City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of May 24th

Council on Aging: The Council on Aging will meet virtually on Tuesday, May 26th at 7:00 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Call to Order; Welcome, Approval of Minutes
  • Age-Friendly Award
  • NewCAL Presentation
  • General Updates

NewCAL Presentation Materials from the May 21st Community Meeting can be found here.

Economic Development Commission: The Economic Development Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, May 26th from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Discussion Items: Review Draft Report to Mayor
  • Other Business
  • Date of Next Meeting – June 9, 2020

Newton Citizens Commission on Energy: The Newton Citizens Commission on Energy will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Updates on the recent activities around CAP implementation and next steps
  • Cost comparisons for heating a house with electricity vs. gas
  • Redesign of the Zoning Code with recorded video with Deb Crossley

West Newton Armory Joint Advisory Planning Group (JAPG): The West Newton Armory JAPG will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 27th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Approval of April 2, 2020 and April 26, 2020 Minutes
  • Appointment of Rotating Secretary
  • Approval of JAPG Timeline Extension Letter to Reuse Committee
  • Review of City’s Current Chapter 40B Safe Harbor Calculations
  • Review of Affordable Housing in the City

Newton Historical Commission: The Newton Historical Commission will meet virtually on Thursday, May 28th at 6:30 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Review of proposed amendments to the Local Landmarking Ordinance
  • Request for Full Demolition of house – Change from Partial Demolition request at 279 Fuller Street
  • Request for Partial Demolition to remove and replace side porch and add rear addition at 68 Chestnut Street
  • Request for Partial Demolition to move and partially demolish carriage house – change from Full Demolition request at 62 Lenox Street
  • Request for Partial Demolition to partially demolish carriage house – change from Full Demolition request at 52 Winthrop Street
  • Request to approve revised design for new construction at 128 Chestnut Street
  • Request to waive the demolition delay at 36-38 Whittemore Road
  • Request to waive the demolition delay at 43 Sharpe Road
  • Request for Full Demolition to demolish buildings at 32-34 Dunstan Road
  • Request for Full Demolition to demolish buildings at 24 Kempton Place
  • Request for Full Demolition to demolish buildings at 25 Kempton Place
  • Request for Full Demolition to demolish buildings at 1169 Washington Street
  • Request for Full Demolition to demolish buildings at 1179 Washington Street
  • Approve April Meeting Minutes

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