WABAN AREA COUNCIL MEETING: 7:30PM (FIRM TIME)
following 7PM angier community and construction team meeting
I. Approval of Minutes of Oct. 9, 2014 Waban Area Council MTNG Kathy (1 min)
II. APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 13, TREASURER’S REPORT Rena (2 min)
III. BURNING ISSUES: From Community for future Agenda or immediate resolution (5 min)
IV. UPDATES and ANNOUNCEMENTS/REMINDERS:
A. Friends of the Quinobequin: Maureen: Report of FOTQ meeting Nov 6 (5 min)
B. Waban Future Vision Session – Chris: Reminder of November 20 scheduled session and need for participation by Councilors at WLC (2 min)
C. Zervas – Rena Getz and /or John Rice - (5 min)
D. Angier Construction– Barbara Bower (5 min)
E. Zoning Issues – Rena - Moratorium, zoning reform progress and other zoning movements in the City (5 min)
F. St. Philip Neri – Kathy Winters and Sallee Lipshutz (2 min)
G. Water/Sewer/Storm Water – Sallee and Maureen (10 min)
1. Proposed new rate structures for water/sewer (including double metering)
2. Proposed Public Works Budget Increase from $750,000 to $2.3 million for all residential and commercial and tax exempt properties for storm water. (“Equivalent Residential Units”) funded by:
a. Base Residential storm water rate increase from $25/yr. to $60/yr. per residential property.
b. Commercial and tax exempt properties rate restructure according to base annual rate of $60 per property plus number of Equivalent Residential Units of impervious square footage (charged at $25 per ERU) per year. ($60+ $25 times Number of ERU’s) per year.
H. Report of Meeting of Mayor with four Area Councils on Oct 30 - Sallee (2min)
V. STREET AND SIDEWALK COMMITTEE: (Andreae) (40 min)
A. Report of Oct 22 meeting of Tamworth/Radcliff residents, re: City Pilot Program
B. Sudbury Aqueduct Project Proposal.
VI. LANGUAGE FOR WLC BRICK DONATION:
Proposed language to be engraved on donated brick: “Waban Area Council, Founded 2014”
VII. NEW BUSINESS: Items for Next WAC Meeting Agenda on November 13, 2014. Discuss Waban issues in (or absent from) Newton’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) (2 min)
VIII. ADJOURN: Next Waban Area Council Meeting: December 11, 2014, 7:30PM, 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:
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