Agenda for Nov 4 Zoom

Chester Square Neighbors Agenda
November 4, 2020 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)
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  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from October meeting
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. CSN Leadership for 2021
  5. Fall clean-up innovations
  6. Events
    • Oct 21 information session on Question 2 (ranked-choice voting)
    • Oct 24 Melnea Cass Blvd stand with the trees
    • Thursdays at Mass Ave & Washington (5pm) – SE/Roxbury Community Partnerships rallies neighbors concerned with public health crisis (density of unsheltered people)
    • City’s Melnea Cass/Mass Ave 2.0 Plan in light of COVID-19: Email michelle.a.goldberg@boston.gov to testify virtually in City Council hearing 11/17, 5:30pm or submit testimony in advance
  7. Updates
    • Signs for the park -Chester Square – 1850 – The largest of the South End’s squares until travel lanes cut through the center in 1954 – We hope this park offers you a peaceful and playful space. Please do what you can to keep it safe and welcoming for all. – chestersquareneighbors.org – Bostonia insignia, Boston Parks Department, 617-635-4505
    • Alexandra Hotel
    • Mass Ave Coalition – stakeholders, structure, logo
    • Urban Renewal (infrastructure plan for neighborhood, zoning, community plan)

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Nov 4 & Dec 2

Agenda for October 7, 2020 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)

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  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from September meeting
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Events
  1. Updates
    • Alexandra Hotel up for sale
    • Melnea Cass Blvd saving the tree canopy
    • Letter re: Boston Public Health Comm (Mass Ave, facing BMC)
    • Mass Ave Coalition – working with business class at NU
  1. Sign program for Chester Square

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Oct 7 & Nov 4

Zoom with Neighbors Wednesday 9/2

Chester Square Neighbors Agenda

September 2, 2020 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)

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  1. Introductions – You will be invited to share your name, where you live, and tell us something about your experience with trees
  2. Notes from August meeting
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Art in the Park – Alice Drew demonstrated painting clouds w/ watercolors (2nd class, 8/9)
  5. South End / Lower Roxbury Neighborhood Network (mutual aid): food was provided to 17 households on Aug 24
  6. Melnea Cass Blvd tree canopy – Will we support demands for a tree hearing before demolition? See Boston Globe re: environmental racism
  7. 541 Mass Ave
  8. Elections

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meeting: Wednesday, Oct 7