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Posted on: October 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Comprehensive Plan Scoping Committee Begins Work, 11/3 Brookline Art Makes Community Event

Oct. 31st, 12 pm - First Meeting of Planning Process Committee

If you want to learn about Comprehensive Plans and how they are used, then please join us Monday at noon! The Planning Process Study Committee works with staff to develop the timeline, work program, budget and scope for an inclusive, community-driven planning and zoning reform process.

Nov. 3rd, 5-7:45 pm - Public Art Community Engagement Event

Help bring more public art to Brookline! The Economic Development Division, in partnership with the Brookline Arts Center (BAC), is hosting a community engagement event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 5:00-7:45pm at the Beacon Street Art Gallery (1351 Beacon Street) in Coolidge Corner to kick-off Brookline Art Makes Community (BAMC), an ARPA-funded commercial areas public art & placemaking initiative. Members of the Brookline community are encouraged to attend and learn about this new public art initiative, and contribute input on preferred types of public art (e.g. murals, sculptures, lighting installations), as well as potential locations for public art installations. Questions? Contact Aaron Norris, Economic Development Planner at [email protected]. We hope to see you there!

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Thanks to Virginia Bullock

After 20 years as a housing planner for the Town of Brookline, Virginia Bullock (pictured below at our celebration last week) begins a new work chapter this week as Manager of State Housing Programs at the Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development. We will greatly miss her deep affordable housing knowledge and thank her for so many years of dedication – in her tenure, the Town of Brookline permitted over 600 deed-restricted affordable units.

Photo of Virginia Bullock talking to someone off-camera with an engaged posture and her left arm raised mid-explanation.

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