Planning and Neighborhood Services Remote Meetings

Due to the potential for spread of the COVID-19 Virus and by Executive Order #78 from Governor Lamont on March 10, 2020, any necessary meetings related to land use and staffed by the Planning and Neighborhood Services Department will be held remotely.

We will be using the ZOOM application for remote meetings.  Below is a few of links to the ZOOM website so that you can get stated by installing zoom on your computer or smart phone.

ZOOM Quick Start Guide

Getting Started on Windows, PC, or Mac

Zoom Help Center

 We will have a process and details for submitting materials along with details on joining a remote meeting ASAP. As of now you will receive an email from Staff with a meeting ID and instructions. 

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email  Richard Shuck or Dan Daniska, or call at (860) 823-3745 with any questions. 


Order Text:

WHEREAS, Section l 9a-639a through 19a-639f of the Connecticut General Statutes sets forth notice requirements and timelines related to the certificate of need analytic process, and sets forth a process to request public hearings;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, NED LAMONT, Governor of the State of Connecticut, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the State of Connecticut, do hereby ORDER AND DIRECT: 1. Suspension of In-Person Open Meeting Requirements. Sections 1-206, 1-225, and 1- 226 of the Connecticut General Statutes, and any open meeting provision of any municipal charter, ordinance, or regulation that conflicts with this order, are suspended to the extent necessary to permit any public agency to meet and take such actions authorized by the law without permitting or requiring in-person, public access to such meetings, and to hold such meetings or proceedings remotely by conference call, videoconference or other technology, provided that: I) the public has the ability to view or listen to each meeting or proceeding in real time, by telephone, video, or other technology; 2) any such meeting or proceeding is recorded or transcribed, and such recording or transcript shall be posted on the agency’s website within seven (7) days of the meeting or proceeding, and made available within a reasonable time in the agency’s office; 3) the required notice and agenda for each meeting or proceeding is posted on the agency’s website and shall include information about how the meeting will be conducted and how the public can access it; 4) any materials relevant to matters on the agenda, including but not limited to materials related to specific applications, if applicable, shall be submitted to the agency a minimum of twenty four (24) hours prior and posted to the agency’s website for public inspection prior to, during, and after the meeting, and any exhibits to be submitted by members of the public shall, to the extent feasible, also be submitted to the agency a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting and posted to the agency’s website for public inspection prior to, during, and after the meeting; and 5) all speakers taking part in any such meeting or proceeding shall clearly state their name and title, if applicable, before speaking on each occasion that they speak.