After being postponed by snow earlier in the month, the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held its monthly meeting on Monday, February 23rd at the Pilot House. In addition to its regular committee reports, President Philip Frattaroli announced the schedule and process for this year’s NEWNC election.
The 2016 NEWNC election will be held on May 14, 2016. Nominations papers will be made available starting April 11th at the NEWNC monthly meeting and thereafter at the Nazzaro Center front desk. Nominations papers must be submitted by May 2nd. A candidates night will be held on May 9th at the monthly NEWNC meeting. On NEWNC Election Day, May 14th, residents of the North End / Waterfront can vote from 10am – 2pm at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street.
NEWNC has voted to change its by-laws regarding the election process. Forty North End / Waterfront signatures will be required, up from twenty-five. In addition, write-in candidates will NOT be allowed. Only residents that comply with the signature process will appear on the ballot. Lastly, candidates must sign a confirmation statement that they will uphold NEWNC by-laws.
View the above video for more details on the election and other neighborhood announcements made at the NEWNC meeting.
Meeting Video Timeline:
(00:00) Resident Parking Report – Ryan Kenny
Street sweeping starts March 1st (more information).
(00:50) Public Safety Report – Sean Hennessey
(01:30) Greenway Report – John Pregmon
(01:50) Election Committee Report – Philip Frattaroli
(03:20) Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services Report – Maria Lanza
Boston Shines will be held on May 7th in the North End
(05:30) State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Office – Patrick Lyons
Rep. Michlewitz has pulled papers for his re-election as State Representative.