NEWRA’s Monthly Meeting Agenda – Thursday, April 8th

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Thursday, April 8, 2010
7:00 PM
Nazzaro Center
30 North Bennet Street

April Meeting Agenda

7:00 PM – 7:15 PM
•       President’s Report
•       Reports from City Hall:
–       Nicole Leo, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services
–       Kathy Carangelo-McIsaac, Councilor Sal LaMattina’s Office
•       Membership Committee
•       Clean Streets Committee
•       Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee
•       Committee on Parks and Public Spaces

Neighborhood Updates

7:15 PM – 8:15 PM
North End Branch Library:  Update on recent public reaction to potential library shutdown in the North End, within Boston, and the nine lead libraries that have been identified.

Segway Issue:  Update on recent publicity and reaction on use of Segways in the North End.

Cross Street Sidewalk Changes:  Update on the preliminary plans presented by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) for changes to traffic, parking, pedestrian and business uses along the two Cross Street sidewalk plazas between Hanover Street and Endicott Street.

BRA Greenway District Planning: 
Update on the BRA’s draft development guidelines for the Rose Kennedy Greenway corridor, which the BRA presented at a March 18 public meeting.

Special Presentations
8:15 PM – 8:45 PM
Councillor Salvatore LaMattina:  Councillor LaMattina will discuss recent initiatives for clean streets, combating the rodent problem, including proposed pilot programs and the Green Ticket Bill.