2009-05-08 / Public Notices

NOTICE TO ESTABLISH A BRANCH OFFICE

This is to inform the public that under 12 C.F.R. Sections 545.93 of the Regulations of the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Woodforest Bank, 1330 Lake Robbins Drive, Suite 150, The Woodlands, Texas 77380, intends to establish a branch office at the following location: Columbia SC Branch - 7520 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, Richland County, SC 29209.

Anyone may submit written comments within 30 calendar days of the date of publication of this notice. The comment must be sent simultaneously to Frederick R. Casteel, Regional Director, Office of Thrift Supervision, 225 East John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 500, Irving, Texas 75062-2326, and to the attention of James Dreibelbis of Woodforest Bank to its address stated above. Written comments in opposition to establishment of the proposed branch should address the regulatory basis for denial of such application, and be supported by the information specified in 12 C.F.R. Section 516.120(a). You may request a meeting on such application by including a written request for a meeting with your comment to OTS. Your request should describe the nature of the issues or facts to be discussed and the reasons why written submissions are insufficient to adequately address these facts or issues. OTS will grant a meeting request only when it finds that written submissions are insufficient to address the facts or issues raised, or otherwise determines that a meeting will benefit its decision making process.

You may view the non-confidential portions of all comments filed with OTS by contacting the OTS Regional Office listed above. This information is available for public viewing at the appropriate OTS Regional Office during regular business hours. If you have any questions concerning these procedures, contact the OTS Regional Office at (972) 277-9500. (5-8-09)

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