Environmental Monitor
February 21, 2012
   No Scoping Notices have been submitted for publication in this edition. 
   No Post-Scoping Notices have been submitted for publication in this edition.
   No Environmental Impact Evaluations have been submitted for publication in this edition.
    1. 145 Camp Ave, Meriden 


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"Scoping" is for projects in the earliest stages of planning.  At the scoping stage, detailed information on a project's design, alternatives, and environmental impacts does not yet exist.  Sponsoring agencies are asking for comments from other agencies and from the public as to the scope of alternatives and environmental impacts that should be considered for further study.  Send your comments to the contact person listed for the project by the date indicated.

No Scoping Notices have been submitted for review and comment in this edition.

Post-Scoping Notices:   Environmental Impact Evaluation Not Required
This category is required by the October 2010 revision of the Generic Environmental Classification Document for State Agencies. A notice is published here if the sponsoring agency, after publication of a scoping notice and consideration of comments received, has determined that an  Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) does not need to be prepared for the proposed project.

No Post-Scoping Notices have been submitted for publication in this edition.

EIE Notices

After Scoping, an agency that wishes to undertake an action that could significantly affect the environment must produce, for public review and comment, a detailed written evaluation of the expected environmental impacts. This is called an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE).

No Environmental Impact Evaluations have been submitted for review and comment in this edition. 

State Land Transfer Notices

Connecticut General Statutes Section 4b-47 requires public notice of most proposed sales and transfers of state-owned lands. The public has an opportunity to comment on any such proposed transfer. Each notice includes an address where comments should be sent. Read more about the five-step process...

The following State Land Transfer Notice was submitted for publication in this edition:

1. Notice of Proposed Land Transfer, Meriden

Complete Address of Property: 145 Camp Street

Commonly used name of property or other identifying information: Former Dept. of Developmental Services (DDS) property

Number of acres to be transferred: 0.15 acre

Click to view map of property location  (1.1 MB)

Description of Property

Below is some general information about the property.  It should not be considered a complete description of the property and should not be relied upon for making decisions.  If only a portion of a property is proposed for transfer, the description pertains only to the portion being transferred.

Brief Description of Historical and Current Uses: Former DDS home.

The property to be transferred contains the following:

Structures:             Buildings in use   Buildings not in use       No Structures

Other Features:    Wooded land    
 Nonagricultural fields    
 Active agriculture

                          Paved areas       Ponds, streams, other water, wetlands

Water Supply:       Public water supply    On-site well                 Unknown
Waste Disposal:   Served by sewers      On-site septic system    Unknown

Click to view aerial view of property (5.6 MB)

The Locational Guide Map of the Connecticut Conservation and Development Policies Planidentifies the property as being in the following category(ies):
Regional Center Neighborhood Conservation Area Growth Area
 Rural Community Center  Rural Area
 Conservation Area
 Preservation Area  Existing Preserved Open Space

The property is in the following municipal zone(s):

Residential Industrial  Commercial  Institutional

Not zoned  Not known

Special features of the property, if known
: none

Value of property, if known:
If checked, value is not known.

Links to other available information

Type of Sale or Transfer:

Sale or transfer of property in fee

Sale or transfer of partial interest in the property (such as an easement).  Description of interest:

Proposed recipient, if known: TBD

Proposed use by property recipient, if known: Unknown

The agency is proposing to transfer the property with the following restrictions on future uses:
If checked, the state is not currently proposing restrictions on future uses.

Reason the State of Connecticut is proposing to transfer this property: The State has deemed the property surplus, since the property is no longer needed for State use and no re-use proposals were received by other State agencies.

Comments from the public are welcome and will be accepted until the close of business on March 8, 2012. 

Comments may include (but are not limited to) information you might have about significant natural resources or recreation resources on the property, as well as your recommendations for means to preserve such resources.

Written comments* should be sent to


Patrick O'Brien


Office of Policy and Management


450 Capitol Avenue MS#52 ASP
Hartford, CT 06106-1379



*E-Mail submissions are preferred. 

(Comments from state agencies must be on agency letterhead and signed by agency head.  Scanned copies are preferred.)

Please send a copy of any written comments to:


Shane P. Mallory, RPA


Department of Administrative Services


165 Capitol Avenue, G-1

Hartford, CT 06106



Additional information: Assessor's Card

What Happens Next?

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