Docket Digest for the Week of November 22-25

A weekly summary of Board of Aldermen agendas and actions highlighting items of interest to the LWVN.

Board and Committee Meeting Schedule

Extracted from the full Aldermanic calendar.

Key to color coding: CPC, Planning, Environmental, Finance, Charter/Elections, Housing.

November 22-25

Sunday, 22 1pm Housing Strategy Location Workshop NNHS Cafeteria
Monday, 23 6p




Charter Commission






Ed Center


Tuesday, 24 7p Land Use-Austin St. 211
Wednesday, 25 Eruv Thanksgiving


  • 11-22-15 Housing Workshop: Department of Planning and Development, Mayor Warren, consultants This is the third public meeting in a 9-month program to develop a City-wide housing strategy. The purpose of the Housing Strategy Location Selection Workshop is to engage the Newton community in identifying preferred locations for the development of diverse housing units within the next five years.
  • 11-23-15 Zoning: 132 Charles St. re-zoning
  • 11-23-15 Finance includes:  $25K for a two cord electric vehicle charging station at the War Memorial parking circle; $2m to repair the Eliot St. bridge (Newton’s share); Mayor’s 5-year financial forecast
  • 11-23-15 School: includes: Discussion and Vote: 2016-2017 School Calendar; Elementary Principals’ Goals Update; Diversity Hiring Report; Enrollment Analysis Report; Facilities Update; Discussion and Vote: Budget Guidelines
  • 11-24 Land Use: Austin St.


  • Austin St. materials, including draft board order
  • News, Notes
  • School Facilities update, enrollment analysis, diversity report, elementary principals’ goals report,

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