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DOCKET NO. 517 – MCM Holdings, LLC application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility located at the Boy Scouts of America Camp Hoyt, 288 Simpaug Turnpike (Parcel No. 12-29), Redding, Connecticut.

APPLICATION (recd. 08/15/23)

Cover Letter, 08/14/23
Narrative
LIST OF ATTACHMENTS
1. Verizon’s Coverage Plots
2. Summary of Site Search and List and Map of Existing Tower/Cell Sites
3. General Facility Description, Site Evaluation Report, Site Impact Statement, Tree Inventory
4. Aerial Map, Topographical Map, Drawings, FAA Determination of No Hazard to Air Navigation
5. Visibility Analysis
6. SHPO No Effect Determination; Avian Resources Evaluation; and USFWS & NDDB Compliance Report
7. Power Density Analysis
8. Wetland Inspection
9. Materials related to Municipal Consultation
10.  Text of legal notice published in the Danbury News Times; Notice to Abutting Landowners; List of Abutting Landowners; Certification of Service of Notice
11. Certification of Service of Application on Federal, State and Municipal Agencies
12. Connecticut Siting Council Application Guide
BULK FILING containing:
Section 1: Redding 2018 Town Plan of Conservation and Development, Adopted May 26, 2020, Effective June 12, 2020
Section 2: Zoning Regulations, Town of Redding, Connecticut, Effective February 1, 1986, Amended August 18, 2020
Section 3: Zoning Map, Town of Redding, Connecticut, Adopted February 1, 1986, Amended January 1, 2002
Section 4: Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Regulations, Redding Conservation Commission, Town of Redding, Connecticut, Effective April 25, 2013
Section 5: Technical Report

 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to the Town of Redding, 08/16/23
Council Acknowledgement of Verizon's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/16/23
Council Acknowledgement of DeLuca's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Council Acknowledgement of Fogle's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Council Acknowledgement of Villamizar's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Council Acknowledgement of Caldwell's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Council Acknowledgement of Miller's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Council Acknowledgement of New Pond Farm Education Center's Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Council Completeness Review, 08/31/23
Council Acknowledgement of Trevisani Request for Intervenor Status, 09/01/23
Council Decision on Verizon's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/05/23
Council Decision on DeLuca's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/05/23
Council Decision on Fogle's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/15/23
Council Decision on Villamizar's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/15/23
Council Decision on Caldwell's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/15/23
Council Decision on Miller's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/15/23
Council Decision on New Pond Farm Education Center's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/15/23
Council Decision on Marchant Farm, LLC's Request for Intervenor Status, 09/15/23
Council Interrogatories to the Applicant, Set One, 10/19/23
Council Interrogatories to Verizon, Set One, 10/19/23
Council Decision on MCM's Motion for Protective Order, 11/09/23
Council Acknowledgement of Keyes Request for Intervenor Status, 11/14/23
Council Acknowledgement of Jaffee Request for Intervenor Status, 11/14/23
Council Decision on MCM and Verizon's Requests for Extension of Time to Respond to Intervenors' Interrogatories, 11/15/23
Jaffee Request for Intervenor Status, 11/12/23 (withdrawn)
Council Acknowledgement of Jaffee Withdrawal of Status Request, 11/20/23
Council Acknowledgement of Ungerer Request for Status, 11/22/23
Council Acknowledgement of Lancaster Request for Status, 11/22/23
Council Acknowledgement of Anderson Request for Status, 11/24/23
Anderson Request for Intervenor Status, 11/22/23 (withdrawn)
Council Acknowledgement of Anderson Withdrawal of Status Request, 11/30/23
Council Decision on Keyes Request for Intervenor Status, 12/01/23
Council Decision on Ungerer Request for Intervenor Status, 12/01/23
Council Decision on Lancaster Request for Intervenor Status, 12/01/23
Council Request for Extension of Decision Deadline, 12/01/23

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality, 08/23/23

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS

 

PUBLIC OFFICIAL COMMENTS

 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER CORRESPONDENCE

 

HEARING INFORMATION
November 30, 2023 Hearing Documents, 09/01/23
1. Instructions 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, 10/12/23
Zoom Remote Public Hearing Recording  (Passcode  %b2V5V%j  )
Council Memorandum Regarding the Continuation of the Evidentiary Hearing Session on January 23, 2024
1. Instructions for Public Access to Remote Public Hearing
2. Hearing Program 
Zoom Remote Public Hearing Recording  (Passcode  iBnE10$U   )

 

 

Schedule
Schedule, 08/15/23
Schedule, 08/31/23
Schedule, 10/19/23
Schedule, 11/15/23
Schedule, 12/05/23

 

Service List
Service List, 08/15/23
Service List, 08/31/23
Service List, 09/14/23
Service List, 12/01/23

 

Hearing Program
Hearing Program, 11/30/23
Hearing Program, 01/23/24

 

