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"How do we start acting?"

October 5, 2017

"The take-away: technology invents, culture/society adopts and adapts, generating unanticipated opportunity and productivity. Thus far, cities have been the primary sites of AV testing, yet spatially diffuse, low-density suburbs poorly served by fixed transit systems are natural candidates for the nimble mobility transportation innovation offers."

September 7, 2017

"Championing this emerging technology gives Connecticut communities game-changing purchase on the future.”

August 17, 2017

 

 

“The indoor farming industry would be consistent with the ecological heritage of Redding and the industrial working spirit of Georgetown."

August 3, 2017

"The town effectively has no representative on the [Georgetown Special Taxing District] Board if by 'representative,' we mean an appointee whose fiduciary obligation reflects town and taxpayer interests."

August 3, 2017

"How long do Redding taxpayers subsidize the GLDC/GSTD and Pullman & Comley LLC attorneys toward a settlement where they gain and we lose?"

June 29, 2017

"[Pullman & Comley's] advice got the town into a serious dilemma with its special taxing district in Georgetown. Why are we trusting them to pull the town out of that dilemma?"

June 22, 2017

 

"How do Attorney Phelan and our lineup of Pullman & Comley counsel define 'risk'?"

June 15, 2017

"Why gamble community well-being again in another costly speculative venture guided by the same counsel that presided over the GLDC-GSTD debacle, with the same predatory GLDC-GSTD financiers?"

June 8, 2017

"'I don’t think everyone understands the special taxing district is courtesy of our law firm."

May 18, 2017

"Under the third option, concerns were raised about overdevelopment. It also means the town would have to share tax revenue for the next 30 to 50 years."

May 15, 2017

“It would seem that 30 years of effort would be testament enough that conventional development — like that proposed by the GLDC — doesn’t work at this site.”

May 11, 2017

"The relevant section of statute 7-329 states that 'No district shall be terminated under this section until all of its outstanding indebtedness is paid unless the legislative body of the town in which the district is located agrees in writing to assume such indebtedness.'"

May 11, 2017

"Holding real residents of a real town paying real taxes liable to the wanton debt of a paper municipality with out-of-state governance, population zero, is a perversion of law and justice."

May 4, 2017

 

"Sen. Daily replies, 'It’s important that people do know that neither the municipality nor the State of Connecticut would ever be held liable for these bonds. These are private bonds.'"

May 5, 2017

“An informed community engaged in a transparent process yields our best outcome."

May 4, 2017

“Why does this generation over and over again end its relationship with this town after they get a high school diploma?”

April 13, 2017

“The primary objective (and fiduciary obligation) of conventional development is to maximize return on investment for equity partners. The primary objective of the town is a good town."

April 6, 2017

“What we are doing is building vitality and culture here and making this be a place people want to invest in.” 

March 26, 2017

"How do you build a community around heritage … when there are huge capital flows into real estate?"

March 23, 2017

"Global brownfields expert Niall Kirkwood explains that communities like Redding and Georgetown 'have to address the global problem of brownfields with local solutions that are holistic and integrated.'"

March 16, 2017