City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of March 24th

Accounting and Audit Subcommittee:  The Accounting and Audit Subcommittee of the Financial Audit Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 26th at 8:15 a.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • Information Technology Security
  • Oak Hill Middle School Student Activity Funds
  • High School Athletic Fees and Gate Receipts
  • Year End Closing Procedures

Newton Housing Partnership:  The Newton Housing Partnership will meet on Tuesday, March 26th at 6:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Welcome from the Mayor and Acting Chair
  • Introductions
  • Review of Open Meeting Law and Conflict of Interest Law
  • Role of the Partnership
  • Update on the Inclusionary Ordinance – Presentation, Discussion and Next Steps
  • Potential list of upcoming meeting dates

Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission:  The Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission will meet on Tuesday, March 26th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install windows and vents at 65 High Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to amend a previously approved main entry, and to install light fixtures, wood fence, and metal door at 1238 Chestnut Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness (VIOLATION) – for installed front entry porch railing system at 254-256 Elliot Street

Staff Memo can be found here and Packet Documents can be found here.

Commission on Energy:  The Commission on Energy will meet on Wednesday, March 27th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda will focus on the Dissemination and implementation plan for the Citizens Climate Action Plan.

Newton Free Library Board of Trustees:  The Newton Free Library Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, March 27th at 9:00 a.m. in the Trustees Room at the Newton Free Library. The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of 2/27/2019 minutes
  • Reports from the President, Treasurer, Library Director, Development, Friends, and Committees – Trustee/Friends coordination and Spring Fling planning
  • Solar Panel Project update
  • Renovation Plan update
  • FY2019-2020 Budget

Zoning Board of Appeals:  The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber. The agenda will focus on a petition appealing the interpretation by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services addressing the appellant’s intent to construct a front porch at 24 Moreland Avenue.

Newton Historical Commission:  The Newton Historical Commission will meet on Thursday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to submit a CLG Eligibility Report to the Massachusetts Historic Commission and review a consultant’s report for 44 Mignon Road
  • Request to submit a CLG Eligibility Report to the Massachusetts Historic Commission for 124 and 128 Highland Street
  • Request to withdraw a Local Landmark Request for 46 Walnut Park
  • Seven Demolition Requests
    • 12 Cross Street
    • 106 Charlesbank Road
    • 13 and 17 Gardner Street
    • 30 Thornton Street
    • 17 Valley Spring Road
    • 145 Pine Ridge Road
    • 53 Countryside Road
  • Project Review and approval of updates to 35 Webster Street
  • Three Waiver Requests
    • 19 Andrew Street
    • 991-993 Washington Street
    • 64 Dearborn Street
  • Two Requests for Partial Demolition
    • Request to add a second story at 189 Evelyn Road
    • Request to add to rear of house and side of barn at 70 Walker Street

The Staff memo can be found here and the Packet Documents can be found here.

Please note:  At the end of the Newton Historical Commission’s minutes, you will find demolition and partial demolition requests that have been administratively approved. The minutes from the January meeting have the following full and partial demolitions administratively approved:

  • Two full demolitions:
    • 36 Walsh Road
    • 9 Kerr Path
  • Four partial demolitions:
    • 9 Gammons Road (PD)
    • 74 Longfellow Road
    • 105 Fairway Drive
    • 370 Linwood Avenue