PETITION NO. 1598 – Windsor Solar One, 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 3.0-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at 445 River Street, Windsor, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

 

PETITION (recd. 11/13/23)
Petition Narrative
Figures
Figure 1 - Site Location Map
Figure 2 - Proposed Project Area Aerial
Figure 3 - Tax Parcel Map
Figure 4 – Site Survey
Figure 5 – Proposed Project Layout
Figure 6 – Wetlands Delineation Map
Figure 7 – Public Water Supply Watershed Map
Figure 8 – Groundwater Quality Classifications (CTDEEP)
Figure 9 – NRCS Soils Information
Appendices
Appendix A - Site Plans
Appendix B - Equipment Specifications & TCLP
Appendix C - Operation & Maintenance Documentation
Appendix D - Decommissioning and Restoration Plan
Appendix E - Stormwater Report
Appendix F - Cultural Resource Assessment Documentation
Appendix G - Wetlands Delineation Report and Vernal Pool Study
Appendix H - Wildlife and Habitat Review Documentation
Appendix I - Public Outreach Documentation
Appendix J - Visual Impact Assessment
Appendix K - FAA Consultation
Appendix L - Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan

 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to Town of Windsor, 11/15/23
Council Letter to Town of Windsor Locks, 11/15/23
Council State Agency Comment Memorandum, 11/15/23
Council Acknowledgement of Town of Windsor Request for Party Status, 12/08/23
Council Acknowledgement of Leslie Harrison's Request for Status, 12/11/23
Council Acknowledgement of Keith Bress's Request for Party Status, 12/11/23 
Council Acknowledgement of Diane Lehan's Request for Intervenor Status, 12/12/23
Council Acknowledgement of William and Jennifer Williams's Request for Intervenor Status, 12/13/23
Bress Request for Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 12/13/23
Town of Windsor Request for Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 12/18/23
Council Decision on Town of Windsor Request for Party Status and Request for Public Hearing, 12/26/23
Council Decision on Harrison Request for Intervenor Status, 12/26/23
Council Decision on Bress Request for Party Status and Request for Public Hearing, 12/26/23
Council Decision on Lehan Request for Intervenor Status, 12/26/23
Council Decision on Williams Request for Intervenor Status, 12/26/23
Council Completeness Review and Schedule, 01/04/24
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, Set One, 01/09/24
Council Memorandum - Correction to Office Address of Petitioner's Counsel, 01/10/24
Council Decision on Town of Windsor's Request for Extension of Time to Submit Pre-Filed Testimony, 02/01/24
Council Acknowledgement of Diane Lehan's Request to Withdraw Intervenor Status, 02/07/24

 

CGS §16-50k CORE FOREST AND PRIME FARMLAND DETERMINATIONS
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Core Forest Determination Letter, 10/04/23
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 10/03/23
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k Revised No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 11/27/23

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality Comments, 12/13/23

 

HEARING INFORMATION
February 8, 2024 Hearing Documents, 01/05/24
1.  Instruction for Public Access to Remote Public Hearing
2.  Public Hearing Notice
3.  Hearing Program
4.  Citizens Guide to Siting Council Procedures; and
5.  Proposed Facility Site Plan
Hearing Procedures and Pre-Hearing Conference Memorandum, 01/10/24
Zoom Remote Public Hearing Recording, 02/08/24 (Passcode: 7T6tvv+7)

Council Memorandum Regarding the Continuation of the Evidentiary Hearing Session on March 19, 2024, 02/09/24
1. Instructions for Access to the March 19, 2024 Evidentiary Hearing Session
2. Hearing Program (currently not available)


TRANSCRIPTS
Hearing Transcript 2 p.m.,02/08/24
Public Session Transcript 6:30 p.m., 02/0824
Council Transcript Memorandum, 02/23/24



SCHEDULE
Schedule, 11/14/23
Schedule, 01/04/24
Schedule, 01/09/24
Schedule, 02/09/24

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 11/14/23
Service List, 12/21/23
Revised Service List, 01/10/24
Service List, 02/07/24

 

PETITIONER - Windsor Solar One, LLC

Exhibits

Abutter Notice Letters, recd. 12/19/23
Petitioner Response to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 01/23/24
Petitioner Sign Posting Affidavit, 01/24/24
Petitioner Response to Town of Windsor Interrogatories, 02/01/24
Petitioner Response to Leslie Harrison Interrogatories, 02/01/24
Petitioner Response to William and Jennifer Williams Interrogatories, 02/01/24
Petitioner Pre-Filed Testimony of James Cerkanowicz, 02/01/24

Procedural Correspondence
Petitioner Interrogatories to Town of Windsor, 01/25/24
Petitioner Witness List, 02/01/24

Motions and Objections

 

Briefs/Findings of Fact

 

PARTY - Town of Windsor

Exhibits
Town of Windsor Request for Party Status, 12/08/23
Town of Windsor Map – Example Sectional of Proposed Berm with Vegetation
Town of Windsor Map – Windsor Solar One Petition Figure 5 Proposed Project Layout with added Approximate Distance of Solar Panels to Property Lines Information
Town of Windsor Map – Windsor Solar One Petition Figure 5 Proposed Project Layout with added Approximate Distances of Equipment to Properties Information
Town of Windsor Response to Petitioner Interrogatories, 02/01/24
Town of Windsor Pre-Filed Testimony of Eric Barz, 02/02/24

Procedural Correspondence
Town of Windsor Interrogatories to Petitioner, 01/25/24
Town of Windsor Pre-Hearing Submission, 02/01/24
Town of Windsor Request for Extension of Time to Submit Pre-Filed Testimony, 02/01/24


Motions and Objections

Town of Windsor Request for Public Hearing, 12/18/23


Briefs/Findings of Fact




PARTY - Keith and Lisa Bress

Exhibits

Keith and Lisa Bress Request for Party Status, 12/11/23
Keith and Lisa Bress Pre-Filed Testimony, 02/01/24


Procedural Correspondence
Bress Administrative Notice List, recd. 2/7/24


Motions and Objections

Keith and Lisa Bress's Request for Public Hearing, 12/11/23
 


Briefs/Findings of Fact




GROUPED INTERVENORS - Leslie Harrison and William and Jennifer Williams

Exhibits

Leslie Harrison Request for Intervenor Status, 12/11/23
Diane Lehan Request for Intervenor Status, 12/12/23
William and Jennifer Williams Request for Intervenor Status, 12/13/23


Procedural Correspondence
William and Jennifer Williams Interrogatories to Petitioner, 01/25/24
Leslie Harrison Interrogatories to Petitioner, 01/25/24
Diane Lehan Request to Withdraw Intervenor Status, 02/07/24


Motions and Objections


Briefs/Findings of Fact