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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

152 / Tuesday, August 8, 2006 / Notices 45049

future action on the pending Petition for FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Test Procedure Waiver. System, August 3, 2006.
Issued in Washington, DC, on July 31, Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Jennifer J. Johnson,
2006. Mergers of Bank Holding Companies Secretary of the Board.
Alexander A. Karsner, [FR Doc. E6–12875 Filed 8–7–06; 8:45 am]
The companies listed in this notice BILLING CODE 6210–01–S
Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency and have applied to the Board for approval,
Renewable Energy.
pursuant to the Bank Holding Company
[FR Doc. E6–12851 Filed 8–7–06; 8:45 am] Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
BILLING CODE 6450–01–P (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part
225), and all other applicable statutes Notice of Proposals to Engage in
and regulations to become a bank Permissible Nonbanking Activities or
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM holding company and/or to acquire the to Acquire Companies that are
assets or the ownership of, control of, or Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking
Change in Bank Control Notices; the power to vote shares of a bank or Activities
Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank bank holding company and all of the
Holding Companies banks and nonbanking companies The companies listed in this notice
owned by the bank holding company, have given notice under section 4 of the
The notificants listed below have
including the companies listed below. Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C.
applied under the Change in Bank
1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12
Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and The applications listed below, as well CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to
§ 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 as other related filings required by the acquire or control voting securities or
CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank Board, are available for immediate assets of a company, including the
holding company. The factors that are inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank companies listed below, that engages
considered in acting on the notices are indicated. The application also will be either directly or through a subsidiary or
set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 available for inspection at the offices of other company, in a nonbanking activity
U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). the Board of Governors. Interested that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y
The notices are available for persons may express their views in (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has
immediate inspection at the Federal writing on the standards enumerated in determined by Order to be closely
Reserve Bank indicated. The notices the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the related to banking and permissible for
also will be available for inspection at proposal also involves the acquisition of bank holding companies. Unless
the office of the Board of Governors. a nonbanking company, the review also otherwise noted, these activities will be
Interested persons may express their includes whether the acquisition of the conducted throughout the United States.
views in writing to the Reserve Bank nonbanking company complies with the Each notice is available for inspection
indicated for that notice or to the offices standards in section 4 of the BHC Act at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated.
of the Board of Governors. Comments (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise The notice also will be available for
must be received not later than August noted, nonbanking activities will be inspection at the offices of the Board of
23, 2006. conducted throughout the United States.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Governors. Interested persons may
Additional information on all bank express their views in writing on the
Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice holding companies may be obtained
President) 701 East Byrd Street, question whether the proposal complies
from the National Information Center with the standards of section 4 of the
Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528: Web site at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
1. Robert Milam, Jr., to individually BHC Act. Additional information on all
Unless otherwise noted, comments bank holding companies may be
retain voting shares of, and Robert
regarding each of these applications obtained from the National Information
Milam, Jr.; Robert Milam; Melissa
must be received at the Reserve Bank Center Web site at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
Milam; Jada Milam; Kevin Milam; Lloyd
indicated or the offices of the Board of Unless otherwise noted, comments
Jarrell; and other members of the Milam
Governors not later than September 1, regarding the applications must be
family, as a group acting in concert, to
2006. received at the Reserve Bank indicated
retain voting shares of Big Coal River
Bancorp, Inc., Whitesville, West A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis or the offices of the Board of Governors
Virginia, and thereby indirectly retain (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs not later than August 23, 2006.
voting shares of Whitesville State Bank, Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, A. Federal Reserve Bank of New
Whitesville, West Virginia. Missouri 63166-2034: York (Anne McEwen, Financial
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 1. Exchange Bancshares, Inc., Specialist) 33 Liberty Street, New York,
(Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice Mayfield, Kentucky; to acquire 100 New York 10045-0001:
President) 230 South LaSalle Street, 1. Westpac Banking Corporation,
percent of the voting shares of Purchase
Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: Sydney, Australia; to engage de novo
Area Bancorp, Inc., Bardwell, Kentucky,
1. Ida R. Noll, Springfield, Illinois; to through its subsidiary, Hastings Funds
and thereby indirectly acquire voting
acquire additional voting shares of Management (US), Inc., New York, New
shares of Bardwell Deposit Bank,
Midland Bancshares, Inc., Kincaid, York, in providing investment and
Bardwell, Kentucky.
Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire financial advice, pursuant to section
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 225.28(b)(6) of Regulation Y.
additional voting shares of Midland (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200
Community Bank, Kincaid, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San
North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201- Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director,
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 2272: Regional and Community Bank Group)
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System, August 3, 2006. 1. VB Texas, Inc., Houston, Texas; to 101 Market Street, San Francisco,
Jennifer J. Johnson, become a bank holding company by California 94105-1579:
Secretary of the Board. acquiring 100 percent of the voting 1. Belvedere Capital Fund II L.P. and
[FR Doc. E6–12874 Filed 8–7–06; 8:45 am] shares of Community State Bank, Belvedere Capital Partners II LLC, both
BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Boling, Texas. of San Francisco, California; to acquire

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45050 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 152 / Tuesday, August 8, 2006 / Notices

