September 12, 2019


  1. Approval of June WAC minutes. Treasurer’s Report. (5 minutes)
  2. Issues from the community (10 minutes)
  3. Parks, Open Spaces, and NewCAL. Update on NewCAL and the city’s consideration of Albermarle as the top site. (20 minutes)
  4. Recap of July meeting regarding Chestnut St. (5 minutes)
  5. Update on joint area council debate planning. (5 minutes)
  6. WAC letter to thank Rep. Ruth Balser and Senator Cindy Creem for getting a $50,000 allocation in the state budget for a study of Quinobequin Parkland. (5 minutes)
  7. Update on re-development of Wellesley office park. (10 minutes)
  8. Update on 20 Kinmonth Road development. The developer has filed an application for a special permit for a development of 24 units at the site of the former Waban Health Center. View the materials on the Waban Area Council website. (10 minutes)
  9. WAC policy on content for email blasts.  (20 minutes)
  10. Announcements:
    • Nomination Papers for Area Council members are due September 20th. Papers can be picked up at City Hall in the clerk’s office.
    • Sudbury Aqueduct Trail Community Meeting Thursday September 26th, 7pm at Waban Library Center. This meeting regarding a proposed permit for a portion of the Sudbury Aqueduct Trail (north from Rt. 9 to the T tracks) is co-sponsored by the Upper Falls, Newton Highlands, and Waban Area Councils and will allow residents to hear about the proposal and give comments to city officials. 
    • Northland Development. The Land Use Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 11th at 7:00 pm to hear an overview of the design guidelines, community benefits and the request to rezone the site. Note there will be no public comment and there are a few other items on the agenda prior to the Northland discussion.
    • Winter Parking Ban has been shortened. The winter parking ban will now run from December 1 to March 31st.
Meeting Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:30pm