The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below.
The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center Web site at http://www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than May 12, 2006.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Cindy West, Manager) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101-2566:
1. Citizens National Corporation, Paintsville, Kentucky; to acquire 100 percent of Heritage Bank of Ashland, Inc., Ashland, Kentucky
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
1. Monarch Community Bancorp, Inc., Coldwater, Michigan; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Monarch Community Bank, Coldwater, Michigan.
C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
1. The Farmers State Bank of Fort Morgan Colorado Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Morgan, Colorado; to acquire up to 38 percent of the voting shares of FSB Bancorporation of Fort Morgan, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Farmers State Bank of Fort Morgan, both of Fort Morgan, Colorado.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 12, 2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-5665 Filed 4-14-06; 8:45 am]
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