Thursday, July 18, 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 preparation on Broadway in Somerville on June 19, 2009. (Photo: Eric Kilby)

Morrison Avenue water upgrades

Morrison Avenue Flood Relief and Water Quality Improvements, 6 p.m. Monday. Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and councilors Lance Davis and Naima Sait host a virtual community meeting about flood relief and water-quality improvement efforts at Morrison Avenue. Initial concept designs will be shared. Attendees can ask questions and provide feedback.

About municipal scholarships

Somerville Municipal Scholarship Committee, 6 p.m. Monday. The committee meets to discuss marketing of the scholarship application to students and families and next steps for application reviews. This meeting takes place at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., Central Hill.

Broadway corridor public input

Broadway Corridor Public Input, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Somerville and Medford discuss plans for Broadway – primarily Ball and Magoun squares and South Medford – that will address the many split parcels causing zoning nightmares from conflicting regulations, particularly since the opening of two MBTA green line extension T stations in 2023. Except a short presentation, small-group activity, questions and comment. This meeting will take place at Premiere at Broadway, 517 Broadway, Magoun Square, and is watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.

Broadway Corridor drop-in hours

Broadway Corridor Public Input Drop-In Hours, 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday. For those who can’t attend Monday’s meeting about plans for Broadway, staff are available to chat and ask questions at Premiere at Broadway, 517 Broadway, Magoun Square.

Deciding the Armory’s future

Somerville Armory Community Meeting Series: The Armory Existing, 6 p.m. Tuesday. The third of four meetings reshaping plans for The Armory, a property the city acquired as a community arts center. The city wants to hear from performing artists, residents and community partners at Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave., Central Hill. Also watchable by Zoom videoconferencing. Register before.

Conservation Commission projects

Somerville Conservation Commission, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. The commission meets to discuss ongoing and upcoming projects. This meeting is watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.

Community Preservation ideas

Community Preservation Plan , 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Community Preservation Committee holds its yearly public hearing to identify community needs and priorities for funding. A survey is available to take. This hearing is watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.

Broadway Corridor input results

Broadway Corridor Public Feedback Results, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The results of feedback from Monday and Tuesday are shared with a short presentation and a Q&A. This meeting takes place at the Missituk School, 37 Hicks Ave., Medford, and is watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.

Discrimination case backlog

Fair Housing Commission, 6 p.m. Thursday. The commission discusses a Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination backlog, Fair Housing Month events, a fiscal year annual report and more. This meeting is watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.