[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 46 (Tuesday, March 10, 1998)]
[Pages 11652-11653]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-6147]



Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket 10-98]

Foreign-Trade Zone 15--Kansas City, Missouri, Application for 

     An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., 
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 15, requesting authority to expand its 
zone in Kansas City, Missouri, within the Kansas City,

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Missouri, 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 February 27, 1998.
    FTZ 15 was approved on March 23, 1973 (Board Order 93, 38 FR 8622, 
4/4/73) and expanded on October 25, 1974 (Board Order 102, 39 FR 39487, 
11/7/74); February 28, 1996 (Board Order 804, 61 FR 9676, 3/11/96); 
and, May 31, 1996 (Board Order 824, 61 FR 29529, 6/11/96). The zone 
project includes 5 general-purpose sites in the Kansas City, Missouri, 
port of entry area: Site 1 (250,000 sq. ft.)--Midland International 
Corp. warehouse, 1690 North Topping, Kansas City; Site 2 (2,815,000 sq. 
ft.)--Hunt Midwest surface/underground warehouse complex, 8300 N.E. 
Underground Drive, Kansas City; Site 3 (10,000 acres)--Kansas City 
International Airport complex, Kansas City; Site 4 (416 acres)--
surface/underground business park (Carefree Industrial Park), 1600 N. 
M-291 Highway, Sugar Creek; and, Site 5 (5.75 million sq. ft.)--CARMAR 
Underground Business Park and Surface Industrial Park (1000 acres) 
located at No. 1 Civil War Road, Carthage. Applications are currently 
pending with the Board for additional sites in Hermann and Chillicothe, 
Missouri (Docs. 44-97 and 82-97, respectively).
    The applicant is now requesting authority to further expand the 
general-purpose zone to include an additional site: Proposed Site 8 
(1,750 acres)--Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport/Industrial Park 
complex, 1540 Maxwell, Kansas City. The facility (the former Richards-
Gebaur Air Force Base) is now owned by the Kansas City Aviation 
Department, and has been designated as a state enterprise zone. No 
specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time. Such 
requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ 
Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and 
report to the Board.
    Public comment on the application is invited from interested 
parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the 
Board's Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period 
for their receipt is May 11, 1998. Rebuttal comments in response to 
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during 
the subsequent 15-day period (to May 26, 1998).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:

U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 601 East 12th 
Street, Room 635, Kansas City, MO 64106.
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

    Dated: March 4, 1998.
Dennis Puccinelli,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 98-6147 Filed 3-9-98; 8:45 am]