DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zone 206--Medford-Jackson County, OR Area;
Application for Expansion
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
by Jackson County, Oregon, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 206,
requesting authority to expand its zone in the Medford-Jackson County,
Oregon area. The Medford-Jackson County Airport has been designated a
Customs user fee port facility by the U.S. Customs Service. The
application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-
Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of
the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on January 15, 1997.
FTZ 206 was approved on January 11, 1995 (Board Order 719, 60 FR
5165, 1/26/95). The general-purpose zone currently consists of six
sites (528 acres) in the Cities of Medford, White City and Eagle Point
(Jackson County): Site 1 (95 acres)--3650 Biddle Road, Medford; Site 2
(38 acres)--King Business Center, Lear Way, Cardinal Avenue and
Commerce Drive, Medford; Site 3 (54 acres)--North Medford Business
Center, Bulcrest Drive, Gruman Drive and Kingsley Drive, Medford; Site
4 (215 acres)--North Medford Business Center, Avenue H and 11th Street,
White City (Jackson County); Site 5 (23.33 acres)--Light Valley site,
10440 South Fork Little Butte Creek Road, Eagle Point (Jackson County);
and, Site 6 (103 acres)--KOGAP Business Center, 2080 South Pacific
The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general-
purpose zone to include one additional site in Jackson County and five
sites in adjoining Josephine County: Site 7 (112 acres)--Lake Creek
Agribusiness Center, adjacent to Highway 140, Eagle Point (Jackson
County); Site 8 (47 acres, 6 parcels)--within the 77-acre North Valley
Industrial Park, near Interstate 5, Grants Pass (Josephine County), 25
miles north of the Medford-Jackson County Airport; Site 9 (19 acres, 4
parcels)--within the 213-acre Grants Pass Parkway Development Zone,
Grants Pass (Josephine County); Site 10 (20 acres)--within the 152-acre
Illinois River Valley Airport, 125 Ringuette Street, Grants Pass
(Josephine County); Site 11 (10 acres)--within the 319-acre Grants Pass
Airport, Grants Pass (Josephine County); and, Site 12 (4 acres)--
Highway 199 Industrial Park, Highway 199, Cave Junction (Josephine
County). All of the sites will be operated by the Ore-Cal Trade
Corporation, except for Site 7 which will be managed by its operator.
No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time. Such
requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ
Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and
report to the Board.
Public comment on the application is invited from interested
parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the
Board's Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period
for their receipt is April 21, 1997. Rebuttal comments in response to
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during
the subsequent 15-day period (to May 6, 1997).
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:
County Administrator's Office, Jackson County, Oregon, 10 S. Oakdale,
Medford, OR 97501.
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: January 22, 1997.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 97-4225 Filed 2-19-97; 8:45 am]
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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Applications, hearings, determinations, etc.: