Category: City Council

Budget Reports

The complete Budget Book containing reports from each of the substantive committees that oversee and review departmental budgets can be found here.  These will be discussed when the Full City Council meets as a Committee of the Whole beginning on Monday, May 21st.

Committee Reports

Public Facilities Committee Report – 5/3/2018:  The Public Facilities Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to appropriate $500,000 from Free Cash for the Oak and Christina Street Intersection project
  • Request to appropriate $175,000 from Free Cash to fund sidewalk and pedestrian improvements in Newton Corner including landscaping and a new bus shelter
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from Free Cash and transfer $200,000 from DPW Full-time Salaries Account to fund the following:  $215,000 for DPW Admin Electricity; $50,000 for DPW Vehicle Maintenance; and $135,000 for DPW Transportation

Land Use Committee Report – 5/8/2018:  The Land Use Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to construct a second-floor deck above the existing sunporch, extending the existing nonconforming setback vertically at 140 Windermere Road
  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to relocate stairs and enclose an existing porch, further increasing the existing nonconforming lot coveragevand nonconforming FAR to .63 where .59 exists and .44 is allowed at 458 Woodward Street
  • Request to amend a previously granted Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to to allow
    for the location of a new driveway, requiring an amendment to the site plan at 5-7 Elm Street and 11-19 Elm Street
  • Request for an extension of time to exercise a special permit/site plan approval in order to amend previously granted Special Permits #273-14(2) and #40-07 to allow for the location of a new driveway, requiring an amendment to the site plan at 5-7 Elm Street and 11-19 Elm Street

All other items were held.

Public Facilities Report – 5/09/2018:  The Public Facilities Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Petition for a grant of location to relocate a pole and remove a pole to accommodate the bus turnaround at Cabot School
  • Petition for a grant of location to install and maintain a gas main in Dedham Street from an existing gas main at the intersection of Dedham and Carlson to house #912
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from Capital Stabilization Fund for Phase I of the Feasibility Study for 150 Jackson Road
  • Request to appropriate $70,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for the design of the Horace Mann elevator accessibility project
  • Request to transfer $140,800 from Budget Reserve for Snow/Ice Removal, $100,000 from DPW Full-time Salaries Account to Contracted Services – Snow/Ice Removal, and $670,000 from Overtime – Snow/Ice Removal to Contracted Services –
    Snow/Ice Removal – for a total of $920,800
  • Request to appropriate $3,700,000 from bonded indebtedness to upgrade the water main infrastructure within the City
  • Appointment of Councilor Andrea Kelley to the Design Review Committee

Finance Committee Report – 5/14/2018:  The Finance Committee met on May 14th and voted to approve the following:

  • Request to appropriate $1,210,000 from Free Cash to purchase new portable radios for the Police and Fire Departments
  • Request to appropriate $600,000 from Free Cash to fund the Fire Department Overtime account
  • Request to appropriate $100,000 from Free Cash to fund the facility programming phase for an Active Living Center for community and senior needs
  • Request to transfer $650,000 from Capital Stabilization Fund to the Public Buildings Department to fund Lincoln Eliot HVAC System and other weatherization improvements
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from Capital Stabilization Fund for Phase I of the Feasibility Study for 150 Jackson Road
  • Request to appropriate $70,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for the design of the Horace Mann elevator accessibility project
  • Request to appropriate $3,700,000 from bonded indebtedness to upgrade the water main infrastructure within the City
  • Request to appropriate $500,000 from Free Cash for the Oak and Christina Street intersection project (NOTE that this was amended to $700,000
  • Request to appropriate $175,000 from Free Cash to fund sidewalk and pedestrian improvements in Newton Corner including landscaping and a new bus shelter
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from Free Cash and transfer $200,000 from DPW Full-time Salaries Account to fund the following:  $215,000 for DPW Admin Electricity; $50,000 for DPW Vehicle Maintenance; and $135,000 for DPW Transportation
  • Request to transfer $140,800 from Budget Reserve for Snow/Ice Removal, $100,000 from DPW Full-time Salaries Account to Contracted Services – Snow/Ice Removal, and $670,000 from Overtime – Snow/Ice Removal to Contracted Services –
    Snow/Ice Removal – for a total of $920,800
  • Request to appropriate $100,000 from Free Cash to supplement the FY2018 School Department Budget; and
  • Request for authorization to transfer $30,000 from the Executive Office Full-time Salaries Account to the Executive Office Consultants Account to fund development of a Climate Action Plan.

