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this rating factor will be considered neutral Factor 1: Past Performance • Proposed quality control measures
and will neither increase an applicant’s to determine if established procedures
overall rating nor decrease it. FMCSA will conduct a performance
risk assessment based upon the will adequately recognize problems and
applicant’s past performance, as well as employ appropriate corrective actions.
Factor 2: Technical and Management
Approach that of its proposed subgrantees and Factor 3: Budget
subcontractors, as it relates to the
This section cannot exceed 30 pages. probability of successful Budget information will be analyzed
The applicant’s proposed approach accomplishment of the project. When for reasonableness and completeness to
must include adequate documentation assessing performance risk, FMCSA will include the 24-month period of the
to clearly demonstrate a thorough focus its inquiry on the past project. This evaluation may include a
understanding of the project objectives. performance of the applicant and its comparison of the applicant’s proposed
Each applicant must: proposed subgrantees and prices to those of other applicants and
• Describe in sufficient detail the subcontractors as to cost, schedule, and to prices paid under similar grants.
technical capability of its proposed performance—including the applicant’s The applicant who has been approved
resources to meet the project objectives, adherence to project schedules and for funding will enter into a grant
including projects completed and administrative aspects of performance agreement with FMCSA. The grant
current training completed that are as well as its history for reasonable and agreement must be in accordance with
applicable to the functions to be cooperative commitment to Federally- OMB Circulars A–21, A–110, A–122,
performed; assisted programs. and A–133.
• Provide a proposed matrix that The assessment of performance risk is Issued on: July 18, 2006.
demonstrates that it possesses the not intended to be the product of a David H. Hugel,
capability to manage and the staff to mechanical or mathematical analysis of
perform the work; Acting Administrator.
an applicant’s performance on a list of
• Provide an unpriced matrix that grants but rather the product of
[FR Doc. E6–11875 Filed 7–25–06; 8:45 am]
includes labor category/skill level and subjective judgment of the evaluation BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P
labor category descriptions; team after it considers all available
• List the skills of the Program information. FMCSA’s definitions of
Manager, including relative experience DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
performance risk are:
and expertise; and • High Performance Risk: Based on
• Describe its proposed quality Surface Transportation Board
the applicant’s performance record, or
control measures in sufficient detail to lack of related experience on which past [STB Finance Docket No. 34894]
demonstrate that established procedures performance may be measured,
would adequately recognize significant doubt exists that the Rail + Transload, Inc.—Acquisition and
substandard performance and document applicant can successfully complete the Operation Exemption—Rail Line of
corrective actions. project within the estimated cost and Tower Investments, LLC
Factor 3: Budget schedule. Rail + Transload, Inc. (RTI), a
• Moderate Performance Risk: Based
The applicant must provide budget noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of
on the applicant’s performance record,
information as required in SF–424, SF– exemption 1 under 49 CFR 1150.31 to
some doubt exists that the applicant can
424A, and SF–424B as well as all acquire from Tower Investments, LLC
successfully complete the project within
associated budget supplemental (TIL), and to operate approximately
the estimated cost and schedule.
documentation. • Low Performance Risk: Based on 1,100 feet (0.208 miles) of railroad track
As an alternative, an applicant can the applicant’s performance record, that extends from a point of connection
apply for the TIIS project funding by little doubt exists that the applicant can with the Waterloo Spur of Canadian
using the grants.gov electronic successfully complete the project within Pacific Railway Company (CPR) to a
application process. To use this process, the estimated cost and schedule. terminus approximately 200 feet
the applicant must have a DUNS • Neutral Rating: There is no northeast of the plant site of Specialty
number and be registered with evidence that past performance Ingredients, LLC (SIL), at Watertown,
grants.gov. To obtain a DUNS number or information exists for the applicant. Jefferson County, Wisconsin.2
register with grants.gov, go to http:// RTI certifies that its projected annual
www.grants.gov/GetStartedRoles? Factor 2: Technical and Management revenues as a result of this transaction
type=aor. Approach will not result in the creation of a Class
To apply for a grant using the FMCSA will evaluate the applicant’s: II or Class I rail carrier.
grants.gov process, the applicant must • Proposed technical and The transaction was scheduled to be
download, complete, and submit the management approach to ensure that it consummated on or after July 3, 2006,
grant application package. This can be clearly demonstrates a thorough the effective date of the exemption.
done on the Internet at http:// understanding of the project, If the notice contains false or
www.grants.gov/Apply • Information to determine the misleading information, the exemption
?campaignid=tabnavtracking081105. technical capability of its proposed is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the
The grants.gov application process resources to meet the requirements exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d)
will be available for use by the TIIS outlined in the project objectives, may be filed at any time. The filing of
project on July 26, 2006. • Proposed personnel matrix to
determine if sufficient resources exist 1 While initially filed on June 19, 2006, the notice
Grant Evaluation Criteria that demonstrate that the applicant
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has been corrected by filings on June 22, 2006, and


Upon receipt, the applications will be possesses the capability to manage and June 26, 2006.
