August 22 2013

Review notes from July 25, 2013 WAC meeting at Waban Library Center
Remarks from our Ward 5 Aldermen
Remarks from Ana Gonzales – City Neighborhood Council Representative
Continued Discussion of Rt. 128 – Rt. 9 issue:
  • A. Report on meeting with William Paille, Director of Transportation (July 31 and August 15).
  • B. Mitigation process update – Rte 9 - Chestnut Street Off-ramp?
  • C. Video demo of the 9/128 intersection to be shown to three Area Councils. 
Updates on  Waban and Near-Waban Asset Developments:
  1. St. Philip Neri Church  
  2. Riverside Development – Sewer, storm water, schools, and traffic Draft Special Permit #258-12 Riverside:
  3. 3. Hospice of Good Shepherd Property (Engine 6)  
Possible Waban Candidates’ Night – Newton Mayoral and Aldermen-at-Large Candidates 
Waban Area Council Election Procedures Update:
  • Sept. 11 - Programs and Services Committee accepts/rejects proposed election date for nine    Waban 
  • Sept. 16 - Full Board of Aldermen accept/reject proposed election date for nine Waban Area  Councilor 
  • Sept. 17  - Nomination papers available at Election Dept. at City Hall
  • Oct. 4      - Nomination papers due back at City Hall
  • Oct. 11    - Signatures verified 
  • Oct. 24    - Candidates Night for Waban Council positions at Waban Library Center
  • 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.
Next Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:30pm, Waban Library Center.


Waban Library Center
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Meeting Date: 
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 7:30pm