Filed 1–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Railroad Retirement Board will hold a meeting on January 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at the Board’s meeting room on the 8th floor of its headquarters building, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611. The agenda for this meeting follows: Portion open to the public: (1) Executive Committee Reports The person to contact for more information is Martha P. Rico, Secretary to the Board, Phone No. 312–751–4920. PO 00000 FY 2017 Annual Report at 27–28. Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 7905–01–P [Release No. 34–82434; File No. SR–DTC– 2017–024] Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Depository Trust Company; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change To Amend Procedures in the DTC Settlement Service Guide Relating to the Intra-Month Collection of Required Participants Fund Deposits January 3, 2018. III. Ordering Paragraphs 3 See [FR Doc. 2018–00254 Filed 1–5–18; 4:15 pm] Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on December 22, 2017, The Depository Trust Company (‘‘DTC’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II and III below, which Items have been prepared by the clearing agency. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The proposed rule change of DTC is annexed hereto as Exhibit 5.3 The proposed rule change would amend the Procedures, set forth in the Settlement Guide, relating to the amount a Participant is required to Deposit to the Participants Fund to satisfy a deficiency in its Required Participants Fund Deposit (‘‘Deficiency’’),4 as a result of an 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 Each capitalized term not otherwise defined herein has its respective meaning as set forth in the Rules, By-Laws and Organization Certificate of The Depository Trust Company (‘‘Rules’’), available at http://www.dtcc.com/legal/rules-andprocedures.aspx and the DTC Settlement Service Guide (‘‘Settlement Guide’’), available at http:// www.dtcc.com/∼/media/Files/Downloads/legal/ service-guides/Settlement.pdf. 4 The Required Participants Fund Deposit of a Participant is the amount the Participant is required to Deposit to the Participants Fund pursuant to Section 1 of Rule 4. Rule 4, Section 1, supra note 3. The Participants Fund, described more fully below, is provided for in Rule 4. Rule 4, supra note 3. Deposit, in this context, pursuant to Section 1 of Rule 1, means causing the appropriate amount in cash to be paid to DTC for credit to the Participants Fund pursuant to Section 1 of Rule 4. Rule 1, Section 1, supra note 3. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 6 (Tuesday, January 9, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 1046]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00254]


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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that the Railroad Retirement Board will hold 
a meeting on January 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at the Board's meeting room 
on the 8th floor of its headquarters building, 844 North Rush Street, 
Chicago, Illinois, 60611. The agenda for this meeting follows:
    Portion open to the public:

(1) Executive Committee Reports

    The person to contact for more information is Martha P. Rico, 
Secretary to the Board, Phone No. 312-751-4920.

    For the Board.

     Dated: January 5, 2018.
Martha P. Rico,
Secretary to the Board.
[FR Doc. 2018-00254 Filed 1-5-18; 4:15 pm]
 BILLING CODE 7905-01-P