The Committee voted No Action Necessary on a request to appropriate $500,000 from Free Cash to supplement the DPW Snow and Ice operations budget.

Zoning and Planning Committee Report – 5/14/2018:  The Zoning and Planning Committee met and voted to approve the following appointments and re-appointments to the Zoning Board of Appeals:  Timothy Durken, Lei Reilly, Stuart Snyder, Vincent Farina, Michael Rossi, Brooke Lipsitt, William McLaughlin, Barbara Huggins Carboni, Michael Quinn, and Treff LaFleche to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

All other items were held.

Land Use Committee Report – 5/15/2018:  The Land Use Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to amend a previously granted Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow a for-profit learning center in the existing office space, at 320 Needham Street
  • Request to amend a previously granted Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow for non-accessory parking to lease 496 parking stalls to off-site, third party users at 199 Boylston Street
  • Request to amend a previously granted Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to the previously approved 140-unit development option with plans for a revised 140-unit development option resulting in a hybrid between the originally approved 140-unit development and the 160-unit development adding a fifth floor to the middle building fronting Washington Street and reducing massing in the rear of the east building along Washington Street for the Washington Place project

City Council Meetings – Week of May 13th

Charter Subcommittee:  The Charter Subcommittee will meet on Monday, May 14th at 6 p.m. in Room 204.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Article 7:  Planning
  • Article 8:  Nominations and Elections
  • Article 10:  Free Petition; Initiative and Referendum

Finance Committee:  The Finance Committee will meet on Monday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211.  The agenda includes review of the following departmental budgets and CIP:

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

The Finance Committee will also discuss the following:

  • Request to appropriate $1,210,000 from Free Cash to purchase new portable radios for the Police and Fire Departments
  • Request to appropriate $600,000 from Free Cash to Fire Department Overtime Account
  • Request to appropriate $100,000 from Free Cash to fund the facility programming phase for an Active Living Center to address community and senior needs
  • Request to transfer $650,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund to the Public Buildings Department to fund Lincoln-Elliot HVAC system and other weatherization improvements
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for Phase 1 of the Feasibility Study for 150 Jackson Road
  • Request to appropriate $70,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for the design of the Horace Mann elevator accessibility project
  • Request to appropriate $3,700,000 from bonded indebtedness to upgrade water main infrastructure in the City
  • Request to appropriate $500,000 from Free Cash for Oak and Christina Street intersection project
  • Request to appropriate $175,000 from Free Cash  for sidewalk and pedestrian improvements in Newton Corner including landscaping and a new bus shelter
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from Free Cash and transfer $200,000 from DPW Full -time Salaries Account to the following accounts:  $215,000 to the DPW Admin Electricity Account; $50,000 to DPW Vehicle Maintenance Account; $135,000 to the DPW Transportation Account
  • Request to transfer a total of $920,000 for Contracted Snow and Ice Removal -$140,800 from Budget Reserve,  $110,000 from DPW Full-time Salaries Account, $670,000 from Overtime Snow and Ice Removal Accounts
  • Request to appropriate $500,000 from Free Cash to to supplement the DPW Snow and Ice Removal Operations Budget – $150,000 for Overtime and $350,000 for Rental Vehicles
  • Request to appropriate $100,000 from Free Cash to supplement the School Department FY2018 Budget.
  • Request to transfer $30,000 from the Executive Office Full-time Salaries Account to the Executive Office Consultant’s Account to develop a Climate Action Plan

