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Notice of Application for Transfer of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble April 11, 2000.

Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:

a. Application Type: Transfer of License.

b. Project No.: 1005-006.

c. Date Filed: March 7, 2000.

d. Applicants: Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo or transferor) and City of Boulder, Colorado (Boulder or transferee).

e. Name of Project: Boulder Canyon.

f. Location: On Middle Boulder Creek in Boulder County, Colorado in Roosevelt National Forest. The project does not utilize tribal lands.

g. Filed pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).

h. Applicant Contacts: For transferor—William M. Dudley, Associate General Counsel, New Century Services, Inc., 1225 17th Street, Suite 600, Denver, CO 80202, (303) 294-2500.

For transferee—Karl F. Kumli, III, Special Counsel for the City of Boulder, Dietze and Davis, P.C., 2060 Broadway, Suite 400, Boulder, CO 80302-5203, (303) 447-1375.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Tom Papsidero at (202) 219-2715, or e-mail address:

j. Deadline for filing comments and/or motions: May 17, 2000.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: David P. Boergers, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 8888 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426.

Please include the project number (1005-006) on any comments or motions filed.

k. Description of Transfer: PSCo requests approval to transfer its license to Boulder. The transfer is sought pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement dated February 29, 2000. PSCo intends to retain various easement and fee interests associated with its electric transmission and distribution facilities within the project boundary. The applicants state that the transfer will facilitate the municipal water supply function of the project as Boulder is the primary beneficiary of the municipal water supply.

l. Locations of the application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE, Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 208-1371. This filing may be viewed on​online/​rims.htm (call (202) 208-2222 for assistance). Copies are also available for inspection and reproduction at the addresses in item h above.

m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene—Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules and Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rule may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application.

Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS”, “PROTEST”, OR “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the project number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission's regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon such representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

Agency Comments—Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency's comments must also be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

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Linwood A. Watson, Jr.,

Acting Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 00-9476 Filed 4-14-00; 8:45 am]