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The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 9:00 AM in the Holcombe Conference Room, 5th Floor, 79 Elm Street, Hartford. (Directions)


1.  Call to order; establishment of a quorum

2.  Approval of agenda

3.  Approval of November 20, 2013 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Executive Director's Report                                                                  

6.  Discussion and approval of recommendations for legislation

7.  Discussion and approval of staff memo:  Preserved But Maybe Not

8.  Discussion and approval of letter regarding outdated regulations
     (Review of draft letter recommending five regulations for review)

9.  Review of State Agency Actions                                                            

      a.  Siting Council consultation re: proposed telecommunications tower in Southbury – no comments proposed

      b.  Discussion of State Land Conservation Strategy (Green Plan) – Part One

      c.  The Villages (Housing Project), Montville, Record of Decision – staff update

      d.  Brief updates from staff on other projects


10.  Citizen Complaints

11.  Environmental Indicators and the Measurement of Environmental Conditions:Reports of Project “Point People”

12.  Other Business

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