Docket Digest for the Week of July 21-25

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.

July 21-25

Wednesday, 23 4p Transportation Advisory Group cafeteria


  • 6-26-14 Traffic Council: APPROVE: request for stop signs on Paul Street at the intersection with Centre Street and Cypress Street; HELD: study of Court St and Beach St; request for a discussion to change Blue Zone signage to make parking more available to parents who need to enter the school to pick up children; APPROVE:request to install stop signs at Park and Franklin Streets; request to install stop signs on Dunstan Street at Washington Street and Watertown Street; request to remove the first two parking spaces on Washington Street east of the Newton Wellesley Hospital’s west entrance, and to create a bus stop zone, in order to provide for a safe bus stop for MetroWest RTA bus routes.


  • Planning Friday Memo:
    • 70 Rowe Street: Dinosaur Capital Partners LLC, has filed a request for a determination of Project Eligibility with the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP). The project is proposed under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 40B, and filing for Project Eligibility is the first step in filing a Comprehensive Permit application with Newton’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The Applicant’s application can be viewed online at: The Planning Department will be accepting public comments on the project which it will forward to MHP along with a report summarizing staff and public conserns. Please direct any comments by August 1st to

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