City Board and Commission Meetings – Week of July 19th

Parks and Recreation Commission: The Parks and Recreation Commission will meet virtually on Monday, July 20th at 6:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83739579465 Meeting ID: 837 3957 9465

The agenda includes the following:

  • Commissioner’s Reports on Programs, Forestry and Maintenance
    • Field Policy/Field Fees
    • Update on Programs
    • Crystal Lake/Gath Pool and Swimming at Coves
    • CPC Projects:
      • Fields/Pool/Bathhouse
    • Farlow Pond
    • Tennis – Clay Courts
    • Golf Course
    • Off-Leash Area Dog Parks
    • Commission Re-appointments

Newton Biosafety Committee: The Newton Biosafety Committee will meet virtually on Tuesday, July 21st at 7:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89100714953?pwd=dWJrclFBaGdleWN6ajVBakJFVVRqUT09

The agenda includes the following:

  • Introductions
  • Mantle Therapeutics presentation
  • DOTS presentation
  • Frontera Biotech presentation
  • Other Business

Newton Housing Partnership: The Newton Housing Partnership will meet virtually on Tuesday, July 21st at 6:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/287638758 Meeting ID: 287 638 758

The agenda includes the following:

  • Review and Approval of June 16th Meeting Summary
  • Golda Meir House Expansion Project
    • Request for CPA and HOME Funds
    • Presentation by 2Life Communities
    • Discussion and Vote
  • Newton Housing Partnership Initiatives
    • Housing’s role in diversity, equity, and inclusion – leading change making Newton more accessible and welcoming to all
      • 70% local preference policy
        • Assess possible change in Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance
      • Partnership with Fair Housing Committee
      • Discussion of Other Ideas
    • Extremely low-income housing strategy
      • Update from subcommittee
    • Zoning Redesign
      • Update from subcommittee
      • Partnership’s Zoning Ordinance Goals
        • Discussion
        • Vote
      • Partnerships Strategy for engagement and advocacy
        • Discussion
        • Vote
  • Project Updates
    • Riverside
    • West Newton Armory
    • Dunstan East 40B
    • 15 Riverdale Ave 40B
    • Newton COVID-19 Emergency Housing Relief Program

Design Review Committee: The Design Review Committee will meet virtually on Wednesday, July 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88987319464?pwd=dGZhMklCNVQzNzNCNUdLZzZ6UFc5UT09 Meeting ID: 889 8731 9464  Password: 091841

The agenda includes the following:

  • Schematic Design and Site Planning Progress Review
    • Commonwealth Golf Course – Addition/Renovation of Existing Maintenance Building

Newton Free Library Board of Trustees: The Newton Free Library Board of Trustees will meet virtually on Wednesday, July 22nd at 4:30 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting, go to: Location: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87086648565?pwd=WVA2TldDbHJlcGZMRE9vTHFWRzg5QT09

To view this meeting use this link at the above date and time. To listen to this meeting via phone call 1-646-558-8656 and enter the meeting ID 870 8664 8565; Password: 796422

The agenda includes the following:

  • Call to Order
  • Approval of June 24, 2020 Meeting Minutes
  • Continuing Business:
    • Library Solar Parking Lot Project
  • Reports:
    • President
    • Director
      • Re-opening Plans
    • Treasurer
    • Development
    • Friends
    • Committees
      • Finance
      • Development
      • Spring Fling
      • Trustee Vacancy
    • New Business
      • Nominating Committee
    • Visitors Discussion
    • Adjourn

Newton Retirement Board: The Newton Retirement Board will meet virtually on Wednesday, July 22nd at 3:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting, go to: https://zoom.us/j/95762423054?pwd=a0RmWXFVMDJJeGhVcnN3eU10SWtadz09

The agenda can be found here.

Newton Historical Commission: The Newton Historical Commission will meet virtually on Thursday, July 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/288490607 or +16465588656,,288490607#

The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to demolish the buildings at 57 Cherry Place
  • Request for partial demolition and to construct an addition at 575 Boylston Street
  • Request to demolish buildings at 55 Rosalie Road

There is no Staff Memo or Packet online this week.