|SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT|
|NOTICE OF NATIONAL GRAIN CAR COUNCIL MEETING|
|Director Of Proceedings|
|DECISION SCHEDULED A MEETING FOR THIS PROCEEDING, TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 14, 2017.|
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45985 SERVICE DATE – AUGUST 29, 2017
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD
[Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 4)]
NOTICE OF NATIONAL GRAIN CAR COUNCIL MEETING
AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board (Board).
ACTION: Notice of National Grain Car Council meeting.
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., app. 2 § 10(a)(2).
DATE: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. (CDT), and is expected to conclude at 5:00 p.m. (CDT).
ADDRESS: The meeting will be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza,
401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112 (816-756-1500).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Forstall at (202) 245-0241 or firstname.lastname@example.org. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877-8339].
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The NGCC was established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) as a working group to facilitate private-sector solutions and recommendations to the ICC (and now the Board) on matters affecting rail grain car availability and transportation. Nat’l Grain Car Supply—Conference of Interested Parties, EP 519 (ICC served Jan. 7, 1994).
The general purpose of this meeting is to discuss rail carrier preparedness to transport the 2017 grain harvest. Agenda items include the following: remarks by Board Acting Chairman Ann D. Begeman, Board Vice Chairman and NGCC Co-Chairman Daniel R. Elliott III, and Commissioner Deb Miller; reports by member groups on expectations for the upcoming harvest, domestic and foreign markets, the supply of rail cars and rail service; and a presentation on disruptive technologies in freight transportation and logistics. The full agenda, along with other information regarding the NGCC, is posted on the Board website at https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/graincar_council.html.
The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 C.F.R. pt. 102-3; the NGCC Charter; and Board procedures.
Public Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments to the NGCC at any time. Comments should be addressed to NGCC, c/o Fred Forstall, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20423–0001 or email@example.com. Any further communications about this meeting will be announced through the STB website.
Decided: August 24, 2016.
By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings.