OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5583

AN ACT CONCERNING AN AGREEMENT REGARDING ANNUAL WATER LEVEL DRAW DOWNS AT BASHAN LAKE IN THE TOWN OF EAST HADDAM.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

This bill requires the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to enter into an agreement with the town of East Haddam and the Bashan Lake Association by November 1, 2017 regarding a schedule for annual water level drawdowns of Lake Bashan.

As DEEP has expertise in dam management and the municipality has expertise in inland wetlands management there is no fiscal impact anticipated.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None