City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of February 3rd

Planning and Development Board:  The Planning and Development Board has cancelled their meeting originally scheduled for Monday, February 4th. The Notice of Cancellation can be found here which includes a list of upcoming meetings.

Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission:  The Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission will hold a site visit on Monday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. at 29 Gate House Road to review as-built second-story railing and retaining walls at the rear of the property. The agenda can be found here.

Human Rights Commission:  The Human Rights Commission will meet on Tuesday, February 5th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • Update on Hate Incidents between January 2019 and present
  • Student Reports related to Human Rights
  • HRC Book Club
  • HRC collaboration with Newton Public Schools
  • Discussion of the Genocide Exhibit
  • Brochures
  • Upcoming Events:
    • March – Newton Reads Eight Flavors – Newton Free Library Events
    • April 29th – Newton Free Library staged reading of an anti-ageist comedy – Prime Time by Annette Miller
    • It’s a Wonderful Life – co-sponsored event change of date to May 3rd at the Brown Middle School
    • List of New Meeting Dates

Fair Housing Committee: The Fair Housing Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 6th at 8:00 a.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Update on Fair Housing Training
  • Update on Newton Housing Partnership
  • Review of new development with Fair Housing criteria
  • Review of CDBG (Community Development Block Grants) and ESG (Emergency Shelter/Solutions Grant)