Posted to . by Maria Morelli
Posted to 9th Elementary School Study by Ben Lummis
The process for the construction of Brookline’s new elementary school has recently moved into the Feasibility Study stage with appointment of the members of the 9th Elementary School Building Committee. The members make up a diverse range of experience including parents, community members who live near the Baldwin School site, elected officials, and Town and School Department Staff. The first meeting of this committee will be on November 30th at 8:00 a.m. in Room 103 of Town Hall.
The members of the 9th Elementary School Building Committee are:
Jonathan Levi Architects (JLA) will conduct the Feasibility Study which will be completed by May 2017. JLA has already begun to initial outreach and work with staff from the Building Department, School Department, Parks and Open Space Department, Recreation Department to develop the action plan, timeline and deliverables for this phase of the project. The timeline and process for Feasibility Study including all scheduled public meetings will be posted on the School Department website in the coming week at www.brookline.k12.ma.us/school9
Update on Change to Transportation Board Agenda for November 21
The item discussing the Baldwin School and upcoming traffic study of the surrounding area has been taken off the Transportation Board’s November 21st agenda. The Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School at Baldwin has not yet met nor decided any transportation measure they want to recommend; the Co-Chairs want to hear more from the public before getting to that point.
At some point in the future the Building Committee Co-Chairs anticipate going to the Transportation Board after further discussion. The best way to stay updated is by subscribing to notices through the Town’s Notify Me “Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School at Baldwin” email list.
Posted to Affordable Housing Opportunities by David Guzman
455 Harvard Street is a 17 unit development in Brookline. 4 units in this building will be made available through this application process and rented to households that have incomes at or below 50% of the Area Median Income. Units will first be available in September 2019. Residences will have high-end finishes. The apartments feature nine-foot ceilings, central air conditioning, washer and dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers and garbage disposals. No parking spots are included, but the building is located near in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner, steps to public transportation, restaurants, and parks. All units are 100% smoke-free.
Applications and Informational Kits are available at the following places and internet sites:
The Brookline Public Library (Main)
The Brookline Planning and Development Department (Town Hall Room 309)