December

TILL overviews legislative remedy to relieve Town of Redding taxpayers of the legal and financial morass of the Georgetown Special Taxing District with Representative-Elect Anne Hughes and Senator-Elect Will Haskell

November

Representative-elect Hughes reviews the flawed 2005 Georgetown Special Taxing District legislation and the legal remedy of 2017 CT Brownfield Land Bank Legislation Public Act 17-214.

State Representative Anne Hughes (“I’m running to be your state representative because the status quo is killing us.”) and State Senator Will Haskell (“Young people aren’t the future of Connecticut, we’re the present.”) win decisive victories in November 2018 mid-term elections.

October

TILL principal Olivia Greenspan attends 2018 Clinton Global Initative University at the University of Chicago 

TILL presents “Connecticut ReTooled: Leveraging Connecticut’s Knowledge Communities to Grow Prosperous Knowledge Economies,” Bruce Museum, Greenwich

September

TILL launches collaborationwith ecological fashion designer Jacob Olmedo, Jacob Olmedo Studio

TILL hosts a community conversation with Clinton, CT, native Zanagee Artis, head of logistics for Zero Hour, the national youth-led climate change movement

TILL launches a month of Sunday afternoon community conversationsto discuss application of P.A. 17-214 to remedy the flawed 2005 legislation enabling the Georgetown Special Taxing District in the Town of Redding

August

Earth Age: Artists for the 22nd Century,” graduate seminar based on Georgetown mill site, Program in Art, Media, and Technology, Parsons School of Design, The New School, NYC

TILL continues to overview GSTD legal remedy with Town of Redding First Selectman in Redding

TILL overviews plant-based remediation with the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Department of Economic and Community Development in Hartford 

TILL overviews GSTD legal remedy with District 135 Representative Adam Dunsby in Easton

TILL continues to overview GSTD legal remedy with the Department of Economic and Community Development in Hartford 

July

TILL overviews GSTD legal remedy with the Department of Economic and Community Development in Hartford 

TILL principal Jane Philbrick presents at LASER NYC

TILL introduces option for GSTD legal remedy with Town of Redding and respective counsel

Introduce TILL mission of holistic brownfield regeneration to Rivers Alliance of Connecticut leadership Margaret Miner and Martha Smith, with Norwalk River Watershed Association president Louise Washer in Roxbury, Connecticut 

June

Introduce TILL mission of holistic brownfield regeneration to District 136 State Representative Jonathan Steinberg in Westport

May

TILL meeting with Governor Dannel P. Malloy in Hartford to discuss legal remedy to the Georgetown Special Taxing District, including P.A. 17-214 and bankruptcy option

TILL publishes in Cornerstone Capital Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking

TILL presentation to Secure Our Future Energy (“SAFE”), Washington, D.C., think tank for autonomous vehicles

Meeting with US Congressman Jim Himes’ congressional aide Justin Meuse in Washington, D.C.

April

Open call for artist residency, “Dirt & Debt,” Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn 

Test ride Olli, the world’s first 3D-printed, electric, autonomous, multi-person vehicle, in Clarksburg, MD

Discuss legislative remedy to special taxing district quagmire with US Senator Chris Murphy’s office

March

TILL presentation in Shelton, “Ca$h Flow$ and Debt Mountain$:The True Cost of Conventional Real Estate Development,” with fashion designer Jacob Olmedo, hosted by “Save Our Shelton

Introduce TILL vision to Will Haskell, candidate for CT State Senate, District 26

February

Introduce TILL method of holistic brownfield regeneration to Director and Representative of the Office for Planning Advocacy for the State of NJ

TILL proposes 2017 CT brownfield land bank legislation, P.A. 17-214, as potential remedy for Georgetown wire mill quagmire to TILL counsel

January

TILL exchanges strategies on community-based advocacy with Greg Tetro, “Save Our Shelton”

TILL introduces mission of holistic brownfield regeneration to Newburgh, NY, city planner

MetroPractice: Artist in the World,” graduate seminar, Program in Art, Media, and Technology,

Parsons School of Design, The New School

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