Docket Digest for the Week of May 22-26

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.

May 22-26

Mon., May 22 7p

7p

Finance & Public Facilities

Zoning

211

205

Tues., May 23 7p Land Use 211

 

Thurs., May 25 7p Traffic Council 211

 Agendas:

  • 5-22-17 Finance: Payment of $10K for damage to a store front during snow clearing; jointly with Public Facilities: $2.7m for water main improvements; $2.6m to fix part of the Laundry Brook Culvert; $15K for a public information plan around a site clean up at Horace Mann; $22K MEMA grant: $125K for a citywide economic development plan; $250K to renovate the first floor of the Ed Center.
  • 5-22-17 Zoning: Submission of the Annual Action Plan for HUD; rezone 160R Stanton Avenue; Updates on the Zoning Redesign project; Jointly with the Finance Committee, $125,000 to create a Citywide Economic Development Strategy.
  • 5-23-17 Land Use: zoning changes and special permit to construct an elderly housing facility for 85 at 431 Washington St. and 29 Hovey St.; 200 Boylston: construct another story on a parking garage; 300 Boylston: waive parking requirements; 16-26 Dalby St., allow six units with shared underground parking.
  • 5-25-17 Traffic Council: Ward 8: Discussion of traffic circulation around Rosalie Rd. and Dedham St; safety at Rachel Rd and Winchester St; parking restrictions on parts of Rachel Rd.; parking restrictions on Olde Field Rd, Littlefield Rd., proposal for a new signal at Lagrange and Kesseler Woods driveway; Ward 6: four-way stop at Greenlawn, Park, Hancock & Brentwood; four-way stop Beacon & Crescent; no parking in front of 14 Erie Ave in the winter; replacing the yield sign at Crescent and Pleasant with a stop; seasonal lake parking restrictions.

Documents:

 

Docket Digest for the Week of May 8-12

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.

May 8-12

Mon., May 8 7p

7p

Finance–budget

Zoning

211

Chamber

Tues., May 9 7p Land Use Chamber

 

 Agendas:

  • 5-8-17 Finance: Budget: Assessing, Purchasing, Treasurer, Executive; appointments, $65K for a DPW truck
  • 5-8-17 Zoning: Ordinance amendments relative to rDNA technology and research facilities; Rezoning of 160 R Stanton Avenue to Multi Residence 3; Zoning Ordinance technical amendment; Newton Historical Commission recommendation to establish a Newton Highlands Historic District.
  • 5-9-17 Land Use: : 966 Watertown St: extend the nonconforming use to allow a manufacturing use; 37 Troy Lane: vertically extend the nonconforming front setback; 49‐51 Clinton Road: extend the nonconforming use and floor area ratio;  62 Walnut Park: convert an accessory structure to more than two‐families and change the use of a nonconforming structure; and 45 Farwell St: extend the nonconforming use to allow allow a residential unit.  The Committee will also consider a consistency ruling in in conjunction to 39 Hawthorne Avenue.

Documents:

News, Notes, including: 43rd Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Prayer Breakfast – The annual breakfast will take place on Wednesday, May 24th at 7:15a.m. in McElroy Commons at Boston College. More details to follow…

Zoning Pattern Book draft

Budget memo

Budget analysis

CIP memo

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