Conn. Agencies Regs. § 22a-416-10 - Advisory committee

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Committee appointment and makeup

The commissioner shall appoint an advisory committee composed of no less than eight and no more than twelve members as follows: two shall be employees of the department whose regular duties involve the planning, design and construction of wastewater treatment facilities, at least one shall be an educator experienced in the training of wastewater treatment facility operators, and the remaining members shall be operators certified at the time of such appointment under section 22a-416-4 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.

(b) Term of appointment

The department employees and educator members of the advisory committee shall be appointed for an unlimited period of time. All other members of the advisory committee shall be appointed for a term of up to three years. The commissioner may reappoint any such member to a second term of up to three years, but in no case shall such member serve more than six consecutive years. The commissioner may revoke any individual's appointment as a member for failure to attend a majority of the scheduled meetings of the advisory committee or for failure to provide assistance in performing the duties of the committee as described in subsection (d) of this section.

(c) Compensation

The advisory committee shall serve without compensation and shall convene at the discretion of the commissioner.

(d) Duties of the committee

The advisory committee shall advise and assist the commissioner in administering the certification program by:

(1) reviewing the classifications of particular wastewater treatment facilities;
(2) reviewing applications for certification and for revalidation of certificates under subsection (c) of section 22a-416-5;
(3) making recommendations to the commissioner on the evaluation and classification of new and modified wastewater treatment facility equipment and processes;
(4) encouraging qualified individuals to become certified;
(5) encouraging owners of wastewater treatment facilities to promote and facilitate advanced certification of their employees;
(6) promoting wastewater treatment facility operator training programs;
(7) commenting on the proposed revocation of a certificate;
(8) reviewing reciprocal certification requests by operators from other states;
(9) reviewing the proposed examinations;
(10) performing related duties as requested by the commissioner;
(11) reviewing operations and maintenance plans under section 22a-416-6 and section 22a-416-8; and
(12) Reviewing extension of the 90 (ninety) day limit under subdivision (b)(8) of section 22a-416-6.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 22a-416-10

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