Docket Digest for the Week of April 10-14

A weekly summary of City Council agendas and actions highlighting items of interest to the LWVN, extracted from the Friday packet.

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

April 10-14

Wed., April 12 7:45p






Thurs., April 12 7p


Land Use

Traffic Council




  • 3-16-17 Traffic Council: DENIED: prohibiting parking on Wildwood Ave; NAN: restriction of parking on Fordham Rd; speed limit reduction on Blake St;  HELD: signal on LaGrange St; APPROVED: parking restrictions on Allston St.; traffic signal and intersection changes for safe crossings at Harvard & Washington; permits for residents on Hull and Elm streets near NNHS;


  • 4-10-17 Zoning: appointments; rezone Stanton Ave water tower; increase inclusionary zoning to 20%; update on Zoning Reform; update on state subsidized housing inventory list
  • 4-11-17 Land Use: 85 Fuller Terr. create garage second unit, convert current 2-family to sfh; 489-491 Commonwealth: raze current home & build new, bigger one; 129 Cabot: rectify a building permit issued erroniously for a garage and dormer; 377 Langley: allow 3 townhouses, retaining wall & driveway; 16-26 Dalby: allow 6 units on three lots; expand notification requirement to more neighbors.
  • 4-12-17 Finance: transfer funds within Zervas building budget; accepting grants; make changes required by law to the storm water ordinances; $71K for storm water engineering; $25K for bike racks; $130K for traffic signals; $1.4m for changes to Dedham/Nahantan/Brookline intersection; $4.5m for road repair; update on state subsidized housing list
  • 4-13-17 Traffic Council: 25mph speed limit where allowed; parking restrictions for Ridgeway Terr; review parking for Summer St. and for Evelyn Rd; stop signs on Woodcliff Rd and on Walnut Hill Rd;  all way stops at Walnut & Dedham; stops at Lawmarissa, Fredana and Oakvale Rds; stop signs and crosswalk at  Devonshire Rd and Larkspur Rd; signage at Stony Brae & Shady Hill;


Planning memos

Zoning Reform Update Memo


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