City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of November 18th

Parks and Recreation Commission:  The Parks and Recreation Commission will meet on Monday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Commissioner’s Reports on Programs, Forestry and Maintenance
  • Public Hearing on the Jackson Road /Newton Housing Authority Proposal
  • Discussion of the 20 Rogers Street Conservation Restriction
  • Committee Reports:
    • Community Preservation Committee
    • Farm Commission
    • 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 and Sign Policy

Waban and Newton Highlands Area Councils:  The Waban and Newton Highlands Area Councils will hold a joint meeting on Monday, November 19th at 8:00 p.m. at the Waban Library Center to hear a presentation and discuss the proposed zoning ordinance focusing primarily on residential districts. The agenda can be found here.

Note:  The City’s Planning Department will hold a presentation on Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Angier School, 1697 Beacon St.

Board of License Commissioners:  The Board of License Commissioners will meet on Monday, November 19th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda can be found here.

Conservation Commission:  The Newton Conservation Commission will meet on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Four Notices of Intent:
    • Enforcement Action/Request to demolish and reconstruct of a single-family home with associated restoration planting plan developed in response to unpermitted tree cutting in the RFA at 33 Wayne Road
    • Request to demolish and reconstruct a single-family home with deck and driveway at 116 Upland Road
    • Request to demolish and reconstruct a single-family home at 131 Wallace Street
    • Request to demolish and reconstruct a single-family home at 53 Brandeis Road
  • Discussion of Enforcement Order for an unresolved enforcement issue at 22 Hollywood Drive
  • Approve placing a Conservation Restriction on 30 Wabasso Street
  • Proposed Fence along LaGrangeKesseler Woods
  • Houghton Gardens – 170 Suffolk Road Encroachment
  • Discussion of Fees for dumping
  • Changes to the Administrative Approval form

Packet documents can be found here.

Newton Center for Active Living Project:  There will be a joint meeting of the Executive Building Committee and the Advisory Building Committee on Tuesday, November 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the Druker Auditorium at the Newton Free Library. The Meeting Notice can be found here.

Board of Assessors:  The Board of Assessors will meet on Wednesday, November 21st at 9:00 a.m. in Room 108.  The agenda can be found here.