Docket Digest for the Week of January 22-25

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.

January 22-25

Mon, Jan 22 5 pm

6:30 pm

7:00 pm

7:00 pm

Needham St. Vision Plan

Council Training – Budget

Finance Committee

Zoning & Planning Committee

Barry Price




Tues, Jan 23 7 pm

7 pm

CPC – rescheduled Jan mtg

Land Use Committee



 Thur, Jan 25  7 pm U-Chan –Housing Needs in MetroWest Elliot Church


  • Traffic Council actions taken 1-18 are here 
  • Planning Department  Highlights of transportation improvements in 2017 are here  List of streets to receive traffic calming is here


  • 1-22-18  Planning/Needham Street Area Vision Plan, Barry Price Center, 27 Christina St., more information at
  • 1-22-18 Finance:  items to be discussed include add a full-time position in the Planning Department, Dir of Transportation Planning, & Appropriate funds to develop an action plan for Washington Street Corridor full agenda here
  • 1-22-18 Zoning & Planning agenda
  • 1-23-18 Community Preservation Committee: – Rescheduled from the original date of January 11th.  2 affordable housing proposals – Jackson St/Haywood House and Crescent St, full proposals at
  • 1-23-18 Land Use agenda
  • 1-25-18 U-Chan (United Citizens for Housing Affordability in Newton):  An Overview of the Housing Needs in the Metro-west Region, Clark Ziegler, the Executive Director Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) speaker, Eliot Church, 474 Centre Street  more info here

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