City Council Meetings for the Week of February 25

A weekly summary of City Council agendas and actions highlighting items of interest to the LWVN.

Board and Committee Meeting Schedule

Extracted from the full City Council calendar.

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

February 25 – February 28

Mon, Feb 25 7:00 pm

7:00 pm


Zoning & Planning



Tues, Feb 26 7:00 pm

7:30 pm

Land Use

Council on Aging


Senior Center

Wed, Feb 27 6:45 pm

9:00 am

7:00 pm

Draft Zoning Ord – Ward 3

Library Board of Trustees

Citizens Commission on Energy




Traffic Council

Draft Zoning Ord – Ward 2





  • 2-25 Finance agenda
  • 2-25 Zoning & Planning Discussion of draft Zoning Ordinance ‘The Planning Department will provide a review of all Districts and present the build-out analysis’, Discussion of Riverside Vision Plan full agenda
  • 2-26 Land Use  agenda
  • 2-26 Council on Aging Housing and Transportation groups updates, agenda
  • 2-27 Library Board of Trustees Solar Panel project update, parking, full agenda
  • 2-27 Citizens Commission on Energy Presentation of draft Climate Action Plan full agenda
  • 2-28 Traffic Council agenda


  • 2-8 Riverside Visioning Public Meeting 2 page statistical summary of participants “Summary Meeting participants represented a relatively concentrated range of ages, with 82% of attendees aged 50 years or older. This same population is representative of 26% of the City of Newton’s overall population.” and number and category of participants’ comments “Housing 93 Unique Responses
  • 2-22 Planning Dept memo with ‘Build-Out Analysis that compares the current zoning ordinance and the October first draft ordinance’ a build-out analysis model ‘is a series of Excel tables that describe the potential maximum build out of the current ordinance’ memo

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • 2-25 Newton Parks & Rec Commission, 7:00 pm, room 204, McGrath Park Lacrosse Wall – Public Hearing
  • 3-21 7:00 pm Climate Action Plan more info here


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