City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of June 9th

Commission on Disability: The Commission on Disability will meet on Monday, June 10th at 6:30 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of 5/13/2019 Minutes
  • Reports –
    • CDBG
    • Accessible – Handicap Parking Fines
    • Treasurer
    • ADA Coordinator
    • AAB – Variance – Weeks House/NCDF
    • AAB – Variance – 28 Austin Street Apartments
  • Co-chairs Quarterly Mayor’s Meeting/Other COD Business
  • Old/New Business

Washington Place Liaison Committee: The Washington Place Liaison Committee will meet on Monday, June 10th at 5:30 p.m. at Washington Place. The agenda will focus on discussion of the finishes at Washington Place using the Board posted at the site.

Auburndale Historic District Commission: The Auburndale Historic District Commission will meet on Tuesday, June 11th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The revised agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriates to replace front entry stair railings at 153 Hancock Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to build a retaining wall and patio area, and install a fire pit, grill, fencing and lighting at 93 Hancock Street; and request to install a pool
  • Request to address the as-built garage foundation and left-side entry hood and brackets at 286 Central Street

Note: 19 Fern Street was withdrawn from the agenda.

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

Community Preservation Committee: The Community Preservation Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 11th at 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes the following:

  • Riverside Greenway – Auburndale River Links: Pre-proposal request for $50,000 design funding for from Riverside Greenway Working Group
  • Program Planning and Committee Business:
    • Plan for working with the City Council to update Newton’s CPA Ordinance
    • Reports on recent outreach efforts: CPC on NewTV’s the League Presents – May/June 2019; meeting with Parks and Recreation Commission – May 20, 2019
    • possible shift from annual to rolling funding deadlines
    • CPC schedule revisions
    • approval of May 14, 2019 minutes

Economic Development Commission: The Economic Development Commission will meet on Tuesday, June 11th at 6:30 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of April and May minutes
  • Updates from the Planning Director and the Director of Economic Development
  • Discussion of Northland letter and public testimony
  • Future Agenda items
    • Newton Innovation Center Report
    • August 13th – Riverside

Newton Housing Authority: The Newton Housing Authority will meet on Tuesday/Wednesday – June 11th at 3:00 p.m. in the conference room of 82 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands. Notice of the meeting can be found here.

Urban Design Commission: The Urban Design Commission will meet on Wednesday, June 12th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for sign permits for the following:
    • SDSS Martial Arts – 739 Beacon Street
    • Gentle Dental Newton – 188 Needham Street
    • The Village Bank – 320-322 Needham Street
    • Serena & Lily – 200-220 Boylston Street
    • Showcase Superlux – 55 Boylston Street

The Staff Memo is not currently posted.

Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission: The Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission will meet on Thursday, June 13th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install front walkway railing and repair roof at 65 High Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to amend a previously approved fence plan and request to reduce the height of an existing chimney for 21-23 High Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install signage and amend a previously approved window program at 1238 Chestnut Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to demolish the house at 959 Chestnut Street

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