City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of May 10th

Commission on Disability: The Commission on Disability will meet virtually on Monday, May 11th at 6:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/415115921 Meeting ID: 415 115 921 One tap mobile +16465588656,,415115921# Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 415 115 921

The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of April 13, 2020 Minutes
  • CDBG Report
  • Accessible Fines Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • ADA Coordinator’s Report
  • Comments to the Open Space and Recreation Plan
  • Action Items from Goals at 3/4/20 Meeting
    • Brochure
    • Collaboration with HRC & FHC
    • Updating COD Webpage
    • Facebook Page
    • Articles for Distribution
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Alternate COD Member to Attend Mayor’s Quarterly Meetings
  • Planning for the ADA 30th Anniversary
  • Harvest Fair
    • Film Screening-December 3-Remote or In-Person?
    • MOD CAM Program Online?
  • Ideas for Fines Funded Projects
  • Donations to Non-Profit Disability Organizations
  • Grants to Newton Elementary Schools for Accessible Playground Equipment
  • Mayor’s Breakfast Update

Auburndale Historic District Commission: The Auburndale Historic District Commission will meet on Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m.

To view and participate in this virtual meeting on your computer, at the above date and time, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89298626188 Or go to www.zoom.us, click “Join a Meeting” and enter the Meeting ID: 89298626188 To view and participate in this virtual meeting on your phone, download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app in any app store or at www.zoom.us. At the above date and time, use one tap mobile +16465588656,,89298626188# US (New York) Or click on “Join a Meeting” and enter the Meeting ID: 89298626188

The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install raised garden beds at 197 Grove Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to build a rear addition, patio, and walkway at 19 Fern Street

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

Economic Development Commission: The Economic Development Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, May 12th at 6:30 p.m.

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to: https://zoom.us/j/198026272 or +16465588656,,198026272#

The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of April 7, 2020 Minutes
  • City Updates
  • Discussion Items
    • Report from Survey Subgroup
    • Report from City Services Subgroup
    • Report from Marketing Subgroup
    • Report from Mentoring Subgroup
  • Recovery Fund Proposal
  • Next steps
    • “Interview” of survey respondents and incorporate survey data into subgroup section
    • Process to finalize the letter of ideas to the Mayor
    • Potential need for interim meeting to review draft letter
    • Approval of recommended ideas and the letter to the Mayor
  • Other Business

Election Commission: The Election Commission will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m.

To Join the Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85063010899 One tap mobile:16465588656,,85063010899# US (New York) Dial in:646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 85063010899

The agenda includes the following:

  • Updates on the September and November 2020 Elections.
  • Review of Polling Locations for September and November 2020 Elections.
  • Review of Plans for Polling Locations during Pandemic
  • Other Business.

Urban Design Commission: The Urban Design Commission will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 13th at 7:00 p.m.

To Join the Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/309998760 or Dial +16465588656,,309998760#

The agenda includes the following:

  • Four Sign Permit Requests:
    • Bowen Cooperative Nursery School – 297 Lowell Avenue
    • Beth Isreal Lahey Health Urgent Care – 200-220 Boylston Street
    • Restore Hyper Wellness and Cryotherapy – 55 Needham Street
    • Trador Hair Salon – 901 Walnut Street
  • Request for a Comprehensive Sign Package for the Riverside/MBTA Development – 355 and 399 Grove Street

The Staff Memo can be found here.

Conservation Commission: The Conservation Commission will meet virtually on Thursday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m.

To view and participate in this virtual meeting on your phone, download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app in any app store or at www.zoom.us. At the above date and time, click on “Join a Meeting” and enter the following Meeting ID: 717372773.

To view and participate in this virtual meeting on your computer, at the above date and time, go to www.zoom.us, click “Join a Meeting” and enter the following Meeting ID: 390-740-999 or use the direct link https://zoom.us/j/717372773.

To participate in this virtual meeting by calling in, dial: +16465588656 and enter the meeting ID: 717372773, followed by the # symbol

The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to determine compliance regarding enclosing an area under the house with lath – at 116 Upland Avenue
  • Request for an Order of Conditions (“OOC”) on a Notice of Intent (“NOI”) for a teardown/rebuild of a single-family home at 6 Vaughn Avenue
  • Request for an Order of Conditions (“OOC”) on a Notice of Intent (“NOI”) regarding a mixed-use Chapter 40B development at 15 Riverdale Avenue
  • Request for an Order of Conditions (“OOC”) on a Notice of Intent (“NOI”) regarding a mixed-use Chapter 40B development at Dunstan Street/Washington Street/Kempton Place – Dunstan East
  • Request for a three-year extension for an Order of Conditions (“OOC”) for generic DPW Roadwork
  • Request for a Certificate of Compliance (“COC”) for major landscaping in the Buffer Zone at 55 Grace Road
  • Conservation Area Decisions – Hydro-raking in Houghton Garden
  • Approval of April 23, 2020 Minutes
  • City of Newton 2020-20207 Open Space and Recreation Plan

The Packet documents can be found here.

Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission: The Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission will meet virtually on Thursday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m.

To view and participate in this virtual meeting on your computer, at the above date and time, go to https://zoom.us/j/99973593703 Or go to www.zoom.us, click “Join a Meeting” and enter the Meeting ID: 99973593703 To view and participate in this virtual meeting on your phone, download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app in any app store or at www.zoom.us. At the above date and time, use one tap mobile +16465588656,,99973593703# US (New York) Or click on “Join a Meeting” and enter the Meeting ID: 99973593703

The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to restore the exterior by replacing the siding, windows, doors, and lights; restoring the trim; and repairing and replacing the porch railing. Extend the second floor and construct a new roof at the rear, construct four shed dormers, and an overhang at the side entry door at 336 Elliot Street/7 Hale Street
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace the existing rear addition with a new rear addition at 56 Rockland Place
  • Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for approval of the replacement of the rear deck and stair at 18 Cliff Road – Violation

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