DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket No. 1-84]
49 FR 1261
January 10, 1984
Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone -- Monroe County, New York, Rochester Customs
Port of Entry; Application and Public Hearing
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the County of Monroe, State of New York, requesting
authority to establish authority a general-purpose foreign-trade zone in
Monroe County, adjacent to the Rochester Customs port of entry. 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 4, 1984. The
applicant is authorized to make this proposal under Chapter 574, Laws of
New York 1976.
The proposed zone involves 2 sites totalling 47 acres. Site 1 is
located in the Village of East Rochester and involves the Techniplex
industrial complex covering 7 acres at Commercial and Main Streets, the
adjacent 16,600 square foot Eyer Building, and a nearby industrial area
covering 21 acres on Despatch Drive. Site 2 is a 19-acre site at 3800
Monroe Avenue in the Village of Pittsford. Two buildings offer a total
72,000 square feet of warehouse space at this facility. The project will
be operated by Upstate Global Trade Corporation, which is engaged in a
variety of international trade related activities.
The application contains evidence of the need for zone services in the
Rochester area. A number of firms have indicated an interest in using the
zone for warehousing/distribution of products such as machinery,
instruments, electronic parts and products, hand tools and apparel.
Specific manufacturing approvals are not being requested at this time.
Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
In accordance with the Board's regulations, an examiners committee has
been appointed to investigate the application and report to the Board. The
committee consists of: John J. Da Ponte, Jr. (Chairman), Director,
Foreign-Trade Zones Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
20230; Edward A. Goggin, Asssitant Regional Commissioner, U.S. Customs
Service, Northeast Region, 100 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110; and
Colonel Robert R. Hardiman, District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer
District Buffalo, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207.
As part of its investigation, the examiners committee will hold a
public hearing on February 8, 1984, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the
Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Building, 55 St. Paul Street, Rochester.
Interested parties are invited to present their views at the hearing.
Persons wishing to testify should notify the Board's Executive Secretary
in writing at the address below or by phone (202/377-2862) by February 2.
Instead of an oral presentation, written statements may be submitted in
accordance with the Board's regulations to the examiners committee, care
of the Executive Secretary, at any time from the date of this notice
through March 9, 1984.
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available
during this time for public inspection at each of the following locations:
U.S. Dept. of Commerce District Office,
121 East Avenue,
Rochester, NY 14604;
Office of the Executive Secretary;
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1872,
14th and Pennsylvania, NW.,
Washington, D.C. 20230.
Dated: January 4, 1984.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 84-623 Filed 1-9-84; 8:45 am]
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