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Council on Environmental Quality

Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)

The Council on Environmental Quality was established in 1970 by Article I of the Suffolk County Charter otherwise known as the Environmental Bill of Rights.  In 1972 the County established the Suffolk County Historic Trust and appointed the CEQ members as trustees.  The Council’s primary responsibilities include providing advice and assistance to any department, board, commission or agency of Suffolk County government on the implementation of and compliance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act.  In addition, the Council may make recommendations to the County Legislature and County Executive as to what county-owned properties should be dedicated to the county nature preserve or historic trust and what properties not owned by the county should be acquired for purposes of dedication.  The Council also serves an important role examining developments in the County that are likely to have an impact on the quality of the environment.  Under its mandated Charter responsibilities, the Council is advisory to both the County Executive and Legislature.  

All meetings will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room, H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge on the third Wednesday of every month at 9:30am unless otherwise noted.

All correspondence should be addressed to:

Suffolk County Council on Environmental Quality
Department of Economic Development & Planning
PO Box 6100
H. Lee Dennison Building – 11th Floor
Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Council Members

  • R. Lawrence Swanson, Chairperson
  • Michael Kaufman, Vice-Chairperson
  • Robert Carpenter Jr.
  • Tom Gulbransen
  • Frank DeRubies
  • Constance Kepert
  • Michael Doall
  • Mary Ann Spencer
  • Hon. Kara Hahn
  • Andrea Spilka
  • Eva Growney

CEQ Meeting Schedule, Notices & Minutes

Council on Environmental Quality meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 9:30 am in Arthur Kunz Library, H. Lee Dennison Building, Second Floor, 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY, unless otherwise noted.

MEETING DATE

NOTICE

AGENDA

SUMMARY

PROJECT INFORMATION

AUDIO†

RESOLUTIONS

2019
January 16, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary Project      Resolutions
February 20, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
March 13, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
March 27, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
April 17, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
May 8, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
June 12, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
July 17, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
August 21, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
September 18, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
October 16, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
November 20, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions
December 11, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary     Resolutions

 

CEQ Subcommittee/Working Group Public Notices

 

The Council on Environmental Quality Subcommittee/Working Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. in Arthur Kunz Library, H. Lee Dennison Building, Second Floor, 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY, unless otherwise noted.

Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan’s GEIS Subcommittee/Working Group

Meeting Date Notice
March 1, 2019 Notice
March 6, 2019 Notice
March 20, 2019 CANCELLED
April 10, 2019 Notice
April 24, 2019 Notice

Additional Information

Project SEQRA Record

Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan

Suffolk County Sewer Capacity Study

Yaphank County Center - Surplus Land Designation

Suffolk County Aquaculture Lease Program


Links

State Environmental Quality Review Act (Article 8, New York Environmental Conservation Law)

6 NYCRR Part 617 - Rules & Regulations

Chapter 450 of the Suffolk County Code

Article 1 of the Suffolk County Charter - "Environmental Bill of Rights"

SEQRA Handbook


Forms

Long Environmental Assessment Form (PDF)

Long Environmental Assessment Form (DOC)

Short Environmental Assessment Form (PDF)

Short Environmental Assessment Form (DOC)


Contact Us

Andrew Freleng, Chief Planner
Suffolk County Department of Economic Development & Planning
Council on Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

 631-853-5191

Fax: 631-853-4044

 Andrew.Freleng@suffolkcountyny.gov

2018
January 17, 2018 Notice Agenda Summary January   Resolutions
February 21, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary February   Resolutions
March 21, 2018 CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary March   Resolutions
April 18, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary April   Resolutions
May 16, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary May   Resolutions
June 20, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary June   Resolutions
July 18, 2018 CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary July   Resolutions
August 15, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary August   Resolutions
September 17, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary September   Resolutions
October 17, 2018  Notice Agenda Summary October   Resolutions
November 21, 2018  CANCELLED Notice Agenda Summary November   Resolutions
December 12, 2018 Notice  Agenda  Summary  December   Resolutions
             
2017
January 18, 2017 Notice  Agenda  Summary January   Resolutions
February 15, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary February   Resolutions
March 15, 2017 CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary March   Resolutions
March 24, 2017* Notice  Agenda Summary March   Resolutions
April 19, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary April   Resolutions
May 17, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary May   Resolutions
June 21, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary June   Resolutions
July 19, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary July   Resolutions
August 16, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary August   Resolutions
September 20, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary September   Resolutions
October 18, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary October   Resolutions
November 15, 2017
Meeting Location Change (See Agenda)
Notice  Agenda Summary November   Resolutions
December 13, 2017 Notice  Agenda Summary December   Resolutions
 

Check Notice for meeting time and location.

**Special meeting

† Audio recordings of the Suffolk County CEQ Commission are available upon request

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