Sunday, June 16, 2024

These are just some of the municipal meetings and civic events for the coming week. More are on the City of Somerville website.


Construction cranes loom above Boynton Yards in Somerville. (Photo: Linda Pinkow)

Realizing municipal broadband

City Council Public Utilities and Public Works Committee, 6 p.m. Monday. This committee run by city councilor Jesse Clingan discusses how to provide universal Internet via municipal broadband – a similar effort is underway in Cambridge – and implement the recommendations of a 2019 Somerville Internet Access Task Force. Watchable by video conferencing.

Boynton Yards development

Windsor Place Neighborhood Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The developer of 600 Windsor Place in the Boynton Yards development hosts its first neighborhood meeting to introduce conceptual designs for a lab building, civic space and connecting road. Representatives from the design team will be available to answer questions from the public. The virtual meeting is in three parts: building discussion from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., the civic space from 7:15 to 8 p.m. and the thoroughfare from 8 to 8:45 p.m.. Separate registrations are required for each. Watchable by video conferencing.

Charter changes coming

Charter Review Special Committee, 6 p.m. Wednesday. This temporary committee of the City Council, chaired by Ward 2 councilor J.T. Scott, hears the final report and recommendations of a charter review committee. Watchable by video conferencing.

Affordable-development update

Affordable Housing Trust Fund, 5:15 p.m. Thursday. The group discusses current and proposed affordable-housing projects, led by managing trustee Mary Cassesso. Watchable by video conferencing.

Final 2022 Council meeting

City Council, 7 p.m. Thursday. The City Council meets at 93 Highland Ave., Winter Hill. Televised and watchable by video conferencing, this is the only meeting scheduled for December. The agenda was not posted as of press time.