I. GOALS OF WABAN AREA COUNCIL AND COUNCILORS FOR 2015 - Councilors (9min)
II.WABAN AREA COUNCIL ELECTION OF OFFICERS (5 min)
iiI. SECRETARY’S REPORT – KW (5 min)
A. Approval of December 11, 2014 Waban Area Council Meeting Minutes
B. Approval of Recap of 2014 WAC Activities for Board of Aldermen
IV. TREASURER’S REPORT – RG (5 min)
A. Approval of January 15, 2015 Treasurer’s Report
B. Approval of 2014 WAC Financial Statement for Board of Aldermen
V. BURNING ISSUES: Community comments for future agenda or immediate resolution (10 min)
A. Angier School/Beacon St/Collins Rd latest plans: Bill Paille, Newton Director of Transportation (20 min)
B. Zervas School Site Plan - AD and RG (5 min)
C. Friends of the Quinobequin: - MRM (5 min)
D. Waban Future Vision - CP (1 min)
E. Angier Construction Progress – BB (5 min)
F. Zoning Issues –Zoning reform progress and other zoning movements in the City (5 min) – RG and SL
G. St. Philip Neri – KW and SL (2 min)
H. Add-A-Lane Update from Dec 22, 2014 Needham Town Hall Meeting: SL (5 min)
A. Contacts at MassDOT: Joseph Graham (MassDOT Resident Engineer) and Trish Foley (MassDOT Legislative Liaison) E-mail: NWi95@dot.state.ma.us
B. Website for Add-A-Lane: (Citizens can also sign up for updates here): www.massdot.state.ma.us/highway/highlightedprojects/NeedhamWellesleyI95A...
H. Council Boundaries Update -SL (5 min.)
I. Evaluation of Snow Ordinance: How?; Update on trash at Richardson Field (JR)
J. Needham Street Project update: Google: MassDOT Project # 606635, Jan. 8, 2015 Design Public Hearing and also see wabanareacouncil.com.
VII. STREET AND SIDEWALK COMMITTEE: AD (9 min)
A. State of the Sudbury Aqueduct Project Proposal –date to get neighbors’ approval and signatures on petition to allow trail.
B. Amherst & Tamworth @ Chestnut/and Tamworth/Radcliff Pilot Project item docketed.
C. Annawan and Varick pre-paving reporting process.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS: Items for March WAC Agenda to include WAC logo discussion
IX. ADJOURN: Next Waban Area Council Meeting: Feb.12, 2015, 7:30PM, Waban Library Center.
X. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REMINDERS:
A. Newton Solar Challenge Presentation: Wed., Jan 21, 7P.M., Waban Library Center.
B. Waban Future Vision Project: 2nd Meeting Thurs., Jan. 22, 7P.M., Waban. Library Ctr.
C. Parking Beacon and surrounding Streets Meeting: Jan 27, 7P.M., Waban Library Center
We encourage you to contribute to the Newton Food Pantry, housed in the basement of the Waban Library Center, by bringing non-perishable food items when you attend our monthly meetings!
The location of this meeting is handicap accessible, and reasonable accommodations will be provided to persons requiring assistance. If you need a special accommodation, please contact John Lojek, at least two days in advance of the meeting: firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-796-1064. For Telecommunications Relay Service dial 711.