A 150 foot communication tower is proposed for the Cavanna parcel at 63 Woodland Street. Please see the updates below in reverse chronological order. Public Hearings related to this project may be scheduled in the coming weeks/months and will also be posted here as available.
NEW and Updated 1/8/2018- Public Hearing Confirmed for January 11th - GENERAL PUBLIC INFO SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M.
NEW as of 3:35 pm- In addition to the information below on the upcoming hearing, "there will also be a balloon float in Town on Thursday, January 11th, between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm, weather permitting. Given the weather forecast, it may be challenging to keep the balloon completely aloft during this time period," therefore the CT Siting Council has also provided the pre-hearing conference memo that describes the balloon float and other requirements for this hearing.
New as of 12:30 pm - A public hearing has been confirmed for January 11th, 2018 in the Council Chambers of Town Hall. At 3:00 pm, an evidentiary session will provide applicants, parties, and intervenors an opportunity to cross-examine positions. A public comment session will take place at 6:30 p.m whereby residents will have the opportunity to make brief statements into the record. Click here to view the complete Hearing Notice provided by the CT Siting Council. Cuddy and Feder, LLP has also provided a Pre-Hearing Information and Witness List, which can be viewed by clicking here.
In addition to the sessions above, a public field review of the proposed project will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Additional information regarding this hearing will be posted as available.
September 27, 2017: Public Hearing Tentatively Scheduled and Application Document Now Available
The CT Siting Council public hearing is tentatively scheduled for the afternoon and evening of Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Council Chambers, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury. The CSC application document is now available for resident reference on this matter. (Please note, it may take a few moments to load in your browser as it is a large file). Additional information regarding this hearing and date/time confirmation will be posted as available.
July 7, 2017 - Public Info Hearing and Balloon Float Announcements Made
The Town Council will hold a Public Information Hearing at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, 2155 Main Street, to hear a presentation and receive public comment on the proposed location of a 150 foot communication tower, to be located at the 63 Woodland Street property.
A balloon float is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. In the event of unsuitable weather, the balloon float will be rescheduled for July 20th or 21st.
For your reference, the Technical Report prepared by Eco-Site and T-Mobile is available below and any additional updates will be posted here as they become available.
December 22, 2016
The background report, titled Eco-Site Technical Report, was received from Cuddy & Feder. (Please note, this report is large and may take a moment or two to load in your browser window).
November 16, 2016
Per Town Manager note to Town Council, the 90 day local review process started upon the receipt of the letter by Cuddy & Feder previously distributed to Council. This 90 day period precedes the formal application and Siting Council process. A balloon float will be scheduled over the coming weeks and the Town will be advised of the time and date. The background report developed to date will be posted as available.