The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 9:30 AM in the Holcombe Room, 5th Floor, 79 Elm Street, Hartford. Directions



1.  Call to order; establishment of a quorum

2.  Approval of agenda

3.  Approval of September 21, 2016 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Citizen Comment Period*

6.  Executive Director’s Report 

7.  Environmental study of change of use of watershed lands in New Britain


8. Citizen Complaints

9. Review of state agency actions

      a. Comprehensive Open Space Acquisition Strategy (2016-2020 Green Plan) (discussion of proposed revisions)
Guests: Graham Stevens, Director of Constituent Services and Land Management, and Jamie Sydoriak, Property Agent, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

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

      c. Siting Council Solicitation for Comments: proposed telecommunications facility in East Lyme (no comments proposed)

      d. 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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