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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              [Order No. 543]

    Resolution and Order Approving the Application of Wynwood Community
  Development Corporation for a Foreign-Trade Zone in the Miami, FL, Area;
                            Resolution and Order

                          Monday, December 2, 1991

Proceedings of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Washington, DC

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 (the 
Board) adopts the following Resolution and Order: 

The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:

After consideration of the application of the Wynwood Community Economic
Development Corporation, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) on October 17, 1990, requesting a grant of authority for 
establishing, operating, and maintaining an additional general-purpose 
foreign-trade zone in Miami, Florida, within the Miami Customs port of 
entry, the Board, finding the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, 
as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal
is in the public interest, approves the application.

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 Miami, FL

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 
jurisdiction of the United States;

Whereas, The Wynwood Community Economic Development Corporation (the
Grantee) has made application (filed October 17, 1990, FTZ Docket 40-90, 55
FR 43152, 10/26/90) in due and proper form to the Board, requesting the
establishment, operation, and maintenance of a foreign-trade zone in the 
Wynwood community, Miami, Florida, within the Miami Customs port of entry;

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 are satisfied;

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 Foreign-Trade Zone No. 180, at the location 
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, to the same extent as though the same were fully set 
forth herein, and also the following express conditions and limitations: 
Operation of the foreign-trade zone shall be commenced by the Grantee 
within a reasonable time from the date of issuance of the grant, and prior 
thereto, any necessary permits shall be obtained 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 site 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 November, 1991, pursuant to 
Order of the Board.


John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

Robert A. Mosbacher,

Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.

[FR Doc. 91-28837 Filed 11-29-91; 8:45 am]