Joseph P. Fasi has broad experience advising municipalities, school districts, transit districts, economic development and water pollution control authorities on a variety of finance, governance and contractual matters, including tax-exempt and taxable general obligation, revenue, utility and multi-family housing bonds.
He is the author of the debt issuance provisions of many Connecticut municipal charters and general and special State laws concerning water filtration plants, municipal electric utilities, solid waste disposal plants, regional educational authorities and financing the conversion by municipalities to the uniform fiscal year, and has conceived and implemented ground breaking municipal financing transactions, such as combining the restructuring of the City of Waterbury’s debt with a revenue intercept to achieve savings and credit enhancement, and state clean water fund loans to municipalities secured solely from sewer revenues.
Joe has lectured on tax-exempt bonds and arbitrage rebate compliance to government, accounting and business organizations, including the National Association of Healthcare Financings Authorities, National Institute of Municipal Law Officials, the Government Finance Officers Association, and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and periodically serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Connecticut, Department of Public Policy Certificate in Debt Management Program, and its Masters of Public Administration Program.
Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys - former board member and officer
National Association of Bond Lawyers - comment preparation, Internal Revenue Service's private activity bond regulations