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1. Notice of Scoping for Extension to University Boulevard
Municipality where proposed project might be located: Danbury, Connecticut
Address of Possible Project Location: Westside Campus of Western Connecticut State University
Project Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to extend by 2,400 feet University Boulevard, located on the Westside Campus of WCSU, to provide access to a new magnet school to be constructed by the City of Danbury.
Project Map: Click here to view a map of the project area.
Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on: December 3, 2004.
Any person can ask the sponsoring agency to hold a Public Scoping Meeting by sending such a request to the address below by November 19, 2004. If a meeting is requested by 25 or more individuals, or by an association that represents 25 or more members, the sponsoring agency shall schedule a Public Scoping Meeting.
Written comments and/or requests for a Public Scoping Meeting should be sent to:
|Connecticut State University
|39 Woodland Street
|Hartford, Connecticut 06105
2. Notice of Scoping for New Hartford Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade
Municipality where proposed project would be located: New Hartford
Project Description: The Town of New Hartford is conducting a wastewater facilities planning study for an upgrade of its wastewater treatment system. The study is being conducted because the wastewater treatment plant’s average flow has exceeded ninety percent of its design capacity, the facilities that were built in 1968 have exceeded their design life, and projected growth patterns are extending into previously unsewered areas. The study area, depicted in the linked figure, includes the treatment facility, the proposed development corridor along Route 44 and streets adjacent to public water supply wells. The study also includes an infiltration and inflow evaluation of the existing sewers.
Project Map: Click here to view a map of the study area.
Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on: November 5, 2004
Any person can ask the sponsoring agency to hold a Public Scoping Meeting by sending such a request to the address below. If a meeting is requested by 25 or more individuals, or by an association that represents 25 or more members by October 15, 2004, the Department of Environmental Protection will schedule a Public Scoping Meeting.
Additional information about the project can be viewed in person at:
Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Management
Municipal Facilities Section (2nd Floor)
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106
Written comments, requests for a Public Scoping Meeting, or questions about the scoping for this project should be directed to:
|Stacy Pappano, Sanitary Engineer
|Department of Environmental Protection
|Bureau of Water Management
|79 Elm St.
|Hartford, CT 06106
1. Notice of EIE for Fairfield Railroad Station
Municipality where project is proposed: Fairfield
Address of Proposed Project Location: Kings Highway East and Black Rock Turnpike
Project Description: The project consists of an Americans with Disibilities (ADA) accessible railroad station as part of a larger development project in conjunction with the Town of Fairfield and a private developer. Under this project, the State will create a new vehicular bridge over the railroad tracks, a seperate pedestrian bridge over the tracks, a passenger drop off area and high level platforms on both sides of the tracks for safe and easy access to the trains. The town and the private developer will be responsible for creating the surface parking lot for 1500 vehicles and a Metro North Commuter Railroad ticket office in addition to a proposed hotel, retail and office space.
Comments on this EIE will be accepted until the close of business on: October 22, 2004
The public can view a copy of this EIE at: The Fairfeild Town Clerks Office 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT; The Greater Bridgeport Regional Planning Agency 525 Water Street, Bridgeport, CT; Fairfield Public Library-Fairfield Woods Branch 1147 Fairfield Woods Road, Fairfield, CT.
There is a public hearing scheduled for this EIE on:
DATE:September 23, 2004
PLACE:Board of Education Center, Second Floor Conference Room - 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield, CT
Send your comments about this EIE to:
|Mr. James H. Norman - Manager of State Design
|Connecticut Department of Transportation
|P.O. Box 317546
|Newington, CT, 06131-7546
If you have questions about the public hearing, or where you can review this EIE, or similar matters, please contact:
|Keith T. Hall-Transportation Supervising Planner
|Connecticut Deparment of Transportation
|P.O. Box 317546
Notice of UConn Comparative Project Evaluation
1. Notice for Comparative Project Evaluation,
North Campus Master Plan EIE,
Municipality where project is proposed:
Address of Possible Project Location:
Project Description: The
Approval of the North Campus Master Plan EIE by the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) required that site-specific projects proposed for development within the North Campus Master Plan area be reviewed by OPM to ensure that impacts are substantially equivalent to or less than those identified for that site in the Master Plan EIE. Because the tennis court relocation will be within the North Campus Master Plan area, a site-specific comparative evaluation is required. This document fulfills this requirement for the proposed tennis court relocation and is consistent with previous correspondence between UConn and OPM regarding the CEPA process for site-specific projects at the North Campus.
Project Documents: Comparative evaluation (including project maps)
Comments on this comparative evaluation will be accepted until the close of business on:
A public information meeting that will include information on the relocation of the tennis courts to the North Campus has been scheduled for
Send your comments about this comparative evaluation to:
Richard A. Miller, Esq., Director of Environmental Policy
Office of Environmental Policy
If you have questions about the public information meeting, or similar matters, please contact:
Same as above
Other information: Comments may also be faxed to Mr. Richard Miller at 860-486-5477
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