City Council Meetings for the Week of April 15

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.

April 15 – April 19

Mon, Apr 15   Image result for newton marathon 2018  
Tues, Apr 16 7:00 pm Newton Housing Partnership

Finance Committee

City Council




Weds, Apr 17 7:00 pm


7:00 pm

Public Facilities

Public Safety & Transportation

Programs & Services






  • 4-16 Newton Housing Partnership   agenda here
  • 4-16 Finance Committee agenda
  • 4-16 City Council Home Rule Legislation to amend City Charter; Prohibition on polystyrene-based disposable food or beverage containers; Authorize the Director of Planning to set the fees for parking meter spaces; Request to bond $5.6 million for the West Newton Square Project reports to be acted upon docket;  Referred to Public Facilities and Finance Committees
    #153-19 Authorization of a 5-year contract for solid waste collection, docket to be referred to committees here
  • 4-17 Public Facilities agenda
  • 4-17 Programs & Services Budget discussion on Library, Parks & Rec, +; NewCal  agenda


  • 4-3 Public Safety & Transportation Discussion on dynamic pricing for parking here
  • 4-3 Programs & Services discussion and memos on West Newton Sq project and polystyrene ban here
  • FY20 School Budget Presentation
  • 4-10 School Demographic Study Presentation
  • 4-8 Zoning and Planning Discussion and PowerPoint on Inclusionary Zoning here
  • 4-12 Inclusionary Zoning ‘In general, IZ policies generate the most below-market units in areas where the most market-rate development is occurring.” memo and study
  • 4-12 Charter Committee The current Charter with red lines showing the changes and also a version of the Charter with those changes accepted is attached.
  • 4-12 Mayor’s Housing Choice Application “A Housing Choice Designation provides communities that have new housing and have adopted best practices to promote sustainable housing development with opportunities for funding and/or grants.” memo
  • 3-22 You are Invited! National Community Development Week – April 22-26, 2019 memo here

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • 5-6 FY 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Plan and Proposed Water, Sewer and Stormwater Rates


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