City Council Meetings – Week of July 12th

Finance Committee: The Finance Committee will meet virtually on Monday, July 13th at 7:00 p.m.

To view this meeting use this link at the above date and time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81131774252 +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 811 3177 4252

The agenda includes the following:

  • Request authorization to accept and expend at $25,000 Mass Department of Public Health Grant to support Tobacco Control
  • Request for a discussion on the use of parking payment kiosks in municipal lots as required by condition 1 of Council Order #446-19
  • Request to transfer enforcement of off-leash dogs including licensing, leashing, paying for off-leash privileges in certain parks, and cleaning up to the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Culture

Land Use Committee: The Land Use Committee will meet virtually on Tuesday, July 14th at 7:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87495141599 or call 1-646-558-8656 and use the following Meeting ID: 874 9514 1599

The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to amend a previously approved Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow for a new addition over an existing retaining wall to expand a mudroom and relocate a powder room, creating an FAR of .38 where .37 exists and .33 is allowed at 105 Temple Street – See Planning Memo
  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to exceed the allowable FAR to construct a rear addition, creating a deck and additional living space in the basement and first story, creating an FAR of .51 where .45 is required ? (I think they mean allowed not required) and .37 exists at 28 Brewster Street – See Planning Memo
  • Request for a Change of Zone and Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow to construct a mixed-use, transit-oriented development of residential units, office, retail, personal services, restaurant, hotel, and related commercial uses not to exceed 1,025,000 square feet of gross floor area, with residential uses comprising not less than 60% of the total gross floor area with a residential density of not less than 800 square feet per unit with not less than 560 units nor more than 620 units with special permit relief and/or waivers at 355 and 399 Grove Street – Riverside MBTA Station – See the following documents: Riverside Draft Council Order Clean Version; Riverside Draft Council Order – Redlined Version; Law Department Memo re: Riverside Council Order

Zoning and Planning Committee: The Zoning and Planning Committee will meet virtually on Thursday, July 16th at 7:00 p.m.

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To listen to the meeting via phone dial 1-646-558- 8656 and use the Meeting ID 871 3876 4564

The agenda includes the following:

Chair’s Note: There will follow for discussion a proposed plan for how to incorporate and staff the work of reviewing a range of development standards that require updating/revision. These include such things as stormwater management requirements, fences, parking, signage and lighting standards, to name a few, which exist both in Chapter 30 as well as relevant ordinances in other parts of the code