It’s Budget season and lots of presentations and reports to sift through.
The School Committee will hold a public hearing on potential student assignment changes on Wednesday, April 25th at 6:30 p.m. in Room 210 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. See agenda. Additional info:
The School Committee is scheduled to hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 25th at 5:30 p.m. in Room 304 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street, to discuss Communication Strategy. The agenda suggests there will be no public comment.
The School Committee will meet in Executive Session on Monday, May 14th at 5:30 p.m. in Room 304 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street, to discuss strategy related to Collective Bargaining. See agenda.
The School Committee will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, May 30th at 5:30 p.m. in Room 304 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street, to conduct training regarding the Superintendent Evaluation process. The agenda suggests there will be no public comment.
Newtonville Area Council: The Newtonville Area Council is scheduled to meet on April 12th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Newton City Hall. The agenda can be found here.
Waban Area Council: The Waban Area Council is scheduled to meet on April 12th at 7:30 p.m. at the Waban Library Center. The agenda can be found here.
The Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The agenda includes the following: request to amend a condition (requiring DHCD final approval and a fully executed Regulatory Agreement and Declaration of Restrictive Covenants prior to the issuance of a building permit) in a previously approved Chapter 40B Comprehensive Permit to construct 8 affordable housing units at 236 Auburn Street, to a condition precedent prior to the issuance of occupancy permit, and a public hearing on a request for a variance to allow for a 2.2 foot side yard setback instead of the required 7.5 foot side yard setback in order to construct a new accessible basement level garage and a two-story addition above the garage at 11 East Boulevard.
The Traffic Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, April 12th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes: parking restrictions on Lexington Street (Ward 4), Hawthorne Avenue (Ward 4), redirection of traffic flow on Ellis Street (Ward 5), parking restrictions on Amy Circle (Ward 5), and a stop sign for the Wolcott Street Extension (Ward 4). The Committee Chair will also entertain a motion for NO ACTION NECESSARY for the following: traffic study and traffic calming measures for Radcliff and Tamworth Roads (Ward 5), traffic calming or speed reduction on Washington Street between Beacon Street and Aspen Avenue (Ward 4), and a traffic study and possible raised crosswalk for the intersection of Auburn Street and Woodland Road (Ward 4). The agenda can be found here.
The Chestnut Hill Historic District Commission is scheduled to meet on Thursday, April 19th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following requests for Certificate of Appropriateness: slate roof repair and copper hip and ridge installation at 25 Essex Road, house and garage roof replacement from fiberglass to slate at 37 Suffolk Road, replacement of casement windows and grass paver turnaround at 350 Beacon Street, final approval request for chimney cap, porch screen replacement, window coating and rear wrought iron fencing at 34 Beacon Street, garage demolition request with new garage replacement, rear and side sunroom extensions, replacement of sunroom screens and doors with windows and construction of rear deck at 29 Reservoir Road, and continuation of a discussion of restoration and replacement of stucco, replacement of windows and doors, rear balcony installation, bridge balusters, hardscaping and grade changes at 152 Suffolk Road. Please see the revised agenda for more information.