September 26 2013

Review notes from August 22, 2013 WAC meeting at Waban Library Center

Presentation by Alicia Bowman, Pedestrian Task Force Coordinator

Continued Discussion of Rt. 128 – Rt. 9 issue:

A. Presentation by William Paille, Director of Transportation: graphic depiction of traffic flows at proposed intersection of Rt9 and Rt128.

B. Mitigation process update

Remarks from our Ward 5 Aldermen

Remarks from Ana Gonzales – City Neighborhood Council Representative

Updates on Waban and Near-Waban Asset Developments: 

1. St. Philip Neri Church – title problem

2. Riverside Development – Sewer, storm water, schools, and traffic (Possibility of being voted on by end of year).

3. Hospice of Good Shepherd Property (Engine 6) – Report on mtg held on Sept. 23.

4. Angier – Waban Construction Feedback Process and General Update.

5. Zervas – Working Group Update.

Tri-Council Candidates’ Night – Newton Mayoral, Aldermen-at-Large and School Committee Candidates

Waban Area Council Election Procedures Update:

Sept. 17 - Nomination papers available at City Hall Election Dept.

Oct. 4 - Nomination papers due back at City Hall Election Dept. by end of business day.

Oct. 11 - Signatures verified and Candidates List available.

Oct. 24 - Candidates Night for Waban Council positions at Waban Library Center

Oct. 31, Nov 1, and Nov 4 – Early voting at Election Dept. at City Hall, pending Board of Aldermen approval.

Nov. 5 - City Election - (Waban Area Council’s Councilor Election to be held at Zervas School only.)

Waban Improvement Society Updates

New Business – Volunteer to attend November meeting to learn the process of applying for CPA funds to bring Waban Library Center up to ADA Compliance level. Funding for FY 2015.

Adjourn : Next Meeting: Thursday, October 24 , 2013 at 7:30pm, Waban Library Center. (Abbreviated meeting, followed by Waban Area Council Candidates’ Night)

PLEASE DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR ITEMS FOR THE FOOD PANTRY (TUNA, PEANUT BUTTER AND SHAMPOO)

Location

Waban Library Center
United States
Meeting Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:30pm