City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of March 22nd

Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission: The Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission will meet on Wednesday, March 25th – REMOTE MEETING – at 7:00 p.m. Instructions for REMOTE Meeting can be found on the agenda which includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for approval of two repaved or resealed driveway areas and two installed cobblestone aprons (Violation) at 25 Nancy Road
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace windows at 25 Nancy Road
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace windows. Continuation at 36 Acacia Avenue
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove the downspout and leader box on the front of the right-side open porch and to keep the downspout and leader box on the back of the open porch (Violation) at 152 Suffolk Road
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to keep the fence sections between 100 Suffolk Road and driveway area which replaced a similar fence (Violation) at 152 Suffolk Road
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to keep the single-bay garage balustrade and fascia as-built (Violation) at 152 Suffolk Road
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a black aluminum handrail on the right-side terrace steps leading to the open porch at 152 Suffolk Road
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to finalize details for octagonal porch roof and roofline and the new windows on the angled wall, and to remove the previously approved gutters and downspouts at 521 Hammond Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace the door at the new left-side entry portico, to convert the left garage door to a window, to finalize details for the new window to the left of the entry porch, and to remove the previously approved entry porch gutters and downspouts at 521 Hammond Street
  • Request for feedback and working Session for feedback on project to install a driveway and two-car garage and 521 Hammond Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness and approval of work done to repair stucco, window trim, gutters, and shutters. Repaired areas will be painted to match the existing colors (Violation) at 20 Acacia Avenue
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for approval of installed gravel path with cobblestone border and cobblestone driveway apron (Violation) at 8 Nancy Road
  • Reapplication for a Certificate of Appropriateness to grant a new Certificate of Appropriateness for the project approved in 2015 to apply stone veneer to the front elevation of the house and garage. The Certificate of Appropriateness has expired at 8 Nancy Road

The Packet Documents can be found here.

Youth Commission: The Youth Commission will meet on Wednesday, March 25th – REMOTE MEETING – at 5:00 p.m. Instruction for REMOTE Meeting cam be found on the agenda which includes the following:

  • Attendance – Check – in
  • Discuss meetings with Guidance Departments and Administration
  • HGSE Project Updates
  • Other – Plans for Further Meetings

Zoning Board of Appeals: The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet (Virtually – To Join the Zoom Meeting click here: https://zoom.us/j/8429428454) on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes the following:

  • Appeal of a Notice of Zoning Violation on the existence of illegal apartments at 129 Grassmere Street

Newton Historical Commission: The Newton Historical Commission will meet (Virtually – To Join the Zoom Meeting click here: https://zoom.us/j/8429428454) on Thursday, March 26th at 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to review local landmark report for 1253 Washington Street (National Register) WILL NOT BE HEARD
  • Request to renew a Certificate of Appropriateness for 31 Greenwood Street, LL
  • Two Full Demolition Requests
    • Request to demolish buildings at 9 Inish Circle
    • Request to demolish buildings at 67-69 Ripley Street
  • Five Waiver Requests
    • Request to waive demolition delay at 227 Cherry Street
    • Request to waive demolition delay at 15 Sharon Avenue
    • Request to waive demolition delay at 56 Pratt Drive
    • Request to waive demolition delay at 40-42 Athelstane Road
    • Request to waive demolition delay at 58-60 Allison Road
  • Request for Partial Demolition to remove the roof, side, rear, and alter the front facade at 19 Garland Road
  • Request for a Waiver Amendment at 66 Hartman Road

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