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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign Trade Zones Board 
                               [Docket No. 16-81] 
                                  46 FR 51624 
                                October 21, 1981 
Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone -- Phoenix, Arizona; Application for Temporary 

TEXT: Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted to the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the City of Phoenix, Arizona (the 
City) requesting authority to establish a temporary general-purpose 
foreign-trade zone site in Phoenix, within the Phoenix Customs port of 
entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the 
regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on 
October 14, 1981. 

   This proposal is related to an application made by the City on August 
17, 1981, for a general-purpose foreign-trade zone at the site of the 
proposed Freeport Center industrial park in Phoenix (Docket 11-81, 46 
FR 42894, 8-25-81). A public hearing was held for the Board on September 
24. Because it is estimated by the operator/developer that it will take 
about 2 years to develop the infrastructure and construct the zone's first 
building, the City has proposed a temporary zone site at which the 
operator can provide zone services in the interim until January 31, 1984.

   The proposed temporary site is a 6.1-acre parcel of developed land 
located at North 47th Avenue and West Polk Street, Phoenix, near the 
proposed permanent site. Construction of a 103,000 square foot warehouse 
is underway and should be completed in March 1982. 

   The examiners committee currently investigating the application for 
the permanent site will also examine this application. 

   Comments concerning the proposed zone expansion are invited in writing 
from interested persons and organizations. They should be addressed to 
the Board's Executive Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or 
before November 20, 1981. 

   A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each 
of the following locations: 

U.S. Department of Commerce District Office, 
Valley Bank Center, Suite 2950, 
201 North Central Avenue, 
Phoenix, Arizona 85073. 

Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 
14th and E. Streets NW., Room 2006, 
Washington, D. C. 20230.  

   Dated: October 16, 1981. 

John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board. 

[FR Doc. 81-30480 Filed 10-20-81; 8:45 am]