Zoning and Planning Committee:  The Zoning and Planning Committee and the Land Use Committee will meet on Monday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Appointments and Re-appointments to the Zoning Board of Appeals:  Timothy Durken, Lei Reilly, Stuart Snyder, Vincent Farina, Michael Rossi, Brooke Lipsitt, William McLaughlin, Barbara Huggins Carboni, Michael Quinn, and Treff LaFleche to the Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Review and discussion (jointly with the Land Use Committee) led by the Planning Department on draft policy content outline for the new zoning ordinance
  • Request for the creation of a zoning amendment to allow for a Shared Parking Pilot Program in commercial districts
  • Request for a discussion and adoption of the Needham Street Vision Plan as an amendment to the 2007 Comprehensive Plan
  • Request for authorization to submit the FY2019 Annual Action Plan to HUD for the Community Development Block Grant Program, Emergency Solution Grant funds and WestMetro HOME Consortium

Land Use Committee:  The Land Use Committee will meet jointly with the Zoning and Planning Committee on Monday, May 14th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Review and discussion (jointly with the Land Use Committee) led by the Planning Department on draft policy content outline for the new zoning ordinance

Land Use Committee:  The Land Use Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.  The agenda includes the following special permit/site plan approval requests:

  • Petition to amend a previously approved special permit/site plan at 230 Needham Street to allow a for-profit learning center in the existing office space
  • Petition to amend a previously approved special permit/site plan at 199 Boylston Street to allow for non-accessory parking to lease 496 parking stalls to off-site, third party users
  • Petition to allow for the development of an 18-unit multi-family development at 189-193 Adams Street/19 Quirk Court
  • Petition to amend a previously approved special permit/site plan for Washington Place – in order to previously approved plans for a 140 unit housing development with another 140 unit housing development resulting in a hybrid between the 140 unit proposal and the 160 unit proposal.

City Council Meetings Week of May 6th

City Council Committee of the Whole:  The City Council will meet as a Committee of the Whole on Monday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber with the Chair of the Finance Committee presiding in order to hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2018 Water/Sewer Rates, Storm Water Fees and the Capital Improvement Plan and Supplemental Capital Improvement Plan.  The Notice of the Public Hearing can be found here and the agenda can be found here.

Full City Council Meeting:  Following the Public Hearing, will be the regularly scheduled meeting of the Full City Council in the Council Chamber.  The Reports docket can be found here and the new docket can be found here.

Land Use Committee:  The Land Use Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber. The agenda includes the following:

  • Petition to amend a previously granted special permit granted for 199 Boylston Street to allow non-accessory parking to lease 496 parking spaces to off-site, third party users (Please note there is a request to postpone this request until May 15th)
  • Petition to allow an 18-unit multi-family development at 189-193 Adams Street/19 Quirk Street (greater than 20,000 sq. feet, 4-story structure, allow for a density bonus and increase the number of inclusionary units, reduce the parking requirements including number of spaces, size of spaces, and aisle width requirements, and waive lighting requirements)
  • Petition to extend a non-conforming setback at 140 Windermere Road to allow for construction of a second story deck above an existing sunporch
  • Petition to exceed the FAR and lot coverage at 458 Woodward Street to allow for relocation of stairs and enclosure of existing porch (increasing lot coverage and FAR to .63 where .59 exists and .44 is allowed)
  • Petition to amend a previously granted special permit for 5-7 and 11-19 Elm Street to allow for relocation of a driveway
  • Request for an extension of time to execute and amend a previously granted special permit for 5-7 and 11-19 Elm Street in order to allow for relocation of a driveway
  • Petition to allow for a rear lot subdivision at 156 Otis Street to create two lots, demolish an existing single-family dwelling and construct single-family dwellings on each lot
  • Petition to amend a previously granted special permit for 145 Wells Avenue to extend the hours of operation and increase the number of customers at one time

The Public Hearing Notice can be found here.