2 RTI and SIL are commonly controlled by TIL.
evaluated by FMCSA for potential the staff to carry out the project,
The track is currently private track owned by TIL
funding. Selection of a successful • Unpriced personnel matrix to and used by CPR to provide rail service to SIL.
applicant will be made based upon the ensure it includes the right mix of labor Because this acquisition is RTI’s initial rail
evaluation criteria stated below. category/skill level, and acquisition and operation, RTI filed this notice.

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a petition to revoke will not FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: such weapons), including any efforts to
automatically stay the transaction. Assistant Director, Compliance manufacture, acquire, possess, develop,
An original and 10 copies of all Outreach & Implementation, Office of transport, transfer or use such items, by
pleadings, referring to STB Finance Foreign Assets Control, Department of any person or foreign country of
Docket No. 34894, must be filed with the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, proliferation concern; (3) any person
the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 tel.: 202/622–2490. determined by the Secretary of the
K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Treasury, in consultation with the
0001. In addition, one copy of each Secretary of State, the Attorney General,
Electronic and Facsimile Availability and other relevant agencies, to have
pleading must be served on Thomas F.
McFarland, Thomas F. McFarland, P.C., This document and additional provided, or attempted to provide,
208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, information concerning OFAC are financial, material, technological or
Chicago, IL 60604–1112. available from OFAC’s Web site other support for, or goods or services
Board decisions and notices are (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via in support of, any activity or transaction
available on our Web site at http:// facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on described in clause (2) above or any
www.stb.dot.gov. demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. person whose property and interests in
Decided: July 19, 2006. Background property are blocked pursuant to the
Order; and (4) any person determined
By the Board, David M. Konschnik, On June 28, 2005, the President,
Director, Office of Proceedings. by the Secretary of the Treasury, in
invoking the authority, inter alia, of the consultation with the Secretary of State,
Vernon A. Williams, International Emergency Economic the Attorney General, and other relevant
Secretary. Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706) agencies, to be owned or controlled by,
[FR Doc. E6–11817 Filed 7–25–06; 8:45 am] (‘‘IEEPA’’), issued Executive Order or acting or purporting to act for or on
BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 13382 (70 FR 38567, July 1, 2005) (the behalf of, directly or indirectly, any
‘‘Order’’), effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern person whose property and interests in
daylight time on June 29, 2005. In the property are blocked pursuant to the
Order, the President took additional
Order.
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY steps with respect to the national
emergency described and declared in On July 18, 2006, the Secretary of the
Office of Foreign Assets Control Executive Order 12938 of November 14, Treasury, in consultation with the
1994, regarding the proliferation of Secretary of State, the Attorney General,
Additional Designation of Entities weapons of mass destruction and the and other relevant agencies, designated
Pursuant to Executive Order 13382 means of delivering them. two persons whose property and
Section 1 of the Order blocks, with interests in property are blocked
AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets pursuant to Executive Order 13382.
certain exceptions, all property and
Control, Treasury.
interests in property that are in the The list of additional designees
ACTION: Notice. United States, or that hereafter come follows:
within the United States or that are or 1. SANAM INDUSTRIAL GROUP
SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s
hereafter come within the possession or (a.k.a. SANAM INDUSTRIES GROUP),
Office of Foreign Assets Control
control of United States persons, of: (1) Pasdaran Road 15, Tehran, Iran.
(‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of
The persons listed in an Annex to the 2. YA MAHDI INDUSTRIES GROUP
two newly-designated persons whose
Order; (2) any foreign person (a.k.a. YA MAHDI INDUSTRIAL
property and interests in property are determined by the Secretary of State, in
blocked pursuant to Executive Order COMPLEX; a.k.a. YA MAHDI
consultation with the Secretary of the INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH COMPLEX;
13382 of June 28, 2005, ‘‘Blocking Treasury, the Attorney General, and
Property of Weapons of Mass a.k.a. ‘‘YMA’’), PO Box 19395–4731,
other relevant agencies, to have Tehran, Iran.
Destruction Proliferators and Their engaged, or attempted to engage, in
Supporters.’’ activities or transactions that have Dated: July 18, 2006.
DATES: The designation by the Secretary materially contributed to, or pose a risk Barbara C. Hammerle,
of the Treasury of the two persons of materially contributing to, the Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets
identified in this notice pursuant to proliferation of weapons of mass Control.
Executive Order 13382 is effective on destruction or their means of delivery [FR Doc. E6–11934 Filed 7–25–06; 8:45 am]
July 18, 2006. (including missiles capable of delivering BILLING CODE 4811–37–P
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