The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, June 22, 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 May 25, 2016 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Citizen Comment Period*

6.  Executive Director’s Report

7.  Review of state agency actions

       a. Integrated Water Resource Management, Preliminary Areasfor Plan Development, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (no comments proposed)

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

       c. Other

8.   Selection of environmental consultant to evaluate impacts 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 lands
           (Guest:  Doug Schwartz)

      b. Utility marking paint (discussion, potential action item)

10.  Updates to annual report (discussion, potential action item)

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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