Public Facilities Committee:  The Public Facilities Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Public Hearing on a petition for a grant of location relocate one pole and remove another pole to accommodate bus turnaround for Cabot School
  • Public Hearing on a petition for a grant of location to install and maintain a gas main in Dedham Street at the intersection of Dedham and Carlson
  • Request for authorization to appropriate and expend $200,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for Phase 1 of the Feasibility Study for the 150 Jackson Road project
  • Request for authorization to appropriate and expend $70,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for the design of the Horace Mann elevator accessibility project
  • Request for authorization to transfer the sum of $140,800 from Budget Reserve for Snow/Ice Removal and $110,000 from DPW Full-Time Salaries to Contracted Services Snow/Ice Removal as well as $670,000 from Overtime Snow/Ice Removal to Contracted Services/Snow Ice Removal
  • Request for authorization to expend $3,700,000 from Bonded Indebtedness to upgrade water main infrastructure within the City
  • Appointment of Councilor Andrea Kelley to the Design Review Committee

Programs and Services Committee:  The Programs and Services Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Appointment of Naomi Krasner to the Council on Aging
  • Appointment of Alison Sharma to the Council on Aging
  • Appointment of Anil Adyanthaya to the Licensing Board
  • Request for authorization to appropriate and expend $100,000 from Free Cash to fund the facility programming stage for an Active Living Center to address community and senior needs

Public Safety and Transportation Committee:  The regularly scheduled meeting for the Public Safety and Transportation Committee has been cancelled.  The Committee will meet on Thursday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to appropriate and expend $1,210,000 from Free Cash to purchase new portable radios for the Police and Fire Departments
  • Request to appropriate and expend $600,000 from Free Cash to the Fire Department Overtime Account.

Land Use Committee Site Visit:  The Land Use Committee will meet on Thursday, May 10th at 8:15 a.m. to conduct a site visit to 189 – 193 Adams Street for the special permit/site plan approval application to construct a multi-family development of 18 units.  Notice of the site visit can be found here.

City Council Committee Reports Now Available

The following Committee Reports are now available:

Public Facilities Committee Report- 4/18/2019:  The Public Facilities Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Petition for a grant of location to install conduit to 227 Walnut Street
  • Petition for a grant of location to a gas main at 40 Karen Road to install new service at 50 and 60 Karen Road
  • Petition for a grant of location to install and maintain at 85 Brookside Avenue to a proposed regulator station at the intersection of Brookside Avenue and Washington Street
  • Appointment of Robin Maltz to the Solid Waste Commission
  • Appointment of Claudine Ellyin to the Solid Waste Commission
  • Appointment of Amy Mackrell to the Design Review Committee
  • Appointment of Stephanie Gilman to the Design Review Committee
  • Re-appointment of Kenneth White to the Designer Selection Committee
  • Re-appointment of James Powers to the Designer Selection Committee
  • Re-appointment of Benjamin Tucker to the Designer Selection Committee
  • Re-appointment of of Marc Resnick to the Design Review Committee
  • Re-appointment of Jonathan Kantar to the Design Review Committee

All other items were held.

Public Safety and Transportation Committee Report – 04/182018:  The Public Safety and Transportation Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Amendment to the 128 Business Council Bus License (addition of a second shuttle)

After an in-depth discussion, the Committee voted No Action Necessary on the following items:

  • Discussion on crash trends in the City
  • Discussion on Community Policing
  • Discussion on Tactical Readiness

Finance Committee Report – 04/23/2018:  The Finance Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to appropriate and expend $350,000 from Free Cash to the Rainy Day Stabilization Fund
  • Request to rescind a previously approved Council Order authorizing a bond issuance of $75,000 for library renovations and instead authorizing a transfer of $75,000 from the Main Library Full-time Salaries Account to the Library Consultants Account
  • Reappointment of James Mnookin to the Investment Advisory Committee
  • Appointment of Ward 4 Councilor Chris Markiewicz to the Twombly House Fund

All other items were held.

