Board and Commission Meetings – Week of August 4th

Planning and Development Board: The Planning and Development Board will meet on Monday, August 5th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of 7/15/2019 Minutes
  • Discussion/Vote on Short Term Rentals
  • Northland Discussion – Discussion/Possible Vote on Zoning Change – (presentations from Project Proponents Representatives – Schlesinger & Buchbinder and Newton Chief Planner, Jennifer Caira)
  • Officer Elections for the September 10th Planning Board Meeting
  • Upcoming Meetings
    • Joint Meeting with the Land Use Committee, Tuesday, August 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber – NORTHLAND
    • Monday, August 26th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205, ZAP Discussion (Climate Action Plan and Environmental Zoning Amendments)
    • Joint Meeting with the Zoning and Planning Committee, Monday, September 9th at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers – (Washington Street Vision Plan and Riverside)
    • Tuesday, September 10th at 7:00 p.m. – Regular Planning Board Monthly Meeting

Election Commission: The Election Commission will meet on Thursday, August 8th at 5:10 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. The agenda includes the following:

  • Ballot position drawing for the September 10th Preliminary Election for the Ward 5 Ward Councilor position

Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission: The Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission will meet on Thursday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to expand the driveway and to remove and rebuild the stone retaining wall on the the right side of the driveway at 5 Summer Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to renovate the main house block, demolish the rear additions and build a new rear addition and attached two-car garage at 959 Chestnut Street
  • Request to add dormers on 336 Elliot Street, expand and build out the rear bump out on 7 Hale Street and add a deck on 7 Hale Street – Working Session at 336 Elliot Street/7 Hale Street

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