Hometown Commercial Capital, LLC, alternative is included to provide a basis DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Burlingame, California, and thereby for comparison to the action alternatives HUMAN SERVICES
engage in funding commercial real described above as required by NEPA
estate loans through established regulations (40 CFR 1002.14(d)). Announcement of Availability of Funds
warehouse lines and subsequently for Cooperative Agreement With the
GSA invites individuals, Arkansas Center for Health
securitizing pools through major Wall
organizations and agencies to submit Improvement (ACHI) for a Project
Street firms, pursuant to sections
comments concerning the scope of the Entitled, ‘‘From BMI to Student Body
225.28(b)(1) and (b)(2)(ii) of Regulation
Y. Draft EIS. The public scoping period Mass Improvement: Healthy
starts with the publication of this notice Achievement Through Awareness and
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in the Federal Register and will
System, August 3, 2006. Action—a Detailed Evaluation of the
continue for forty five (45) days from the Arkansas School BMI Project.’’
Jennifer J. Johnson,
date of this notice. GSA will consider all
Secretary of the Board. comments received or postmarked by AGENCY: Office of Disease Prevention
[FR Doc. E6–12876 Filed 8–7–06; 8:45 am] and Health Promotion, Office of Public
that date in defining the scope of the
BILLING CODE 6210–01–S
Health and Science, Office of the
EIS. GSA expects to issue a Final EIS by Secretary, DHHS.
September 2006 at which time its Announcement Type: Cooperative
availability will be announced in the Agreement—FY 2006 Initial
GENERAL SERVICES Federal Register and local media. A Announcement. Single Source.
ADMINISTRATION public comment period will commence
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance:
[PBS-N01] upon publication of the Notice of 93.018.
Availability. The GSA will consider and DATES: Application availability: August
Notice of Availability to Distribute a respond to comments received on the 8, 2006. Applications are due by 5 p.m.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement Draft EIS in preparing the Final EIS. Eastern Time on September 7, 2006.
for the Construction of a New Border SUMMARY: The Office of Disease
Station Facility in Madawaska, Maine COMMENTS: Written comments or
suggestions concerning the scope of the Prevention and Health Promotion
AGENCY: Public Buildings Service, GSA. EIS should be sent to David M. (ODPHP)/Office of Public Health and
ACTION: Notice of Availability Drevinsky P.E., PMP, Regional Science (OPHS), announces that up to
Environmental Quality Advocate $250,000 in fiscal year (FY) 2006 funds
SUMMARY: The General Services is available for a cooperative agreement
(REQA), U.S. General Services
Administration (GSA) announces its Administration, 10 Causeway Street, with the Arkansas Center for Health
intent to distribute a Draft Improvement (ACHI) for a project
Room 975, Boston, MA 02222; Fax (617)
Environmental Impact Statement (Draft entitled, ‘‘From BMI to Student Body
565–5967.
EIS) under the National Environmental Mass Improvement: Healthy
Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Achievement Through Awareness and
42 U.S.C. 4321 - 4347 (NEPA) to assess David M. Drevinsky by phone at (617) Action—a Detailed Evaluation of the
the potential impacts of the construction 565–6596 or by e-mail at Arkansas School BMI Project.’’ Working
of a New Border Station Facility in david.drevinsky@gsa.gov. in collaboration with the ACHI,
Madawaska, Maine (the ‘‘Proposed administratively housed unit in the
Action’’). At the request of Customs and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: University of Arkansas for Medical
Border Protection (CBP), the GSA is Sciences (501C3 organization) and
Public Comment / Distribution:
proposing to construct a new border serves as the primary health policy
station facility which meets their needs, A public comment period is intended development source for the Arkansas
and the design requirements of the GSA. to provide the public with an Department of Health and Human
The existing facilities are undersized opportunity to present comments, ask Services, the initiative seeks to gain
and obsolete, and consequently questions, and discuss concerns information about programs that have
incapable of providing the level of regarding the scope of the EIS for the established school based-body mass
security now required. The Proposed index assessments of school age
Proposed Action. GSA will distribute
Action has been defined and will likely children. The goals of this evaluation
ten reading copies of the Draft EIS at
include: (a) Identification of land project are to identify key elements for
both the Middle / High School Library
requirements, including acquisition of the translation of BMI information as a
located on 135 Seventh Avenue in public health intervention for positive
adjoining land; (b) demolition of
existing government structures at the Madawaska and the Madawaska Library behavioral change among families,
border station; (c) construction of a located on 393 Main Street on July 21, children and adolescents to improve
main administration building and 2006. A Public Scoping workshop will nutrition and increase physical activity.
ancillary support buildings; and (d) be held on August 17, 2006 from 6pm The project will design and pilot test a
consequent potential alterations to to 8pm at the Middle / High School detailed evaluation protocol to assess
secondary roads. Library. All are welcome to attend and the specific benefits and effectiveness of
Alternatives to be studied will talk with the GSA Officials. the Arkansas School BMI Assessment
identify alternative locations for the Dated: July 25, 2006. Project, building on the findings from
components of the border station Dennis R. Smith,
the ACHI Report—The 2005 Arkansas
including the main administration and Assessment of Childhood and
ancillary support buildings, the Regional Administrator, New England Region. Adolescent Obesity; and The Year Two
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associated roadway network and [FR Doc. E6–12824 Filed 8–7–06; 8:45 am] Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220
parking. A No Action alternative will BILLING CODE 6820–A8–S conducted by the University of
also be studied that will evaluate the Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College
consequences of not constructing the of Public Health with support from The
new border station facility. This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The

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