The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, July 27, 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 June 22, 2016 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Citizen Comment Period*

6.  Executive Director’s Report

7.  Review of state agency actions

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

       b. State energy policies that lead to loss of agricultural land and core forest  (staff update; discussion)

       c. Disposition of Southbury Training School Land and Development of Affordable-Elderly Housing, Environmental Impact Evaluation  (no comments proposed)

       d. Others


8.   Environmental study of change of use of watershed lands in New Britain (discussion; potential action item)

9.  Citizen Complaints

       a.  Review and protection of cultural resources on state land (brief staff update)

       b. Others

10.  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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