Public Notice of
Kittson Communications Tower
FCC TCNS Identification No. 231457
This announcement provides public notice by Midcontinent Communications, and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that a wireless telecommunications project (Project) is planned for Kittson County, Minnesota.
The purpose of this announcement is to provide public notice of the Project and invite public input on: (1) whether any Historic Property may exist in the area of the Project; and (2) if so, whether the Project may cause any effects to such property. Historic Property includes any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, structure, or object included in, or eligible for inclusion in, the National Register maintained by the Secretary of the Interior.
Midcontinent Communications has undertaken a review of potential effects to Historic Properties within the area of the Project as required by federal law, including consultation with local and/or tribal governments. In its role as project applicant, Midcontinent Communications is authorized to assist the FCC in facilitating the participation of the public in this review.
This review of potential effects to Historic Properties is required by federal law, including Sections 106 and 101(d)(6) of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA) (54 U.S.C. §§ 306108 and 302706), and the FCCs rules, including the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review of Effects on Historic Properties for Certain Undertakings Approved by the Federal Communications Commission (the NPA) (47 C.F.R. Part 1, Appendix C).
This proposed facility will include a monopole tower that will house FCC-licensed wireless radio frequencies in Kittson County, Minnesota, called the Kittson Communications Tower, TCNS Identification No. 231457. The facility will include a 150-foot self-supporting monopole communications tower (155-foot overall height including appurtenances) that will house FCC-licensed radios to support Midcontinent Communications’ field personnel and operations. The proposed tower location is: 2058 360th Street, Humboldt, Minnesota, 56731 and its coordinates are Latitude: 48 degrees 55 minutes 16.83 seconds North, Longitude: 097 degrees 00 minutes 16.8 seconds West.
Public participation and input will help both the FCC and the North Dakota SHPO discharge their duties under federal law. The FCC provides information about the National Historic Preservation Act requirements for wireless towers online at http://wireless.fcc.gov/siting/ npa.html. Any interested member of the public is invited to promptly submit written comments about any Historic Property or potential effect(s) the Project may have on a Historic Property. Please identify the Project as the Kittson Communications Tower. Written comments should be submitted to: Cory E. Moffat at either or Cory Moffat, c/o Crenshaw Communications Consulting, LLC., P.O. Box 11321, College Station, TX 77842. Ms. Moffat can also be reached at (832) 617-0217
(May 19, 2021)
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