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)