City Council Meetings for the Week of September 10

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.

September 10 to September 14

Mon, Sept 10 Rosh Hashanah
Tues, Sept 11 Rosh Hashanah
Weds, Sept 12 7 pm

7 pm

Finance Committee

Zoning & Planning Committee



Thur, Sept 13 7 pm

7 pm

City Council – Special Meeting

Community Preservation Com





  • 9-12 Zoning & Planning Committee:  Discussion on  Washington Street Corridor Action Plan and Landmark Preservation
  • 9-13 City Council Special Meeting on ballot questions re: retail marijuana establishments
  • 9-13 Community Preservation Committee:  Final report on New Art Center project and public hearing on CPA funding for Webster Woods

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • September 14, 7:15, 204
    • City request for $100,000 in CPA funding for professional services re: Webster Wood protection
  • September 24, 7 pm, chambers
    • re: amendments to the Newton Zoning Ordinance to regulate the use of land, structures and buildings for recreational marijuana establishments
    • amendment to Newton Comprehensive Plan with the Economic Development Strategy Plan
    • amendment for inclusionary zoning
  • September 25, 7 pm, chambers
    • Request to Rezone 3 parcels for Northland Development on Needham St.
    • Special Permit to all mixed-use development for Northland on Needham St.

City of Newton Climate Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation and Resiliency Action Plan, August 2018

  • Contains predictions, recommendations, esp.  for stormwater and flooding, and a wide variety of residential and demographic data  full report here

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