DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket No. 13-91]
Foreign-Trade Zone 25--Broward County, FL; Application for Expansion
Friday, March 15, 1991
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) by the Port Everglades Authority, grantee of FTZ 25, requesting
authority to expand its zone to include the Westport Business Park in the
Town of Davie, Broward County, Florida, within the Port Everglades 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
March 1, 1991.
FTZ 25 was approved on December 27, 1976 (Board Order 113, 42 FR 61,
1/3/77), and expanded on August 11, 1978 (Board Order 132, 43 FR 36989,
8/21/78). The zone project currently consists of an 82-acre industrial park
site within the 300-acre Port Everglades port complex and a privately owned
public warehousing facility (47,000 sq. ft.) located adjacent to the port
at 1100 NE., 7th Avenue, Dania, Florida.
The grantee is now requesting authority to expand the zone to include, as
an additional zone site, the Westport Business Park (91 acres) located at
3001 SW. 64th Avenue in Davie, some 3 miles east of the port. The park is
owned by Westport Business Park Limited Partnership and operated by the
Trammel Crow Company. No manufacturing requests are being made at this
time. Such approvals would be requested from the Board on a case-by-case
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: Dennis Puccinelli (Chairman), Foreign-Trade Zones
Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; Howard Cooperman,
Regional Director, U.S. Customs Service, Southeast Region, 909 SE. First
Avenue, Miami, FL 33131-2592; and, Colonel Bruce A. Malson, District
Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District Jacksonville, P.O. Box 4970,
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019.
Comments concerning the proposed expansion are invited in writing from
interested parties. They should be addressed to the Board's Executive
Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before May 1, 1991.
A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of the
Office of the Port Director,
U.S. Customs Service,
P.O. Box 13123,
State Road 84,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, room 4213,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: March 12, 1991.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 91-6252 Filed 3-14-91; 8:45 am]