July 25 2013

  • Review notes from May 23, 2013 WAC meeting at Waban Library Center
  • Remarks from our Ward 5 Aldermen
  • Remarks from Ana Gonzales – City Neighborhood Council Representative
  • Update on Waban Area Council Formation and Election of Councilors
  • Continued Discussion of Rt. 128 – Rt. 9 issue:
A. Report on meeting with Mayor Warren (June 19).
B. Mitigation process update.
C. Letter and graphic prepared by WAC to be sent to Newton Conservation
     Commission re: Blanding’s Turtle.
  • Continued Discussion about Reuse of Waban Assets & Properties whose
    Development May Effect Waban:
1. Hospice of Good Shepherd Property (Engine 6)
2. St. Philip Neri Property – Neighborhood meeting at residents’ house on July 22, 2013.
3. Riverside Development – Sewer, storm water, schools, and traffic
Draft Special Permit #258-12 Riverside:
  • Standing Committees:
A. Community Preservation Act – Identify Projects in Waban for Proposals – Council Members
B. Communications (Website Development & Updating - Chris Pitts)
C. Infrastructure (Waban issues relating to traffic, roads, sewer, drainage, etc.) – Maureen Reilly-Meagher
D. Development – (St Philip Neri) Rena Getz; Isabelle Albeck
E. School Information- Angier - Deena David
F. Waban merchant issues – French Bakery or what in Waban??????? (Located where 1-800 Flowers was)
G. Recruitment Committee for Area Council – Sallee Lipshutz
H. Environmental Issues – Maureen Reillly-Meagher
  • Waban Improvement Society Updates
  • New Business


Waban Library Center
United States
Meeting Date: 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 7:30pm