Transcripts
Hearing Transcript 2 p.m., 11/30/23
Public Session Transcript 6:30 p.m., 11/30/23
Council Transcript Memorandum, 12/20/23
Final Evidentiary Hearing Transcript 2 p.m., 01/23/24
Council Transcript Memorandum, 02/07/24

 

PARTIES AND INTERVENORS


APPLICANT - MCM Holdings, LLC (MCM)
Exhibits
MCM's Affidavit of Publication, 10/05/23
MCM's Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 11/01/23
MCM's Signed Protective Order, 11/09/23
MCM's Sign Posting Affidavit, 11/14/23
MCM's Witness Resumes, submitted 11/15/23
MCM's Responses to Villamizar Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
MCM's Responses to Fogle Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
MCM's Responses to DeLuca Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
MCM's Responses to Marchant Farm, LLC Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
MCM’s Pre-filed Testimony of Virginia King, dated 01/12/24
MCM's Responses to Keyes Interrogatories, Set One, 01/16/24
MCM's Responses to Villamizar Interrogatories, Set Two, 01/16/24
MCM's Responses to DeLuca Interrogatory No. 6, Set Two, to Verizon Wireless, 01/16/24
MCM's Updated Drawings Submission, 01/16/24

Procedural Correspondence
MCM's Request for an Extension of Time to Respond to Intervenors' Interrogatories, 11/14/23
MCM's Pre-hearing Submission, 11/15/23
MCM's Response to Council's Request for Extension of Decision Deadline, 12/05/23
MCM's Updated Exhibit List, 01/16/24

Motions and Objections
MCM's Motion for Protective Order, 11/01/23

Briefs/Findings of Fact
MCM's Post-Hearing Brief, 02/22/24

 

 

INTERVENOR - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (Verizon)
Exhibits
Verizon Request for Intervenor Status, 08/15/23
Verizon Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 11/01/23
Verizon Responses to DeLuca Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
Verizon Responses to Fogle Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
Verizon Responses to Villamizar Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
Verizon Responses to Marchant Farms Interrogatories, Set One, 11/20/23
Verizon Responses to DeLuca Interrogatories, Set Two, 01/16/24
Verizon Responses to Fogle Interrogatories, Set Two, 01/16/24
Verizon Responses to Villamizar Interrogatories, Set Two, 01/16/24
Verizon Responses to Keyes Interrogatories, Set One, 01/16/24

Procedural Correspondence
Verizon Request for an Extension of Time to Respond to Intervenors' Interrogatories, 11/15/23
Verizon Pre-Hearing Submission, 11/21/23
Verizon Service List Change - Notice of Appearance, 12/01/23
Verizon Supplemental Pre-Hearing Submission, 01/16/24

Briefs/Findings of Fact
Verizon Letter in Lieu of Post-Hearing Brief, 02/22/24

 

 

GROUPED RESIDENT INTERVENORS -Dorothy DeLuca, Suzanne Fogle, JoAnn Villamizar, Danielle Caldwell,  Meredith Miller, Tim K. Keyes, Michael Ungerer, and CLJ Lancaster

Exhibits
DeLuca Request for Intervenor Status, 08/23/23
Villamizar Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Caldwell Request for Intervenor Status, 08/25/23
Caldwell Pre-filed Testimony, 11/13/23
Villamizar Pre-filed Testimony, 11/15/23
DeLuca Pre-filed Testimony, 11/16/23
Villamizar Additional Pre-filed Testimony, 11/20/23
Keyes Request for Intervenor Status, 11/10/23
Caldwell Additional Pre-filed Testimony, 01/12/24

Procedural Correspondence
Fogle Interrogatories to Applicant, 11/07/23
DeLuca Interrogatories to Applicant, 11/08/23
Villamizar Interrogatories to Applicant, 11/08/23
Villiamizar Interrogatories to Verizon, 11/08/23
Keyes Interrogatories to Applicant, 01/08/24
Fogle Interrogatories to Verizon, 01/08/24
DeLuca Interrogatories to Verizon, 01/08/24
Villamizar Interrogatories to Applicant, 01/08/24
Villamizar Interrogatories to Verizon, 01/08/24
Grouped Resident Intervenors' Procedural Correspondence, 01/07/24
Grouped Resident Intervenors' Procedural Correspondence, 01/09/24
Grouped Resident Intervenors' Procedural Correspondence, 01/11/24
Grouped Resident Intervenors' Procedural Correspondence, 01/18/24

Briefs/Findings of Fact
Villamizar Post-Hearing Brief, 02/21/24

 

 

 

GROUPED BUSINESS INTERVENORS  - New Pond Farm Education Center (NPFEC) and Marchant Farm, LLC

Exhibits


Procedural Correspondence
Grouped Business Intervenors' Interrogatories to Applicant, 11/08/23

 

COUNCIL'S DRAFT FINDINGS OF FACT
Council's Draft Findings of Fact Memorandum, 03/13/24

 

FINAL DECISION
Council's Final Decision Documents, 04/01/2024