City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of October 14th

Newton Parks and Recreation Commission:  The Newton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet on Monday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Commissioner Reports on Programs, Forestry and Maintenance
  • Informational discussion on the Jackson Road/NHA proposal
  • Committee Reports:
    • Community Preservation Committee
    • Farm Commission – Election of Commission representative
    • Cabot Redesign Committee
    • Commonwealth Golf Course
    • Off-Leash Area Working Group
    • Crystal Lake Working Group
    • Athletic Fields Committee
    • NewCAL
    • Policy and Procedure Review
      • Field Naming
      • Sign Policy

Board of Licensing Commission:  The Board of Licensing Commission will meet on Tuesday, October 16th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 204.  The agenda can be found here.

Board of Assessor’s:  The Newton Board of Assessor’s will meet on Wednesday, October 17th at 9:00 a.m. in Room 108.  The agenda can be found here.

Conservation Commission:  The Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 2B at the Newton Free Library on a draft ordinance Wetlands Ordinance.  The Notice can be found here.

Crime Prevention Commission:  The Newton Crime Prevention Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:30 p.m. at the Newton Police Headquarters. The agenda can be found here.  Highlights for the three years ended June, 2012 can be found here and Programming Highlights for the Five Years ended June 2017 can be found here.

Urban Design Commission:  The Urban Design Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Planning Department’s Conference Room. The agenda includes the following:

  • Requests for Sign Permits for the following:
    • 959 Watertown Street – Newton Covenant Church
    • 20 Manet Road – Mt. Alvernia Academy
    • 1149 Washington Street – Eastern Insurance
    • 33 Boylston Street – The Street; Copious Row
    • 165 Needham Street – Newton Nexus; Stop & Shop
    • 271 Auburn Street – Dental Specialists Newton
    • 131 Needham Street – Newton Nexus; Sierra
    • 189 Watertown Street – CVS Pharmacy
    • 71 Needham Street – Beal Bank
    • 33 Boylston Street – Chilacates Mexican Street Food
    • 165 Needham Street – Ideal Image
  • Fence Appeal
    • 138 Berkeley Street
  • Design Review
    • 156 Oak Street – Northland Design Guidelines Review
    • 956 and 962 Walnut Street Design Review
  • Requests for Sign Review
    • 320 Needham Street –  Fusion Academy
    • 227 Washington Street – LC Kids Montessori

Financial Audit Advisory Committee – Accounting and Audit Sub-committee:  The Accounting and Audit Sub-committee of the Financial Audit Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. in Room 211. The agenda can be found here.

Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission:  The Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission will meet on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following requests for Certificate of Appropriateness:

  • Request to install a chimney cap at 41 Old Orchard Road
  • Request to install a railing system at 154 Beacon Street
  • Request to move electrical convertors and transformer at 100 Suffolk Road
  • Request to install a railing system, lights, vents, and condensers at 61 Gate House Road