Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Daphne Dixon 
Live Green Connecticut 

Welcome to the Municipal EV Readiness Toolkit

12 Week Program: Module I - Orientatation and Toolkit Launch!

In our first module, you will receive an overview of the program, as well as a look into how EV readiness supports Economic & Community Development.

We encourage all course participants to join us for the Toolkit kick off and learn how thow the modules will work together to support and develop an individualized,town-wide, transportation electrification plan.

Your leadership is essential to this process. We apprecaite you taking time out of your day to participate and join the 2020 Municpal EV Readiness Toolkit Cohort.

About the Program:

This introductory program is designed for municipal decision makers, throughout various departments, and provides a framework, resources, guidance, subject matter experts, and tools to help municipalities throughout the state create the first phase of a comprehensive electric vehicle transition plan. The program aims to be effecient and effective, where participants can register for modules relevant to their departments. Modules meet on Thursdays from 1pm- 2pm. 


Promise of the Program:

  • Action plan for each module
  • Introductions to subject matter experts
  • Course readings and background information
  • Action-oriented and interactive modules
  • Tools and resources
  • Weekly coaching calls
  • How to implement the Connecticut EV Roadmap into a plan of action
  • Certificate of Completion


Module 1: Orientation, Economic & Community Development, and Team Building


  • Economic & Community Development Department
  • Economic & Community Development Commission
  • Elected Executive Office
  • Legislators
  • State agencies
  • POCD Committee members



  • Marketing materials to promote town as a clean energy leader
  • EVolution: Education on E-Drive Vehicles



  • EV Roadmap for Connecticut 
  • AchiEVe: Model Policies to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption
  • Plugged In: The Last Mile Who will build out and pay for electric vehicle public charging infrastructure?
  • Strategic Planning to Implement Publicly Available EV Charging Stations: A Guide for Businesses and Policymakers



  • Maintain particulate matter air quality standards
  • Reach attainment of 8-hour ozone standards
  • Identify potential members throughout the municipal government for a task force that will work towards developing a town-wide EV resolution