Applications Bulletin

District 9
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Instructions for commenting on applications

Applications and notifications filed during the week ending Saturday, July 25, 2009

Type Application Ending date of
comment period

* 3A3

State Bank of Hawley Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, Hawley, Minnesota, to acquire 51.92% of Bankshares of Hawley, Inc., Hawley, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly acquire State Bank of Hawley, Hawley, Minnesota.

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*Subject to the provisions of the Community Reinvestment Act.

Availability of CRA public evaluations

The Community Reinvestment Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977 (12 U.S.C. 2901) and is implemented by Regulation BB (12 CFR 228). The regulation was revised in May 1995.

The CRA requires that each depository institution's record in helping meet the credit needs of its entire community be evaluated periodically. That record is taken into account in considering an institution's application for deposit facilities.

A copy of an institution's CRA evaluation may be obtained directly from the institution or Reserve Bank.

Federal bank regulators use the following performance levels to rate an institution's performance under CRA:

O = Outstanding
S = Satisfactory
NI = Needs to improve
SN = Substantial noncompliance

The following state member banks have been examined and their CRA public evaluations are now available.

RSSD number Institution/Location Exam date CRA public date CRA rating Exam type
685555 Community Bank
Ronan, Montana
03/30/2009 07/16/2009 O Small Bank


CRA examinations scheduled for Quarter of

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