Finance Committee Report – 04/24/2018:  The Finance Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to appropriate and expend $100,000 from Free Cash to the School Department’s budget

All other items were held.

Programs and Services Committee Report- 04/25/2018:  The Programs and Services Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Appointment of Leland Fisher to the Jackson Homestead

Public Facilities Committee Report- 04/25/2018:  The Public Facilities Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to transfer $650,000 fro the Capital Stabilization fund to Public Buildings to replace the Lincoln-Eliot HVAC system

Land Use Committee Report – 05/01/2018:  The Land Use Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to amend a special permit previously granted at 23 Howe Road to allow for the removal of dormers, redistribution of living space and enclosure of a portion of a patio reducing the FAR from what was previously approved
  • Request for a special permit/site plan approval to exceed the FAR at 138 Arnold Road by allowing additional attic space above the garage
  • Request for a special permit/site plan approval to further increase a non-conforming FAR at 48 Cotton Street to construct a mudroom and half bath, and connecting an attached garage as well as a basement addition for improved exterior access
  • Request to amend a special permit previously granted at 180 Needham Street to allow a for-profit learning center in the second floor office space

Please note that two other items were approved by the Committee and postponed by the Full Council and will be voted on at the May 7th meeting:

  • Request to exceed the FAR at 2 Terrace Avenue to construct additional space over a two-car garage
  • Request to amend a previously granted special permit at JFK Circle to remove 26,366 sq. ft. of land from the existing lots at 83-127 and 106-128 JFK Circle to construct 55 affordable elderly housing units.

City Council Meetings – Week of April 29th – Budget Discussions continue

Charter Subcommittee:  The Charter Subcommittee will meet on Monday, April 30th at 6:00 p.m. in Room 205.  The agenda includes the following items for discussion:

  • Article 3 – Executive Branch and Term Limits
  • Article 5 – Financial Procedures
  • Article 6 – Administrative Departments

Zoning and Planning Committee and Land Use Committee Special Joint Meeting:  The two committees will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204 to discuss the following:  8th Grade Day Middle School presentation on the linkage between zoning and affordable housing and a discussion with the Planning Department and Sasaki Associates about the upcoming zoning maps and districts.  The agenda can be found here.

Land Use Committee:  The Land Use Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.  The agenda includes the following:

  • request for an update on the Riverside MBTA Special Permit and the petition from the City to the Mass DOT and the MBTA to issue a new RFP for a ground lease at the MBTA Station
  • request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to amend a previously granted special permit to allow for the location of a new driveway at 5-7 Elm Street
  • petition for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow for a for-profit learning center in the existing day care located at 227 Washington Street
  • request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to amend a special permit/site plan approval to allow for the removal of dormers, redistribution of living space and enclosing a portion of a patio, resulting in a reduced FAR of .59 where .62 was approved and .44 is allowed at 23 Howe Road
  • request for a special permit/site plan approval to allow additional attic space above an attached garage, creating an FAR of .35 where .33 is allowed for property located at 138 Arnold Road
  • request for a special permit/site plan approval to construct a mudroom and half bath, connecting an attached garage, as well as a basement addition for
    improved exterior access, extending the existing nonconforming FAR to .48 where .39 is allowed and .45 exists 48 Cotton Street
  • request for a special permit/site plan approval  to amend a previously granted
    Special Permit to allow a for-profit learning center in the second-floor office space at 180 Needham Street

Programs and Services Committee: The Programs and Services Committee is meeting on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211.  The agenda includes budget review for the following departments:

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

Public Facilities Committee:  The Public Facilities Committee will meet on Thursday, May 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Budget and CIP review for the Department of Public Works
  • Request to appropriate $500,000 from Free Cash to fund the Oak and Christina Streets Intersection project
  • Request to appropriate $175,000 from Free Cash to fund additional sidewalk and pedestrian improvements in Newton Corner including landscaping and a new bus shelter
  • Request to appropriate $200,000 from Free Cash and transfer $200,000 from the DPW Admin Full-time Salaries Account to the following accounts:  $215,000 to DPW Admin Electricity; $$50,000 to DPW Vehicle Maintenance; and $135,000 to DPW Transportation.

