Whereas,the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (74 FR 1170, 01/12/2009; correction 74 FR 3987, 01/22/2009; 75 FR 71069-71070, 11/22/2010) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones;
Whereas,Miami-Dade County (the Grantee) has made application to the Board (Docket 79-2011, filed 12/16/11) requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone under the ASF with a service area of the northern half of Miami-Dade County, Florida, as described in the application, within the Miami U. S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and proposed Sites 1, 2 and 3 would be categorized as magnet sites;
Whereas,notice inviting public comment has been given in theFederal Register(76 FR 80333, 12/23/11) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,
Whereas,the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest;
Now, therefore,the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 281, as described in the application, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall general-purpose zone project, and to ASF sunset provisions for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 2 if not activated within ten years from the date of approval and for Site 3 if not activated within five years from the date of approval.