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Toolkit for Municipalities

Connecticut's Toolkit for Municipalities

Action Item: Invitation to all mayors, first selectmen and town managers to be featured on their GreenTowns Community Network.

Send  2-3 sentence sustainability quote  by clicking  
"Join the Community" and share your quote in the "Add a Note" section. 

Check out Bridgeport, Fairfield, New Haven and Norwalk community pages to see examples.

Please contact Daphne Dixon for further details.


Action Item: Promote your community's green initiatives.

Click here to share initiatives on your community network.

About GreenTowns

Kroon Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

For information regarding Resilient CT! Workshop & Toolkit sessions, speakers, panelists, food & beverage, future workshops in Connecticut and California, town/city sustainability plans, and/or help with how your municipality can get involved with resilient projects, please contact:

Daphne Dixon
Director, Resilient CT Workshop & Toolkit
(203) 536 - 4695

Workshop I 
Featured Speakers

Robert Araujo
Sikorsky Aircraft

James Boyle, Ph.D. Co-­-founder & Managing Director
Yale Entrepreneurial Institute  (203) 436 -­- 8960

Mayor Bill Finch
City of Bridgeport

Floyd Lapp, Ph.D. 
Executive Director 
South Western Regional Planning Agency  
(845) 634-­-7178

Neil Petchers
President & Chief Executive Officer


Session One
State Programs: Turnkey Solutions Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority: State Programs That Work:
CT Clean Communities, C-­-PACE, Lead by Example

For all inquiries regarding this session please contact:
Bob Wall


Sheri Borelli
Senior Business Development Professional, CLM
Clean Energy Communities
The United Illuminating Company

Genevieve Sherman
Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority

Lynn Stoddard Environmental Analyst
Lead by Example
Climate Change and Energy Team
CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Bob Wall -­- Moderator Director
Marketing and Outreach
Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority


Session Two
Municipal Projects that Provide Environmental Protection and Economic Payback

For inquiries regarding this presentation and /or for any specific questions regarding Case Study One, please send your questions/comments or call (203) 536 - 4695.

Case Study One:
Town of Fairfield
Wastewater Treatment Plant

Ed Boman, Assistant Director, Public Works
Scott Thompson, Chairman, Clean Energy Task Force

Case Study II:
Town of Westport 
Westport Train Station Solar Project

To learn more about this project and how your town can get involved with a solar project, please contact:
Craig Harrigan 
(203) 375-5228.

Sue Prosi, SWRPA: Study of the Westport /Green Farms RR Stations

Craig Harrigan, Encon Solar

Rick Hoag, Architect

Leo Cirino, Westport Electric Car Club

Foti Koskinas, Town of Westport

Steve Smith, Town of Westport

Resilient CT! Workshop & Toolkit Staff

Kurt Anderson, Session Manager

Dan Delventhal, Master of Ceremonies

Daphne Dixon, Workshop Director

Eileen Tublin, Outreach Manager

Matt Zeccola, Logistics Manager


Special Thanks!

Yale University


Food & Beverage

The Stand Juice Company

Izzi B’s Allergen - Free Bakery

Farmer’s Cow

Zatcoff Wellness

EBP Supply



Special Services and Support

Kurt Anderson, FocalPoint
Ben Bauer, Mood Media
Dan Delventhal- Photography
John Hartwell - Video
Cyril May, Recycling is Magic! 

To learn more about the Resilient CT! Workshop & Toolkit, and/or to contact our Resilient CT! Workshop & Toolkit staff, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, or special guests, please send your inquiry to

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