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Resilient CT’s Vulnerability Assessment Report and Webinar

CIRCA has just released the Vulnerability Assessment Report for public review and comment. This report is a culmination of the tools and analysis presented over the past few months.  To view the report, please follow the link below:

In addition, CIRCA will be hosting a short webinar this Friday, October 8 at noon. The webinar will provide a high level introduction of the report and the resilience opportunity areas. Registration link below:

Danbury’s Plan of Conservation and Development – Survey

An online survey to obtain input on important issues related to Danbury’s growth and to help shape its vision for the future. Residents, employees, students, and travelers should visit the survey webpage. Your input will help shape the Plan of Conservation and Development for Danbury CT.

The POCD will cover topics in:

  • Housing,
  • Economic development,
  • Open space and environmental resources,
  • Historic and cultural resources,
  • Transportation and infrastructure,
  • City facilities and services, and
  • Sustainability

More information on the POCD process can be found on www.danburypocd.com.

WestCOG is Hiring! Project manager (ARPA)

The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks a qualified person to serve as a Project Manager, providing services to the region’s 18 municipalities (“members”) to develop projects and funding plans that comply with the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). See the job post for more details.

Applications can be emailed to:
westcog@outlook.com

WestCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Zoning Strategy. Riparian Corridor Protections

WestCOG is pleased to release a report titled “The Case for Riparian Corridor Protections: Zoning Strategies to Reduce Pollution of Inland Waters and Resultant Hypoxia of Long Island Sound.”

Public Act 21-29 (passed in June 2021) expands the responsibility of zoning commissions in protecting the water quality of Long Island Sound from 24 coastal municipalities to all 169 municipalities of the state.

This report provides history protecting riparian corridors along with model regulations for implementing Public Act 21-29.

Learn more on WestCOG’s Zoning Strategies Webpage or reach out to Francis Pickering, Executive Director at WestCOG.