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

 

City Council Reports – Now available

Charter Subcommittee Report:  The Charter Subcommittee met on Monday, April 9th and continued its discussion and review of Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the City Charter as well as review of the Charter Commission’s recommendations.  The report can be found here.

Public Safety and Transportation Committee Report:  The Public Safety and Transportation Committee met on Wednesday, April 18th and voted to approve a request to amend the 128 Business Council’s Needham Shuttle bus license to add an additional shuttle bus and voted No Action Necessary on the following items:

  • Discussion of Crash Trends in the City
  • Discussion on Community Policing
  • Discussion on Tactical Readiness

The Committee Report along with presentations from the Newton Police Department can be found here.

 

City Council Committee Meetings – Week of April 22nd – FY2019 Budget Discussions Begin

Finance Committee:  The Finance Committee will meet on Monday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for authorization to appropriate and expend $350,000 from Free Cash to the Rainy Day Stabilization Fund
  • Submission of Investment Policy (on behalf of the Investment Advisory Committee) for the Rainy Day Stabilization Fund
  • Discussion with City’s Procurement Officer regarding criteria for hiring consultants
  • Budget and CIP Review of the following departments:
  • Request to rescind previous order authorizing bond issuance of $75,000 for funding library renovations and instead transferring $75,000 from the Library’s Full-time Salaries Account to the Library Consultants Account
  • Re-appointment of James Mnookin to the Investment Advisory Committee
  • Appointment of Ward 4 Councilor Chris Markiewicz to the Twombly House Fund

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

Zoning and Planning Committee:  The Zoning and Planning Committee will meet on Monday, April 23rd at 7:15 p.m. in Room 205.  The agenda includes the following:

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

Joint Finance Committee/Programs and Services Committee:  Both Committees will hold a special budget meeting on Tuesday, April 24th in the Council Chambers to review the FY2019 School Department Budget and CIP.  See Superintendent’s Proposed FY2019 Budget,and the Budget Summary from the Mayor’s FY2019 Budget book. The agenda can be found here.

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

Programs and Services Committee:  The Programs and Services Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211.  The agenda includes the following:

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

Public Facilities Committee:  The Public Facilities Committee will hold a special budget meeting on Thursday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211 to review the following:

  • Budget and CIP Review of the Public Buildings Department
  • Request to transfer $650,000 from the Capital Stabilization Fund to replace the Lincoln-Elliot HVAC system

The CIP can be found here and the Supplemental CIP can be found here.

The agenda can be found here.

City Council Meetings – Week of April 15th

Public Safety and Transportation Committee:  The Public Safety and Transportation Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to amend the 128 Business Council Bus License
  • Discussion with Police Department regarding Tactical Readiness
  • Discussion with the Chief of Police on Crash Trends in the City
  • Discussion with the Chief of Police and Department staff on Community Policing

Public Facilities Committee:  The Public Facilities Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for Grants of Location for 227 Walnut Street (Verizon); Karen Road (National Grid) and Brookside Avenue (National Grid)
  • Appointments to the Solid Waste Commission:  Robin Maltz and Claudine Ellyin
  • Appointments to the Design Review Committee:  Amy MacKrell and Stephanie Gilman
  • Discussion with DPW regarding sewer extension billing
  • Discussion/Review of the Street Design Guide
  • Re-appointments to the Designer Selection Committee:  Kenneth White, James Powers and Benjamin Tucker
  • Re-appointments to the Design Review Committee:  Marc Resnick and Jonathan Kantar

Programs and Services Committee:  The Programs and Services Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211.  The agenda includes the following:

  • Appointment to the Jackson Homestead:  Leland Fisher
  • Re-appointment to the Biosafety Committee:  Aric Parnes
  • Discussion of a proposed Polystyrene Ban on Disposable Food and Beverage Containers