The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 9:30 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 January 27, 2016 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Citizen Comment Period*

6. Administrative Matters

     a.  Executive Director’s Report (including updates on legislation)

     b.  Budget Reduction Plan (potential action item)

7.  Citizen Complaints

     a.  Proposed Water Bottling Plant, Bloomfield

     b.  Additional Brief Comments on Stormwater and Mining

     c.  Others

8.  Discussion of draft Comprehensive Open Space Acquisition Strategy  (Green Plan)

     Guest:  Graham Stevens, Office Director, Constituent Affairs and Land Management, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

9.  Review of State Agency Actions

     a.  Siting Council consultation re: proposed telecommunications tower in Bridgeport (no comments proposed)

     b.  Environmental Impact Evaluation for University of Connecticut South Campus Development (Mansfield)

     c.  Environmental Impact Evaluation for Mansfield Four Corners Sewer Extension, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

     d.  Proposed Amendments to Hunting and Trapping Regulations (including snapping turtle regulations), Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

10.  Review of annual report topics

11.  Other Business

*The Citizen Comment Period is reserved for people to make brief comments to the Council regarding topics not on the agenda. There will be a sign-up sheet at the meeting.


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