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October 8, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Brookline, MA 02445
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ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Thursday, October 8, 2020



Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 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. Please make note of the joining details.

Meeting ID: 161 166 1819

Dial-in: 1-646 828 7666 US 

Meeting ID: 161 166 1819

Passcode: 12443154

UPDATED AGENDA (Please note early start. All times are approximate)

7:00 pm - Public Comment

Members of the public may send written public comments to Lisa Portscher ( Comments will be shared with all Advisory Committee members.  Comments in real time are also invited (2-3 minutes per person, depending on the number of speakers). Please sign up with Lisa Portscher by 5 pm.

Deliberation and possible vote on the following articles:

7:15 pm ) WA 34 – Resolution: Increase in housing and inclusive and climate-friendly zoning strategies (Schools and Planning and Regulation)

8:15 pm WA 7 – Zoning by-law amendment: Affordable Housing Requirements (Capital)

8:40 pm WA 21 – By-law amendment: Non-disclosure Agreements (Public Safety plus 1)

9:10 pm WA 31 – By-law amendment: Litigation and Claims (Administration and Finance)

9:40 pm  New Business


Public comment is welcome only during the public hearing portion of the agenda.  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