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PETITION NO. 1572 – East Windsor Solar Two, 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 4.0-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at 31 Thrall Road, East Windsor, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

PETITION (recd. 05/05/23)
Petition Narrative, 05/05/23
Appendix A – Equipment Specifications, TCLP Report
Appendix B - Project Plans
Appendix C – Stormwater Management Report
Appendix D - Operation and Maintenance Plan
Appendix E– Decommissioning and Restoration Plan
Appendix F – Abutting Property Owner List and Sample Notice Letter
Appendix G – List of Municipal Officials and Government Agencies and Sample Notice Letter
Appendix H – CT DEEP Correspondence – Core Forest
Appendix I - USFWS and NDDB Compliance Statement
Appendix J– CT DOA Correspondence – Prime Farmland Soils
Appendix K – Phase 1A and Phase 1B Cultural Resource Assessment and Survey 
Appendix L – Noise Study
Appendix M – FAA Determination
Appendix N – Viewsheds and Photo-simulations

 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to the Town of East Windsor, 05/09/23
Council State Agency Comment Memorandum, 05/09/23
Council Acknowledgement of Town of East Windsor's Request for Party Status, 05/15/23
Yagaloff Request for a Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 05/18/23
East Windsor Citizens for Responsible Solar Development Request for a Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 05/23/23
Chesky Request for a Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 05/23/23
Town of East Windsor Request for a Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 05/24/23
Dolloff Request for a Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 05/25/23
Council Decision on Town of East Windsor Request for Party Status, 05/25/23
Desrosiers Request for a Public Hearing and Council Acknowledgement, 06/02/23
Council Decision on Requests for a Public Hearing, 06/08/23
Council Completeness Review, 06/22/23
Council Procedural Correspondence with the Town of East Windsor, 06/26/23
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, 06/27/23

 

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,03/08/23
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 03/23/23

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS
Town of East Windsor Planning and Zoning Commission Comments, 05/04/23

 

HEARING INFORMATION
September 7, 2023 Hearing Documents, 06/23/23
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, 08/02/23
Request for Physical Location for Public Hearing Participation and Council Response, 08/16/23
Zoom Remote Public Hearing Recording, 09/07/23 (Passcode: 7=kcAw&g)


SCHEDULE
Schedule, 05/08/23
Schedule, 06/22/23
Schedule, 06/27/23

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 05/08/23
Service List, 05/25/23

 

HEARING PROGRAM
Hearing Program, 09/07/23

 

TRANSCRIPTS
Hearing Transcript 2 p.m., 09/07/23
Public Session Transcript 6:30 p.m., 09/07/23
Council Transcript Memorandum, 09/22/23

 

PETITIONER - East Windsor Solar Two, LLC
Exhibits
Petitioner's Responses to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 07/18/23
Petitioner’s Sign Posting Affidavit, 08/24/23 
Petitioner’s Responses to Town of East Windsor Interrogatories, 08/31/23
Petitioner’s Environmental & Community Noise Assessment, 08/31/23 
Petitioner’s Witnesses Resumes, received 08/31/23

Procedural Correspondence
Petitioner's Pre-Hearing Submission, 08/31/23

 

PARTY - Town of East Windsor 
Exhibits
Town of East Windsor Planning and Zoning Commission Comments, 05/04/23
Town of East Windsor Request for Party Status, 05/12/23
Town of East Windsor Request for a Public Hearing, 05/23/23
Town of East Windsor Pre-filed Testimony of First Selectman Jason E. Bowsza, 09/06/23

Procedural Correspondence
Town of East Windsor Interrogatories to Petitioner, 08/24/23
Town of East Windsor Pre-Hearing Submission, 08/31/23

Post Hearing Briefs
Town of East Windsor Post Hearing Brief, received 10/04/23
Town of East Windsor Proposed Findings of Fact and Post Hearing Brief, 10/06/23

  

COUNCIL'S DRAFT FINDINGS OF FACT
Council's Draft Findings of Fact Memorandum, 09/2/23

 

DECISION
Council's Final Decision Documents, 10/13/23
Town of East Windsor Request for Decision and Order Amendment and Council Response, 10/30/23