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The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, September 25, 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 August 28, 2013 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Executive Director's Report                                                                   

        including preliminary reports on public hearing trends and alternative sewage treatment systems data

6.  Environmental Indicators and the Measurement of Environmental Conditions:  Follow-up to August working session

      a.  Summary of conclusions

      b.  Items in the bike rack

      c.  Need for subcommittees                              

7.  Review of State Agency Actions                                                            

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

     b.  Post-Scoping Notices for two projects of the Department of Economic and  Community Development – brief staff update

     c.  Proposed land transfer, former Cedarcrest Hospital property, Newington – draft comments (potential action item)

     d.  Brief updates from staff on other projects:

          1) Hammonasset State Park:  natural resources inventory and bird habitat

          2) University of Connecticut Water Supply: Record of Decision approved

          3) Others

8.  Citizen Complaints

9.  Indicator of the Month:  Human Health Indicators                                                                  

10.  Other Business