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PETITION NO. 1442 -  SR Litchfield, LLC petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 19.8-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility on 6 contiguous parcels located both east and west of Wilson Road south of the intersection with Litchfield Town Farm Road in Litchfield, Connecticut, and both east and west of Rossi Road, south of the intersection with Highland Avenue in Torrington, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

PETITION FILING (recd. 02/05/21)
Petition Cover Letter, 02/05/21
Petition Narrative
Exhibit A - Preliminary Site Layout Plan
Exhibit B - FEMA Maps
Exhibit C - Farmland Soils Map
Exhibit D - Decommissioning Plan
Exhibit E - Abutting Property Owner's Post Card Mailer
Exhibit F - Litchfield Board of Selectman Letter of Support
Exhibit G - Abutters Notice of Intent, Certificate of Service, and Certificates of Mailing
Exhibit H - Officials Notice of Intent, Certificate of Service, and Certificates of Mailing
Exhibit I  - Map of Abutting Property Owners
Exhibit J - Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
Exhibit K - Envirotemp FR3 Fluid SDS
Exhibit L - Tree Analysis
Exhibit M - Integrated Vegetation Management Plan
Exhibit N - Noise Impact Assessment
Exhibit O - FAA Notice Criteria Tool
Exhibit P - Archaeological Sensitivity Assessment
Exhibit Q - June 11, 2019 Correspondence to SHPO
Exhibit R - SHPO Concurrence Letter (July 2019)
Exhibit S - Phase I Reconnaissance Archeological Survey (RAS)
Exhibit T - Submittal of Phase I RAS to SHPO
Exhibit U - Wetlands and Habitat Report
Exhibit V - Stormwater Pollution Control Plan
Exhibit W - Request for NDDB State Listed Species Review
Exhibit X - SHPO Concurrence Letter
Exhibit Y - Quantitative and Qualitative Visual Impacts
Exhibit Z - Preliminary Drainage Report

 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to the Town of Litchfield, 02/08/21
Council Letter to the Town of Torrington, 02/08/21
Council State Agencies Memorandum, 02/09/21
Council Acknowledgement of Ronald M. Viola's Request for Intervenor Status, 03/05/21
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, Set One, 03/12/21
Council Decision on Viola Request for Party Status, 03/26/21
Council Decision on Petitioner's Request for an Extension to Respond to Interrogatories, 04/19/21
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, Set Two, 06/10/21
Council Set Date for Decision Letter, 06/18/21 
Council Response to McKenna Request for Status and Request for Public Hearing, 09/24/21
Council Response to Nicholas Request for Status and Request for Public Hearing, 09/27/21

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality Comments, 02/24/21
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Comments, 03/05/21
Department of Agriculture Comments, 03/08/21
Department of Transportation Comments, received 03/31/21

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS
Town of Litchfield Comments, 03/06/21
Town of Litchfield Planning and Zoning Commission, 03/06/21

 

SCHEDULE
Schedule, 02/08/21
Schedule, 04/19/21
Schedule, 06/25/21

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 02/08/21
Service List, 03/26/21

 

PETITIONER  -  SR Litchfield, LLC
Petitioner Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, received 04/05/21
Attachment 1 - Technical Report
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 1 of 11) 
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 2 of 11)  
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 3 of 11)  
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 4 of 11)  
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 5 of 11)  
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 6 of 11)  
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 7 of 11)  
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 8 of 11)   
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 9 of 11)   
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 10 of 11)   
Attachment 2 Photos (Part 11 of 11)   
Petitioner's  Additional Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, and Request for an Extension to Provide Additional and Supplemental Responses to Set One, 04/16/21
Petitioner's Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 05/14/21
Petitioner's Supplemental Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 5/14/21
Supplemental Attachment 1
Petitioner's Redesign of the Project, 05/14/21
Petitioner's Responses to Interrogatories, Set Two, 07/01/21
Attachment 1 - TCLP Test Results Letter
Attachment 2 - Preliminary Site Layout Plans
Attachment 3 - Revised Stormwater Control Plan
Attachment 4 - Drainage Calculations
Attachment 5 - Wetland Buffer Table
SR Litchfield LLC's Objection to McKenna Request for Party/CEPA Intervenor and Request for Public Hearing, 09/27/21
SR Litchfield LLC's Objection to Nicholas Request for Party/CEPA Intervenor and Request for Public Hearing, 09/27/21

 

PARTY -  Ronald M. Viola, Trustee
Viola Request for Party Status, 03/02/21

PARTY/CEPA INTERVENOR – Erin McKenna - Denied as Moot and Untimely, 09/24/21
McKenna Request for Party/CEPA Intervenor Status and Request for Public Hearing, 09/22/21

PARTY/CEPA INTERVENOR – Ranald K. Nicholas and Robin L. Nicholas (Nicholas) - Denied as Moot and Untimely, 09/27/21
Nicholas Request for Party/CEPA Intervenor Status and Request for Public Hearing, 09/27/21

DECISION
Council Decision and Staff Report, 09/23/21

DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN (D&M PLAN)
Partial Development and Management Plan Phase I Narrative, 11/24/21   Cover Letter
Exhibit A - Tree Clearing Plans
Exhibit B - SPCC and Oil Spill Contingency Plan
D&M Plan Schedule, 11/26/21
Council Partial D&M Plan Interrogatories to SR Litchfield, LLC, 12/14/21
SR Litchfield, LLC Responses to Council's Partial D&M Plan Interrogatories, 01/05/22  Cover Letter
Attachment A - Proposed Layout Site Plan
Attachment B - Tree Clearing Plan Phase
Council Partial D&M Plan Decision and Staff Report, 01/18/22