City Board and Commission Meetings week of January 6th

Planning and Development Board:  The Planning and Development Board will meet on Monday, January 7th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The revised agenda includes the following:

  • Public Hearing on proposed  updates and revisions to the Approval Not Required (ANR)
  • Adoption and Vote on the Economic Development Strategy Plan
  • Discussion of the FY2020 Annual Action Plan
  • Discussion of the Northland Development Change of Zone request

Notice of the Public Hearing of the Planning Board acting as a Board of Survey for the proposed revisions to the ANR can be found here.

Washington Place Liaison Committee:  The Washington Place Liaison Committee will meet on Monday, January 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. The agenda can be found here.

Auburndale Historic District Commission:  The Auburndale Historic District Commission will meet on Tuesday, January 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to amend a previously approved Certificate of Appropriateness for a pergola, and a request to amend a previously approved front entry, right side library bump out, and left side bay window, and a review of the status of detailed drawings of exterior architectural elements for property located at 140 Windermere Road.

Community Preservation Committee:  The Community Preservation Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Discussion of program planning, outreach, and staffing
  • Discussion of site signs for CPA funded projects
  • Staff updates on current/anticipated proposals and projects
  • Approval of minutes December 2018

Economic Development Commission:  The Economic Development Commission will meet on Tuesday, January 8th at 6:30 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • N2 Update
  • Chair update and approval of minutes
  • Discussion of Development Review with James Freas – overview of the current process and proposed changes
  • Nomination of EDC officers

Newtonville Area Council:  The Newtonville Area Council will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, January 8th from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Druker Auditorium at the Newton Free Library to discuss results of the NAC’s Washington Street Survey.  More information can be found here.

Design Review Committee:  The Design Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, January 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the Trustees Room of the Newton Free Library. The agenda includes the following:

  • Update by the Public Buildings Department on upcoming projects
  • Continued discussion regarding embedded carbon

Newtonville Area Council:  The Newtonville Area Council will meet on Thursday, January 10th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of minutes
  • Burning Issues in the community
  • Assessing the January 8th public meeting on the Washington Street survey
  • Discussion of the NAC’s role in promoting the arts in Newtonville and in the City and how to best use the funds from 28 Austin Street to that end
  • Discussion of goals and accomplishments in 2019
  • Election of Officers
  • Transfer of Newtonville.org to the Area Council

Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission:  The Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission will meet on Thursday, January 10th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace windows at 62-64 Cottage Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to build the main entry, install overhead garage doors, and finalize exterior light fixtures at 1238 Chestnut Street
  • Working Session on a request for feedback on a project to move and renovate the existing house, build a new addition, and a four-car garage and demolish a shed at 14 Ellis Street