With the successful campaign for Ward 5 At-Large Councilor, Andreae Downs will be focused on the work of the City Council starting almost immediately! Many thanks to Andreae for her years of volunteer work coordinating the Docket Digest each week and chairing the Community Preservation Committee (CPC). We are sorry to lose her incredible efforts and need to find volunteers to fill her shoes. In particular we need volunteers to:
- Compile the Docket Digest each week: This involves reviewing the info sent in the Friday packet from the Newton Planning Department, and posting it on our website. It can all be done from home at a time convenient for you. It is, however, a weekly commitment.
- Chair (or Co-Chair?) the CPC Committee: The CPC Committee reviews all applications for CPC money, discusses the pros and cons, and develops a recommendation that is sent to the LWVN Board. A letter with our comments and recommendations is sent to the CPC (and sometimes presented at the meeting in person). So far, LWVN has commented on every application, and we would like to continue this in the future. This committee only needs to meet when there is an application to review. Those who have served on it have found it to be very enjoyable and not burdensome.
If you are interested in helping with either of these activities, please contact email@example.com