MINUTES: BOARD OF SELECTMEN'S MEETING -- May 18, 1990
D.E.P. Office, Hartford, CT
PRESENT: First Selectman Roger Goodriow, Sel. Robert Fish,
Westbrook First Sel. Paula Ferrara,
Clinton First Sel. Virginia Zawoy, Bill Hogan, Dennis Greci and
Adrian Freund, of the D.E.P., a member of the Clinton WPCA, and one
member of the press.
The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m.
R. Goodnow reported on the status of the sewer project in O.S.,
including conveying the concerns and primary issues that prevail
which are affecting the forward movement of the project.
Additional comments were offered by the First Selectmen of Clinton
and Westbrook regarding the project's effect on their communities.
Mr. Freund stated the following:
1) that there was nothing brought forth which suggested to him
that D.E.P. should hold back on proceding with the intentions to
sue the town;.
2) that in no way would D.E.P. give any consideration to allowing
additional discharges into the L.I. Sound, specifically into the
community of Westbrook.
Mr. Freund also made a commitment from D.E.P. to attempt to work
in a supportive mariner to assist the community of Old Saybrook in
the following ways:
1) D.E.P. would expedite the releasing of the Environmental Impact
Report which D.E.P. was preparing which states their findings and
justification for the need for the project.
2) D.E.P. is going to be more actively responding to statements
made by various organizations and the community of Old Lyme, which
they perceived as being inaccurate or false statements connected to
3) Consideration should be given to development of a forum that
would invite various spokesmen from the L.I. Sound Advisory
Council, the Sierra Club, etc. to address the positions on the
proposed wastewater treatment plant to clarity their positions.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:15 a.m.
Submitted by: First Sel. Roger Goodnow