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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
 
                                [Order No. 436] 
 
                                  54 FR 31356 
 
                                 July 28, 1989 
 
   Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the City of St. Paul, 
Alaska, for a Foreign-Trade Zone in St. Paul; Proceedings of the Foreign-
Trade Zones Board, Washington, DC. 
 
TEXT: Resolution and Order 
 
   Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
has adopted the following Resolution and Order: 
 
   The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:  
 
   After consideration of the application of the City of St. Paul Island, 
Alaska, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) on December 14,
1987, requesting a grant of authority for establishing, operating, and 
maintaining a general-purpose foreign-trade zone on St. Paul Island, at St. 
Paul Municipal Airport, a Customs User Fee Airport, the Board, finding that 
the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's
regulations would be satisfied if approval is initially given for a 
restricted period until the issue of reimbursability for zone supervision 
at Customs user fee airports is resolved, approves the application for one 
year from the date of activation, subject to extension upon application to 
the Board.  
 
   As the proposal involves open space on which buildings may be constructed
by parties other than the grantee, this approval includes authority to the 
grantee to permit the erection of such buildings, pursuant to @ 400.815 of 
the Board's regulations, as are necessary to carry out the zone proposal, 
providing that prior to its granting such permission it shall have the 
concurrences of the local District Director of Customs, the U.S. Army 
District Engineer, when appropriate, and the Board's Executive Secretary. 
Further, the grantee shall notify the Board for approval prior to the 
commencement of any manufacturing operation within the zone. The Secretary 
of Commerce, as Chairman and Executive Officer of the Board, is hereby 
authorized to issue a grant of authority and appropriate Board Order. 
 
 
Grant of Authority 
 
 
To Establish, Operate, and Maintain a Foreign-Trade Zone In St. Paul, Alaska
 
   Whereas, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To 
provide for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of foreign-trade 
zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage 
foreign commerce, and for other purposes," as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) 
(the Act), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) is authorized and 
empowered to grant to corporations the privilege of establishing, operating,
and maintaining foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to ports of entry under 
the jurisdiction of the United States;  
 
   Whereas, the City of St. Paul, Alaska (the Grantee) has made application 
(filed December 14, 1987, FTZ Docket 43-87, 52 FR 48556) in due and proper 
form to the Board, requesting the establishment, operation, and maintenance 
of a foreign-trade zone at sites in St. Paul, Alaska, adjacent to the St. 
Paul Customs User Fee Airport; 
 
   Whereas, notice of said application has been given and published, and 
full opportunity has been afforded all interested parties to be heard; and
 
   Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the 
Board's regulations (15 CFR Part 400) would be satisfied if approval is 
initially given subject to the time limit in the resolution accompanying 
this action;  
 
   Now, Therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of 
establishing, operating, and maintaining a foreign-trade zone, designated 
on the records of the Board as Zone No. 159, at the locations mentioned 
above and more particularly described on the maps and drawings accompanying 
the application in Exhibits IX and X, subject to the provisions, 
conditions, and restrictions of the Act and the regulations issued 
thereunder, the one-year time limit in the resolution accompanying this 
action, and also the following express conditions and limitations: 
 
   Operation of the foreign-trade zone shall be commenced by the Grantee 
within a resonable time from the date of issuance of the grant, and prior 
thereto the Grantee shall obtain all necessary permits from federal, state, 
and municipal authorities. 
 
   The Grantee shall allow officers and employees of the United States free 
and unrestricted access to and throughout the foreign-trade zone sites in 
the performance of their official duties. 
 
   The grant does not include authority for manufacturing operations, and 
the Grantee shall notify the Board for approval prior to the commencement 
of any manufacturing operations within the zone. 
 
   The grant shall not be construed to relieve the Grantee from liability 
for injury or damage to the person or property of others occasioned by the 
construction, operation, or maintenance of said zone, and in no event shall 
the United States be liable therefor. 
 
   The grant is further subject to settlement locally by the District 
Director of Customs and the Army District Engineer with the Grantee 
regarding compliance with their respective requirements for the protection 
of the revenue of the United States and the installation of suitable 
facilities.  
 
   In Witness Whereof, the Foreign-Trade Zones Board has caused its name 
to be signed and its seal to be affixed hereto by its Chairman and 
Executive Officer at Washington, DC, this 18th day of July, 1989, pursuant 
to Order of the Board.  
 
 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board. 
Robert A. Mosbacher, 
 
   Chairman and Executive Officer. 
 
   Attest: 
 
 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 89-17603 Filed 7-27-89; 8:45 am] 
 
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