Connecticut Siting Council
Jul 20, 2017

Energy/telecommunications meeting in New Britain

DATE:        July 13, 2017

TO:              Council Members

FROM:        Robert Stein, Chairman

RE:              Connecticut Siting Council Energy/Telecommunications Meeting


An Energy/Telecommunications meeting of the Connecticut Siting Council will be held on July 20, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

AGENDA

  1. Minutes of June 22, 2017

  2. DOCKET NO. 468 - The Connecticut Light & Power Company d/b/a Eversource Energy Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the Southwest Connecticut Reliability Project that traverses the municipalities of Bethel, Danbury, and Brookfield, which consists of (a) construction, maintenance and operation of a new 115-kV overhead electric transmission line entirely within existing Eversource right-of-way and associated facilities extending approximately 3.4 miles between Eversource’s existing Plumtree Substation in the Town of Bethel to its existing Brookfield Junction in the Town of Brookfield; (b) reconfiguration of two existing 115-kV double-circuit electric transmission lines at Eversource’s existing Stony Hill Substation in the Town of Brookfield; and (c) related substation modifications. Development and Management Plan.

  3. DOCKET NO. 471 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility located at Hamden Tax Assessor’s Map 2826, Block 24, 208 Kirk Road (a/k/a 1075 Paradise Avenue), Hamden, Connecticut. Reopen Evidentiary Record.

  4. DOCKET NO. 472 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility located at Bridgeport Tax Assessor’s Map 85, Block 2805, Lot 29, 541 Broadbridge Road, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Draft Findings of Fact.

  5. DOCKET NO. 473 - Homeland Towers, LLC and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility located at 515 Morehouse Road, Easton, Connecticut. Draft Findings of Fact.

  6. DOCKET NO. 474 - The Connecticut Light & Power Company d/b/a Eversource Energy application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the Greater Hartford-Central Connecticut Reliability Project that traverses the municipalities of Hartford, West Hartford, and Newington, which consists of (a) construction, maintenance and operation of a new 115-kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line within existing Eversource, Amtrak and public road rights-of-way and associated facilities extending overhead approximately 2.4 miles and underground approximately 1.3 miles between Eversource’s existing Newington Substation in the Town of Newington and existing Southwest Hartford Substation in the City of Hartford; (b) modifications to a .01 mile section within existing Eversource right-of-way of the existing overhead 115-kV electric transmission line connection to the Newington Substation (Newington Tap); and (c) related modifications to Newington Substation and Southwest Hartford Substation. Completeness Review, Schedule, Deposition of the Transcript, Motion for Protective Order.

  7. DOCKET NO. 475 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility located adjacent to the maintenance building at the Skungamaug Golf Course, south of Folly Lane, at Coventry Tax Assessor’s Map 006, Block 0026, Lot 0101, Coventry, Connecticut. Completeness Review, Schedule, Deposition of the Transcript.

  8. PETITION NO. 1140 - Eversource Energy petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed reconductoring of a portion of an existing 115-kV transmission line extending from Barbour Hill Substation in South Windsor to Manchester Substation in Manchester, Connecticut and modifications to Barbour Hill Substation and Manchester Substation. Request to Amend.

  9. PETITION NO. 1300 - New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (AT&T) petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed replacement and relocation of an existing rooftop telecommunications facility installed at the front of the building with a new rooftop telecommunications facility to be installed at the rear of the building located at 1 Circular Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut. Decision.

  10. PETITION NO. 1302 - The Connecticut Light and Power Company d/b/a Eversource Energy petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed modifications to the existing West Side Substation located at 52 Columbus Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut. Decision.

  11. PETITION NO. 1303 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed installation of a wireless telecommunications facility on the roof of an existing commercial building located at 1069 East Main Street, Stamford, Connecticut. Decision.

  12. PETITION NO. 1304 - The United Illuminating Company petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed Stratford 115-kV Transmission Line Upgrade Project consisting of the removal and relocation of northern and southern sections of existing 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line structures from Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) catenary structures within the Metro-North Railroad corridor to new 115-kV transmission line structures to be located within the existing ConnDOT right of way and upgrade of 115-kV conductors extending approximately 1.9 miles from UI’s Baird Substation to just west of the Housatonic River  in Stratford, Connecticut, and related substation improvements. Decision.

  13. PETITION NO. 1305 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed installation of a small cell telecommunications facility on the roof of a commercial building located at 1280 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, Connecticut. Decision.

  14. PETITION NO. 1306 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed installation of a small cell telecommunications facility on the roof of an existing commercial building located at 597 Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Connecticut. Decision.

  15. PETITION NO. 1307 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed installation of a small cell telecommunications facility on the roof of an existing banquet center building located at Ocean Beach Park, 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, Connecticut. Decision.

  16. PETITION NO. 1308 - The Connecticut Light and Power Company d/b/a Eversource Energy petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed replacement of two existing radio telecommunications facilities with a new 63.6-foot telecommunications facility on the roof of its existing Danielson Work Center used as a service center and maintenance yard located on property owned by Eversource Energy at 173 Mechanic Street, Killingly, Connecticut. Decision.

  17. PETITION NO. 1309 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a telecommunications facility located at 93 North Airline Road, Wallingford, Connecticut. Decision.

  18. PETITION NO. 1310 - Quinebaug Solar, LLC petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 50 megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility on approximately 561 acres comprised of 29 separate and abutting privately-owned parcels located generally north of Wauregan Road in Canterbury, Connecticut and south of Rukstela Road and Allen Hill Road in Brooklyn, Connecticut. Schedule.

  19. PETITION NO. 1312 - Candlewood Solar LLC petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 20 megawatt AC (26.5 megawatt DC) solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located on a 163 acre parcel at 197 Candlewood Mountain Road and associated electrical interconnection to Eversource Energy’s Rocky River Substation on Kent Road in New Milford, Connecticut. Schedule.

  20. PETITION NO. 1313 - DWW Solar II, LLC petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 26.4 megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility on approximately 289 acres comprised of 5 separate and abutting privately-owned parcels located generally west of Hopmeadow Street (US 202/CT 10), north and south of Hoskins Road, and north and east of County Road and associated electrical interconnection to Eversource Energy’s North Simsbury Substation west of Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury, Connecticut. Request for Party/Intervenor Status. Request for Hearing. Schedule.

  21. TS-CING-143-170503 - New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (AT&T) request for an order to approve the shared used of an existing telecommunications facility located at 136 Wright Road, Torrington, Connecticut. Decision.

  22. TS-SPRINT-015-170616 - Sprint request for an order to approve tower sharing at an existing telecommunications facility located at 220 Evergreen Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Decision.

  23. Administrative Matters.

    Regular Items

    Upcoming Calendar Events:

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017, evidentiary hearing session beginning at 11:00 a.m. for Docket No. 461A at the Connecticut Siting Council, Hearing Room 1, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

    Thursday, August 3, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Energy/Telecommunications meeting, in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut. - CANCELED

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017, evidentiary hearing session beginning at 11:00 a.m. for Docket No. 461A at the Connecticut Siting Council, Hearing Room 1, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

    Thursday, August 17, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Energy/Telecommunications meeting, in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

    Tuesday, August 29, 2017, evidentiary hearing session beginning at 11:00 a.m. for Docket No. 461A at the Connecticut Siting Council, Hearing Room 1, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

    Thursday, August 31, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Energy/Telecommunications meeting, in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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