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May 14, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The meeting will be held on the Zoom meeting platform.
Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Meeting - Thursday May 14 at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom

Thursday, May 14, 2020



 Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm via Zoom Meeting


Location: Due to current public health concerns, meetings will be conducted virtually using a video-conferencing platform plus phone dial-in.

To access the meeting from an Internet-connected computer, tablet or smartphone, click on this link:  Follow the prompts on your screen to enable your video and audio.  Your mic will be muted.

To access the meeting by phone, dial 1 646 558 8656 (US only), Enter the meeting ID: 442 424 349 followed by #

AGENDA (Times are approximate)

7:30 PM   Reserve Fund Transfer Request: $500,000 for emergency demolition of the Davis Path Footbridge

7:50 PM   Reserve Fund Transfer Request: $236,024 for resolution of the FY 20 Snow and Ice deficit

7:55 PM   Appropriation Transfer Request: $120,000 from DPW Salaries Account to Snow and Ice Overtime Account for the resolution of the FY 20 Snow and Ice deficit 

8:00 PM   Discussion and Possible Vote on Warrant Articles 9-15

  • Warrant Article 9 – Newbury College - Fisher Hill Special Overlay District Zoning (“East Side” Zoning, for the proposed Welltower Development Project) (Newbury Zoning Committee)
  • Warrant Article 10 – Newbury College - Acceptance of Restrictive Covenant/Tax Certainty Agreement (Newbury Zoning Committee)
  • Warrant Article 11 – Newbury College - Authorize Select Board to enter into Memorandum of Agreement and attendant agreements (Newbury Zoning Committee)
  • Warrant Article 12 – Newbury College – Acceptance of an easement protecting trees along Fisher Avenue (Newbury Zoning Committee)
  • Warrant Article 13 – Newbury College – 125 Holland Road Mixed Income Overlay Zoning (Newbury Zoning Committee)
  • Warrant Article 14 – Newbury College – Fisher Avenue and Hyslop Road Municipal Uses Overlay Zoning (Newbury Zoning Committee), and
  • Warrant Article 15 – Newbury College – Authorization to acquire former Newbury College West Campus (Newbury Zoning Committee) 

9:15 PM  Other Business

The public is invited to attend and public comment is welcome only during the public hearing portion of the meeting only.  The Advisory Committee welcomes written comments, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if they are sent to no later than 12:00 noon on the day of the meeting. Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee hold public hearings on any matter on which the Advisory Committee makes a recommendation to Town Meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in subcommittee public hearings if they wish to comment on any item under deliberation by the subcommittee.

Any member of the public may make an audio or video recording of an open session of a public meeting. They must first notify the chair and must comply with reasonable requirements regarding audio or video equipment established by the chair so as not to interfere with the meeting. 

Michael Sandman, Chair 617-513-8908

Carla Benka, Vice-Chair 617-277-6102