Board and Commission Meetings – Week of November 3rd

Planning and Development Board: The Planning and Development Board will meet on Monday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Approve Minutes from the 9/10, 9/11 and 10/7 Meetings
  • Vote on the Washington Street Vision Plan Revision
  • Discussion of the Riverside Rezoning Update
  • Discussion of the Climate Action Plan/Sustainability Zoning Amendments Update
  • List of Upcoming Meetings:
    • Thursday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m., City Council Chambers, Zoning and Planning Committee, Riverside Zoning Amendments
    • Wednesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, Zoning and Planning Committee, Public Hearing on Climate Action Plan and Sustainability Zoning Ordinance Amendments
    • Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, Land Use Committee, Lexington Street Rezoning Public Hearing (Continuation)

Election Commission Warrant November 5 : Notice for the 2019 Municipal Election can be found here.

Community Preservation Committee: The Community Preservation Committee will meet on Wednesday, November 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber. The agenda includes the following:

  • Program Planning: CPC staff overview of the Newton Community Preservation Program, including current and future financial resources
  • Public Hearing on Webster Woods – 300 Hammond Pond Parkway
    • Presentation by proposal sponsors
    • Public Comments and Questions
    • Proposal Sponsors’ responses to public questions
    • CPC requests for additional information
  • Adjournment

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

  • Letter to Lottery Agents in Newton (SEB LLC and Metrowest) – responses from Mass Housing Partnership
  • Review and possible response to two new Chapter 40B proposals – Dunstan East and Riverdale Avenue/Los Angeles Street
  • Question on whether the Committee should review responses from Human Service providers who receive CDBG funding regarding housing discrimination
  • Discussion on recruiting an attorney who specializes in housing law
  • Other business:
    • Affordable Housing Program Announcement

Newtonville Local Historic District Commission: The Newtonville Local Historic District Commission will meet on Thursday, November 7th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness (Violation) – Request to replace some sashes with aluminum clad windows and to keep some of the installed between-the-glass-grille windows that were were replaced with vinyl between the glass grille windows, without Commission review and approval.

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